VERIFY Fact Check |

No, pumpkin spice doesn't actually contain pumpkin

Food

Yes, CPR should be performed at the same tempo as the disco song ‘Stayin’ Alive’

Health

‘I Am Legend’ screenwriter addresses false claims that COVID-19 vaccine could turn people into zombies

Coronavirus

No, there is not a one-size-fits-all approach to personal hygiene

Health

No, people cannot legally buy planets, despite celebrity’s claim

Money

No, Bowen Yang isn’t the first Chinese American to be nominated for an Emmy

Pop Culture

No, Babe Ruth was not the last two-way baseball player to have a season like Shohei Ohtani

Sports

Yes, eating poppy seeds can lead to a positive drug test

Health

VERIFY Weekly: The history behind June becoming LGBTQ+ Pride Month

National

Yes, there is a spike in interest in 1983 song 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' whenever there’s a solar eclipse

Pop Culture

Yes, Shrek’s Wikipedia page is protected from public edits

Memes

No, putting sugar into the gas tank does not ruin a car’s engine

Pop Culture

Yes, activated charcoal can adsorb your medication

Medicine

No, bets on Medina Spirit will not change if Kentucky Derby winner is disqualified

Pop Culture

Yes, Beyoncé did meet Selena Quintanilla in the 1990s

Pop Culture

No, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day

Pop Culture