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May 24, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Genies have been blamed for a recent spate of possessions and fits in Saudi Arabian schools. Continue reading →
May 21, 2015 12:07 PM ET
Clowns are usually depicted as either playful symbols of innocent fun, or creepy inversions of joy, the stuff nightmares are made of. But why did clowns become so scary?
May 18, 2015 11:57 AM ET
Waking up early is a chore to many people, especially night owls, but according to science being a morning person can hold a world of benefits. Why is that?
May 18, 2015 12:27 PM ET
House Democrats recently proposed a bill to end the practice of gerrymandering. How does it work?
May 14, 2015 08:53 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A photo of a 'Roswell alien' turns out to be much less mysterious.
May 13, 2015 01:36 PM ET
In China, there's a centuries-old practice of burning fake money at the funerals of departed loved ones. But in recent years mourners have become more ambitious and the funeral market has responded.
May 12, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Powerful compounds in nature are often red, so just seeing this color can impact the thinking of people and other animals.
May 5, 2015 09:49 AM ET
Humans seem to care more about their pets than other humans. Why is this?
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