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Has Dr. Pierre Kory pioneered treatments that are now the standard of care for COVID-19 patients?

In a video podcast episode, Covid, Ivermectin and the Crime of the Century, the host Bret Weinstein says of his guest, Dr Pierre Kory, President of the FLCCC: Bret Weinstein: [...] Dr. Kory is not ...
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Did Heimlich maneuvre posters become mandatory in New York shortly after that technique was performed on mayor Ed Koch in 1981?

The New York Times reports in its obituary on former New York mayor Ed Koch, that posters on the Heimlich maneuvre became mandatory in New York restaurants when the mayor got rescued by it: If you ...
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Is there no proof that vaccinating people who already have had COVID-19 improves their immunity?

Bred Weinstein claimed in an interview on Triggernometry: Why on earth are we vaccinating people who had COVID they will get the very same immunity there's no evidence their immunity gets better for ...
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Did Youtube take down Dr. Pierre Kory's congressional testimony?

Bred Weinstein claimed in an interview on Triggernometry: They also removed pierre cory's congressional testimony he testified in front of the senate on the very same topic and Youtube removed what. ...
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Is this pseudoscience pretending to be science? [closed]

So I have this article that was sent to me by a friend of mine and it pertains to a ruling in the Quran (that declares that silk and gold are forbidden for men to wear). So the article claims that ...
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Did the Wildlife-borne Viral Pathogen Database of the WIV went down on September 12th 2019 and Shi Zhengli claimed that it during the pandemic?

Billy Bostickson and Gilles Demaneuf from DRASTIC write in An investigation into the WIV databases that were taken offline: ○ In Dec 2020, Pr. Shi Zhengli explained in a BBC interview that access to ...
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Is making compromises a Western concept? [migrated]

In this WSJ article, Chun Seong-whun (a former South Korean national-security official) is quoted saying “Making compromises is a Western concept. North Korea has long exploited that.” Is it true ...
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Was a 37,000-year-old elephant-skin drum found in the Antarctic?

I was searching information about drums skins made of animal hide and I thought, "has there ever been a drum made with elephant skin?". When I googled this I keep finding multiple links that ...
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Did New York City ever produce a salsa that competed against Pace Picante sauce? [closed]

In this historical reenactment you can see a bunch of folks' having a conversation about salsas. The conversation goes like this, Decent Texan> More Picante sauce. Creepy foreign looking guy> ...
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Did a former CIA accountant testify that Lee Harvey Oswald was a CIA employee?

Harvey and Lee is a web-site that documents some conspiracy theories about the death of John F. Kennedy. In particular, it contains a purported transcript of the testimony of a 1978 former CIA ...
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Do COVID-19 vaccinations during early pregnancy lead to a higher miscarriage rate?

Steve Kirsch claims in Should you get vaccinated?: 82% miscarriage rate in first 20 weeks (10% is the normal rate). Is this claim that the miscarriage rate is significantly increased through COVID-...
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Was Roman Protasevich a member of the Azov Battalion?

In the wake of the extraordinary forced landing of Ryan Air flight 4978 by the Belarusian government (described by Ryan Air as a state-sponsored hijacking), the state-supported Russian media launched ...
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Are financial companies in the US obligated to keep personal information for a decade after they close or lock an account?

For example, there are quite a few stories of Paypal experiences scattered throughout the internet. Since they are common enough I had assumed Paypal simply operates a very strict fraud detection ...
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Have autonomous millitary machines killed people without human supervision?

As the reports I have linked below refer to military machines, namely robots, drones, and the like, these are what I mean by autonomous machine. These military machines have, to my knowledge up to now,...
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Did the Pulse nightclub shooter target the LGBTQ community? [closed]

On the fifth anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting Orlando, several US Senators condemned it as a targeted attack on the LGBTQ community. 5 years ago, we lost 49 people in a deadly, hate-filled ...
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Does Windows 7 have lower latencies than Windows 10 in gaming workflows? [closed]

I saw a claim that Windows 7 is superior to Windows 10 for gaming: There’s a lot of reasons win7 is utilized. Especially in strictly competitive games that support it, (CSGO, Valorant, Fortnite), a ...
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Did Elon Musk put up a billboard saying “Defend billionaires”?

