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“Folklore and Superstition”

Apr 14, 2014 08:55 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Tonight's "blood moon" has inspired myths, legends, and superstitions. Continue reading →
Mar 20, 2014 09:08 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A ruthless Mexican drug cartel is accused of kidnapping children to harvest their organs. For real? Continue reading →
Mar 11, 2014 07:56 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A health fad called "oil pulling" has gone viral, in which people swish their mouths with oil for better health. Continue reading →
Feb 21, 2014 05:06 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
It's not likely that Miranda Barbour really killed too many people to count. But why would she lie about it, and about her Satanic connections?
Feb 18, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A snake-handling TV pastor died after being bitten by a snake, though his death will likely reinforce his followers' beliefs.
Jan 30, 2014 09:32 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Why do so many conspiracy theory believers resort to violence? The answer lies in psychology. Continue reading →
Jan 17, 2014 06:43 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Ordinary visual and cognitive processes can give the illusion of psychic powers. Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2013 06:04 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An American couple is charged with starving their adopted daughter to sell her organs .Cultural misunderstandings may have played a role in the accusations. Continue reading →
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