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No, this is a beat-up. YourNewsWire, to their credit, provide direct links to their sources: A USA Today interview: Pretty much every man over 30 has to really look and start thinking about their part. And I guarantee, lots of it is unconscious. When you’ve been in a privileged position where you haven’t had to look at your part, you didn’t 100% ...


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Yes, that's Andre's hand. This image was part of the cover spread for a biographical article "To the Giant among us" in Sports Illustrated in 1981. The full cover spread includes regular-sized hands pouring a beer for comparison: The full article text for To The Giant Among Us is available on sports illustrated's vault.


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That article is silly. For better information see A look at Elvis Presley's insane food habits on the anniversary of his death, which includes a video interview with Elvis's personal cook Mary Jenkins Langston. The bread roll stuffed with bacon, peanut butter and jelly was 8,000 Calories, not 42,000. It is the infamous Fool's Gold Loaf. Other sources ...


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No, he couldn't have been. He was born in 1936 and Black Sabbath was most famous in his 40's (1970's). In the picture he is wearing a cassock, which clearly does not normally have Black Sabbath images printed on top, and he's clearly in his late 20's or early 30's. In particular, the poster depicted as the t-shirt image shows the Master of Reality ...


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In this article by the well-respected Associated Press, we read of a concert that Justice Ginsburg attended Monday night (Feb 4, 2019), her first public appearance since surgery in New York on December 21, 2018. The justice sat in the back of the darkened auditorium at the National Museum of Women in the Arts. The National Constitution Center, which ...


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Some of Obama's actions as President were instrumental in ensuring that DeGeneres and her wife are considered to be married under US federal law and the laws of all 50 US states. This is a reasonable interpretation of the phrase "legally married". DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi were married in California in August 2008. The marriage was valid under ...


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She was 95. Wikipedia provides a link to a record of her birth in the early months of 1922. This would make her 95 as Wikipedia says.


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Harman WW, McKim RH, Mogar RE, Fadiman J, Stolaroff MJ. “Psychedelic agents in creative problem-solving: A pilot study”. Psychological Reports. 1966 Aug;19(1):211-2. Abstract Based on the frequently reported similarities between creative and psychedelic (drug-induced, consciousness-expansion) experiences, a preliminary study was conducted to explore the ...


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The following is most likely to be true: It is mentionned and well-sourced on wikipedia: Moore married movie producer Kathleen Glynn on October 19, 1991. He filed for divorce on June 17, 2013. At the time of his divorce, he was estimated to have a net worth of $50 million. However, all sources point out to http://www.celebritynetworth.com/. But ...


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Yes, that seems to be substantially true: Dr. John McAfee - President & CEO - the founder of McAfee Anti-virus, Tribal Voice, and several other ventures, founded QuorumEx in order to re-invent the way modern medicine combats and disarms pathogenic bacteria. Through his efforts, Quorumex has identified numerous new plant compounds that inhibit qs ...


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No. WARNING: Possibly NSFW. The racy photos are from "Bizarre Life" Magazine #9, the Spring 1969 Edition. It would have been quite a feat for her to appear in the magazine, as - to quote the "About the Author" section from the book "Pendekar-pendekar besi Nusantara: kajian antropologi tentang pandai besi tradisional di Indonesia (Peasant blacksmithing in ...


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No, it's not true. The claim is based on pictures of the license plate at the crash site memorial, which is not actually the plate that was on the car at the time of the crash. Here is the last picture of Paul Walker, with the car: Can be seen on TMZ, Daily News and others. Note the holder around the license plate has the words "Always Evolving". Here is ...


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Firstly, the photos of child porn covers released on the internet are confirmed to be fake, by a police spokesperson. In a statement, police spokesperson Kelly Hoover told USA TODAY, "Some of the documents appear to be copies of reports that were authored by Sheriff’s Office personnel as well as evidentiary photographs taken by Sheriff’s Office ...


