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“Skepticism”

Jan 24, 2015 04:43 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A farmer in Chile has found two mummified animals and claims they may be the remains of the mythical chupacabra.
Jan 21, 2015 12:20 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The parents of a boy claimed to be a victim of spontaneous human combustion in 2013 now have a second child with the same 'problem' and police are skeptical.
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.
Jan 17, 2015 07:01 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Tanzania is taking legal steps to stem the murder of albinos for their body parts in magic rituals. Continue reading →
Jan 14, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
The weird fingerlike thing wasn’t from a bear or other wild mammal, but it also wasn’t human.
Jan 6, 2015 02:59 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new phone app is designed to help record dreams and interpret their significance -- some say it might reveal ESP.
Dec 29, 2014 03:41 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A woman says she was assaulted while under hypnosis, but there is reason to question the claim. Continue reading →
Dec 5, 2014 06:35 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many companies offer programs to help keep your mind sharp -- but do they work?
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