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“Skepticism”

Sep 12, 2014 03:40 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A commission in Iceland has concluded that a legendary lake monster there exists; others aren't so sure. Continue reading →
Sep 9, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Some craters can be deceiving. Continue reading →
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 8, 2014 08:56 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Drought-stricken farmers and others are turning to the mystical practice of water dowsing, and many are convinced it works. Here's why. 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 19, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A whole menagerie of animals are now predicting World Cup soccer matches... what gives? Continue reading →
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