Emma Audsley

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Our Fairy Tales Ourselves: Storytelling From East to West

It’s Thursday and it’s Christmas Eve and I am reading three books to my six-year-old before he goes to sleep. There’s the requisite “Night Before …

Books

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 4 Insights From Research

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to just look at someone and tell what they’re <i>really</i> like?<p>Sherlock Holmes does this all the time and it’s incredibly …

Learn to Cook from Expert Chefs

Learning-by-doing: a concept that can be applied to riding a bike, playing the tuba, cooking like a chef, performing brain surgery…OK. Maybe not that …

The Brain

Craft of Writing: Down with Adverbs?

For most people the road to hell is paved with good intentions. Author Stephen King says that, for writers, the road to hell is paved with adverbs. …

Psychiatrists studied 400 movies to find the most realistic psychopath

But according to one group of psychiatrists, these men aren't Hollywood's most realistic psychopaths.<p>In fact, they may not be psychopaths at all.<p>Psychopathy, loosely defined, is a varying combination of cold-heartedness and violence. The most extreme psychopaths kill without remorse, mutilating …

Finally! CIA Releases 'X-Files' Docs, Details 'How To Investigate' UFOs

Intelligence agency posts unexpected info about flying saucers.<p>An odd thing happened this past week involving the real CIA, some fictional FBI agents and the oft-disputed truth about this country's investigation into UFOs.<p>Just three days prior to the long-awaited return of "The X-Files," the …

Paranormal

What a study about empathy in animals may be able to tell us about autism in humans

Empathy research is a big topic in neuroscience these days, with a growing number of studies focused on how emotions figure into people's thoughts and actions. One of the main things we've learned is that various non-human species are also able to recognize the distress of others and respond in a …

Autism Spectrum

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Smithsonian

Folklore, Magic, and Mysteries: Modern Witchcraft and Folk Culture in Britain

Doreen Valiente: Mother of modern witchcraft<p>One of Britain’s spookiest historic houses, Preston Manor in Brighton, is to host a unique display of …

Delving Into The Shadowy World Of Occult Art

And what the marginalized genre can teach us about seeing in general.<p>"The word occult simply means hidden," curator and writer Pam Grossman explained to The Huffington Post.<p>Grossman is the curator of "Language of the Birds," an exhibition now on view at New York University's 80WSE Gallery. The …

Spirituality

Fox Orders Pilot for 'Exorcist' TV Series

Hey everybody, jump into my time machine! We’re going for a ride down memory lane. Back to 2012 when Facebook hit the stock market and a young artist …

'Amityville: The Awakening' Sets a New Release Date

Well, Franck Khalfoun’s <i>Amityville: The Awakening</i> has had a few misfires. The film, believe it or not, was initially set for a release on January 2, …

Horror

Folklore and Art of Japan: Kyosai, the Spirit World, Tengu and Impact of Shintoism

<b>Folklore and Art of Japan: Kyosai, the Spirit World, Tengu and Impact of Shintoism</b><p><b>Lee Jay Walker</b><p><b>Modern Tokyo Times</b><p>The Japanese artist Kawanabe Kyosai …

Fairy tales trace back thousands of years, some older than the Bible

Many well known fairy tales predate the existence of modern European languages and major world religions, finds new research.<p>The findings, published …

What fairy tales tell us about where we came from

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm weren’t trying to get famous writing stories for kids.<p>The brothers were trained philologists, serious young men who grew up in poverty and wanted to make a name for themselves doing something important. They had a cause (German nationalism) and a mission: to uncover the …

Linguistics

Fairytales much older than previously thought, say researchers

Fairy stories such as Beauty and the Beast and Rumpelstiltskin can be traced back thousands of years to prehistoric times, with one tale originating from the bronze age, academics have revealed.<p>Using techniques normally employed by biologists, they studied common links between 275 Indo-European …

Anthropology

A List of Journals and Literary Magazines Accepting Submissions

We would like to share with you our list of creative writing journals and magazine currently accepting submissions. Included you will find …

Lady Gaga Connects With the Spirit of Alexander McQueen, Kesha Goes to the ''Bone Zone'' and 8 More Celebrity Ghost Stories

Jeepers, creepers!<p>From a poltergeist taking <b>Kesha</b> to the "bone zone" to the ghost of <b>Alexander Mcqueen</b> inspiring <b>Lady Gaga</b> to write one of her hit …

Celebrity News

9 ~Creepy~ Ghost Stories You Won't Believe Really Happened

Seventeen readers share their scariest true stories. Warning: You will freak out.<p>WARNING: These stories are seriously terrifying, so I suggest you …

21 People Share The Creepy (And Completely True) Stories That Will Make You Sleep With The Lights On

My parents were on their honeymoon to key west. When they arrived at the hotel to check in, they were told that the room would be non-smoking. With …

Scared Yet? - Web's creepiest images and scariest stories. Are you scared yet?

There is a horror that comes with famous murderers, but there is different kind of horror that comes with famous victims. When the child of famous …

All About Shadow People | Paranormal

<b>Story Views</b><p>In5D December 25, 2014 Awareness<p><i>Have you ever seen some energy out of the corner of your eye and when you looked, nothing was there? More</i> …

What Is a Pukwudgie? If You See One It’s Best to Stay Away

Even before Europeans arrived in the New World, the stories of pukwudgies were already old. The Wampanoag, Mohican, and Algonquin Indians believed …

Paranormal

each thing i show you is a piece of my death

<b>By Gemma Files and Stephen J. Barringer</b><p><b></b>“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”<br>—<i>The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark,</i> …

William Shakespeare

The trailer for horror anthology Southbound is a complete nightmare

Looking for a sign that you should leave the car in the ol’ garage this weekend? Then look no further than the new trailer for <i>Southbound</i>, horror …