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“hoax”

Nov 5, 2014 01:44 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Every month people choose to suddenly disappear and walk away from their lives. Here's a look at some reasons why. Continue reading →
Oct 30, 2014 12:10 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The forensics of movie monsters reveals that most popular Halloween and horror film characters aren't fearsome. They're just not feeling well. 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 →
Jun 26, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The story of an injured young girl being asked to leave a fast-food restaurant has been called a hoax. But its viral spread says a lot about folklore and internet activism. Continue reading →
May 11, 2014 07:45 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Conspiracy promoters have harassed and hounded victims of tragedy, but when they spoke at a Sandy Hook board meeting, they met their match. Continue reading →
Could a mysterious creature captured in Texas be the legendary chupacabra?
Apr 4, 2014 01:49 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Viral videos of terrified bison running out of Yellowstone Park has many concerned about a volcanic eruption. Continue reading →
Mar 20, 2014 09:08 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A ruthless Mexican drug cartel is accused of kidnapping children to harvest their organs. For real? Continue reading →
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