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April Fools

It occurred to me, that for most of us, April 1st is when we apply a good amount of scepticism and critical thinking, even if you wouldn’t usually consider yourself particularly sceptical. 715 more words

Rubber Ducky

Canard is a French word that means duck, but to understand the true meaning of “canard,” you need to consider its older context. The French phrase, “vendre des canard a moitie, means “to sell ducks by half.” 492 more words

Faith

Snopes for Training

Do you remember hearing the one about the new minister at a shwank church who dressed as a homeless person and came to church to see how his new congregation would react? 662 more words

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With FULL Header First then followed by email:  thanks, womanwalkinfaith

From U.S. Department of the Treasury Mon Mar 31 17:35:16 2014
X-Apparently-To: woman_walkin_in_faith@yahoo.com via 98.139.220.247; Tue, 01 Apr 2014 01:22:58 +0000… 764 more words

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Global Warming

Warm Welcome


Claim:   A 1922 newspaper article reported that “radical change in climatic conditions” was melting Arctic ice and disrupting wildlife.

TRUE


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The Arctic ocean is warming up, icebergs are growing scarcer and in some places the seals are finding the water too hot, according to a report to the Commerce Department yesterday from Consulafft, at Bergen, Norway. 159 more words

Current Events

Kennedy, Lincoln, and Snopes oh my...

Every once in a while I wander over to Snopes.com and hit their randomizer button in order to see if I can learn anything new. A few days ago, I landed on the Lincoln/Kennedy Coincidences rebuttal, and I was entirely surprised at the demeanor of the unnamed author of the rebuttal. 375 more words

Essays

New App out today ~ Paranoia

Download the new app called paranoia ~ here today, FREE available on android and iOS

Kids pre 1989:

Kids played outside, you went home for one of two reasons, one you were hungry two the streetlights came on, that was the official time set by all parents, no phones to call/text you on, so time to go in was set by the streetlights, hence why we always played under the broken one!

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