You can usually determine a site’s validity in about 5 seconds by looking at three things:

  1. disclaimers located at the footer of the front-/home-page (if you’re lucky and the site actually has one!);
  2. the number (and sometimes type) of ads on the site;
  3. images for the articles.

So when we went to the article submitted for City World News (Handicapped People Whorehouse Busted By FBI) and saw this photo:

It's like they're not even trying!

Well . . . ’nuff said, really.

(But we know you want a bit more proof. So . . .)

If you happen to head over to another site, one that we’ve talked about before ( you’ll see this lovely article —

Man Arrested For Using Toilet Cam On His Grandfather

‐ with this beautiful picture:

Name change and a city change! Can this man be stopped??!?!
So Jack-Robert Thompson-Jenkins is getting ‘around!

Most of the images and stories can also be found on, which we’ve already marked as Satire.

Copy and paste any article URL below. We'll tell you if it's real.