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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 21, 2015 02:13 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Belief in Santa turns out to be as ephemeral as childhood itself.
Dec 10, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A British mother blames her school's WiFi for driving her daughter to suicide.
May 1, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Wellness guru Belle Gibson claimed her special diet and holistic treatments cured her cancer, but she never had cancer. Continue reading →
Apr 2, 2015 01:21 PM ET
Pregnant women get bombarded with advice from friends, strangers, and popular culture at large. Unfortunately, the guidance can be somewhat, well, misguided. Trace looks at some of the key myths pregnant women are likely to encounter.
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.
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