Debunked: Derek Chauvin Fake Police Vehicle Hoax

A number of Internet theories and memes have cropped up since the death of George Floyd attempting to question the legitimacy and identity of the cops who were involved, as by questioning visual details in the images of the arrest.

The meme below was shared by a friend who wanted to know if it […]

Why Hawaiian Shirts are the new Media Conspiracy Theory.

LARPers wearing festive team uniforms in a theme airsoft game.

Jonathan Evans and Samantha Sutton wrote that Hawaiian shirts have become a symbol of White Supremacy. This should be a laughable article in The Onion or Babylon Bee, but it’s not satire. These were articles written for ‘In-Style Magazine’ and ‘Esquire’ (granted hardly an exemplar of investigative […]

COVID-19 Day 87: Life is back to normal. Be careful what you wish for.

Today marks the 87th day since President Trump announced the National Emergency back on March 13th. Since then I’ve marked every day in hopes of recording the process of recovering from the most pervasive pandemic to affect the entire planet in over a century. Today I will stop marking the days since there is […]

Sunday Meme

COVID-19 Day 85: Coronavirus came from bats. There’s more where that came from.

In the podcast “ This week in Evolution “ virologist Vincent Racaniello and geneticist Nels Elde discussed the origin and evolution of COVID-19. They discount the lab-derived origins of SARS-CoV2 (SARS2) for the simple fact that there are probably thousands of unknown bat coronavirus and that SARS2 likely came from an as-yet-unidentified bat species.

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COVID-19 Day 84: Gun store picked clean after looting.

“I’ve never seen anything like it,” said distressed gun store owner Matt Brady, “This mob came in and cleaned everything off the shelves. They even took the stuff I had in back.”A long-time customer said in disgust, “It’s a shame. I came in today to pick up some ammo but now, to see this… […]

COVID-19 Day 83: Black Screens Matter

Yesterday was “Black Tuesday”. Many quietly changing their social media profile pics to solid black or posting blank rectangles on their social media posts to voice their solidarity to protests against the death of George Floyd. CNN recently posted an article warning against this practice explaining “posting a blank black image with a bunch […]