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“Folklore and Superstition”

Feb 9, 2016 08:42 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Taxi drivers in Japan claim to have picked up the ghosts of those killed in the 2011 tsunami.
Dec 14, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
The so-called curse of the rainbow jersey won't sound scary to most people, but to professional cyclists it can ruin a season... or worse.
Dec 10, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A British mother blames her school's WiFi for driving her daughter to suicide.
Aug 1, 2015 06:43 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A ghost photo from the U.K. is going viral this week but in this case psychology—not the paranormal—provides the best explanation.
Jul 27, 2015 01:48 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A creepy clown was seen outside a Chicago cemetery recently -- and it's only the latest sighting of many. Continue reading →
Jul 14, 2015 02:14 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new study claims that self-identified vampires are reluctant to tell others about their lifestyle for fear of being ostracized. Continue reading →
Jun 27, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A man recently claimed to find a rat in his fast-food chicken order; it really was chicken, but why did he think otherwise? Continue reading →
Jun 14, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Human traffickers are using belief in magic to force women into prostitution. Continue reading →
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