For over 20 years, Webby Winner Snopes.com has debunked just-so tales and urban folklore. In today's age of (dis)information on the Internet, we need Snopes more than ever. Esteemed journalist Rob Walker profiles the man behind the Web's most trusted source.
Standing on the desert surface of Tatooine, you instinctively duck as the Millennium Falcon swoops in for a thunderous and dramatic landing beside you. Through the lenses of your virtual-reality headset, it looks real. That's because it is, in the sense that it's the same 3D computer model that appeared in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.