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Abstinence Ambassador Bristol Palin Is Pregnant, Again (updated)

25-06-2015 Politics

Abstinence Ambassador Bristol Palin Is Pregnant, Again (updated)

Bristol Palin, the daughter of Sarah Palin who once was paid over $250,000 to be an "Abstinence Ambassador" is about to become an unwed mother for the second ti...

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Whole Ripoff: NYC Accuses Whole Foods Of Massive Overcharging (updated)

24-06-2015 Food

Whole Ripoff: NYC Accuses Whole Foods Of Massive Overcharging (updated)

Remember the old joke that says Whole Foods real name is actually Whole Paycheck? It turns out the joke is true. Whole Foods has been accused of shortchanging c...

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Is Shia LaBeouf Just Pretending To Be Bat-Shit Crazy?

01-03-2014 Celebrity

Is Shia LaBeouf Just Pretending To Be Bat-Shit Crazy?

First Shia LaBeouf wore a paper bag over his head for the red carpet at the premiere of Lars Von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac: Part 1″ at the Berlin Film Festival...

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Why I'm Dumping You: The Best Breakup Letter Ever

22-06-2013 Funny

Why I'm Dumping You: The Best Breakup Letter Ever

Why I'm Dumping You: The Amazing Breakup Letter That Will Live Forever On The Internets Is your boyfriend a total loser who has one  too many posters of M...

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The BURUNDANGA Drugged Business Card--Is It Really a Hoax?

22-05-2013 e-mail Hoaxes

The BURUNDANGA Drugged Business Card--Is It Really a Hoax?

Did you get the e-mail about the attackers using business card laced with a dangerous drug called burundanga? Some are calling it a hoax, but the drug burndanga...

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Drunkaholics Unite: 22 Ways To Tell If You Are Getting Too Drunk

13-05-2013 Food

Drunkaholics Unite: 22 Ways To Tell If You Are Getting Too Drunk

Everyone loves a good drink! http://s3-ak.buzzfed.com/static/images/public/icons/large-share-sprite24x24.png?v=1368367834); color: rgb(0, 119, 238); float:...

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Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Also Pissed Off at Facebook When "Private" Pic is Tweeted

27-12-2012 Technology

Mark Zuckerberg's Sister Also Pissed Off at Facebook When "Private" Pic is Tweeted

Seems like Facebook founder Mark Zukerbergs own sister doesn't understand how friends of your friends can see your updates on their own timeline, and by is she ...

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Anti-Muslim Film That Led To US Embassy Attacks May Be a Hoax: Director Sam Bacile Doesn't Exist!

12-09-2012 Politics

Is Mitt Romney Unwittingly Defending The Perpetrators of an Internet Hoax Designed To Inflame Tensions in the Middle East? Sam Bacile (a name which suspiciousl...

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GoDaddy = NoDaddy as Hacker Takes Down Millions of Websites

10-09-2012 Technology

GoDaddy = NoDaddy as Hacker Takes Down Millions of Websites

Godaddy was taken down by a massive denial of service attack (DoS) by a single hacker, resulting in millions of websites being taken offline today.  The ...

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Paul Ryan Lies

04-09-2012 Lyin Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan Lies

Get the latest updates on all of Paul Ryans Lies here in our Urban Myths.com special Lyin Paul Ryan section. 6 Worst Lies In Paul Ryan’s Speech--ThinkProgres...

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Newsweek Obama Cover: We Don't Even Fact Check Our Cover Stories

22-08-2012 Politics

Newsweek Obama Cover: We Don't Even Fact Check Our Cover Stories

Newsweek Admits It Doesn't Even Fact Check The News! Newsweek is under fire after publishing its shameless hit-piece cover story about President Obama ent...

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This "Chilling Letter" to Obama is not from Procter & Gamble's former CEO

10-07-2012 Politics

This "Chilling Letter" to Obama is not from Procter & Gamble's former CEO

Subject: Lou Pritchett's Open Letter to President ObamaThe author of an e-mail purporting to be from the former CEO of Procter & Gamble is actually from a f...

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Proof: Chinese Dog Eaters Exposed

26-06-2012 Food

Proof: Chinese Dog Eaters Exposed

First there were the rumors about Chinese Fetus Soup.  Then it was the one about Asians That Eat Black People. Luckily we proved that thses were all just intern...

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Are Asian Men Any Good In Bed?

27-04-2012 Sex

Are Asian Men Any Good In Bed?

Study Reveals Width Is More Important To Women Than Length We all know the stories about Asian men's sexual prowess, or the lack thereof, and the age old jok...

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Columbian Hooker and Prostitute Myths

24-04-2012 Sex

Columbian Hooker and Prostitute Myths

In light of the Secret Service prostitute scandal, we thought we should enlighten you about the truth about Colombian hookers and prostitues, just in case you...

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The Asian Oreo Breast Feeding Ad Exposed

20-04-2012 Food

The Asian Oreo Breast Feeding Ad Exposed

So you're hungry for a few Oreo cookies and you want milk with that. You look in the fridge and...nothing.  Bet you didn't think of using breast milk to satis...

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Donald Trump, Human Urban Myth Of The Day

05-12-2011 Politics

Donald Trump, Human Urban Myth Of The Day

Poll:: More People Would Dislike Any Candidate Endorsed by Donald Trump! Idiot Alert: Trump Still Thinks Obama Was Born in Kenya! Mormon Alert: Trump makes Mo...

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Does Dioxin In Plastic Bottles Cause Cancer?

01-08-2011 Celebrity

Does Dioxin In Plastic Bottles Cause Cancer?

Does drinking out of plastic water bottles bad for your health?  Some recent research suggests that the answer just might be yes.  The concern started with th...

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Is Weinergate Anthony Weiner's Weiner Pic a Hoax?

01-06-2011 Politics

Is Weinergate Anthony Weiner's  Weiner Pic a Hoax?

The Weinergate controversy surrounding the bulging crotch-shot photo supposedly tweeted to a college girl by NY Representative Anthony Weiner has liberal an...