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I haven't been able to find corroboration from the others on the expedition, however as you linked, the man himself described the encounter on live TV. He said there were eleven others, so if he was lying I suspect they would have called him out. It seems plausible too- apparently it's the most sensitive part of the bear and is recommended by Inuits, as ...


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Most likely yes as the outfit and background are consistent with her appearance at the Super Bowl XLVII half time show. A minor caveat due to the fact that I can't find an official source of the image although Huffington Post UK is using it. Similar pictures have actually been turning up due to their unflattering nature and this has allegedly led to Beyoncé’...


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The article you linked says that its source is an article on Spinzon which says that its source is an article on TheRightists.com from January 6th. In fact, they have mostly the same text. TheRightists.com describes itself as a "HYBRID site of news and satire", saying part of our stories already happens, part, not yet. NOT all of our stories are true! ...


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No, there is no evidence of a supernatural curse affecting celebrities. In fact, there isn't even any evidence that 2016, to date, is a particularly bad year for celebrity deaths. The article Prince dead: Is the celebrity death curse of 2016 really a thing? looks at this issue. If the current rate of one dead famous person every 2.5 days 2016 will clock ...


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The quote is from a September 1980 interview with David Sheff, as published in the January 1981 Playboy magazine issue. ... SHEFF: "Just to finish your favorite subject, what about the suggestion that the four of you put aside your personal feelings and regroup to give a mammoth concert for charity, some sort of giant benefit?" LENNON: "I don't want ...


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There are multiple incorrect facts in the story included in the Quora post. Michael Jordan was an African-American man, born in 1963, in the slums of Brooklyn, New York. He had four brothers and his father's wages were not sufficient to provide for the whole family. First falsehood right here. Michael Jordan did not have 4 brothers. He did have 2 ...


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The Library of Congress > National Disability Employment Awareness Month > Featured Profile: Stevie Wonder Born in Saginaw, Michigan in 1950, Stevie Wonder became blind shortly after birth. The Biography Channel His first album, 'Little Stevie Wonder the 12 Year Old Genius', made the child a huge star, and gave Stevie a number one hit with single '...


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It appears that Joan Lee was 95 at her passing. The first link that you provide is to The Hollywood Reporter. In the report, they include this correction on the bottom. July 7, 4:40 a.m. An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Joan Lee was 93. She was 95. THR regrets the error. This can be validated by finding an article from The Chronicle ...


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The drinking and tattoo claims seem to be true. Does Ronaldo not have any tattoos so that he can donate blood more freely? This seems to be correct. Various places report it online, for example Yahoo Sports. Yahoo sports cites Diretta News in its article. that the footballer has confirmed that he has no tattoos on his body because they would prevent ...


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There is an overwhelming consensus of 'Yes he did.' According to Howard Hughes: The Secret Life by Charles Higham (1993): Page 121 describes the great lengths he had people go to accomodate him. He had a team of engineers work around the clock to design a more comfortable bed for him in moving sections with an aperture and a pipe to conduct out urine ...


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Someone has "An image from 1966 of the Argentine seminarian Jorge Mario Bergoglio in the El Salvador School, where he taught literature and psychology in Buenos Aires." and then says that was way before Black Sabbath was formed. So to elaborate: A search on the internet shows that original photo three times tagged with the date 1966. (I've listed all three ...


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Proof from independent sources The Library of Congress confirms that this is the legal of Taio Cruz: Onile-Ere, Adetayo Ayowale, 1983- Furthermore, the catalogue of the german national library confirms that this is his birth name: Shown: Onile-Ere, Adetayo Ayowale (Wirklicher Name) Translation: Onile-Ere, adetayo Ayowale (Real name) Proof ...


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Original radaronline.com accusations The original source of this story is radaronline.com. They also provide access to the mentioned police report from 2003[*]. Jackson was charged in 2003 with among other molestation - but not with possession of child pornography - , and acquitted in 2005. The radaronline.com article mixes up a lot of different things - ...


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