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“Skepticism”

Aug 31, 2015 01:01 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
News reports claim that a teen girl was buried alive in Honduras, but there's a simpler (and less horrifying) explanation.
Aug 15, 2015 10:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The EPA's spill of toxic mine waste into the Animas River spawns conspiracy theories. Continue reading →
Aug 1, 2015 06:43 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A ghost photo from the U.K. is going viral this week but in this case psychology—not the paranormal—provides the best explanation.
Jun 27, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A man recently claimed to find a rat in his fast-food chicken order; it really was chicken, but why did he think otherwise? Continue reading →
Jun 14, 2015 08:55 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Human traffickers are using belief in magic to force women into prostitution. Continue reading →
Jun 4, 2015 06:12 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The deluge that flooded parts of Texas over the past week has created a strange sight on a patch of the state's highways: clumps of worms along the center line. Why does this happen? Continue reading →
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 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 →
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