Seen in Twitter (also posted in Reddit)
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Are US colleges awarding more A-scores?

On the June 4, 2021, episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, the host makes the claim: In 1960s colleges awarded A's to 15% of the students. Now it is 45% of the students. Ref: Youtube clip from the ...
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Did North Korea really say “it's not a problem that our country goes dark at night”?

According to the Independent and many other US journals, about North Korea: An editorial in the state-run newspaper, the Rodong Sinmun, claims that the country is not weakened by its lack of ...
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Is a strain of COVID-19 from Vietnam 'airborne' and 'dangerous'?

A combination of the so-called Indian variant and UK variant of Covid-19 with rapid airborne transmission has been discovered in Vietnam. Thethaiger.com On the 1st of June it was reported that the ...
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Is this “Dear Liberal Communists” poster a real poster from Turning Point USA?

The following poster has circulated on social media and blogs: Examples: https://twitter.com/viet_t_nguyen/status/1378598473314930691 https://twitter.com/krupali/status/1378556380550852613 https://...
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Do the murder statistics of 5 cities bring the USA to the 3rd highest country, from 189th? [closed]

I'd like to know if the claims about murders are accurate. The "3rd in murders" is clearly referring to absolute deaths by murder, as it can be seen here, USA holds the 96th position for ...
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Has anyone ever lost a lawsuit for giving a bad employment reference? Has a case like this even happened in the U.S.? [closed]

It's is a well-known "fact" that companies can be sued for giving a bad employment reference about a former employee and that, because of this, many HR departments refuse to give any type of ...
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Is Huang Yanling (a Wuhan virology researcher) the world's first COVID-19 patient?

The Jerusalem Post wrote in Jan 2021 A prominent scientist from the city of Wuhan in China, who has received the title "the world's first COVID-19 patient," has been missing for a year now. ...
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Do more than 22% of American adults own Bitcoin?

NYDIG published this statement: Our findings suggest that 46MM+ Americans own Bitcoin today. That’s more than 22% of adults over the age of 18. That figure sounds extraordinarily high to me. And ...
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Have Australia's emissions fallen to the lowest level since 1990

The Liberal Party of Australia posted a claim on Facebook that Australia's emissions have fallen to the lowest level since 1990. Is this accurate? Below is a screenshot of the Facebook post, and ...
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Are some of Hamas current and former leaders billionaires?

On June 2, 2021, the Israeli Channel 13 aired a segment entitled Parties, lavish houses, and fancy cars: lifestyles of the children of Hamas leaders, in which the following claims were presented: ...
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Did three researchers (connected to “gain of function” work) at the Wuhan Institute of Virology fall ill with Covid-19 symptoms in Nov 2019?

Vanity Fair and other news sources have cited multiple unnamed sources from within the US State Department claiming that three Wuhan Institute of Virology researchers supposedly in engaged in "...
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Did NIH ask the EcoHealth Alliance to provide information about the “apparent disappearance” of a Wuhan Institute of Virology researcher?

In a long story in Vanity Fair that has some interesting twists it's claimed at one point that At a White House COVID-19 press briefing on April 17, 2020, a reporter from the conspiratorial right-...
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Do banana peels take 2 years to decompose?

A Google search for "banana peel decompose time" gives the result: 2 years. This claim is repeated in several reputable sources, such as: Popular Mechanics, The Guardian, and BBC. However, ...
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Were the host animals for SARS and MERS identified within months while the COVID-19 host animal still hasn't been after 16 months?

AwakenWithJP says in a video about Fauci: The SARS I host animal was identified within four months, the MERS host animal was identified within nine months, with the current virus no host animal has ...
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Were the remains of 215 indigenous children, some as young as 3 years old, found at the site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School in Canada?

According to many reports this week, a mass grave was found in Kamloops, BC, containing the remains of at least 215 indigenous children. For example: "Indigenous groups call for Canada to ...
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Did Fauci argue that gain-of-function research is worth risking a global pandemic?

In a related question, it's asked whether the Wuhan Lab conducted gain-of-function research, as claimed by Sean Hannity of Fox News. But moments later in the same piece Hannity says that Anthony Fauci ...
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Is China's GDP data politically manipulated?