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Birther Movement Dies as Obama Proves Birth Certificate is Real, Proves Donald Trump Can't Take a Joke

01-05-2011 Politics

Birther Movement Dies as Obama Proves Birth Certificate is Real, Proves Donald Trump Can't Take a Joke

"Donald Trump can finally get back to focusing on the issues that matter -- like, did we fake the moon landing?  What really happened in Roswell? And where ar...

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Is Donald Trump Lying about Barack Obama's Birth Certificate, Is He a Political Opportunist, Or Is He Just Crazy?

28-03-2011 Politics

Is Donald Trump Lying about Barack Obama's Birth Certificate, Is He a Political Opportunist, Or Is He Just Crazy?

Donald Trump release his own unofficial birth certificate which proves he was born in...Jamaica? Why Trump is using the Birther Movement in a Cynical attempt...

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WSJ Tries To Convince Readers There's No Japanese Nuclear Crisis

15-03-2011 Technology

WSJ Tries To Convince Readers There's No Japanese Nuclear Crisis

What Part of "Nuclear Meltdown" Does The Wall Street Journal Not Understand? WSJ Says Don't Be Afraid of Radiation: Japanese Prime Minister Disagrees ...

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Why Do We Vilify Male Sexuality?

24-01-2011 Sex

Why Do We Vilify Male Sexuality?

Myths About Men and Sex Debunked The falsehood that men are brutes who can't control their sex drive is harmful to everyone. The tired trope of aggressive ...

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URBAN SEX MYTHS

24-01-2011 Sex

URBAN SEX MYTHS

Have you ever heard strange stories about sex? Lets clear up some urban myths about sex and the use of certain toys or condoms. 1-Can a condom cut off my circul...

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6 Sex Myths To Ignore

24-01-2011 Sex

 6 Sex Myths To Ignore

We're not talking about urban legends like the one about the dog that licks peanut butter off your naughty bits – there are a lot of sex myths floating around o...

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Jennifer Aniston: Is She Really 6 years old?

18-01-2011 Celebrity

Jennifer Aniston: Is She Really 6 years old?

Jennifer Aniston in this month's Allure magazine, complete with drawstring jammies, a teddy bear, bangs and cleavage.  If she's 6 years old someone better cal...

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The Worst Best Man Ever

11-01-2011 Classics

The Worst Best Man Ever

The Best Wedding Day Revenge. Ever. A couple from New Jersey was getting married and decided to have a big, traditional wedding with hundreds of guests. As ...

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Electric Neck Massager Kills Woman

04-01-2011 Technology

Electric Neck Massager Kills Woman

This is no urban myth:  A 37-year-old doctor was accidentally strangled by the electronic neck massager she was using.  A freak accident claimed the life of a P...

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Americans Are Becoming Even Bigger Jerks Than Ever Before

30-12-2010 Classics

Americans Are Becoming Even Bigger Jerks Than Ever Before

New Research Reveals Why People Are Getting Ruder As anyone who has been in any public place lately knows, narcissism and rudeness are up, and empathy, manne...

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The Tommy Hilfiger Oprah Myth That Just Won't Die

14-12-2010 Celebrity

The Tommy Hilfiger Oprah Myth That Just Won't Die

The Tommy Hilfiger is a racist hoax e-mail has been circulating for over 15 years--we originally received it in the late 1990s, and it is among the original mem...

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Simon Says: Don't Open the E-Mail from Simon Ashton

14-12-2010 e-mail Hoaxes

Simon Says: Don't Open the E-Mail from Simon Ashton

Status: HOAX, sort of... The e-mail saying that if you open an e-mail from Simon Ashton,  a message will appear on your screen saying: 'It is too late now, you...

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Condomania! Was WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Set Up In Sex Sting?

08-12-2010 Politics

Condomania! Was WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Set Up In Sex Sting?

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is under arrest and may face trial in Sweden for not wearing a condom!   Sweden’s complex rape laws may land Assange in jail ...

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Government Cash For Your Babies, Truth or Myth?

02-12-2010 e-mail Hoaxes

Government Cash For Your Babies, Truth or Myth?

Reader Bill C. received this email forward and wants to know if this email about families getting money from the state to raise the babies of their relatives is...

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Is George W. Bush's Life Story an Urban Myth?

08-11-2010 Politics

Is George W. Bush's Life Story an Urban Myth?

Former President George W. Bush has a new book out about his life. The question is, how much of it is true? Author Russ Baker's new book  "Family of Secrets" ...

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Yo Shaniqua! Check It Out, The Top 60 Ghetto Black Names

26-10-2010 Funny

Yo Shaniqua! Check It Out, The Top 60 Ghetto Black Names

Yo! The top 60 ghetto names you should never name your children, including Elephantisha and Qua'Lifriaqui'Sha'Niquia. Why do so man black people give their kid...

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Update: Still No Proof Tiger Woods Sex Tape Is Real

15-10-2010 Celebrity

Update: Still No Proof Tiger Woods Sex Tape Is Real

Devon James has still no produced any proof that her alleged sex tape with Tiger Woods exists, and now has made racist comments about a man who claims she pai...

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Is David Letterman Lying About The Joaquin Phoenix Hoax?

25-09-2010 Celebrity

Is David Letterman Lying About The Joaquin Phoenix Hoax?

David Letterman has denied knowing that Joaquin Phoenix's "Im now a crazy rapper" hoax" was in fact all a put on when the actor wigged out on his TV show 19 mon...

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Joaquin Phoenix's Stupid "I'm Crazy" Hoax Exposed

21-09-2010 Celebrity

Joaquin Phoenix's Stupid "I'm Crazy" Hoax Exposed

How a Really Dumbass Publicity Stunt Broke Casey Afleck and May Still Destroy Joaquin Phoenix's Career "If this film turns out tostill be part of an elaborate ...

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Are Christine O'Donnell's Anti-Masturbation and Pro-Witchcraft Positions Inconsistent?

