The long shadow of Dracula

Last week, six men were jailed for ripping out the heart of a corpse they believed was ‘undead’. As Monica Petrescu in Bucharest writes, to many Romanians, vampires are not legend but terrifying reality. more…
Global warming hotheads would burn sceptics at the stake. more…
Health warning over celebrity workouts. more…
Three-year-old rescued minutes before being sacrificed by uncle in Orissa. more…
Tesco’s ‘ Atkins alternative’. THe GI diet. Even Sir Redgrave is sharking it. more…
McKenna has the power to make you thin. more…
Taking the spark out of science. more…

Skeptical Stats
Junk e-mails on relentless rise. more…
Personal Injury: A cultural myth. more…
Smoke-free laws save lives, say doctors. more…
Labour pains prevent choice of home births. more…
Road mishaps claim lives of 84,000 Indians annually. more…
Counterfeiting and piracy on the increase in the EU. more…
Children Suffer Fallout of Pancake Day Accidents. more…
Crack open the champagne – the divorce has come through. more…
Pubs to apply for 24-hour boozing. more…
Bankruptcy is on the rise. more…
Suicide Rate Down in the Era of Prozac. more…
S.R.