Blog Archives for January 2018

The Arrest and Conviction of ‘Blue Whale Game’ Svengali Filipp Budeykin

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
January 10, 2018

Russian news stories claim that a man named Filipp Budeykin was convicted of involvement in the 'Blue Whale Game.' But that doesn't mean it's real.

Dieting Myths: New Year’s Resolution Edition

A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper with Benjamin Radford
January 05, 2018

Losing weight is a perpetual top New Year's resolution. But what about the rest of the year, and how many people are really trying to lose weight? 

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