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“Folklore and Superstition”

May 19, 2014 02:38 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An albino woman in Africa was murdered so that her body parts could be used in magic spells. And she's not the only one. Continue reading →
Apr 23, 2014 05:34 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The new film "Heaven is for Real" relates a young boy's visit to heaven, though recent brain imaging research suggests a different explanation. Continue reading →
Jan 24, 2014 09:33 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The president of Indonesia recently stated that he believes in the existence of magic and witchcraft: What are the implications? Continue reading →
Nov 20, 2013 06:23 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An ancient Egyptian statue turns in its locked museum display case. A new investigation shows why. Continue reading →
Oct 31, 2013 07:18 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The Bloody Mary ritual and urban legend has been around for decades, but what's behind it? Continue reading →
Oct 11, 2013 07:04 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A historian claims to have found evidence that the story of Jesus was a hoax based on a Roman emperor's biography. Continue reading →