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Feb 27, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Lori Cuthbert
Catch the stories you may have missed this week! Continue reading →
Feb 26, 2015 09:11 AM ET // AFP
The sinkhole suddenly opened up at their feet on a paved sidewalk in Seoul. Fortunately they were not seriously hurt.
Feb 25, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
An innovative British effort to stem sex trafficking in Africa uses belief in magic and witchcraft to help victims. Continue reading →
Feb 10, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Parasitic wasps inject a virus to turn their victims into trembling, unwilling bodyguards. → → Continue reading →
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 →
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