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The spooky history of how cats bewitched us

Witches have always liked cats. Sure, they’ve been known to hang out with a wide variety of creatures, including lambs, hornets and crabs. But felines are their favorite consorts, according to an academic analysis that tallied up animal “familiars” from 200 historic English witch trials.<p>Is anybody …

Pets

I Got a $600 Brain 'Reboot' and It Changed My World

NAD+ therapy can supposedly increase your energy, focus, and help you detox from alcohol and drugs. I thought I'd see for myself.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>It's good to be skeptical about wonder drugs, because often there's nothing wonderful about them at all. So when a finance worker …

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WATCH: President Obama gives mock job interview to Stephen Colbert: “There wasn’t a lot of room for advancement at my last job”

“The only one with a more powerful position was my wife,” he added<p>Brendan Gauthier<p>October 18, 2016 11:51am (UTC)<p>President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance in a sketch on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" on Monday, giving a mock job interview as he prepares to leave office in January.<p>"Honestly, …

Employment

How To Read All The Marvel Comics Events In Right Order

This guide covers the order of all the big Marvel comics events and crossovers. Marvel always does these big events which radically affect their …

The Monster of Issoir

<b>I recently noticed this old account...and wondered why I never heard of it previously. It's a monster / cryptid tale that was reprinted in the 'The</b> …

Paranormal

Did the Smithsonian cover up an Ancient Egyptian Colony in the Grand Canyon?

<b>Did the Smithsonian Institute cover up the mind-boggling discovery of an ancient Egyptian Colony in the Grand Canyon? According to a news article</b> …

Ancient History

Indigenous Australians most ancient civilisation on Earth, DNA study confirms

Clues left in genes of modern populations in Australian and Papua New Guinea enable scientists to trace remarkable journey made by first human explorers<p>Claims that Indigenous Australians are the most ancient continuous civilisation on Earth have been backed by the first extensive study of their …

Anthropology

'Jerusalem' Is Alan Moore's Really Big Book — In Every Way

This is it, the Big Book to end all Big Books. The one you may have heard of — <i>Jesusalem</i> — written by that guy who also writes the comics or whatever? (Alan Moore, the groundbreaking, hairy genius behind <i>V For Vendetta</i> and <i>Watchmen</i>.) The one that took him a decade to peck out, clocks in at something …

The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.<p>“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”<p>How often have we all heard that resigned expression? How often have we said it ourselves? ‘The death of cinema’ is debated in university film studies …

Video on Demand

Footage Of Trent Reznor’s Stint In The ’80s Band Slam Bamboo Has Resurfaced And It’s Wonderful

Before he became the crown prince of industrial music with releases like <i>Broken</i> and <i>The Downward Spiral</i>, Trent Reznor cut his teeth gigging in the ’80s Cleveland pop scene. And while there’s always been a lot of YouTube footage of the Nine Inch Nails lead from this era floating around, the internet …

There’s Way More Going On In Paul Thomas Anderson’s Radiohead Video Than You Realized

Filmmaker Rishi Kaneria takes an extremely close look Radiohead’s “Daydreaming” video and finds more layers than any one video should have.<p><b>WHAT:</b> An exploration into the hidden meanings of Paul Thomas Anderson’s lauded, languid video for “Daydreaming” by Radiohead.<p><b>WHO:</b> Filmmaker and video essayist …

Music Videos

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The 10 Biggest 'Game of Thrones' Mysteries Solved

It's all there if you know where to look…<p>In all the excitement of <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 6, we obsessed over theories and prophecies and history, then did it again and again (and then some more) – to the extent that we never stopped to look back on the previously unanswered questions that drove us …

The 41 most nutritious foods on Earth

But which produce is the most worth your while?<p>Jennifer Di Noia, a researcher at William Paterson University who specializes in public health, ranked a long list of fruits and veggies based on their nutrient density to see which ones should be classified as "powerhouse" foods: those most strongly …

Why filmmaker David Lynch says Transcendental Meditation is the secret to success

David Lynch says he hasn't missed a day of Transcendental Meditation since he started practicing it 43 years ago.<p>The director and writer behind the cult TV series "Twin Peaks" and movies including "Mulholland Drive" was in Los Angeles recently to lend support to Georgetown University School of …

NASA's retro guide to future living - CNN Style

Written by Thomas Page, CNN<p>It's early evening and you're with friends, enjoying a drink or two. The sun is shining after all and it's been a long week.<p>The river nearby shimmers in the light. You follow its course, your eyes gradually moving up, up, over your head and then down to the other side. …

10 Truly Creepy Demonic Hauntings

Most paranormal investigators will tell you that there are several different types of hauntings. Residual hauntings tend to be benign because the …

Over 3,000 Years of Humans Exaggerating Their Lineage on Family Trees

Charting genetic lines through branches gets aspirational pretty fast.<p>The family tree of German bishop Sigmund Christoph von …

Genealogy

The Five Stages of Writing a Novel

Few things in life are more daunting than attempting to write a novel. Leaving aside the amount of words you have to write (novels are usually around …

Writing

They should all be tried: George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and America’s overlooked war crimes

<b>(Reuters/AP/Jason Reed/Luis Alvarez/Kevin Lamarque/Filipe Frazao via Shutterstock/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>What the CIA did to Abu Zubaydah was barbarous. That his torturers have gone unpunished is an American tragedy<p>Rebecca Gordon<p>April 30, 2016 9:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on …

Al-Qaeda

10 Inspiring Reasons to Become a Writer

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

50 Best Debut Albums Ever

Click or tap to zoom into this image<p>This is an image <i>1</i> of 50<p>Today we're looking at 50 of the best debut albums ever. Starting with 1960: Joan Baez, …

Calvin Harris

Atlantis

Atlantis is a legendary city which is described in the work of the Greek philosopher Plato (c. 429 – 347 BCE). The story of Atlantis with its …

You Have More Influence Over People Than You Think

Want proof? Start asking for more favors.<p>Do you hesitate to ask people for favors simply because you assume they'll say no? A new study suggests others are far more likely to do your bidding than you probably think.<p>For 10 years, psychologist Vanessa K. Bohns, Ph.D., and colleagues from Cornell …

The Absence of Empathy: Understanding the Psychology of Sociopathic Feminism

Not every narcissist is a sociopath, but all sociopaths are narcissists. Like every other manifestation of identity politics, feminism is ultimately …

How The Language You Speak Changes Your View Of The World

Bilinguals get all the perks. Better job prospects, a cognitive boost and even protection against dementia. Now new research shows that they can also …

Here's What Belief In A Religion Does To Your Brain

The perceived conflict between religion and science has played out across history, from lectures in Ancient Greek pantheons to discussions on …