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Sep 19, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
This year's winners of the dubious prize include those who learned why banana peels are slipper and why we see Jesus in toast.
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 →
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 →
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