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Brad Makes Fermented Mushrooms [Video]

Brad Makes Fermented Mushrooms

Bon Appétit’s Brad Leone is back for episode 71 of It’s Alive and this time he’s making fermented mushrooms! Join Brad as he shows you how to…oh dear, he broke the jar. Ok, well I think we can..

Credit: Bon Appetit     Duration: 18:18Published
Ronan Farrow responds to Matt Lauer's fact-checking allegations [Video]

Ronan Farrow responds to Matt Lauer's fact-checking allegations

Ronan Farrow has fired back at Matt Lauer after the newsman accused him of failing to properly fact-check claims made in his book about the former Today host.

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Research Indicates Raptors Don't Hunt in Packs, Proving ‘Jurassic Park’ Wrong [Video]

Research Indicates Raptors Don't Hunt in Packs, Proving ‘Jurassic Park’ Wrong

After “Jurassic Park” came out, scientists discovered velociraptors likely would have had feathers, and now you can add another raptor misconception to the list. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh..

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Fact check: CDC has not revised down coronavirus deaths [Video]

Fact check: CDC has not revised down coronavirus deaths

Fact check: CDC has not revised down coronavirus deaths

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Eric Nam Fact Checks Fans on the Internet [Video]

Eric Nam Fact Checks Fans on the Internet

In this first episode of Fan Fact Check, singer/songwriter Eric Nam goes undercover to fact check his fan sites. Eric goes online to debunk any myths on his fan-made profiles and their comment..

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Royal Expert Fact Checks Every Season of ‘The Crown’ [Video]

Royal Expert Fact Checks Every Season of ‘The Crown’

Vanity Fair’s Royal Correspondent Katie Nicholl is quarantining from London and fact checking scenes from seasons 1, 2, and 3 of ‘The Crown.' From wardrobe to Royal Family dynamics, Katie breaks..

Credit: Vanity Fair     Duration: 12:10Published
Pence In Behind-The-Scenes War With CNN [Video]

Pence In Behind-The-Scenes War With CNN

Business Insider reports that VP Mike Pence is blocking the US's top public-health officials from appearing on CNN. CNN has revealed that Pence is trying to pressure CNN to air the White House..

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Fact checking Governor Lee's daily briefing [Video]

Fact checking Governor Lee's daily briefing

NC5's Phil Williams fact checks Governor Bill Lee's COVID-19 daily briefing.

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Try to fact check! Are these recent Covid-19 stories true or false? [Video]

Try to fact check! Are these recent Covid-19 stories true or false?

Misinformation about the Coronavirus is rampant, and here are some headlines that Snopes has gotten to the bottom of from The Simpsons to a creepy Nostradamus prophecy meme. Can you guess what’s true..

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Explosives Engineer & SFX Expert Review Explosions From 'Mission Impossible,' 'The Hurt Locker' [Video]

Explosives Engineer & SFX Expert Review Explosions From 'Mission Impossible,' 'The Hurt Locker'

Explosives engineer and professor Paul Worsey, and special effects supervisor Tassilo Baur, fact check explosion scenes from ‘Mission Impossible,’ ‘Drive Angry,’ ‘The Hurt Locker’ and ‘No..

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Dr. Seema Yasmin Debunks Coronavirus Myths [Video]

Dr. Seema Yasmin Debunks Coronavirus Myths

Epidemic expert Dr. Seema Yasmin helps debunk some common medical myths surrounding Covid-19. Will drinking water flush the virus out? Can you take ibuprofen? Will garlic prevent infection? Can you..

Credit: WIRED     Duration: 08:48Published
Kerala records first COVID-19 death, 69-year-old had travelled to Dubai | Oneindia News [Video]

Kerala records first COVID-19 death, 69-year-old had travelled to Dubai | Oneindia News

Kerala records 1st COVID-19 death, man had travel history; PM asks Ayush professionals to fact-check info floating about COVID-19 cure; Hyderabad researcher develops potential vaccine for COVID-19; DD..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 03:16Published
Ask Dr. Nandi: Fact check: Could taking vitamin C cure or prevent COVID-19? [Video]

Ask Dr. Nandi: Fact check: Could taking vitamin C cure or prevent COVID-19?

Can vitamin C cure the coronavirus or even prevent you from getting it in the first place? Or is this another false claim that’s circulating on social media?

Credit: WXYZ Detroit     Duration: 03:15Published

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AP FACT CHECK: Faulty Trump claims on virus drug, vote fraud

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Fact check: Face masks can be unsafe for children under 2, but not for most adults

The CDC recommends people wear cloth face coverings in public, except for young children. But it is false to say wearing a mask is harmful to adults
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FACT CHECK: Did Pope Francis Say, ‘God Will Abandon America If Trump Is Re-Elected’?

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Fact check: Did Joe Biden get arrested in an Ohio U. women's dorm in the '60s?

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Fact Check: Did the 1981 ‘Farmer’s Almanac’ Predict COVID-19?

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'I will stand with them should the political winds shift in an ugly direction'
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