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“Folklore and Superstition”

Jul 3, 2015 03:45 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Animals in a Chinese zoo are being monitored to see if they can predict earthquakes.
Jun 27, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A man recently claimed to find a rat in his fast-food chicken order; it really was chicken, but why did he think otherwise? Continue reading →
Jun 14, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Human traffickers are using belief in magic to force women into prostitution. Continue reading →
Jun 2, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
KFC is suing three media companies in China over rumors that they use eight-legged chickens.
May 24, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Genies have been blamed for a recent spate of possessions and fits in Saudi Arabian schools. Continue reading →
May 16, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The giant squid's imposing size and fearsome appearance has long cast them as predatory monsters in human imaginations and fictional depictions.
Apr 27, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A baby in India born with a conjoined twin is being worshipped as the reincarnation of a god.
Apr 11, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
More support for a psychological basis of near-death experiences comes from a new study involving cardiac arrest in rats. Continue reading →
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