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“weird”

Oct 24, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Ouija, the mysterious oracle, has mystified many for decades, apparently contacting the dead. How does it work? Continue reading →
Oct 22, 2014 11:39 AM ET // Jason Major
Heavy metal ferroelectric "snow" may cover Venus' highest mountain peaks, boosting the alien nature of Earth's weird 'twin.' Continue reading →
Oct 15, 2014 01:53 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Scary, mysterious clowns have been spotted stalking two California towns. And it's not the first time. Continue reading →
Oct 11, 2014 08:15 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Seven people in East Africa were killed earlier this week after being accused of witchcraft. Continue reading →
Oct 9, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The telltale aroma of beer first evolved, not to tempt thirsty people, but to attract fruit flies. Continue reading →
Oct 9, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
A black hole is eating a star faster than scientists had thought was possible, and it's unleashing unusually bright X-ray signals that may help scientists understand a group of weird, superbright objects in deep space.
Oct 1, 2014 03:17 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A prank message claiming that salt water can prevent or sure Ebola has sickened many and led to deaths. Continue reading →
Sep 30, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Things that go bump in the night may not be ghosts after all.
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