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snopes.com: Mussolini and On Time Trains

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Did Mussolini make the trains run on time?
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I thought about the statement about Mussolini getting the trains to run on time. Did he really? According to Snopes--Nope! 

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50 Science Misconceptions - mental_floss on YouTube (Ep.18) - YouTube

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teachers can (and should) check these facts. Might lead to a good inquiry based lesson...

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The Problem With Facts

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Good strategy is always becoming, never being. The mindless quest for absolute substantiation leads to false certainty, not greater rigor.
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Politics 2014: Internet helps out when politicians have memory lapses - UPI.com

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Politics 2014: Internet helps out when politicians have memory lapses
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Political memory sure has been aided and abetted by the Internet, where nothing really is deleted, removed or otherwise pulled out of the public arena.
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Best Tools for Fact-Checking, Vetting and Verifying News Online

Best Tools for Fact-Checking, Vetting and Verifying News Online | Writing, Research, Applied Thinking and Applied Theory: Solutions with Interesting Implications, Problem Solving, Teaching and Research driven solutions | Scoop.it

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Alessandro Mazzoli's curator insight, October 9, 2013 5:30 PM

Risorsa utile ( e gratuita) per il Fact-Checking

William A Richardson's curator insight, October 21, 2013 9:48 AM

General useful tools?

Ruveanna Hambrick's curator insight, October 2, 2014 2:53 PM

This has great resources and has different multi-media links that are great for crap-detecting.