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
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.
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.
Experts told BuzzFeed News the image on the left is just a simple glare and not an accurate representation of astigmatism.
A woman in Toronto was asked to leave and banned from future events for having bad vibes, the CBC reports.
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 — without proof.
Although the two were close, the report is fake, Lead Stories reports.
The page has since removed the post and apologized.
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