Viral Footage of A Motor Bike Accident in Indonesia, Falsely Attributed to Hill Street, Dehiwala 

දිනපතා සත්‍ය කරුණු දැන ගැනීමට අපගේ WhatsApp සමුහයටමෙතනින් එකතුවන්න. Motor accidents are a prevalent issue in Sri Lanka, and once in a while, scenes of horrific accidents go viral using CCTV footage. However, there is a concerning trend where foreign videos of accidents, crimes, etc., get falsely portrayed as local incidents. Let’s look at one […]

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Find out the Facts behind this claim of a 146-year-old Indonesian, claiming to be the oldest living person!

Advances in healthcare, medicines and various other factors have increased human life expectancy gradually over the past couple of centuries. However, only a handful of individuals make it past 100 years of age. Therefore, stories of people living long years often get viral among social media users. However, the Factcrescendo Sri Lanka team found the […]

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Is it safe to use mobile phones during lightning? Find Out the Facts…

Rainfall is the primary method by which water in the atmosphere is sent down to Earth and is a crucial component of animals, plants, and humans to meet their water requirements. As thunderstorms continue to occur in several parts of Sri Lanka during this rainy season, strong wind and lightning incidents have been frequent over […]

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FACT CHECK: Image from Oddamavadi graveyard in Sri Lanka? Find out the Truth…

Covid 19 virus has been spreading rapidly over the past few weeks in Sri Lanka.The number of infected people as well as the number of deaths are increasing daily. Due to this intensifying situation in the country, the management of covid19 infected death bodies has become a challenge to the country`s health authorities. Also the […]

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Fact Check: Is this Really an Abandoned Jet in an Indonesian Forest? Find out the Truth!

Sometimes photo editing experts try to enhance original photographs in an artistic manner to highlight an idea. People share these digitally enhanced photos without giving a lot details. This causes people to assume that these images are real.  Here is one such fact check on an artistically enhanced image of the surface of the sun […]

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Video of a Landslide in Indonesia Falsely Portrayed as Hatton in Sri Lanka

With the south-west monsoon condition gradually establishing over the country, Meteorology Department has announced several landslide warnings over the past few weeks regarding heavy rainfall. Vehicular movement along the Hatton-Colombo main road was temporarily hampered on 19th May due to the collapse of an earth embankment in Watawala, Hatton and video footages related to the incident […]

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Does This Giant Flower Bloom Once Every 40 Years As This Viral Post Suggests

The natural world of flora and fauna contain many amazing sights. The plant world is especially interesting because we generally associate trees as inanimate beings and yet find plants like the carnivorous Venus Flytraps among them. In the same way while we associate flowers to be small, delicate things, giant flowers as heavy as 15lbs […]

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