VERIFY Fact Check |

Yes, Stevie Wonder's 'Happy Birthday' was produced to support making MLK's birthday a national holiday

Holiday

Yes, your tongue can get stuck if you lick a frozen metal pole

Science

No, not everyone celebrates the start of the new year on Jan. 1

Holiday

Yes, Christmas trees are recyclable

Holiday

No, postal workers are not allowed to accept cash gifts

Holiday

Yes, some snow globes contain a toxic chemical used in antifreeze

Health

Watch out for these common holiday scams

Scams

Yes, Amazon Alexa's tip your driver feature is real, but the promotion has ended

Holiday

No, you can’t send Christmas cards to ‘recovering American soldiers,’ as meme claims

Memes

Poinsettias’ danger to pets has long been overblown

Holiday

No, adding sugar to Christmas tree water won’t help keep it fresh

Holiday

Yes, Cyber Monday got its start because people shopped online at work

Holiday

Refrigerated Thanksgiving leftovers are safe to eat for 4 days

Holiday

Verifying which Thanksgiving foods are safe for pets

Holiday

No, eating turkey does not make you sleepy

Holiday

No, hot food doesn’t need to cool down before going in the fridge

Food