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Did a Former Canadian Official Say the Illuminati Are Real—And Hiding Alien Stuff? Canada's former minister of defense has long espoused conspiracy theories.
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Were Real Skeletons Used in the Making of ‘Poltergeist’? The film's special effects makeup artist revealed one of the secrets behind one of the...
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Is There a Link Between Major Hurricanes and 29 August? A viral meme falsely states that four hurricanes hit the United States on 29 August...
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Answering Your Questions About the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse The 21 August 2017 celestial event will be viewable to millions in North America, but...
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Has NASA Called the Image of the Virgin of Guadalupe ‘Living’? Scientists from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration have not announced that "Our Lady of...
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What’s Behind the ‘No Bananas on a Boat’ Superstition? Bananas are deemed unlucky by recreational fishermen and those catering to that trade.
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What Does a Sun Shower Symbolize? Folklore supplies two "reasons" for sun showers, one having to do with animals, the other...
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Why Do Superstitions Associate Rats with Death? How rats got a bad rep.
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Breaking a Mirror Why should the act of breaking a mirror bring one seven years of bad luck?
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Is the Bloody Mary Story True? Will chanting 'Bloody Mary' 13 times in front of a darkened mirror summon a vengeful...
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Playing Card Superstitions A compendium of playing card superstitions.
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