In 2010, a World Bank economist denied that China's GDP figures were politically manipulated: Is the data manipulated by the authorities to meet political objectives? My answer to it, at least ...
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Did the Wuhan Institute of Virology engage in coronavirus gain-of-function research?

Hannity said on Foxnews: The Wuhan facility was experimenting with gain of function with coronaviruses NewsMedical defines the term "gain of function research" as: Gain-of-function ...
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Was life expectancy at birth in the EU in 2015 about 100 years?

The paper "Living too long" by Guy C Brown published in 2015 has the following paragraph: Human life expectancy has been increasing at a rapid rate. Better health care and hygiene, ...
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Are conversation-starting memes on social-media harvested by criminals?

There have been a raft of warnings circulating on Facebook for years (but seem to have had a recent uptick) warning that memes that are shared on social media that encourage people to post trivia ...
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Can one enroll in Harvard University without taking an English test?

Wei Dongyi is an assistant professor at Peking University who recently appeared in an interview that went viral. South China Morning Post writes: His high school teacher Zhang Yonghua told Shandong ...
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Has Israel used banned weapons against the population of Palestine?

According to this graphic from the Facebook group zionistlies, The Israeli army uses 3 internationally banned weapons in its military aggression against the unarmed civilian population of Palestine. ...
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Have greenhouse gas emissions from Australian red meat production fallen nearly 60% since 2005?

The BBC is reporting that Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) is reporting that "greenhouse gas emissions from the industry have fallen by almost 60% since 2005". This seems to be from the ...
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Does magnesium deficiency cause sugar cravings?

A number of websites claim that sugar cravings may be a sign of a magnesium deficiency. For example: Genesis Medical Scheme is one of many sites that carry an article that claims: Magnesium regulates ...
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Did Croatian President, Zoran Milanovic, say Jandrokovic has no muscles? Did Jandrokovic post photographs in swimwear in response?

Index.hr reports (translated from Croatian): THE PRESIDENT of the Croatian Parliament, Gordan Jandroković, posted a photo of his [muscles] writing on Facebook on Thursday. "Since the clown ...
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Did Josef Mengele say: “The more we do to you, the less you seem to believe we are doing it”?

The quote in question is making the rounds now in quite heavy circulation as 'quite fitting' — and as internet 'nice quotes' usually go, it is unsourced. If sourced at all, the references point to ...
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is inclined bed therapy real?

I have discovered "Inclined Bed Therapy" They claim is very beneficial Is this real therapy? Why are all beds flat (conspiracy)? Here some claims for the IBT sleep psychologist, ...
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Did Elon Musk's bitcoin transactions release more carbon in a few days than the amount saved by all Teslas ever sold?

In The Guardian, on May 29, 2021, Adam Greenfield writes: Elon Musk’s recent large-scale transactions in proof-of-work-based Bitcoin released more carbon into the atmosphere in just a few days than ...
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Has non-TSI solar output increased over the past century in ways the IPCC climate models ignore?

Prof. Nir Shaviv, an American-Israeli astrophysicist, who argues against Anthropomorphic Global Warming, wrote (6 years ago): As an astrophysicist, I see that the scope of solar effects considered by ...
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Did Stalin's son hide the death of a whole hockey team after a plane crash?

According to World Heritage Encyclopedia, in the Sverdlovsk air disaster of 5 January 1950 almost the entire national ice hockey team (VVS Moscow) died, which was covered up by Vasily Stalin (born ...
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Are cobras allergic to milk?

In India, there are snake charmers who use cobras in rituals: The main ritual event of Nag Panchami is to offer milk and crystallized sugar to a cobra. As Premlata Vatsyayan writes, “On Nag Panchami ...
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Were rats in Kowloon addicted to street drugs?

The book Fallen Glory: The Lives and Deaths of History’s Greatest Buildings by James Crawford has a chapter about the walled city of Kowloon in Hong Kong, and there is also an article based on this ...
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Do 'wiggle chairs' help children to stay focused or learn better?

Wiggle chairs are seats designed to encourage a child to wiggle on them. They sometimes require balancing on something or regular fidgeting to keep upright. Supposedly this helps a child to focus by ...

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