1. Christmas Cards for Nathan Elfrink : snopes.com ••••
Christmas cards are requested for Nathan Elfrink, a 7-year-old boy with terminal cancer?
  ...Christmas cards are requested for Nathan Elfrink, a 7-year-old boy with terminal cancer? David Mikkelson From the archive Share -...
  ...Claim: Christmas cards are requested for Nathan Elfrink, a 7-year-old boy with terminal cancer. Examples: [Collected via e-mail, December 2009]...
  ...his battle with brain cancer. This will likely be Nathan's last Christmas and he has one wish — to collect one million Christmas cards. Let see how many...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:58:16 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/medical/elfrink.asp

2. Christmas Card Appeal: Nathan Norman : snopes.com •••
Christmas cards are requested for Nathan Norman, a 5-year-old Virginia boy with cancer.
  ...Christmas cards are requested for Nathan Norman, a 5-year-old Virginia boy with cancer. David Mikkelson From the archive Share -...
  ...Claim: Christmas cards are requested for Nathan Norman, a 5-year-old Virginia boy with cancer. Example: [Collected via e-mail, November 2012]...
  ...Special Request for Christmas Cards A friend of mine that is a life-saving crew member in Bedford County emailed me a request and asked for our help...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:38:02 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/medical/norman.asp

3. Free $100 or $1,000 Walmart Gift Card Scam : snopes.com •••
Walmart is distributing free $100 or $1,000 gift cards to users who click an online link?
  ...Check out this article Walmart Gift Card. http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/walmart.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks...
  ...Walmart Gift Card Walmart Gift Card Walmart is distributing free $100 or $1,000 gift cards to users who click an online link? David Mikkelson From...
  ...Jimmy Carter's Cancer Cured by Marijuana? Former president Jimmy Carter did not say that his cancer was ... Copy the article link Send us...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:17:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/nothing/walmart.asp

4. The Marlboro Man Died of Lung Cancer? : snopes.com •••
Rumor: The actor who portrayed the 'Marlboro Man' died of lung cancer.
  ...Rumor: The actor who portrayed the 'Marlboro Man' died of lung cancer. David Mikkelson From the archive Share - -...
  ...of lung cancer. Examples: [Collected via e-mail, 1999] I heard that the actor who was the Marlboro Man in TV commercials died of lung cancer...
  ...McLaren's image had been used in a retail display for Marlboro Texan Poker Cards. (The woman McLaren lived with for the last eight years of his life also...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:55:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/radiotv/tv/marlboro.asp

5. Gas Stations Charge Credit Card Users Extra : snopes.com •••
Are some gas stations charging an extra $10 to their customers' credit cards?
  ...cards? David Mikkelson From the archive Share - - Claim: Gas stations are routinely imposing an extra $10 fee on credit...
  ...on it in any of the "hoax" notices online. I don't use my check or credit card for gas except when we are on vacation. If it's true then it is a real...
  ...Asparagus vs. Cancer No evidence supports the popular rumor that asparagus has ... Fact Check Children Left Behind Rumor: Ten U.S. states are...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:14:30 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/scams/gascharge.asp

6. Psychic Card Picking Trick : snopes.com •••
Does an online magic trick really read the minds of those who try it to determine which card they chose?
  ...Check out this article Card Sense. http://www.snopes.com/humor/iftrue/takecard.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks News Hot...
  ...Card Sense Card Sense Does an online magic trick really read the minds of those who try it to determine which card they chose? David Mikkelson...
  ...Rumor: A woman contracted breast cancer from carrying a cell ... Fact Check Donald Trump 'Protester' Quote/Kent State Comparison An image juxtaposes...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:07:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/iftrue/takecard.asp

