There’s an interesting story over at Learning is messy
It’s about the truth behind one of those email send arounds that are so easy to forward without thinking. Sometimes they are about dying children or bogus health alerts or product malfunctions.
Snopes.com is dedicated to checking urban legends, internet rumors and the validity of such stories but helping students develop their own detectors is also invaluable.
This particular story concerns Starbucks coffee and the Iraq war.