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“Folklore and Superstition”

Nov 12, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Manhattan mother was found guilty in the death of her autistic son, who she killed because of a discredited communication technique. Continue reading →
Nov 1, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
While Ebola is killing thousands in Africa and reaching the United States, many are joking about it. Why? Continue reading →
Oct 28, 2014 09:25 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many popular books are claimed to have been written by the dead through psychics. Continue reading →
Oct 24, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Ouija, the mysterious oracle, has mystified many for decades, apparently contacting the dead. How does it work? Continue reading →
Oct 11, 2014 08:15 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Seven people in East Africa were killed earlier this week after being accused of witchcraft. Continue reading →
Oct 1, 2014 03:17 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A prank message claiming that salt water can prevent or sure Ebola has sickened many and led to deaths. Continue reading →
Sep 27, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A fuzzy, moving form caught on camera at a New Mexico police station has some suspecting ghosts -- but there are other explanations. Continue reading →
Sep 25, 2014 05:11 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A visitor to Seattle says a stranger attacked him with an AIDS-infected needle, but it may be an urban legend. Continue reading →
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