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No, pumpkin spice doesn't actually contain pumpkin


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


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


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


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


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

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


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


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


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

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


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

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Yes, activated charcoal can adsorb your medication


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

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Yes, Beyoncé did meet Selena Quintanilla in the 1990s

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

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