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“Folklore and Superstition”

Mar 2, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An albino toddler was abducted and butchered for his body parts in Africa for use in magic spells, possibly on behalf of politicians. Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
An innovative British effort to stem sex trafficking in Africa uses belief in magic and witchcraft to help victims. Continue reading →
Jan 21, 2015 12:20 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The parents of a boy claimed to be a victim of spontaneous human combustion in 2013 now have a second child with the same 'problem' and police are skeptical.
Dec 29, 2014 03:41 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A woman says she was assaulted while under hypnosis, but there is reason to question the claim. Continue reading →
Dec 1, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An airline recently changed the flight number of plane that a psychic claimed was doomed -- here's why.
Nov 12, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Manhattan mother was found guilty in the death of her autistic son, who she killed because of a discredited communication technique. Continue reading →
Nov 1, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
While Ebola is killing thousands in Africa and reaching the United States, many are joking about it. Why? Continue reading →
Oct 28, 2014 09:25 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many popular books are claimed to have been written by the dead through psychics. Continue reading →
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