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In 2012, the television channel Animal Planet aired a show claiming to show evidence that mermaids are real. The program was filmed to appear to...

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Even though yesterday was Easter, and, as unreligious as I am, I was still thinking of taking it easy, there was one target that...

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Whole Foods Market is a relentlessly hip American supermarket chain which prides itself on organic fruits and vegetables, gluten-free just-about-everything, and high-end touches like wine bars...

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The news: A story from hoax site News-Hound claiming that British scientists from Liverpool's John Moore University have successfully cloned an Apatosaurus is getting a lot of traction on...

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Misinformation about health remains widespread and popular. Half of Americans subscribe to medical conspiracy theories, with more than one-third of people thinking that the Food...

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Almost everyday I’m contacted by someone with a paranormal claim. Sometimes they phone me. A few years ago I received a call from a...

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Look, it’s not because President Yoweri Museveni is an Evangelical Christian leading a fundamentalist Christian nation (with some sprinkling of Islam thrown in for...

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Have you heard that eating whole lemons prevents cancer? Or that bathing in Himalayan salt rids the body of harmful toxins? That eating hijiki seaweed can delay hair graying? If...

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It's easy to find bad information about the safety of vaccines on the internet. That's, well, the internet. But what's scarier is that in many states,...

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Piers Howe from the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences has debunked the myth of having a "sixth sense" -- also known as ESP --...