Candi Pilo

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How to Unlock Your Inner-Genius

Dear friend, I want to write you a letter on how you can unlock your inner-genius. 1. We are all born with an inner-genius First of all, in the …

How 'Buffy' Made Kinky Sex Mainstream

Spike, Angel, and all the others were the embodiment of unbridled, kinky, sadomasochistic sex for a heavily female and LGBTQ audience.<p>Two attractive teenagers break into a high school after dark to explore the empty corridors and each other. One of them hears a sound, freaking the other one out. …

Making the Tarot Literary Again

In 1890, William Butler Yeats joined a recently founded magical fraternity called the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. For years he remained a dedicated member. (When the Golden Dawn split up, about a decade later, he joined a splinter group called the Stella Matutina.) The Golden Dawn took the …

History Of The Zodiac Signs

We all know that there are 12 zodiac signs in astrology. But have you ever given thought as to how they came about into being?<p>How did each …

Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology: Daedalus

Builder of the Labyrinth for King Minos of Crete. Daedalus was a renowned craftsman and inventor. Before his time statues had their arms fixed …

Dionysus | Greek mythology

<b>Alternative Titles:</b> Bacchus, Bromios, Liber Pater, Taurokeros, Tauroprosopos<p><b>Dionysus</b>, also spelled <b>Dionysos,</b> also called <b>Bacchus</b> or (in Rome) <b>Liber …

►Greek Mythology: “The Gorgons”.-

Perseus and Medusa by Benvenuto Cellini, (1554). Perseus with the head of Medusa. …

Cassandra | Myth, Significance, Trojan War

<b>Cassandra</b>, in Greek mythology, the daughter of Priam, the last king of Troy, and his wife Hecuba. In Homer’s <i>Iliad</i>, she is the most beautiful of …

10 Unsolved Mysteries Involving Disturbing Phone Messages

In contemporary society, phone messages and voice mails are more annoying than helpful. Since cell phones with call displays became prevalent, …

Unsolved mysteries surrounding the death of Edgar Allan Poe

In 1849, gothic horror great Edgar Allan Poe turned up drunk and delirious outside a bar in Baltimore.<p>The renowned writer was in bad shape, and a …

6 tales, myths and unsolved mysteries

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Are there ghosts in Oakwood Cemetery? The Landmark Theatre? What happened to all the cats in Solvay?<p>The Syracuse area is ripe with …

Urban Legends

Wolves among us: Five real-life werewolves from history

Werewolf accusations were not entirely uncommon in Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Werewolf and witch hysteria sort of developed in tandem. Indeed, some people were even accused of both. Such accusations, and the subsequent confessions and executions, were often politically expedient. But …

Crime

FAKELORE – Marie D Jones’ Outer Edge

Marie D. JonesFAKELORE – Folklore, Urban Legends and the Rise of the Creepypasta (And I Ain’t Talkin’ Linguini!)”From the dawn of humanity, we’ve …

Capturing native animal folk tales of the British Isles

What animal stories are uniquely British? What mythological beasts call Britain home? And what counts as ‘the British Isles?’<p>Questions such as these …

9 Mermaid Legends From Around the World

Not all mermaids are the shimmering versions of femininity often seen in pop culture. In fact, those mermaids—which seem to be a combination of the …

NYC’s first supermodel died alone in an insane asylum

She was known as “the most perfect model,” and in her heyday, one headline proclaimed, “All New York Bows to the Real Miss Manhattan.” She earned the …

Divorce

10 Life-Changing Things Every Creative Person Should Try

Because we tried them for you first!

Killer fashion: Lethal dress laced with arsenic to be unveiled at York Castle Museum

A lethal Victorian dress containing arsenic is among the costumes going on show in Shaping the Body, at York Castle Museum.

What these ancient statuettes of obese people say about Paleo diets

The fat billows and pools around the belly button. The flesh spills over the hip bones. The thighs are fused.<p>Long celebrated as one of the oldest known works of art, the "Venus of Willendorf," provokes a sense of wonder: How did the Stone Age sculptor render obesity that was so life-like?<p>While …

Why did ancient Europeans just disappear 14,500 Years Ago?

Some of Europe's earliest inhabitants mysteriously vanished toward the end of the last ice age and were largely replaced by others, a new genetic analysis finds.<p>The finds come from an analysis of dozens of ancient fossil remains collected across Europe.<p>The genetic turnover was likely the result of …

There’s going to be a museum for your failed relationships

When you break up with someone, your biggest concern (aside from how best to steal your mutual friends) is usually, <i>What do I do with all the stuff they gave me?</i> Obviously, you’re going to want to keep all the expensive gifts, but what about the low-level stuff that meant something to you both once? …

Vintage Occult: This amazing Tumblr will satisfy ALL of your kitschy, witchy needs

If the amazing Tumblr Vintage Occult is any indication, Satanists really need better tailors—so many of the people interested in the dark arts are …

Mystery on the marsh: Newly discovered Anglo-Saxon island is one of the most important archaeological finds in decades

The remains of an Anglo-Saxon island have been uncovered in one of the most important archaeological finds in decades.