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Oct 30, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
A lot of the fear surrounding spiders is based on myths, not facts, according to the experts who study these eight-legged creatures.
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 →
Oct 24, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Ouija, the mysterious oracle, has mystified many for decades, apparently contacting the dead. How does it work? Continue reading →
Oct 7, 2014 06:01 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Weight discrimination, while serious, is rarer than most people assume, new research suggests. Continue reading →
Oct 1, 2014 03:17 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A prank message claiming that salt water can prevent or sure Ebola has sickened many and led to deaths. Continue reading →
Sep 27, 2014 03:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A fuzzy, moving form caught on camera at a New Mexico police station has some suspecting ghosts -- but there are other explanations. Continue reading →
Sep 9, 2014 01:37 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Each new Jack the Ripper suspect seems very convincing and compelling, until the next one comes along and seemingly closes the case. Continue reading →
Aug 1, 2014 05:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
As doctors work to stem an epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus, rumor and folklore help spread the disease. Continue reading →
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