7. Hello Kitty : snopes.com •••
Rumor: A pact with the Devil to save a cancer-stricken child resulted in the creation of the Hello Kitty brand.
  ...Rumor: A pact with the Devil to save a cancer-stricken child resulted in the creation of the Hello Kitty brand. David Mikkelson From the archive...
  ...Claim: A pact with the Devil to save a cancer-stricken child resulted in the creation of the Hello Kitty brand. Examples: [Collected via...
  ...Diaz, Britney Spears and Sarah Jessica Parker. A line of MasterCard debit cards features a Hello Kitty design, and in November 2009 recording artist Lady...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:55:06 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/alliance/hellokitty.asp

8. Milk-Bone Facebook Warning : snopes.com •••
A viral video made unsubstantiated claims that Milk-Bone could cause cancer in dogs due to the presence of BHA.
  ...A viral video made unsubstantiated claims that Milk-Bone could cause cancer in dogs due to the presence of BHA. Kim LaCapria Mar 25, 2016 Share -...
  ...studies are inadequate to evaluate the relationship between human cancer and exposure specifically to BHA. Since BHA was listed in the Sixth Annual...
  ...Macy's Gift Card Scam Is Macy's giving out free $200 gift cards to Facebook users? Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:38:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/milk-bone-facebook-warning/

9. René Angelil Dies at 73 : snopes.com •••
René Angelil, husband of Celine Dion, has died of cancer at the age of 73.
  ...of cancer. Kim LaCapria Jan 14, 2016 Share - - René Angelil, the husband of singer Celine Dion, has died of cancer at...
  ...morning at his home in Las Vegas after a long and courageous battle against cancer. The family requests that their privacy be respected at the moment;...
  ...A request for Christmas cards for Safyre Terry is not a scam. Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:23:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/01/14/rene-angelil-dies-73/

10. Missing & Sick Children : snopes.com •••
Pleas about missing and sick children that circulate via the Internet.
  ...32˘ per e-mail forward to help Rachel Arlington, a child with brain cancer who is in need of an operation her parents can't afford.* Beerman, Jermaine:...
  ...The "Lung and Cancer Association" will donate 3˘ to cancer research for every copy of the David Bucklew e-mail message forwarded to them.* Bundy,...
  ...Faith Hoenstine, a multiple-amputee girl dying of cancer, wants you to send her get well cards.* Hornbeck, Shawn: An 11-year-old boy named Shawn...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:04:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/children/children.asp

11. Charity : snopes.com •••
Charitable appeals that circulate via the Internet.
  ...Breast Cancer: The CIGNA Foundation is donating money to breast cancer research for every visitor to its site. The proceeds from certain a special USPS...
  ...USPS postage stamp support breast cancer research. The Avon cosmetics company is donating 10˘ to breast cancer research every time you send an "e-bear"...
  ...Phone cards are good gifts for U.S. soldiers. Susan G. Komen Foundation: Cellular providers will donate $1 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation every time...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:04:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/charity/charity.asp

12. City in Louisiana Makes ‘Twerking’ Illegal : snopes.com •••
Has the town of DeQuincy, Louisiana, made twerking illegal?
  ...rainbow loom bands been recalled over cancer fears? Fact Check Jingle Bail Photograph shows a Christmas card featuring a family photo ... Fact Check...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:25:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/twerking.asp

13. Phishing : snopes.com •••
How to recognize and avoid phishing scams.
  ...credit card numbers, PINs, etc. A typical "phish" e-mail will appear to come from a financial institution (such as a bank or credit card company),...
  ...E-mail claims your Citibank ATM/Debit card PIN must be updated due to "a large number of identity theft attempts." Crosby & Higgin Copyright...
  ...into giving up their credit card info. NICE Notifications from NICE about blood test results possibly indicative of cancer. Jordan Embry's Like...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:47:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/fraud/phishing/phishing.asp

