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1921 Fact Checker

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POLITIFACT SAYS: MOSTLY WHATEVER
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rgsunico
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CallMeWilliam
207 days ago
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Predictably, Explain XKCD has already done some fact checking:
https://www.explainxkcd.com/wiki/index.php/2129:_1921_Fact_Checker

Perhaps equally predictable: Randall did his research.
millenix
207 days ago
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'Corn' could refer to any grain - cf https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/corn
thelem
207 days ago
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I now want to fact check this. Does anyone have a copy if the Kansas City Sun from 6th May 1921?
Brighton, UK
wffurr
207 days ago
Subscription required, can't find a free link: https://www.newspapers.com/image/477982700/
millenix
207 days ago
Probably some Kansas City library...
fallinghawks
207 days ago
I suspect it's a hoax. Corn is a new world food, so it would be rather odd to take something that had likely been imported from North America to England back to North America. I guess it depends on whether England had adopted corn as a crop by that time.
satadru
207 days ago
Maize was being cultivated in the old world by the mid-1500s as per https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maize#Columbian_exchange
millenix
207 days ago
'Corn' could refer to any grain - cf https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/corn
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POLITIFACT SAYS: MOSTLY WHATEVER

Smart indoor garden grows 90 fruits and veggies at once

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Pierre Nibart sat down with us to show off the incredible OGarden, an indoor gardening system that can grow up to 90 vegetables and fruits simultaneously, using automatic water and light. Read more...

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Celebrate 10 Years of Marvel Studios With These Brand New Mondo Posters

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The Mondo Gallery in Austin, Texas just opened its doors and revealed Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years, a massive gallery show featuring brand new posters spanning the first decade of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Internal Monologues

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Haha, just kidding, everyone's already been hacked. I wonder if today's the day we find out about it.
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emdot
369 days ago
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Real life.
San Luis Obispo, CA
ChrisDL
374 days ago
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yarp
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DaftDoki
374 days ago
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Yeah, thats about right.
Seattle
farktronix
374 days ago
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The fact that trees are made of air has been bothering me for years now.
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
redson
373 days ago
it drives me nuts also when people lose fat they do it through breathing
satadru
375 days ago
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Medicine is more about looking at people and having your internal dialogue automatically start to list possible disease states.
New York, NY
alt_text_at_your_service
375 days ago
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Haha, just kidding, everyone's already been hacked. I wonder if today's the day we find out about it.
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375 days ago
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Haha, just kidding, everyone's already been hacked. I wonder if today's the day we find out about it.

Dad Wins Halloween by Building a Working Replica of Disneyland's Haunted Mansion Ride

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A week ago, we thought no one would ever best a Disney-obsessed railroad engineer who built a miniature replica of Disneyland’s Fantasyland in his basement. And then we discovered Dan Schmidt—who, for the past couple of years, has created a working version of the Haunted Mansion ride in his garage for Halloween.

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The World Can Always Use More Art Based on the Films of Hayao Miyazaki

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Every frame of every film Hayao Miyazaki has ever made is a work of art. So it’s no surprise that so many people love to pay tribute to his films.

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