20-09-2010 Politics

Are Christine O'Donnell's Anti-Masturbation and Pro-Witchcraft Positions Inconsistent?

Thank God for atheist Bill Maher. We found out on his HBO show on Friday night that Tea Party Republican candidate Christine O'Donnell had practiced witchcraf...

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The Best Senior Portrait. Ever.

17-09-2010 Funny

The Best Senior Portrait. Ever.

A tattoo, an earring, a $20 haircut and playing a little grab-ass with your pregnant 18 year old girlfriend. This yearbook photo should go down as one of the gr...

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Christine O’Donnell Urban Myths: Lies, Truth, Fact and Fiction

16-09-2010 Politics

Christine O’Donnell Urban Myths: Lies, Truth, Fact and Fiction

Part 1 in our series of political Urban Myths, Lies, Truths and Fabrications is about Christine O’Donnell, the Tea Party Republican primary winner in the Dela...

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The National Gang Week Hoax e-mail

16-09-2010 e-mail Hoaxes

The National Gang Week Hoax e-mail

If you receive the e-mail about gangs preying on good Samaritans who stop to rescue a baby in a car seat left by the side of the road, delete it.  Then stop a...

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Day 3:Chase website still down. Was Chase Online Banking Hacked?

15-09-2010 Technology

Day 3:Chase website still down. Was Chase Online Banking Hacked?

For over 24 hours, anyone who has been trying to access their online account at JP Morgan Chase, one ot the largest banks in the world, has been unable to acc...

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It's a lie! Gov. Jan Brewer and The Headless Bodies of Arizona

03-09-2010 Politics

It's a lie! Gov. Jan Brewer and The Headless Bodies of Arizona

Have you seen all those headless bodies just littering the Arizona desert? Until just today, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer claimed those headless bodies were ev...

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Urban Myth: Tennis Is A Civilized Sport

03-09-2010 Television

Urban Myth: Tennis Is A Civilized Sport

Fight night at the US Open as fans argue, curse, and brawl There was supposed to be a tennis match in Flushing last night but a hockey game broke out instea...

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Those Wacky Asians: Extreme Body Piercing, Thai Style

31-08-2010 Sex

Those Wacky Asians: Extreme Body Piercing, Thai Style

For some people, this kind of body piercing would be totally extreme, but for local Thais, this is completely normal. They ignore the pain because this ritual i...

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Watch: The 75 Year Old Salsa Dancing Grandmother

31-08-2010 Television

Watch: The 75 Year Old Salsa Dancing Grandmother

If you haven't seen the  clip of the 75 year old grandmother of seven Paddy Jones salsa dancing, then watch this lady now as she has moves that would wipe the f...

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Hilarious: The Maroochydore High School Answering Machine Message

28-08-2010 School

{play}images/school.mp3{/play} Subject: School Answering Machine..................This is hilarious - no wonder some people were offended! This is the message ...

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Is 10 Year Old Wonder Jackie Evancho Lip Syncing?

13-08-2010 Television

Is 10 Year Old Wonder Jackie Evancho Lip Syncing?

America's Got Talent, and maybe another Milli Vanilli lip-synch scadal in the making. Ten year old Jackie Evancho knocked the socks off the competition, singi...

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More Nuts? JetBlue flight attendant who went nuts was in bed with boyfriend when found by cops

11-08-2010 Classics

More Nuts? JetBlue flight attendant who went nuts was in bed with boyfriend when found by cops

Some stories are even better than an urban myth.  Steven Slater, that JetBlue Flight attendant who blew his stack at a passenger (an "I'm mad as hell" moment th...

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Can You Repel Mosquitoes (and Bad Breath) With Listerine?

07-08-2010 e-mail Hoaxes

Can You Repel Mosquitoes (and Bad Breath) With Listerine?

In spite of what other urban myth and legend sites may tell you (like Snopes.com who still doesn't seem to have heard about Google), Listerine does indeed have ...

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Starbucks Pulls The Plug On Free Electricity

04-08-2010 Technology

Starbucks Pulls The Plug On Free Electricity

Say Hello To Free WiFi at Starbucks, Goodbye To Free Electric Outlets Welcome to Starbucks, home of the dead and dying personal electrical device. Forget about...

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Watch: Is The Mexican UFO Alien Baby Real?

01-08-2010 Technology

Watch: Is The Mexican UFO Alien Baby Real?

This video which claims to show the corpse of an alien baby found by a Mexican farmer in 2007 seems to prove that even Mexico has a problem with illegal aliens...

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Japanese Ninja Bear Spinning a Big Stick

30-07-2010 Funny

Japanese Ninja Bear Spinning a Big Stick

It's Friday, so it's time time for funny animal viral video #1, the Japanese Ninja Bear  bear spinning a big stick.  Check out the amazing baton toss and catc...

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Do Canadians Use Fake Potholes To Slow Down Speeders?

29-07-2010 e-mail Hoaxes

Do Canadians Use Fake Potholes To Slow Down Speeders?

Re: Fake Canadian Potholes To Slow Down Speeders Oh those clever Canadians.!!     How's this for speed control? I don't know about you, but this would slow ...

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The Shelf Life of a Twinkie: Longer Than A Fruit fly, Shorter Than The Universe

29-07-2010 Food

The Shelf Life of a Twinkie: Longer Than A Fruit fly, Shorter Than The Universe

Twinkie Myth #1: Twinkies do not have unlimited shelf life. Eventually they will decompose and disappear, they just do so a whole lot slower than most other thi...

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Mikey Lives! The Pop Rocks And Coke Myth

29-07-2010 Food

Mikey Lives! The Pop Rocks And Coke Myth

Remember Mikey, the little kid from the 1971 Life Cereal commercials who liked to hate everything? Well, according to various sources, Mikey liked to eat a lot ...

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Do You Wish at 11:11? Do Your Wishes Come True?

28-07-2010 Classics

Do You Wish at 11:11? Do Your Wishes Come True?

Many people believe wishing at 11:11 helps make their wishes come true. But does wishing at 11:11 help? Numerologists believe that events linked to the time 1...

