Experts clarify that the popular meme ‘Pompeii Masturbator’ , could only be a joke!

Explosion of the Vesuvius volcano, is one of the deadliest known tragedies that rocked European history in 79 AD. Thousands of people became victims of this volcanic eruption. Preserved bodies which were trapped and buried inside the devastated cities are still being discovered. Many archaeologists as well as the general public are talking about these naturally preserved bodies and the tragic deaths they had […]

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Is this a composite image of lunar curve captured from same location at the exact time during 28 consecutive days?

Photographers have captured some incredible images of space and the night sky. The moon has always been a popular subject for photographers. Since lunar photography entails taking a photo of an object that’s thousands of miles away, one needs to be a skilled to plan ahead of time, so you can prepare for any possible […]

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FACT CHECK: Did a Crowd Boo PM Mahinda Rajapaksa in Italy? Find out the Truth…

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa along with a team of delegates left the country a few days ago to attend the G20 Interfaith Forum 2021, held at Bologna, Italy. While a few groups staged protests demanding justice for victims of Easter Sunday attacks in Italy, there were some who held demonstrations in favor of the Prime […]

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FACT CHECK: Is this an illustration of how the world will be in 2022 according to an Italian magazine from 1962?

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, governments and health authorities around the world continue to emphasize the importance of social distancing to combat the spread of the virus. In fact, various awareness programs are being implemented around the world to help educate the public.  In this backdrop, a series of viral social media posts […]

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No, these images are not of currency notes thrown on streets by Italians…

Italy continues to come to terms with the devastation COVID19 is causing and along with Spain it has been the worst affected countries in Europe. Number of old and unrelated images and extracts from Sci-Fi movies had been shared in a misleading way to describe the situation of Italy, which we have debunked in the […]

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No! these aren’t visuals of mass graves in Italy but, a scene from a science fiction movie!

Italy is so far the worst affected country from COVID19 with more than 10,000 deaths. Over the past couple of weeks Italy has continuously recorded the highest number of deaths reported in a single day. As officials are finding it extremely difficult to control COVID19 pandemic, social media has been flooded with numerous posts about […]

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FACT CHECK: Clip of a 2013 Korean movie “Flu” gets viral as visuals from Italy.

Movie scenes related to virus outbreaks seem to be a common medium for spreading misinformation related to COVID19 on social media. Few days back, we unearthed the truth behind the mass graves in Italy with this fact check which turned out to be a scene from a movie called “Pandemic”. On a similar note, a […]

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7-Year-Old Image of Ship Wreck in Italy Falsely Shared as Corona Virus Victims

Coronavirus infection spreads intensively and has had a serious impact on Italy, which is known in Europe as a country with many elderly citizens. By March 20, more than 40,000 people in Italy had contracted the novel coronavirus, and over 3400 had died from pandemic according surpassing the deadly figures from China as well. In […]

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Misleading claims of cures for COVID-19 from multiple countries

As the epicentreof the COVID-19 outbreak moved from China to Europe in the past few weeks and the number of patients testing positive for the virus increased around the world. This prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the situation a pandemic, urging the public not to fall prey for false statements in a […]

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