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“Hoaxes”

Oct 15, 2014 01:53 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Scary, mysterious clowns have been spotted stalking two California towns. And it's not the first time. 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 →
Jun 19, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A whole menagerie of animals are now predicting World Cup soccer matches... what gives? Continue reading →
Feb 11, 2014 03:30 PM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Is the revered cloth a miracle or an elaborate hoax?
Jan 6, 2014 03:30 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A wilderness tracker claims to have shot a Bigfoot named Hank. Continue reading →
Dec 5, 2013 01:27 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Why do people falsely claim to be victims of discrimination, assaults and hate crimes? The reasons are strange and varied. Continue reading →
Jun 17, 2013 06:11 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A psychic who falsely reported a mass murder on a Texas ranch in 2011 has been ordered to pay $7 million in damages. Continue reading →
Jun 7, 2013 04:09 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Seattle woman believes she can survive without eating for months, and she's not the only one. Continue reading →
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