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Water and Drano Bottle Bombs Alert

28-07-2010 Technology

Water and Drano Bottle Bombs Alert

Bottle bombs containing Drano and water are showing up in people's yards, and yes they are quite real.  These devices consist of a plastic bottle, Drano, water ...

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The Mystery Spot

27-07-2010 Classics

The Mystery Spot

The Mystery Spot, where the laws of gravity and physics are suspended, where objects roll up hill and people stand on walls.  Are UFOs to blame for the strang...

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Beer Myths: Is there Formaldehyde in Beer?

26-07-2010 Food

Beer Myths: Is there Formaldehyde in Beer?

Is there formaldehyde in your beer? Actually, the answer is yes, and it is not just Asian beers that contain trace amounts of formaldehyde, the chemical that ke...

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Christopher Butterfield Hacker Warning e-mail Hoax

26-07-2010 e-mail Hoaxes

The facts: This is a HOAX The Christoper Butterfield hoax e-mail and version of it has circulated for many years.  You get an email warning not to accept afrie...

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Life Is Beautiful e-mail Hoax

26-07-2010 e-mail Hoaxes

Life Is Beautiful e-mail Hoax

This e-mail is a hoax. The "Life Is Beautiful" e-mail hoax has been around since 2002 when it started in Brazil, and like any good urban myth or hoax it never s...

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What Happens When You Take Red Bull and Meth?

25-07-2010 Food

Answer: You turn into a skinny cartoon character with a high-pitched voice. Watch: ...

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Stolen Handbag Scam

25-07-2010 e-mail Hoaxes

Stolen Handbag Scam

Have you received the e-mail about the stolen handbag scam? Turns out getting your bag stolen is not the worst of it.  First the thieves steal your handbag.  Th...

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How You Can Catch A Virus From Larissa Riquelme

25-07-2010 e-mail Hoaxes

How You Can Catch A Virus From Larissa Riquelme

An email claiming to link to a sex video showing model Larissa Riquelme, who promised to run naked through the street in Paraguay had they won the World Cup,, h...

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Is The Helix Nebula The Eye Of God?

25-07-2010 Technology

Is The Helix Nebula The Eye Of God?

Subject: Fw: Eye of God This is a picture taken by NASA with the Hubble telescope. They are referring to it as the "Eye of God". I thought it was beautiful a...

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Is Mercury In CFL light bulbs Dangerous?

24-07-2010 Technology

An EPA study shows tht while there is lead in compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs), using them instead or normal light bulbs actually decreases the amount of lead i...

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DON'T FLASH HEADLIGHTS AT ANY CAR WITH NO LIGHTS ON!!

24-07-2010 e-mail Hoaxes

DON'T FLASH HEADLIGHTS AT ANY CAR WITH NO LIGHTS ON!!

The Myth: Gang members drive around town with their headlights off, waiting for you to flash your lights at them to let them know they are off. As part of th...

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Does BP Own The Judge Who Opposed The Drilling Moratorium?

24-07-2010 Politics

Does BP Own The Judge Who Opposed The Drilling Moratorium?

Did Judge Martin Feldman (not to be confused with comedian/actor Marty Feldman) who blocked the moratorium on deep water drilling in the gulf own stock in the...

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Is there really anthrax in Tide detergent samples in the mail?

24-07-2010 e-mail Hoaxes

Is there really anthrax in Tide detergent samples in the mail?

FWD: Anthrax poison in Tide detergentpacks coming thru the mail do not open or use. 7 ppl dead already. Please pass on. The rumor: You might have received in y...

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Fake story exposed: 11-year-old Butte girl never shot two “illegal aliens”

24-07-2010 e-mail Hoaxes

Fake story exposed: 11-year-old Butte girl never shot two “illegal aliens”

Sorry to all you gun rights and ammo nuts in advance; that story of the 11 year old girl in Butte, Montana shooting illegal aliens is a hoax. The story has been...

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We're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat: Killer Whale Hits Yacht

23-07-2010 Classics

We're Gonna Need A Bigger Boat: Killer Whale Hits Yacht

The Killer Whale that hit the sailboat video was originally thought to be a hoax, but it actually happened. These pictures and  video is proof that a southern...

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Fetus Soup, Anyone? The Myth Of Chinese Baby Soup

21-07-2010 Food

Fetus Soup, Anyone?  The Myth Of Chinese Baby Soup

Forget the Soup Nazi, how about some Chinese Baby Soup? First is was Asians eating black people for lunch.  Now the hot thing is Chinese baby Soup, made ...

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The Two Moons Hoax e-mail

20-07-2010 Classics

The Two Moons Hoax e-mail

Have you received this e-mail which claims August 27 2010 will bring 'the closest encounter between Mars and Earth in recorded history.' Supposedly it will ...

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Larissa Riquelme, Lingerie Model, Will Run Naked If Paraguay Wins World Cup

01-07-2010 Celebrity

Larissa Riquelme, Lingerie Model, Will Run Naked If Paraguay Wins World Cup

If there were ever a time in the history of sports to pray for Paraguay, this might be it... {oziogallery 103} Larissa Riquelme, a curvy lingerie model who ...

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Shock Video: Its Raining BP Oil In Louisiana

24-06-2010 Technology

Shock Video: Its Raining BP Oil In Louisiana

Are the Corexit 9500 oil disputants that BP is using on the massive Gulf spill causing excessive evaporation and black oily rain to fall in Louisiana? This sho...

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Body Part Selling Is Real: Southwest Finds Shipment of Heads on a Plane

17-06-2010 Classics

Body Part Selling Is Real: Southwest Finds Shipment of Heads on a Plane

"We've come to the conclusion that there is a black market out there for human body parts for research or for whatever reason,"  Pulaski County coroner Garland ...

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Daddy's Little Hooker

14-06-2010 Sex

Daddy's Little Hooker

A married Israeli businessman away from home on a business trip checked into a hotel and, immediately feeling lonely, called an escort service.  Fancying young ...

