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Spot The Fake News Headlines

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  1. Internet Explorer users have a lower IQ.

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    Arguable.

    Although possible, this headline was not based on facts or reliable research.

    Arguable.
  2. Pope Francis accidentally drops F-bomb in Vatican Sunday blessing.

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    That really happened!

    He mistakenly said "cazzo", which is Italian for 'fuck' or in other contexts, 'cock'.

    That really happened!
  3. Fat Santa Claus to blame for child obesity

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    That got out of hand!

    The author of this article was a doctor who wrote it as a Christmas joke on his blog. However Bloomberg, The Telegraph and CBS picked it up and reported it as fact.

    That got out of hand!
  4. Deep fried rat found in KFC meal

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    Was it good though?

    Devorise Dixon posted to Facebook claiming the meat in his meal was rat meat, but after a lab test, it was confirmed to be chicken the whole time; only after after over 22,000 people shared his original post.

    Was it good though?
  5. Man buys penis enlarger online, receives magnifying glass instead!

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    He didn't see that coming!

    The Malaysian man spent £100 on a 'Penis Enlarger' only to receive a £5 magnifying glass, complete with instructions recomending ‘Do not use in sun'.

    He didn't see that coming!
  6. Teacher rejected from South Korea job due to “alcoholic nature” of the Irish.

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    Their reputation has gone south!

    Katie Mulrennan was told she wasn’t accepted because of the “alcoholism nature of your kind”.

    Their reputation has gone south!
  7. Loneliness is as big a killer as obesity and as dangerous as heavy smoking.

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    Read the article!

    The study was actually referring to isolation in the sense that if you have a condition and no one is around to help, or if you fall, it could be fatal.

    Read the article!
  8. Woman arrested for crystal meth possession while wearing crystal meth shirt.

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    (Breaking) Bad luck for her.

    She was charged for possession of 3.37 grams of Crystal Meth. We think it was worth it for the headline though.

    (Breaking) Bad luck for her.

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