Vaccine Myths: What’s Real and What’s Fake
The measles is back nearly 20 years after it was declared effectively eliminated in the United States. It’s tied to a decline in vaccination rates and vaccine misinformation. Some falsely believe that vaccines are linked to autism or contain harmful chemicals. Here’s what’s real and fake about vaccines.
Don’t Fall for These Cryptocurrency Scams
The cryptocurrency industry is attracting a lot of excitement and a lot of scammers. Some scammers even impersonate *well-known* figures, like Elon Musk, and set up fake cryptocurrency giveaways. Jane Lytvynenko breaks down how cryptocurrency scams work and how to avoid them.
Why Sam Hyde Goes Viral After Every Mass Shooting
After every mass shooting, people name Sam Hyde as the shooter. It happened after Parkland, after the Las Vegas massacre, after the San Bernardino shooting, and more. Except Sam Hyde is NEVER the shooter — he's a comedian and a meme in the 4chan community.
Hong Kong Protests: What’s Real And What’s Fake
Protests have erupted in Hong Kong against the Chinese government and a proposed extradition law. The bill would allow extraditions from Hong Kong to mainland China, which lacks human rights protections. Chinese state media and others are spreading false information about these protests. Here’s what’s real and what’s false.
QAnon Explained In Less Than 2 Minutes
QAnon is a lot of nonsense that has emerged from the swampy corners of the internet into the mainstream. We’re giving you a rundown of what you need to know about this baseless conspiracy theory. Some of the false allegations wrapped up in it include a global pedophilia ring, Trump and Mueller working together, and Kim Jong Un being a CIA asset.
Don’t Fall For These Hoaxes About Nipsey Hussle And Dr. Sebi
After Nipsey Hussle was killed, conspiracy theories began spreading that he was targeted because he was making a documentary about Dr. Sebi, a quack celeb doctor who claimed to cure AIDS. There's no evidence for this — but this is why the hoaxes spread so quickly. #TRACKBACK