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Briana's Birthday Surprise

08-06-2010 Sex

Briana's Birthday Surprise

Have you heard about Silly Bandz. those animal shaped rubber bands that are driving kids crazy?  A man form Ohio decided to buy his niece Briana a collection of...

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The BP Ad You Probably Haven't Seen

26-05-2010 Technology

The BP Ad You Probably Haven't Seen

BP: Bringing People Together...against big oil companies, with environmental disasters. The tagline?  "Brown. It's the new green." So how's that orangey, oily, ...

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College Legends: Fact or Fiction?

25-05-2010 Classics

College Legends: Fact or Fiction?

Infographic By: CollegeSurfing, Technical Schools Directory...

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Worst Prank Ever: Man Dies After Friends Insert Eel Into Rectum

20-05-2010 Classics

Worst Prank Ever: Man Dies After Friends Insert Eel Into Rectum

With friends like these, who needs enemas? You've heard the urban legend about inserting objects into the rectum to stimulate the prostate for sexual pleasure ...

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Gerbils Trained To Catch Spies and bust Drug Dealers

19-05-2010 Classics

Gerbils Trained To Catch Spies and bust Drug Dealers

Gerbils have a keen sense of smell. They can find their food, even if it's buried under five inches of bedding. But did you know that gerbils can literally s...

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The Blind Cyber Date

19-05-2010 Classics

The Blind Cyber Date

An anonymous girl, lets call her Jen, is a junior in college attending school in Colorado. Like all college students, she is wrapped up in the partying and ...

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How Facebook Can Steal Your Identity

18-05-2010 Technology

How Facebook Can Steal Your Identity

Did you know that Facebook makes it easy for others to steal your identity?  Since every person in a given group needs the company or school url in their email ...

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Are These McDonalds Customers Two Fries Shy Of A Happy Meal?

11-05-2010 Food

Are These McDonalds Customers Two Fries Shy Of A Happy Meal?

Is fast food driving you crazy? It appears that waiting for your happy meal to be served can be quite stressful, especially at McDonald's. Exhibit A: Here is Me...

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Research Proves Elvis Was Full Of Crap

09-05-2010 Celebrity

Research Proves Elvis Was Full Of Crap

A new study finds that Elvis Presley likely died of chronic constipation.  Elvis suffered from a hereditary condition called bowel paralysis, which made it di...

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Revirginization Is No Myth: Young women going under knife to restore virginity

06-05-2010 Sex

Revirginization Is No Myth: Young women going under knife to restore virginity

via Thaindian News: An increasing number of women are going under the knife for hymen reconstruction surgeries to keep intact the notion of the blushing, ...

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Times Square car bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad's resume

06-05-2010 Politics

In case you're hiring, Times Square car bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad's resume is now available on the web: Faisal Shahzad Resume, CV Her...

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Starbucks: Just Ask For The Black Guy

29-04-2010 Food

Starbucks: Just Ask For The Black Guy

We've heard the old saying "Once you try black you'll never go back" but Starbucks has taken it to a whole new level. Reader Emily B. writes: On a recent visi...

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iPhones Hijacked By Fake AT&T Wi-Fi hot spots

29-04-2010 Technology

 iPhones Hijacked By Fake AT&T Wi-Fi hot spots

Want your passwords, identity and email stolen with that latte?  That could happen if your iPhone connects to a phony Wi-Fi hot spot labeled "AT&T Wifi."   ...

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Happy Boobquake Day: Is Facebook Going R-Rated? We Hope So!

26-04-2010 Sex

Happy Boobquake Day: Is Facebook Going R-Rated? We Hope So!

Have you heard the urban myth that showing too much cleavage causes natural disasters? First Iranian cleric Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi angered well-endowed wome...

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Chicks with Dicks: Is Lady Gaga a Hermaphrodite?

23-04-2010 Celebrity

Chicks with Dicks: Is Lady Gaga a Hermaphrodite?

The rumor: Lady Gaga has admitted she (or he? or them) is a hermaphrodite, a person who has both male and female spare parts.   ...

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Secret Sauce

22-04-2010 Food

Secret Sauce

One night a lonely girl had been eating shwarma at a snackbar. She wen there because the cute guys who worked there gave her frrebies and had been especial...

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The Last Masquerade

22-04-2010 Sex

The Last Masquerade

A married couple is invited to a Halloween party, so they rent matching Louis XVI costumes. On All Hallows eve, the wife falls ill, but she insists her husband ...

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Just a reminder that Earth Day is April 22

19-04-2010 Technology

Just a reminder that Earth Day is April 22

This proves that it's not just tree hugging nerds who like to recycle.  Go green...

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Did Global Warming Cause Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Eruption?

18-04-2010 Technology

Did Global Warming Cause Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Eruption?

New evidence suggests that global warming caused Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull Volcano Eruption.  In fact the eruption of the same volcano that is now wreaking hav...

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Surprise, I'm Batman! The Worst Business Trip Ever

15-04-2010 Classics

Surprise, I'm Batman! The Worst Business Trip Ever

A man on a business trip to Dallas is sitting in a bar and is approached by a very handsome looking woman. He buys her a drink and they start to get to know e...

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Its True: Jennifer Aniston Just a Celebrity Posing as an Actress

09-04-2010 Celebrity

Its True:  Jennifer Aniston Just a Celebrity Posing as an Actress

Nearly 10 percent of Americans are unemployed, but Jennifer Aniston is landing role after role!  Face it America: Jennifer Aniston cannot act. Yet just like...

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Questions they didn't ask Tiger Woods

05-04-2010 Celebrity

Questions they didn't ask Tiger Woods

Once again the media was bamboozled by Tiger Woods into not asking some of the most basic questions at he big press conference of the day.  Tiger Woods own...

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Google Has A New Name: Meet Topeka

01-04-2010 Technology

Google Has A New Name: Meet Topeka

In an effort to boost its sagging brand image, low stock price and general lack of consumer awareness, Google has decided to re-brand itself with a name that ...

