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“Myths and Legends”

Jul 15, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
America's Pastime is rich with fables and the occasional falsehood.
May 24, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Genies have been blamed for a recent spate of possessions and fits in Saudi Arabian schools. Continue reading →
Apr 27, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A baby in India born with a conjoined twin is being worshipped as the reincarnation of a god.
Jan 17, 2015 07:01 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Tanzania is taking legal steps to stem the murder of albinos for their body parts in magic rituals. Continue reading →
Nov 25, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The cemetery was found in the city of Kucha, located in present-day northwest China. Ten tombs were found, seven of which were large brick structures.
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 →
Jul 15, 2013 05:48 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The Romanian tourism board is promoting itself as a destination for vampire tourism, even if it means tarnishing a national hero. Continue reading →