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Jun 2, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
KFC is suing three media companies in China over rumors that they use eight-legged chickens.
May 1, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Wellness guru Belle Gibson claimed her special diet and holistic treatments cured her cancer, but she never had cancer. Continue reading →
Apr 6, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Three tiny dragon-resembling lizards live in the mysterious cloud forests of the Andes.
Apr 2, 2015 01:21 PM ET
Pregnant women get bombarded with advice from friends, strangers, and popular culture at large. Unfortunately, the guidance can be somewhat, well, misguided. Trace looks at some of the key myths pregnant women are likely to encounter.
Mar 16, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The argument over the existence of Yeti is heating up, but it has more to do with bears than the legendary Abominable Snowman.
Mar 2, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An albino toddler was abducted and butchered for his body parts in Africa for use in magic spells, possibly on behalf of politicians. Continue reading →
Jan 28, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The manufacturer of a coffee bean extract promoted on 'The Dr. Oz' show has been fined $9 million for false claims and deceptive practices. Continue reading →
Jan 20, 2015 07:43 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A boy who wrote a best-selling book about visiting heaven has admitted the story is false. Here's why it was widely believed.
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