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Snopes.com Wrong Again: Woman Gets Drugged At The Gas Station

30-03-2010 Classics

Snopes.com Wrong Again: Woman Gets Drugged At The Gas Station

Snopes.com Said It's A Myth: The e-mail About Women Being Drugged At Gas Stations Is True! Have you received the e-mail about the lady who was drugged by a c...

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Do Asians Really Eat Black People?

24-03-2010 Food

Do Asians Really Eat Black People?

We know from personal experience that most Asians do not believe in wasting food and therefore will eat just about anything. Our Urban Myths question of the d...

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Tiger In The Rough: Sexting Josyln James?

18-03-2010 Celebrity

Tiger In The Rough: Sexting Josyln James?

So much Tiger Woods' lame apologies and photo ops three months after the fact, now Tiger Woods has to face the wrath of his porn star former mistress Joslyn J...

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Toyota, Govt Officials Say The Runaway Prius Story A Myth

15-03-2010 Technology

Toyota, Govt Officials Say The Runaway Prius Story A Myth

When James Sikes called 911 last week saying his Toyota Prius was going 90 MPH and he couldn't stop it, he created a national uproar and yet another Toyota re...

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How To Find a McDonald's Shamrock Shake

13-03-2010 Food

How To Find a McDonald's Shamrock Shake

Few things in life are as good around St Patrick's day as a nice cold McDonald's Shamrock Shake.  Back in the 80s and 90s every store had them, but recently t...

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Congressman Eric "Call Me" Massa Goes On Glenn Beck, Makes Complete Fool of Himself

09-03-2010 Politics

Congressman Eric "Call Me" Massa Goes On Glenn Beck, Makes Complete Fool of Himself

The Urban Myth Politics Award du Jour goes to ex-Congressman Eric Massa (D for Dumb-NY) who continues his grab-ass train wreck of a political career with more b...

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Urban Myths At The Oscars

07-03-2010 Celebrity

Urban Myths At The Oscars

The Oscars are on and even Cablevision cannot prevent millions of households from viewing the broadcast that is simultaneously both the best and worst TV show o...

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Tiger Woods Fake Apology Transcript Leaked

18-02-2010 Celebrity

Tiger Woods Fake Apology Transcript Leaked

Team Tiger says the "leaked" transcript of his long-awaited apology is as fake as all of the plastic boobs he's become all too accustomed to. In it he says he a...

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What would Tiger Woods and Joslyn James kid look like?

15-02-2010 Celebrity

What would Tiger Woods and Joslyn James kid look like?

According to the NY Daily News: "Tiger Woods' porn-star mistress got pregnant twice by the disgraced golfer, she says in a new interview. Joslyn James, 32, told...

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ChatRoulette: Chat At Your Own Risk

13-02-2010 Technology

ChatRoulette: Chat At Your Own Risk

ChatRoulette is where you go into a chatroom and get to chat with a random stranger.  You can Next the, and they can Next you, or you can play nice and chat--us...

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Naked Snooki Pic: Real or Fake?

13-02-2010 Celebrity

Naked Snooki Pic: Real or Fake?

Our long national nightmare is finally over. The Naked Snooki pic is finally out, and so is the jury as to whether this pic is real or just a real fake. Certa...

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Governor Paterson Scandal: Sorry, It's Not A Sex Tape With Snooki

08-02-2010 Politics

Governor Paterson Scandal: Sorry, It's Not A Sex Tape With Snooki

With all the outrageous rumors flying around this weekend about a potential major scandal about to be published about Gov. David Paterson by the NY Times, we ...

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Sarah Palin's HandGate: Talk To The Hand

08-02-2010 Politics

Sarah Palin's HandGate: Talk To The Hand

The media is having another field day at Sarah Palin's expense for the very High School Musical-ish notes she scribbled on the palm of her hand during her weeke...

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Yikes! Miss America, Eight Years Later

01-02-2010 Celebrity

Yikes! Miss America, Eight Years Later

Before Caressa Cameron from Virginia was named Miss America 2010, she looked like this: And here is an age projection of what she will probably look like in ...

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Who Knew? Funny Facts About Tiger Woods, The Man, The Myth, The Lying Cheating Cablinasian Golfer

02-12-2009 Celebrity

Who Knew? Funny Facts About Tiger Woods, The Man, The Myth, The Lying Cheating Cablinasian Golfer

Who knew? Tiger Woods drives more Asian than he does Black! Tiger Woods describes himself as Cablinasian, a term Tiger Woods himself made up. It i...

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Levi Johnston Gets Naked for America

18-11-2009 Politics

Levi Johnston Gets Naked for America

Levi Johnston sure has come a long way from the redneck hockey player we featured last summer with his infamous MySpace quote: Levi Johnston, the guy who got...

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Sarah Palin 2012: Going Rogue A Pack Of Lies?

05-11-2009 Politics

Sarah Palin 2012: Going Rogue A Pack Of Lies?

Perhaps the biggest urban myth of the current century is the possibility that an Alaskan hillbilly-turned.politician named Sarah Palin will become the next Pres...

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Paula Abdul's Crazy Train: American Idol Judge Finally Admits To Her Pill Popping Lies

06-05-2009 Celebrity

Urban Myth Person Of The Day: Paula Abdul Wasn't it just a week ago that we had to sit through another Paula Abdul interview, this time on ABC's Nightline, lis...

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Is Your Starbucks Addiction Less Contagious Than Swine Flu?

04-05-2009 Classics

Is Your Starbucks Addiction Less Contagious Than Swine Flu?

It looks like America's great addiction to the black and green goddess of Starbucks has been broken faster than an old 5 dollar bill.  Forget about McDonald's...

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Kirstie Alley's Weight Gain:Publicity Stunt Or Major Pig Out?

02-05-2009 Celebrity

Kirstie Alley's Weight Gain:Publicity Stunt Or Major Pig Out?

Kirstie Alley revealed to Oprah that she has gained 85 pounds since her famous bikini-wearing stunt on Oprah two years ago.  As everyone now knows she parted ...

