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Aeons of Battle: The 5 Longest Wars in History

In the annals of humanity there is one phenomenon that has consistently weaved and threaded itself through the fabric of time. It is, of...

10 Symbolic Things You May Not Know About the Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial has been one of America’s most iconic landmarks since opening in 1922. The neoclassical monument honoring Abraham Lincoln is the most...

4 Myths About When Montezuma Met Cortés

The meeting of Aztec king Montezuma and Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés on November 8, 1519 is one of the most consequential in history, affecting...

A Brief History of the World’s Most Storied Legendary Creatures

From lumbering giants and fearsome trolls to impish satyrs and magical elves, mythical creatures have captured imaginations since the dawn of time. Cultures worldwide...

Strangest Miracles That Will Make You Question Reality

There were tens of thousands of miracles recorded in the Middle Ages alone. A study of St. Bernardino of Siena found that at least...

The Bloody Truth About Vampires

The Bloody Truth About Vampires Vampires are fodder for books, movies, and Halloween costumes. But for hundreds of years, they were scapegoats for disease. The traits...

Vickings & Things You May Not Know About Them

The Viking Age may have ended around a millennium ago but the Vikings continue to capture our imagination today, inspiring everything from cartoons to...

How to Become a Witch: A Beginner’s Guide

Increasingly, witches have been popping up all over the place, from pop culture—see: Luca Guadagnino’s remake of the horror film Suspiria, Netflix’s remake of Sabrina the Teenage Witch—to...

Supernatural Creatures in Scottish Folklore

There are many supernatural creatures to be found in Scottish folklore. This Halloween, we’d like to introduce you to a few of our favourites...

Why Do Witches Ride Brooms? The History Behind the Legend

The evil green-skinned witch flying on her magic broomstick may be a Halloween icon—and a well-worn stereotype. But the actual history behind how witches...

Sports of Ancient Greece

The ancient Greeks, who staged the first formal Olympic Games in 776 B.C., gave the world the idea of organized big-time sports events as...

Mythical Creatures (and Where to Find Them)

One of the beautiful things about genre fiction is how authors are able to bring mythical creatures to life on the page — whether...

A JOURNEY INTO WITCHCRAFT BELIEFS

The history of witchcraft is complex, and often raises more questions than it answers. Where did witches come from? And did they always arrive...

Greece’s river to the ‘underworld’ now lures adventure travellers

Back in the days of gods and monsters, the Titans fought the Olympians for control of the universe. During this 10-year Titanomachy, the Titans...

An Introduction To The Exciting Possibilities Of Astral Travel

Many people experience a certain kind of dream which may actually be an astral travel experience. They fall asleep and find themselves floating. Looking...

Bigfoot Mystery: The Missing Link?

Is this the creature that bridges the gap between man and ape? If so, he’s the greatest anthropological find in history — and he...

Wolves Among Us: Real-Life Werewolves From History

These days werewolves can be fun, exciting and even a little sexy, but in early modern period Europe, they were deemed a very real...

Fascinating Giant Discoveries in Ancient Britain

Did giants ever really exist in the British Isles? Can legends of giants building Stonehenge really be true? Why does the establishment deny that...

Super Mysterious Underground Cities That Will Fascinate You

Let's dive into the fascinating and mysterious underground cities that will blow your mind. Derinkuyu The volcanic rock landscape of Turkey’s Cappadocia region is pockmarked with...

The Origins of the Faeries: Encoded in Our Cultures

The faeries appear in folklore from all over the world as metaphysical beings, who, given the right conditions, are able to interact with the...
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