VERIFY Fact Check |

Yes, winter gas is slightly less fuel efficient than summer gas

Gas Prices

No, people don’t regularly swallow spiders while sleeping

Environment

Spike in ‘flesh-eating’ bacteria cases after Hurricane Ian not related to eating raw seafood

Weather

Yes, Jimmy Carter installed solar panels on the White House that Ronald Reagan later removed

Government

No, the banana-eating tree frog in the viral video is not enormous; the video was edited

Social Media

No, it doesn’t cost between $25-30K to replace most electric vehicle batteries

Electric Vehicles

Yes, the grid can handle the demand if more people adopt electric vehicles

Electric Vehicles

Yes, only four Category 5 hurricanes have ever made landfall in mainland U.S.

Extreme Weather

Yes, water was ‘sucked out’ of Tampa Bay by Hurricane Ian in phenomenon called ‘reverse storm surge’

Extreme Weather

No, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn't tweet that electric cars are better than gas during a hurricane

Social Media

Yes, electric vehicles lose range in cold weather

Electric Vehicles

No, an 'invasion of crocodiles' at a beach did not leave the 'local population panicking'

Social Media

Yes, drought can make it harder for soil to absorb water

Weather

Yes, it’s a tradition for beekeepers to tell their bees about major family events

World

Yes, the sky really is ‘bluer’ in the fall

Weather

Viral video of volcanic eruption from space is manipulation of still photo

Social Media