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How the £45m Nigerian email scammer was caught

How the £45m Nigerian email scammer was caught

Relatively Interesting October 24, 2016 0

It’s one of the most commonly mocked scams that you’ll find in your emails. It goes something like this: a victim will receive an email from a Nigerian prince or a bank official or

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What do JFK, Lincoln, and Cherry Picking Have In Common?

What do JFK, Lincoln, and Cherry Picking Have In Common?

Relatively Interesting November 4, 2015 4

Following the assassination of one of America’s most beloved Presidents, John F. Kennedy, a list of weird coincidences exposing a supposed link between Abraham Lincoln and JFK surfaced. While the sources from all these

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The Truth About Vampires, Werewolves, Ouija Boards, Monsters, and Ghosts…

The Truth About Vampires, Werewolves, Ouija Boards, Monsters, and Ghosts…

Relatively Interesting October 22, 2015 0

Halloween is nearly upon us, so what better time to look back at some of our favorite horror themed articles?  Explore the truth behind the occult, the paranormal, vampires, werewolves, and more… if you dare.

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Pseudoscience and conspiracy theory are not victimless crimes against science

Pseudoscience and conspiracy theory are not victimless crimes against science

Relatively Interesting June 7, 2015 0

Eduardo Nicolas Schulz, University of Birmingham News of anti-vaxxer movements, demands to teach creationism in schools as science, and dubious claims for the health-giving properties of strange diets is enough to make you wonder

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Here’s the one thing Scooby-Doo can teach all of us.

Here’s the one thing Scooby-Doo can teach all of us.

Relatively Interesting May 29, 2015 0

If there’s one thing we can learn from watching episodes of Scooby-Doo, it’s that everything supernatural or otherworldly is just someone trying to scare you so that can make some money.  Scooby Doo and

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The Truth Behind Chernobyl’s Myths, Rumors, and Legends

The Truth Behind Chernobyl’s Myths, Rumors, and Legends

Relatively Interesting January 29, 2015 0

No one discounts the shock and anxiety that the Chernobyl Disaster of 1986 caused for the world. After all, the radioactivity unleashed was multiple times more than Hiroshima and Nagasaki so there was very good reason

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How Palm Reading Actually Works

How Palm Reading Actually Works

Relatively Interesting January 14, 2015 6

Can you really read anything from studying your palm?  What do palm readers think your palm says about your personality and future?  What does your palm actually say about you?  

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Welcome to the United States of Conspiracy

Welcome to the United States of Conspiracy

Relatively Interesting December 22, 2014 1

Americans (and many others, to be sure) believe in the some pretty weird things.  They also love their conspiracies the distrust of their government.  For many conspiracy theorists, belief that the government is trying to control its

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The conspiracy flowchart THEY don’t want you to see

The conspiracy flowchart THEY don’t want you to see

Relatively Interesting November 9, 2014 0

This is the flowchart they don’t want you to see. Government cover-ups, black ops, 9/11, the reptilians, aliens (who are actually the reptilians) and the New World Order… these are only a few of the

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Does brain training actually work?

Does brain training actually work?

Relatively Interesting May 12, 2014 1

–Update Jan 18, 2016–  The creators and marketers of the Lumosity “brain training” program have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges alleging that they deceived consumers with unfounded claims that Lumosity games can

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