Rumor Flies

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Rumor Flies comically addresses the origins, evolution, and veracity of your favorite rumors, myths, and misconceptions. Tune in every week for more research, stories, and unsolicited commentary! Participation encouraged. 

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505 - Gross Myths: Maggot Brain

Episode

Candiru
http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160104-does-the-candiru-fish-really-eat-human-penises
http://www.americanjournalofsurgery.com/article/S0002-9610(30)90912-9/pdf
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candiru#cite_note-8

Flesh-Eating Bananas
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Necrotizing_fasciitis#Risk_factors
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/banana-fits/
https://www.pri.org/stories/2011-12-02/mozambique-flesh-eating-bananas-hoax-goes-viral
http://weeklyworldnews.com/headlines/41025/flesh-eating-bananas/

Marilyn Manson had 2 Ribs Removed/Was in Wonder Years
https://www.alternativenation.net/marilyn-manson-finally-reacts-rumors-sucked-dick/
http://www.ladbible.com/more/celebrity-marilyn-manson-did-he-get-some-ribs-removed-to-suck-himself-off-20160617
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0767606/

Pool water "Urine detector" and "cleanliness"
http://www.cbc.ca/news/trending/pee-chlorine-red-eyes-swimming-pools-cdc-1.3127865
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/piscine-of-the-crime/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urine-indicator_dye#cite_note-snopes-1
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/mar/01/how-much-pee-is-in-our-swimming-pools-new-urine-test-reveals-the-truth

Maggots in the Brain
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2365158/Horrified-woman-27-discovers-headaches-scratching-sounds-inside-head-FLESH-EATING-MAGGOTS.htm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-5127965/Homeless-woman-maggot-invested-head-gets-help.html
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/01/maggots-worms-hair-weave-hoax_n_4191200.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2365158/Horrified-woman-27-discovers-headaches-scratching-sounds-inside-head-FLESH-EATING-MAGGOTS.html
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/maggot-brain/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cochliomyia_hominivorax
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/insects-on-the-brain/
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/ferrero-rocher-chocolates-maggots-video/

Pigs Eating Humans
https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/latest-news/433815/Farmer-eaten-alive-pigs-shocking-attack-Romania
https://nypost.com/2013/11/29/mobster-left-to-be-eaten-alive-by-pigs/
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-italy-mafia-pigs/italian-mafia-fed-man-alive-to-pigs-police-say-idUSBRE9AR0M820131129
http://www.mailtribune.com/article/20150421/NEWS/150429879