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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 →
Jul 26, 2014 07:32 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A crowdfunding platform is being used to raise money for 'ghost-detecting' technology, though investors should be wary. Continue reading →
Jul 24, 2014 05:58 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky says memories of abuse have come back to him, but there are reasons for caution. 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 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
For a country supposedly obsessed with dieting and thinness, most Americans say they're neither overweight nor trying to lose weight. Continue reading →
Jun 3, 2014 09:16 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls have been arrested in the stabbing assault on another girl, allegedly to please a fictional urban legend character. Continue reading →
May 28, 2014 11:52 AM ET
Married couples have a lot more in common, genetically speaking, than was previously thought. How do you find that out? By studying the genomes of 825 married couples, of course!
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