14. Bruce Vincent : snopes.com •••
E-mail describes Bruce Vincent's encounter with President Bush in the White House
  ...From the top drawer of his desk he retrieved a pen and a note card with his seal on it and asked, "How do you spell her name?" He then jotted a note to...
  ...handed me the card, he asked about the surgery and the prognosis. I told him we were hoping that it is not a recurrence of an earlier cancer and that if...
  ...A compendium of playing card superstitions. News What Happens If Hillary Clinton Is Indicted? Hillary Clinton would not be disqualified from running...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:01:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/bush/vincent.asp

15. The Grateful Millionaire : snopes.com •••
Updated version of old urban legend claims Donald Trump rewarded a stranger who helped him change a flat tire by paying off the good samaritan's mortgage.
  ...After getting the arrangement in the door, both read the attached card. The card reads: "Thank you very much for the help. We have paid off your...
  ...guy, handing Trump a card with his wife's name and their address. Two weeks later a gargantuan bouquet of orchids arrives with a card reading, "We paid...
  ...it's a lovely story, it too didn't happen. Nat King Cole died of lung cancer at dawn on 15 February 1965 in Santa Monica, California. He was hospitalized...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:39:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/luck/trump.asp

16. Billy Goats Bluff : snopes.com •••
College prank: Students let loose a herd of livestock with an apparently missing member.
  ...a card that represents the Four of Diamonds, we view it as an ordinary playing card even though all we may have actually seen is half of one side of the...
  ...top half of the card may be the Four of Diamonds while the bottom half (concealed by the magician's hand) is the Six of Clubs, or that the card might be...
  ...Does 15-year-old cancer sufferer Rebekah Tauber request calls ... News Taco Bell Is Giving Away Free Tacos Today Free Doritos Locos Tacos to everyone...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:41:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/college/pranks/livestock.asp

17. Business : snopes.com •••
A collection of political pieces about businesses.
  ...E-mail urges consumers to redeem gift cards issued by companies that have recently filed for bankruptcy. Best Buy charges a 15% restock fee on returns...
  ...Beginning on 27 January 2013 credit card users will be assessed an additional 4% fee on their purchases. Account describes women manipulating the short...
  ...The Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization only gives 20% of their donations to cancer research and pays their CEO $684,000 per year. Cape Coral...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:05:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/business.asp

18. Immigration : snopes.com •••
A collection of political pieces about immigration.
  ...Bank of America has been offering credit cards to customers lacking Social Security numbers. E-mail provides transcript of a TV interview with an...
  ...President Obama ordered 34 million green cards to prepare for an immigration surge. President Obama is secretly importing 75,000 Muslims into the...
  ...Have rainbow loom bands been recalled over cancer fears? Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us! Although we...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:05:53 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/immigration/immigration.asp

19. Apple Stores Beset by iPhone-Bending Patrons? : snopes.com •••
Are Apple Store visitors bending iPhone 6 units and posting videos to YouTube?
  ...Cell Phone Use at Night Does Not Cause Eye Cancer A photograph purportedly showing a man with eye cancer caused ... Fact Check Rapist Trick Is a...
  ...Christmas Card The origin of Christmas cards. Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us! Although we receive...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:07:18 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/news/applestore.asp

20. AIDS Mary : snopes.com •••
Woman with AIDS picks up men and deliberately infects them?
  ...airline attendant was diagnosed with Kaposi's sarcoma (a type of skin cancer). Until his death in 1984, he continued to engage in episodes of unprotected...
  ...course I'm going to have sex. Nobody's proven to me that you can spread cancer"), depraved indifference to his partners' wellbeing ("It's their duty to...
  ...Sick Child Card Request Family of a dying 6-year-old girl named Addie Fausett wants ... Fact Check Landmark Travel Rumor: Map shows an optimal...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:11:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/madmen/aidsmary.asp

