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Jan 22, 2016 05:54 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A newly discovered trench in Loch Ness is said to be the lake's deepest. But could it be the home of Nessie? Continue reading →
Nov 30, 2015 02:37 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The Italian Supreme Court acquitted six scientists convicted of failing to warn of a major earthquake. Continue reading →
Nov 24, 2015 01:57 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Two presidential candidates have claimed they saw American Muslims cheering after the 9/11 attacks. They did not, but there are psychological reasons they may have thought they did.
Oct 19, 2015 05:53 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Recent reports from Britain claim that scary clowns are stalking children. And not for the first time. Continue reading →
Oct 6, 2015 05:14 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
There are reasons to be skeptical that a mass shooter in Oregon targeted Christians.
Oct 1, 2015 01:17 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A beautiful endangered bird was photographed for the first time ever, only to be killed later by researchers who hope to study it more.
Aug 6, 2015 01:44 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A triple murder last month has fueled speculation about a witchcraft-related 'ritual killing,' but that seems unlikely. Continue reading →
Aug 1, 2015 06:43 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A ghost photo from the U.K. is going viral this week but in this case psychology—not the paranormal—provides the best explanation.
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