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If You Get 3/7 On This Quiz, You're Drowning In Fake News

This week we have stories about wind turbines, Nipsey Hussle, and a giant dog.

Posted on April 7, 2019, at 1:54 p.m. ET

  1. Is this a real picture of a giant dog?

    Twitter: @dodo
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    It's fake!

    It's not a real 450-pound doggo, Snopes reports. It's the work of Instagram user Christopher Cline, who regularly photoshops images of his dog.

  2. Wind turbines cause cancer and could stop people from watching TV.

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    It's fake

    US President Donald Trump said wind farms cause cancer. They don't, but it's part of a long history of Trump attacking wind farms, particularly in places where his company has golf resorts.

  3. This is a real and accurate representation of how people with astigmatism see?

    Twitter: @UnusualFacts6
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    It's fake!

    Experts told BuzzFeed News the image on the left is just a simple glare and not an accurate representation of astigmatism.

  4. A woman was kicked out of puppy yoga for having bad vibes.

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    It's real!

    A woman in Toronto was asked to leave and banned from future events for having bad vibes, the CBC reports.

  5. Nipsey Hussle's death is tied to a documentary he was making about the late healer Dr. Sebi.

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    It's fake!

    In the wake of the rapper's death, people online plunged into a baseless conspiracy connecting Nipsey to the death of Dr. Sebi, who claimed he cured AIDS, cancer, addiction, and more β€” without proof.

  6. Jay-Z created a $15 million trust fund for deceased rapper Nipsey Hussle's kids.

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    It's fake!

    Although the two were close, the report is fake, Lead Stories reports.

  7. An Instagram account held a competition to meet the families of the people killed in the Christchurch attack.

    Instagram: @muslimsoftheworld1
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    It's real!

    The page has since removed the post and apologized.

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