21. Alan Rickman Dies at 69 : snopes.com •••
Actor Alan Rickman has died at the age of 69, his family confirmed.
  ...Actor Alan Rickman has died at the age of 69 due to cancer, his family confirmed in a statement. Some social media users were initially confused by hoax...
  ...he died “surrounded by family and friends”. Rickman had been suffering from cancer. The paper noted that in addition to a lengthy and well-regarded...
  ...remained politically active throughout his life: he was born, he said, “a card-carrying member of the Labour party”, and was highly involved with...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:32:52 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/01/14/alan-rickman-dies-at-69/

22. U.N. Arms Trade Treaty : snopes.com •••
A U.N. small arms treaty signed by the U.S. provides a 'legal way around the 2nd Amendment'?
  ...Rumor: A woman contracted breast cancer from carrying a cell ... Fact Check GMail Phishing Scam Phishing attempt is disguised as a GMail or Google+...
  ...Amazon Gift Card Is Amazon giving out free $200 gift cards to Facebook users? Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:21:00 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/untreaty.asp

23. FALSE: Metallica Singer 'Going Country' : snopes.com •••
A satirical news article claimed that Metallica singer James Hetfield had left the band to pursue a career in country music.
  ...Rumor: Asparagus has miraculous cancer-fighting properties? FACT CHECK Bible Thumper Rumor: Video shows a pastor describing punching a child for ......
  ...shows a Christmas card featuring a family photo ... FACT CHECK Dead Reckoning Rumor: A bank attempted to collect credit card service charges ......
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:23:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/metallica-james-hatfield-country/

24. News : snopes.com •••
News stories from around the world.
  ...Game maker Cards Against Humanity sold 30,000 units of cow feces during a Black Friday sale. 18 December 2014 A Candy Cane Cautionary Tale A...
  ...Maynard, 29, plans to die on 1 November after a diagnosis of terminal brain cancer. 8 October 2014 Not in Kansas City Anymore Rumor spreads...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:05:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/news/news.asp

25. Snopes' Field Guide to Fake News Sites and Hoax Purveyors : snopes.com •••
Snopes.com's updated list of fake news sites and hoax purveyors for 2016.
  ...started a rumor that the state of Delaware was introducing a "child support card" that limited what mothers can and cannot buy with their stipends....
  ...off several muggers, that Jimmy Carter said medical marijuana cured his cancer, that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) fined Bill Maher for...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:12:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/01/14/fake-news-sites/

26. Shrimp, Vitamin C and Arsenic : snopes.com •••
Will Vitamin C users who eat shrimp accumulate deadly levels of arsenic in their systems?
  ...C could result in chronic arsenic exposure leading to a increased risk of cancer. Nothing in the study found or suggested that a meal of shrimp and...
  ...Scammers equip ATMs with duplicate card readers and wireless ... Fact Check Loco Motive Did Mussolini make the trains run on time? Fact Check...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:14:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/shrimp.asp

27. Sun Set Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by tag: Sun Set
  ...A compendium of playing card superstitions. Read More by David Mikkelson Jul 9, 2013 33 Fact Check Fourever Fortune A wealthy woman left...
  ...Rumor: Johnson and Johnson admitted their products contain 'cancer-causing formaldehyde' in August 2015. Read More by David Mikkelson 36...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:15:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/sun-set/

28. Panty Raider : snopes.com •••
Does a new video game involving stealing underwear from models has folks up in arms?
  ...induce the undressing: "Lures - Items such as tiny mints (lunch!) and credit cards. No self-respecting supermodel can resist these items." From...
  ...those girls and women who do survive. It's no more suited for joking than cancer. And then there is the stereotype that the ideal girls are obsessed with...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:37:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/inboxer/outrage/panty.asp

29. Dolphin Rings : snopes.com •••
Video shows dolphins creating and playing with bubble rings.
  ...Christmas cards are requested for Nathan Norman, a 5-year-old ... Fact Check 99 Problems (All Heart-Related) Rumor: Billionaire David Rockefeller...
  ...Wax on Apples Causes Cancer? Wax on apples is not a little-known secret uncovered by a ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank...
Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:01:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/dolphinrings.asp



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