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Posts tagged folklore

October 31, 2010

 

Halloween’s Creepy Creature Countdown

A Moment of Science is unmasking Halloween's most notorious creatures of the night.

June 18, 2007

 

Garlic Cloves

Garlic, Revealed

Everyone knows that garlic is good for you. It lowers cholesterol, prevents cancer and heart disease, and even makes mosquito bites stop itching...right?

September 27, 2003

 

Folktales Meet Science

For only a few hundred years have people been doing what today we call science. Instead, in the past the things that we didn’t understand we often tried to explain by using legends. For example, there never were any real dragons in the world–but the world is indeed full of frightening animals. A fascinating example [...]

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