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Posted by Dan Evon

A meme made the demonstrably false claim that Wendy's had replaced workers with machines at thousands of its restaurants, thanks to a minimum wage increase.
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Posted by Dan MacGuill

A series of articles about the singer are high on sensationalism, but low on verifiable details.
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Posted by Bethania Palma

An article reporting that a federal judge had implemented "sharia law" in the United States is fake news that was originally posted on a satire site.
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Posted by Dan Evon

An image purportedly showing a missive from White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci was digitally manipulated.
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Posted by Dan MacGuill

River Falls-based Three Square Market is giving its workers the option of voluntarily having a microchip implanted in their hands.
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Posted by Associated Press

Connie Yates and Chris Gard have given up their legal battle for experimental treatment for their terminally-ill 11-month-old son.

Dial-A-Wreck

Jul. 25th, 2017 01:00 pm
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Posted by Jen

Remember how we all loved the game "Telephone" in kindergarten? Well, add in a cake, and the fun never stops!

This order was for a "black high heel":

(It's a hill, people. Get it?)

 

Specifying punctuation is always tricky:

Although I suppose if Aunt flashed Mom that would liven up the party, and it's certainly preferable to Aunt slashing Mom.

(Ok, this one is tricky, I know: the order was for Aunt/Mom - a slash, in other words.)

 

Here we have a beautifully done blue horse. Unfortunately, it was supposed to be a blue house.

 

If your message is "Philip...Woohoo!", and you actually have to say the words "dot dot dot", be prepared for just about anything.

 

And of course these never get old:

Although interestingly enough, I think that icing IS light pink. I guess the decorator was covering all her bases.

 

Thanks to Danielle M., Stefanie D., Rachel S., Michael T., and Chandra.

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Is This a Whale in a Venice Canal?

Jul. 24th, 2017 07:42 pm
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Posted by Dan Evon

A photograph purportedly showing a large whale swimming through a canal in Venice was digitally manipulated.
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Posted by Associated Press

The couple's lawyer told the High Court of England and Wales: "It's too late for Charlie. The damage has been done."

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