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“Folklore and Superstition”

Aug 31, 2015 01:01 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
News reports claim that a teen girl was buried alive in Honduras, but there's a simpler (and less horrifying) explanation.
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.
Jul 27, 2015 01:48 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A creepy clown was seen outside a Chicago cemetery recently -- and it's only the latest sighting of many. Continue reading →
Jul 21, 2015 01:24 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Entomologists solve the mystery of strange markings that appeared at night in Indian homes.
Jul 17, 2015 10:38 AM ET // AFP
Nessie is a giant catfish, says a man who has hunted it for 24 years, though he hopes it's something more exciting.
Jul 14, 2015 02:14 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new study claims that self-identified vampires are reluctant to tell others about their lifestyle for fear of being ostracized. Continue reading →
Jul 7, 2015 02:47 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Anti-vaccination protests date back over 150 years, and are likely to remain with us. Here's why.
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