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Belief that COVID-19 was a hoax is a gateway drug to other conspiracy theories -- Tia Ghose -- published -- People who believe that the COVID-19 pandemic was a hoax are likelier to believe all sorts of other conspiracy theories, a new study suggests.

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Bigfoot: Is the Sasquatch real? -- Benjamin Radford, -- Patrick Pester -- published -- Bigfoot, or Sasquatch, is a large ape-like creature some people believe inhabits North America but there's no hard evidence it actually exists.

21 days ago

Crop circles: Myth, theories and history -- Stephanie Pappas -- published -- 15 November 22 -- Crop circles are really no mystery. These expansive forms of landscape art are made by people.

22 days ago

What is a second cousin? By - Ailsa Harvey, Live Science Staff - published - 15 November 22 - Reference - How to identify your second cousin, first cousin once removed and other distant relatives.

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Why does chocolate turn white (and is it safe to eat)? -- Charles Q. Choi -- published -- Sometimes dark or milk chocolate gets a white sheen or blotchy white spots on it. What is happening, and is chocolate that has turned white safe to eat?

22 days ago

16 OF THE BEST CONSPIRACY THEORIES -- Benjamin Radford, -- Stephanie Pappas -- published -- Conspiracy theories that have taken hold range from a faked moon landing to Barack Obama's birthplace to chemtrails.

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This Weird Google Earth Picture Does Not Show a Crashed UFO -- Rafi Letzter -- last updated -- A popular YouTube channel is trying to convince viewers that photos of an avalanche on an island near Antarctica depict an alien spaceship crash site.

22 days ago

What if humans had tails? -- Joanna Thompson -- published -- If humans had tails, what would they be like, and how would we use them?

22 days ago

Science of the Paranormal: Can You Trust Your Own Mind? -- Stephanie Pappas -- last updated -- A trip through the scientific research into paranormal experiences leads directly to the human brain.

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10 Ghost Stories That Will Haunt You for Life - By - Owen Jarus - last updated - 21 October 22

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The Shady Science of Ghost Hunting -- Benjamin Radford -- last updated -- Ghost hunters use some very high-tech equipment and plenty of illogic. And somehow they fail to find what they seek. But of course, the hunt continues.

22 days ago

11 of the most haunted places in the US -- Tom Metcalfe -- last updated -- You don't need to believe in ghosts to enjoy a ghost story.

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Do cows really lie down when it's about to rain? -- Joseph Castro -- last updated -- Can cows predict when it's going to rain?

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Minibrains grown from human and mouse neurons learn to play Pong -- Harry Baker -- published -- Researchers taught a synthetic neuron network to play a version of the retro arcade game "Pong" by integrating the brain cells into an electrode array controlled by a computer program.

22 days ago

Blue Bananas Surprise Scientists -- Andrea Thompson -- last updated -- Products of chlorophyll breakdown make ripening bananas glow blue under black lights.

22 days ago

Plants Use Quantum Physics to Survive -- Katia Moskvitch -- last updated -- Quantum effects spill out of physics labs and into wet and messy biological systems.

22 days ago

How Cacti Survive: Surprising Strategies Quench Thirst -- Corey Binns -- last updated -- They work the night shift, let their roots die, and fend off thirsty predators to conserve every precious drop.

22 days ago

Cunning Weed Sniffs Out Victims -- Jeanna Bryner -- last updated -- When the stringy dodder plant emerges, it bobs and sways to find the perfect host plant, then sucks the life out of it. See the video.

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Evolution Predictable Everywhere in the Universe, Scientist Says -- Ker Than -- last updated -- If the history of life could be rewound and replayed, many of the same innovations would reappear. What €™s that mean for life on other planets?

22 days ago

Can a Scare Cure the Hiccups? -- Live Science Staff -- last updated -- Is there any scientific basis to the age-old scare tactic?

22 days ago

Monstrous 'gorgons' survived a mass extinction, but they were a 'dead clade walking'

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Medieval man buried in Poland had two kinds of dwarfism

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World's largest communication satellite is a photobombing menace, astronomers warn

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Watch the 'Cold Moon' eclipse Mars during the final full moon of 2022

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When was Jesus born?

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Why have aliens never visited Earth? Scientists have a disturbing answer

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Eerie green fireball detected hours before smashing into Lake Ontario in the dead of night

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Woman's name and tiny sketches hidden in 1,200-year-old manuscript

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