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“Folklore and Superstition”

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 →
Sep 24, 2014 06:14 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Hundreds of Colombian girls are experiencing strange symptoms and blaming a vaccine, but another explanation is more likely. Continue reading →
Sep 23, 2014 02:12 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Recent strange cases of sleepwalking shed light on this mysterious condition. Continue reading →
Sep 12, 2014 03:40 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A commission in Iceland has concluded that a legendary lake monster there exists; others aren't so sure. Continue reading →
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