Can you cut through viral internet BS?
Posted on January 13, 2017, at 3:23 p.m. ET
After someone on Twitter asked if snakes fart, scientists compiled a spreadsheet and responded with examples of animals with gassy bodily functions.
Users on Twitter and 4chan have claimed they spread the dossier as a hoax, but the source is understood to be a former British intelligence officer.
C-SPAN’s online feed briefly had music from an RT channel playing, although the broadcast was uninterrupted on television. C-SPAN said it’s possible the issue was with routing signals.
After Meryl Streep used her Golden Globe lifetime achievement award speech to denounce hateful and divisive politics, a lot of hoaxes about the actor began making their rounds. This is one of them, according to Snopes. Streep did not mock a disabled reporter.
Not only was Meryl Steep not fired from the revival, Snopes reports there are no plans for a revival in the first place.
The video of the actor applauding was circulated online as evidence of Streep being hypocritical after her Golden Globes speech.
The fox fell through the ice in Germany and is now being put on dispay outside a hotel.
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