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Jan 20, 2016 08:33 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Musician Glenn Frey, who died recently, was the victim of several death hoaxes.
Dec 5, 2015 03:09 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Mass shootings seem to spawn conspiracy theories more often than other events. Here's why. Continue reading →
Nov 6, 2015 06:53 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
News and social media reports during Halloween claimed that tainted candy had been found. But is it true? Continue reading →
Oct 22, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A photo circulating on social media appears to show a flying city among clouds in China. Is it real, a mirage, or fake? Continue reading →
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 13, 2015 06:34 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The Jersey Devil's diverse features are strong evidence that it cannot exist as a real animal.
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 →
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 →
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