Category: #FactCheck

5 Uncomfortable Facts About Black Friday

If Thanksgiving Day is the acknowledgement of how much we have to be thankful for, Black Friday is the acknowledgment of how much we still want. In a testament to American values, we spend Thursday paying tribute to gluttony and Friday paying tribute to materialism. Here are five things you Continue Reading

Everything you think you know about the first Thanksgiving is probably wrong

While the modern celebration of Thanksgiving is marked by turkey, mashed potatoes, time with family — and more recently — sales events, it is important to note that the first Thanksgiving, (or what we like to think of as the first Thanksgiving) isn’t what we think it is. The celebration we have Continue Reading

Is Tropical Storm Don a jab at Donald Trump?

A hurricane is named Don is brewing in the Atlantic. The left chuckled at what it saw as an obvious jab at President Donald Trump and his views on climate change, the right cried foul, and once again, the truth simply cried. Tropical storm names are not political. They are Continue Reading

Things You Fell For In 2015

The Internet is more revolutionary than the printing press. While it has brought to our fingertips new levels of information and new ideas, it is also at times a breeding ground for gossip, misinformation, conjecture and all out lies. Here are some of the memes and false reports some of Continue Reading