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From The Files Of Snopes.com

From The Files Of Snopes.com

This post is, hopefully, the first of many to come that highlight some of the more unusual stories from the files of Snopes.com.  For those of you not familiar with Snopes.com, it’s a website devoted to determining the veracity of countless stories circulating around the internet.  It’s your one stop shop for urban rumors.  This […]

Snopes.com To The Rescue

Snopes.com To The Rescue

As I’ve mentioned earlier, I tend to get a lot of chain emails from my friends and family.  If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you’ve seen how I deal with most of these.  Even I, Jeffrey P. Picard, skeptic at large, can be surprised however.  Yesterday I got an email from my […]

Public Service Message

Public Service Message

Alright everyone, I feel it’s time for me to give back to society.  You see, every day I receive a well intentioned email from a friend or family member that is trying to convince me that I’ll either save a 13 year old with cancer or win a million bucks.  All I’ve got to do […]