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Is plastic being turned into protein powder?

| Environment, Health, Science | No Comments
We came across the following post on Twitter: The post contained a screenshot of an article that was published on the Fox 5 News website on 21 July 2021. The…

Lead in Baby Food? Checking Key Facts 

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Lead in Baby Food? Checking Key Facts  Last week, the US Food and Drug Administration released a document titled “Action Levels for Lead in Food Intended for Babies and Young…

Will brainwave data from earpods be used for workplace surveillance?

| Government, Technology | No Comments
We came across the following post in a Telegram channel, which contained a clip four-and-a-half minutes in length. The post discusses the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting, informally called…

Are eggs causing blood clots to suddenly form in people?

| COVID-19, Education, Health, Science, Vaccine | No Comments
The following article was posted on Newspunch: Frequent visitors of our website should be quite familiar with Newspunch by now, a “news” website that describes itself as being in opposition…

Does China want the UN to criminalise false information online?

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We came across the following article on a website called News Target (newstarget.com). The article makes the claim that China is proposing that a new United Nations (UN) convention contain…

Do UV nail polish dryers cause cancer?

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An article published in the online magazine, People, claims that using ultraviolet (UV) nail polish dryers can lead to cancer-causing cell mutations. In support of its claim, the article cites…

Is Singapore Proof of Covid-19 Vaccine-Related Deaths?

| COVID-19, Vaccine | No Comments
Is Singapore Proof of Covid-19 Vaccine-Related Deaths? Over the past few days, we’ve seen Singapore being mentioned and used as a case study by non-Singaporean commentators. One such case caught…

Singaporeans on China’s New Covid-19 Approach

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Singaporeans on China’s New Covid-19 ApproachLast month, China abruptly announced and rolled out new steps to reverse strict, zero-COVID policies that have been in place since the beginning of the…

Do electric stoves cause cancer and gas stoves cause brain damage?

| Health, International Politics, Science, Technology | No Comments
We came across the following claim on a popular Singapore-based Telegram channel. The original article appears to have been posted on the website NaturalNews.com. As we have previously reported, Natural…

Can Chewing Hemp Clothing and Textiles get you High? Are they illegal in Singapore?

| Crime, Health | No Comments
Can Chewing Hemp Clothing and Textiles get you High? Are they illegal in Singapore? In the wake of news that the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) has issued a recall notice…

Does the World Economic Forum want to cancel Christmas to fight climate change?

| Environment, Religion, Society | No Comments
We came across this article being shared on Reddit: Frequent readers of our site might be familiar with NewsPunch,  a “news” website that describes itself as being in opposition to mainstream…

Ozone depletion is a hoax?

| Crisis and Disaster, Environment, Science | No Comments
In response to the United Nations’ recent statement that the earth’s ozone layer is healing, a post on social media, twitter, claims that ozone depletion is a hoax. Steve Milloy,…