A monk sits in a vat of “boiling oil” in Thailand’s Nong Bua Lamphu province.

Myth busters: Thai scientists debunk sweating crystals, boiling oil and other superstitions

Two scientists are busy debunking myths and claims of miracles performed by monks in a bid to stop gullible Thais getting ripped off by unscrupulous holy men

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A monk sits in a vat of “boiling oil” in Thailand’s Nong Bua Lamphu province.
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