1. Sinking Library : snopes.com ••••
A college library is sinking because the architect failed to take the weight of the books into account.
  ...A college library is sinking because the architect failed to take the weight of the books into account. David Mikkelson Jun 23, 2011 Share -...
  ...Claim: A famed college library is sinking into the ground because its architect failed to take the weight of the books into account. Example:...
  ...different people claiming that their alma mater (or someone else's) built a library but did not factor in the weight of books. After the building was...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:46:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/college/halls/sinking.asp

2. Library of Congress 78 RPM Archive : snopes.com ••••
Is the Library of Congress transferring its entire audio collection to 78 RPM platters?
  ...Is the Library of Congress transferring its entire audio collection to 78 RPM platters? David Mikkelson Jan 13, 2010 Share -...
  ...Claim: The Library of Congress is transferring its entire audio collection to 78 RPM platters. Example: [Collected via e-mail, March 2009]...
  ...Another interesting bit about how things last — the Library of Congress completed a study on the best medium for near-permanent archiving of their...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:59:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/music/media/loc78rpm.asp

3. Backwards Buildings : snopes.com •••
Was an odd-looking campus building built backwards by mistake?
  ...handles the main access on the opposite side. Sometimes (e.g. Douglas Library at Queen's University in Canada) while the fancier entranceway now opens...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:46:29 GMT http://www.snopes.com/college/halls/backward.asp

4. Apple Music is Deleting Files from Personal Computers : snopes.com •••
A blog post entitled "Apple Stole My Music. No, Seriously" led many to believe that Apple was purposefully deleting files from personal computers.
  ...Does Apple music delete files from personal music libraries? Origin:On 4 May 2016, an article published on the Vellum Atlanta blog reported that Apple...
  ...why I would download an album I already own, and album that is in my iTunes Library, only to delete it. I can’t think of a good reason for that. Here’s...
  ...When Apple Music adds these matched songs to your iCloud Music Library, Apple Music doesn’t change or alter your original music files that reside in...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:13:45 GMT http://www.snopes.com/apple-music-deleting-files/

5. Valentin Mikhaylin Appeal : snopes.com •••
Does a student in Russia named Valentin Mikhaylin need your financial assistance?
  ...I send you this message from a library of our small city and I hope very much that this message has reached your address. My name is Valentin, I'm a...
  ...for any inconvience caused by this message. I sent you this message from a library of our small city and I pray for your help. My name is Valentin. I'm...
  ...Thanks to the internet access at our library I was able to find several e-mail addresses and I decided to appeal to you with a prayer in my heart for a...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:56:54 GMT http://www.snopes.com/fraud/distress/valentin.asp

6. The Swim Test : snopes.com •••
Did a university implement swim tests at the behest of a benefactor whose child had drowned?
  ...the money is said to have been used to fund something else (such as a library) or not to have been donated for any specific project. Origins: Many...
  ...sum of money for establishment of a library. The Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library, Harvard's flagship library, opened in 1915 and was named in...
  ...wasn't instituted until the 1920s, several years after the Widener library was completed. As well, the putative reason for the unusual requirement is...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:18:18 GMT http://www.snopes.com/college/admin/swimtest.asp

7. Stella Awards : snopes.com •••
A bouquet of outrageous lawsuits demonstrates the need for tort reform?
  ...Library for $1.5 million. His dog, a 50-pound Labrador mix, was attacked November 2000 by the library's 12-pound feline mascot, L.C., (also known as...
  ...from City; Says Library Cat Attacked His Dog." The San Diego Union-Tribune. 5 May 2001 (p. B2). Littlefield, Dana. "Suit Over Library Cat's Attack...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:29:41 GMT http://www.snopes.com/legal/lawsuits.asp

8. Free Car Prize Hidden in Textbook : snopes.com •••
Did a student win a car by finding a message hidden in a textbook's copyright notice?
  ...over which we have sweated, even though it is carefully filed in the library of the institution at which the degree was earned. There is a story of the...
  ...placed in the library files and the scholar, as an experiment, placed a crisp $20 bill among its pages. Every year he returned to the library and took...
  ...smaller number. An unremarkable-looking book sitting dustily on a library shelf along with other similar unremarkable-looking tomes often represents...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:18:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/college/homework/foundcar.asp

9. Laus Deo and Washington Monument : snopes.com •••
Item cites religious references related to George Washington and the Washington Monument.
  ...from the Archives. Another suggestion involved creating a colonial style library as a source of education and inspiration. However, the commission along...
  ...Catalogue of the Library of Congress, printed 1839; Catalogue from 1840 to 1847, both inclusive; by Joint Committee on the Library of Congress. Memoir...
  ...Report of the Joint Committee on the Library, May 4, 1848, and an engraving; by M. Vettemare. Morse's North American Atlas. African Repository and...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:29:54 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/religion/monument.asp

10. Arapahoe School Shooting Stopped by Armed School Official : snopes.com •••
A graphic about a 2013 school shooting in Arapahoe that was circumvented by an armed school resource officer is inaccurate in some key aspects.
  ...The deputies began clearing the library and found Karl lying on the ground in between two rows of bookshelves. Deputy Englert recognized the person on...
  ...school security officer and two administrators — from the cafeteria to the library, Robinson said. "It's a fairly long hallway, but the deputy sheriff...
  ...just happened to be sitting nearby with a friend as he headed toward the library. Claire Davis, 17, was shot in the head at point-blank range and...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:32:59 GMT http://www.snopes.com/arapahoe-school-shooting-stopped-...



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