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The Global Google Mexican Swine Flu Map

27-04-2009 Classics

Now you can track the latest Mexican Swine Flu cases as they pop up on Google Maps. You can also find the closest Taco Bell, where you can be assured of never c...

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The top 8 things you can do to prevent catching Mexican Swine Flu

26-04-2009 Classics

The top 8 things you can do to prevent catching Mexican Swine Flu

1) Stay Away From Obama. The first case was seen in Mexico on April 13. The outbreak coincided with the President Barack Obama’s trip to Mexico City on April 16...

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Swine Flu Facts: Why You Need To Be Worried

26-04-2009 Classics

Swine Flu Facts: Why You Need To Be Worried

The Mexican Swine Flu is coming and unlike the Asian bird flu this time you need to be very concerned.  Many believe that the big flu pandemic is a myth and w...

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Kim Kardashian's Red Sunburned Face: Real or Fakeola?

20-04-2009 Celebrity

Kim Kardashian's Red Sunburned Face: Real or Fakeola?

Most people who get a bad sunburn all over their face immediately cover their face with Vaseline and then go into hiding.  But not Kim Kardashian.  She posted h...

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Amazon's Glitch Myth Debunked: Censorship Lives

19-04-2009 Technology

Amazon's Glitch Myth Debunked: Censorship Lives

After removing then restoring gay and lesbian book titles to its sales rankings, Amazon.com has been caught in a logic loop that defies all logic.  And thanks t...

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Is The Susan Boyle Discovery Story an Urban Myth?

19-04-2009 Celebrity

Over 30 million people have seen Susan Boyle's amazing YouTube clip, singing "I Dreamed A Dream" and leaving Simon Cowell and the Rest of The Free World Speechl...

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Its No Urban Myth: Michael Phelps GF Caz Is HOT!

30-11-2008 Celebrity

Its No Urban Myth: Michael Phelps GF Caz Is HOT!

It's official, Michael Phelp's new GF Caroline CaZ Pal is HOT. He's getting lots of flack for dating the topless model Las Vegas cocktail waitress. But who are ...

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From Gold Medals to Gold Diggers: Michael Phelps is our Urban Myths Person of the Day

29-11-2008 Celebrity

From Gold Medals to Gold Diggers: Michael Phelps is our Urban Myths Person of the Day

Hey mom, guess which cocktail waitress/topless model with tattos all over her back is coming to dinner?  And I love her! That's not what you would expect eigh...

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Sarah Palin And The SIlence of The Thanksgiving Turkeys

21-11-2008 Politics

Remember when Clarice Starling  described how she desperately tried to rescue the baby lamb from the slaughterhouse? Governor Palin is so glad the med...

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The Hidden Messages In Your Money

13-11-2008 Frontpage Items

Hidden Messages In Money - For more funny movies, click here...

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Skippy, I'm Ho-ome!

11-11-2008 Sex

Skippy, I'm Ho-ome!

"I once knew this family in Jersey that was planning a surprise party for their daughter. They wanted to catch her off guard, so they decided to sneak into her ...

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Tarzan Alert: Sarah Palin Thinks That Africa Is A Country

06-11-2008 Politics

 Question: Why doesn't Sarah Palin know that Africa is a continent and not a country? Answer: Because you can't see Aftrica from Alaska. ...

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Share the Wealth With Joe The Plumber, Welfare Queen

05-11-2008 Politics

So Joe The Plumber, the guy who isn't named Joe (it's his middle name) and isn't a licensed plumber admits he and his family have been on welfare. A couple of t...

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Obama Can Give a Nice Speech, But Can He BreakDance? Oh Yes He Can!

03-11-2008 Politics

With moves like this, the Chinese, Bin Laden, Al Queda and the Russias better watch their backs, yo! ...

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ACORN Alert: The Great Myth Of Voter Fraud

30-10-2008 Politics

ACORN Alert: The Great Myth Of Voter Fraud

If you watch FOX News you've probably heard the news. Watch out, ACORN is going to steal the election and give it to Barack Obama! Mickey and Minnie Mouse is re...

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The Patriotic Palin: Piper Palin's One Finger Salute

27-10-2008 e-mail Hoaxes

The Patriotic Palin: Piper Palin's One Finger Salute

Is Sarah Palins's daughter Piper flipping off the crowds at her mom's rallies? According to this email she is: Subject: fw: OMG Sarah Palins Kid Gone Wild...

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Surprise! McCain Campaigner Ashley Todd Was Not Attacked By An Obama Supporter, She Made It All Up!

24-10-2008 Politics

Surprise! McCain Campaigner Ashley Todd Was Not Attacked By An Obama Supporter, She Made It All Up!

   Oh No She Di-int! Oh Yes She Did! She faked a wild story that threatened to change the course of an election. Little faker Ashley Todd got on the D...

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It's No Myth; McCain and Palin's Rallies Attract Lunatic Fringe

18-10-2008 Politics

 This election is getting Ugly. John McCain keeps saying it's only a few fringe people at the rallies for McCain and Sarah Palin that are calling Obama a terori...

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Is Joe The Plumber an Urban Myth?

16-10-2008 Politics

Is Joe The Plumber an Urban Myth?

Joe the Plumber became an overnight sensation after John Wayne McCain "mentioned" him 21 times in the last presidential debate.  Joe "pass the sixpack" Plumber ...

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How John McCain Could Become The Most Expensive Mistake The Country Ever Made

06-10-2008 Politics

 As the Keating 5 Savings and Loan scandal proved, John McCain is not a maverick, he is a political hack who eagerly took $112,000 in contributions from Ch...

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Presidential Paintball

05-10-2008 Politics

 Forget about Sarah Palins phoney Bill Ayers rumor and scare mongering.  If Gov. Palin loved half America as much as she claims she would pack up her moose...

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How a Text Messaging Scamster Can Steal All Your Money

28-09-2008 e-mail Hoaxes

Subject: Fwd: Clever Ploy and scary too Damnit! Now Murphy's Law applies to cell phones. If you can be screwed, you will be. Look out! From: Catherine J Br...

