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May 23, 2015 09:25 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The results of the study on atheism reveal that atheists in the United States have a real image problem.
Feb 20, 2015 08:47 AM ET
Ever since its founding in 1954 by science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology has confused people about what it really is. Is it a religion? A cult? A commercial enterprise? Julia Wilde explains more about Scientology and its adherents.
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 8, 2014 01:31 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Made of nearly 1,000 multi-colored lights connected by more than 5 miles of electrical cable, the tree is a lighting display laid out on the side of Mount Ingino.
Oct 3, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Bill Maher’s sweeping generalizations abut Islam aren't the first time someone publicly stereotyped an entire religion. Why do we do it?
Sep 17, 2014 08:05 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Five months after the abduction of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria, the prospects for their safe return seem more remote than ever. Here's why. Continue reading →
Sep 5, 2014 02:46 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Is karma responsible for the misfortunes of the famous and infamous? Many people think so -- here's a closer look. Continue reading →
Jul 25, 2014 11:44 AM ET
People in a number of religious faiths practice fasting at points throughout the year, and people find secular reasons to curb their food intake too. Besides the hunger a fasting person feels, what's going on inside the body when the food stops?
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