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Believable Podcast, Episode 2: This Is What’s Going to Happen

Stephanie was pregnant with her second child when she started having disturbing premonitions. Most people wrote off her feelings. And then things got strange.

The Revival of a Bloodthirsty Obsession

Leeches were once a popular medical treatment for everything from headaches to hemorrhages. Now a subculture of true believers is reclaiming this ancient practice.

A photo of a young girl with brown hair whose face has been disfigured in a chemical attack sits on a bed and looks at the photographer. She wears a blue knit jacket, blue knit skirt, and a white dress shirt. The walls in the room are white, the blankets and sheets on the bed are white, and there is a red Teddy bear on the bed.

American Doctors Are Reconstructing the Youngest Faces of a Brutal War

These Syrian children survived attacks that left them burned beyond belief. One program thousands of miles from home is offering them life-changing treatment.

How I Brought My Nose Back to Life

When you lose your sense of smell, everything from coffee to sex is just not as much fun. After a year of suffering, a rigorous regimen of smell training brought it back.

The Autism Moms’ Cross-Country Drug Ring

How these minivan-driving mothers built an illegal network to provide medical marijuana for their autistic kids.

The King of Adventure Stares Down Death

A rodeo cowboy, skydiver, firefighter, ultramarathoner and motorcycle racer, Coach Stroud is a 71-year-old badass. And he’s determined to die on his own terms.

How Ghost Hunting is Like Living with Lyme Disease

After years of searching for a diagnosis and wondering if it was all in my head, tracking paranormal activity felt eerily familiar.

Inside the Great Electromagnetic Resistance

Convinced Wi-Fi is making them sick, they’re covering their homes in foil or moving to the desert. Now they’re terrified the 5G revolution will leave them with nowhere to go.

I Faked Epilepsy as a Child to Get Attention

I thought I was just a liar, but years later a therapist explained a deeper reason for what I'd done.