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“myths”

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 →
Jan 28, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The manufacturer of a coffee bean extract promoted on 'The Dr. Oz' show has been fined $9 million for false claims and deceptive practices. Continue reading →
Jan 20, 2015 07:43 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A boy who wrote a best-selling book about visiting heaven has admitted the story is false. Here's why it was widely believed.
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 →
Oct 31, 2014 12:00 PM ET // PSU Online
A list of what not to worry about and what to watch out for.
Oct 30, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The forensics of movie monsters reveals that most popular Halloween and horror film characters aren't fearsome. They're just not feeling well. Continue reading →
Oct 24, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Ouija, the mysterious oracle, has mystified many for decades, apparently contacting the dead. How does it work? Continue reading →
Oct 7, 2014 06:01 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Weight discrimination, while serious, is rarer than most people assume, new research suggests. Continue reading →
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