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VERIFYING the difference between ‘Hispanic’ and ‘Latino’
VERIFYING why Hispanic Heritage Month starts in the middle of the month
National Hispanic Heritage Month began as National Hispanic Heritage Week. Its date was picked because of its historical significance in Central America and Mexico.
Viral video of newborn rescued from rubble not from Morocco earthquake
A video of a newborn baby being pulled from rubble wasn’t taken in the aftermath of the Moroccan earthquake. It was actually taken in India.
It’s impossible to predict exactly when and where an earthquake will strike
Contrary to a social media account’s claims, scientists say they can’t predict earthquakes now and some believe it may never be possible.
No, it is not possible to predict earthquakes
It’s impossible to make earthquake predictions, like people on social media claim, but scientists can estimate the probability of one hitting a certain area in the f
No, US citizens will not need a visa to travel to most of Europe in 2024
Beginning in 2024, U.S. citizens will have to fill out an online travel authorization called ETIAS to enter most of Europe. But this is far simpler than a visa.
No, U.S. citizens will not need a visa to travel to most of Europe in 2024
The Schengen Area, which includes France and Spain, will require American travelers to fill out an online application called ETIAS before entry. This is not a visa.
No, there isn’t a new disease called ‘Disease X’
Disease X is a hypothetical disease that could emerge in the future. It isn’t a new pathogen that’s currently spreading throughout the world.
Shein RICO suit not the same as criminal charges
Designers accused Shein of copyright infringement and racketeering in a civil suit. It’s not a criminal case like those used for mobsters.
Yes, the WHO put aspartame in the same category as pickled vegetables for cancer-causing substances
The World Health Organization said the artificial sweetener is "possibly carcinogenic." Here’s what that actually means.
WHO calls aspartame ‘possible carcinogenic’ but cancer risk low
The World Health Organization placed the sweetener used in Diet Coke in a category alongside pickled vegetables and aloe vera.
Yes, orca encounters with boats have increased, but only in one part of the world
More than 500 encounters between orcas and boats have been reported since 2020 around Europe's Iberian Peninsula.
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