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Aug 1, 2014 05:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
As doctors work to stem an epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus, rumor and folklore help spread the disease. Continue reading →
Jul 26, 2014 07:32 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A crowdfunding platform is being used to raise money for 'ghost-detecting' technology, though investors should be wary. Continue reading →
Jul 23, 2014 09:40 AM ET // AFP
U.S. man planted a flag in a tiny parcel of uninhabited land on the border between Egypt and Sudan, and The Kingdom of North Sudan was born.
Jun 19, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A whole menagerie of animals are now predicting World Cup soccer matches... what gives? Continue reading →
Jun 4, 2014 04:03 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A living replica of Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh's famously severed ear is displayed at museum in Germany. 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 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 →
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