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Sarah Palin's Original Acceptance Speech

27-09-2008 Politics

Here's Baby Palin giving her original RNC acceptance speech.  How Adorable...

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Sarah Palins Great Tightrope Adventure Game

20-09-2008 Politics

Help your future Vice President Sarah Palin to balance her work -life issues by walking the proverbial tightrope.  It's not the bridge to nowhere, its the tight...

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The Barack Obama Sex Education for Kindergarten Myth

15-09-2008 Politics

The Barack Obama Sex Education for Kindergarten Myth

Help Stop John McCain's Vicious LiesThe rumor-turned-attack-TV-ad that says Barack Obama supported a bill to teach sex education to kindergartners has been repe...

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The Sarah Palin Book Banning Email

10-09-2008 Politics

  The daily Meme: Below is the email with a list of books that Mayor Sarah Palin allegedly tried to ban. The list itself is an urban myth, we do not ...

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21 Little Known Facts about Sarah Palin

09-09-2008 Politics

21 Little Known Facts about Sarah Palin

 We knew that Sarah Palin is really, truly amazing, but we bet you didn't know these 21 Little Known Facts about our soon-to-be VP:   1. Queen Elizabeth II curt...

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Urban Myth: There is No Sarah Palin Sex Tape

08-09-2008 Politics

Urban Myth: There is No Sarah Palin Sex Tape

Sorry fellas (and felines) but there is no Sarah Palin sex tape. Rumors are swirling that a video is out there and will surface any day.  While there may not be...

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The REAL Sarah Palin Barbie Doll

07-09-2008 Politics

The REAL Sarah Palin Barbie Doll

Urban myth fan David Johnson shares what he calls the REAL Sarah Palin Barbie Doll. It comes complete with all the things you need to be Vice President, includi...

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Levi Johnston Fake Myspace Pages

07-09-2008 Politics

Levi Johnston Fake Myspace Pages

Why is it that every time a scandal breaks out, a dozen fake MySpace pages pop up, while the real one everyone wants to see disappears? After Sarah Palins daug...

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The Levi Johnston Baby Daddy Myspace Quote

07-09-2008 Politics

The Levi Johnston Baby Daddy Myspace Quote

Quote of the DayLevi Johnston, the guy who got Sarah Palin' daughter pregnant and now has to marry her in order to save the election for John McCain, had his M...

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The New Sarah Palin Barbie Doll

03-09-2008 Politics

  Check out the new line of VP candidate Sarah Palin Barbies. Another e-mail that claims if you forward it to 11 of your friends you will see a cool v...

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How John McCain Really Picked Sarah Palin To Be His VP

02-09-2008 Politics

And here's how John McCain's controversial VP selection of Sarah Palin probably went down, according to LisaNova. Warning: It's Too Funny For Work... ...

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Tina Fey and Sarah Palin: Separated At Birth?

02-09-2008 Politics

Tina Fey and Sarah Palin: Separated At Birth?

It's a good thing Tina Fey looks so much like VP candidate Sarah Palin, rumor has it that Tina is getting ready to play Governor Palin as a pregnant, gun-totin...

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The Dead Rabbit

02-09-2008 Classics

The Dead Rabbit

Romy writes: My boyfriend and I have lived at our current home for a couple of years now. We are first home buyers and have made a lot of effort to become frie...

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Daily Kos Pulls The Plug On The Sarah Palin Pregnancy Rumor It Started

02-09-2008 Politics

Daily Kos Pulls The Plug On The Sarah Palin Pregnancy Rumor It Started

Urban Myth: Sarah Palin is Not The Mother of her baby boy Trig. The Daily Kos has now removed their blog and all posts about the rumor that Governor Sarah Pal...

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Top Sarah Palin Urban Myths, Lies and Rumors

01-09-2008 Politics

Top Sarah Palin Urban Myths, Lies and Rumors

Sarah Palin, maverick John 'Wayne" McCain's surprise pick for VP, has a great life story. She's a moose hunting hockey mom maverick politician who has gone fro...

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Remedy For a REALLY BAD DAY

01-09-2008 Funny

Remedy For a REALLY BAD DAY

For all of you who occasionally have a really bad day when you just need to take it out on someone!!! Don't take that bad day out on someone you kno...

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The Boy Without a Body

01-09-2008 Funny

The Boy Without a Body

Billy 'Smiles' EvansThe Boy With Just a Head And a Burlap Sack For a Body According to this e-mail, if you forward it to your friends then "Bill Gates will team...

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The Search for Claire Swire

31-08-2008 Classics

The Search for Claire Swire

This is only part of an e-mail chain called "the search for Claire Swires". It has all the hallmarks of a great urban legend, including people now s...

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Don't Order The Lobster and Shrimp Special

31-08-2008 Food

Don't Order The Lobster and Shrimp Special

Susan Deluccia and the Miracle of Life One morning around 5am, 22-year-old Susan DeLucci of Kittery, Maine, woke up with a painful need to urinate. ...

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Hillary Clintons Alien Love Child

31-08-2008 Politics

Hillary Clintons Alien Love Child

Looks like Bill Clinton isn't the only one n the family with a few relationships he'd rather keep secret! According to the World weekly News, Hillary Clinton ...

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John McCain Doesn't Know How Many Homes He Owns

21-08-2008 Politics

How many people do you know of that have no idea how many homes they own? The answer: at least one. His name: McCain. When John McCain was asked how many hom...

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Top 10 Obama Urban Myths

05-07-2008 Politics

Top 10 Obama Urban Myths

Rumors and stories about Barack Obama are running rampant on the Internet, the worlds newest repository for ignorance and general misinformation, all of course ...

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Barack Obamas Inflated Tires

05-07-2008 Frontpage Items

Barack Obamas Inflated Tires

The Republicans are having a great big laugh at Barack Obama's expense over his claim that inflating your tires will help save our nation a whole lot of gas, ev...

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