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  1. Trailspotter

    Debunked: Crabzilla [Giant Crab Photoshopped into Bing Maps image]

    Update: Debunked. It's a photoshop of a crab onto an image from Bing Maps. (Bing maps image found by @Trailblazer) Fresh from the British press: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2790238/crabzilla-photo-appears-giant-crab-measuring-50ft-lurking-waters-whitstable.htm Crabzilla! Photo...
  2. KC-10FE

    "Team Chemtrail" & Chemtrail Pilots Anonymous Satirical Facebook Group

    I wonder if he has seen this page then. These guys truly have some great imaginations! https://www.facebook.com/chempilots?fref=ts
  3. Chew

    MUFON Case #56393

    or, turning your camera upside down makes things looks more mysterious. As reported here: www.openminds.tv/video-utah-ufo-looks-like-school-of-birds/29831 The video starts off showing bugs zipping around. Then it shows weird-looking strings floating up. But they're not floating up; they're...
  4. Mick West

    History of a Fake BBC News 24 "Breaking News" image

    This image popped up on social media this week: With the Israeli flag in the background, and the facetious crawl text "Israeli soldier twists ankle in Gaza" it should be fairly obvious that it's just satire aimed at characterizing the BBC coverage of Gaza as being very one sided. Some...
  5. Mick West

    Debunked: Islamic State (ISIS) orders female circumcision (FGM, Female Genital Mutilation)

    Multiple news outlets are repeating this story, originally from Reuters http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-28466434 A top UN official in Iraq has said the Sunni Islamist group Isis controlling the city of Mosul is seeking to impose female genital mutilation. All females aged 11 and 46...
  6. Willie

    Debunked: Chemtrail instrument panel

    I saw this image posted in a comment on a "Skeptics' Guide to the Universe" Facebook post. It shows what appears to be a view of an airplane instrument panel with an "on/off" spray switch and a knob to select which "chemtrail" to spray. The original image probably comes from this Wikipedia page...
  7. Mick West

    Debunked: FunVax, Pentagon Briefing on Removing the God Gene [Hoax]

    The video proports to be a pentagon briefing from 2005 about a proposal to spread a virus in the Middle East that would prevent people from developing extreme religious views. Besides the obviously ludicrous nature of this idea, the video itself is fake, a deliberate hoax. The most telling thing...
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