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Where the Hoaxes Live: the overlapping Geography of Obama Urban Legends

Google Correlate is a new research tool used to find out where in the United States the entry of certain search terms is concentrated, and which search terms’ levels of popularity are correlated with one another across the 50 states. The first idea is pretty straightforward: where are people more or less likely to be [...]

Fact Check: Did Barack Obama Order the USPS to Issue this Eid Stamp?

This morning, Irregular Times received the following message by e-mail, a cut-and-paste reproduction of a message you can find all over the conservative blogosphere:

Muslim Stamp…………….NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

SAY NO TO A MUSLIM STAMP BUT YES TO A STAMP WITH “JESUS CHRIST” ON IT! ——————————————————————————–

Apparently they think that putting “hearts” and “butterflies” on the new stamp [...]