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Jun 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The story of an injured young girl being asked to leave a fast-food restaurant has been called a hoax. But its viral spread says a lot about folklore and internet activism. Continue reading →
Jun 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
For a country supposedly obsessed with dieting and thinness, most Americans say they're neither overweight nor trying to lose weight. Continue reading →
Jun 3, 2014 09:16 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls have been arrested in the stabbing assault on another girl, allegedly to please a fictional urban legend character. Continue reading →
May 28, 2014 11:52 AM ET
Married couples have a lot more in common, genetically speaking, than was previously thought. How do you find that out? By studying the genomes of 825 married couples, of course!
May 28, 2014 12:41 PM ET
Are claims of reincarnation by children just the products of the power of suggestion or the manufacturing of false memories? Or can some children really remember past lives?
May 27, 2014 02:49 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Part of the mystery of the strange Windsor Hum has been solved, but completely solving the mystery may be unnecessary. Continue reading →
Myths about seasonal allergies seem to spread as easily as so many pollen grains on the wind. Here's the truth behind some of the common misconceptions about allergies.
May 11, 2014 07:45 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Conspiracy promoters have harassed and hounded victims of tragedy, but when they spoke at a Sandy Hook board meeting, they met their match. Continue reading →
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