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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604 - Weather: NOAA's Ark

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"Lightning never strikes twice"
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/empire-state-building-lightning_us_5796c452e4b02d5d5ed2ab59
https://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/lightning/faq/
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/news/topstory/2003/0107lightning.html
https://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/climate-weather/storms/does-lightning-never-strike-same-spot-twice.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightning_strike

"No two snowflakes are alike"
https://sciencenotes.org/no-two-snowflakes-alike/
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/23/science/who-ever-said-no-two-snowflakes-were-alike.html
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/no-two-snowflakes-alike/
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/10/no-two-snowflakes-alike-video_n_4569491.html
https://prezi.com/krnmfvyxdx1i/snowflake-project/

Heat lightning is a phenomenon
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat_lightning
https://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/lightning/faq/

“Swamp gas” existence
http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2005/08/swamp-gas-mystery-solved
http://www.actforlibraries.org/how-and-why-swamp-gas-is-formed/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkEV1i_stD4
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marsh_gas

Opening your windows during a tornado/green clouds mean a tornado incoming
https://www.wunderground.com/resources/severe/tornado_myths.asp
https://www.accuweather.com/en/weather-news/top-five-tornado-myths-debunke/61918
http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/resources/askjack/watorsaf.htm 
https://news.wisc.edu/curiosities-why-does-the-sky-turn-green-before-a-tornado-2/

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