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A prehistoric ‘sea monster’ with 300 teeth has been discovered

<b>This bizarre ‘sea monster’ would not be out of place in a horror film.</b><p>That’s exactly what one fisherman thought after hauling in the prehistoric …

Incredible discovery of the oldest depiction of the universe almost lost to the black market

The design on this disc might look like a six-year-old’s scribbles, but in reality, it’s one of the most sophisticated and influential artifacts of …

Archaeology

8 Surprising Facts And Lore About Werewolves That Will Make You Leave The Lights On

By James B. Barnes,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1x1X5Wj<p><i>Producer’s Note: The below originally appeared on imgur.com and appears here with the</i> …

Who Let Us Read the Horrifying Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark?

And so we come to the final day of our Halloween book club. What could we close with besides <i>Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark</i>, which scarred an …

Falkor Folklore - Never Ending Tales Of Dragon Tails

Falkor Folklore by Bamboota<p>He's a legend among those who live in Fantasia, a serpentine figure that cuts across the night sky like a bolt of ivory, …

Fine Art: It's A Family Portrait For... Fantasy Character Classes

Like every other artist on planet Earth, Tyler Jacobson has worked on the gorgeous mobile card game Legend of the Cryptids. He's also done stuff for …

A Map of the United States' Mythical Lake Monsters

While Bigfoot, the Jersey Devil, and the Mothman might get most of the attention on land, there are plenty of cryptozoological myths surrounding the …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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New Orleans

Monsters in America, A Cryptozoological Map Featuring Legendary Creatures From Across the US

The Philadelphia-based Hog Island Press print shop has created <i>Monsters in America</i>, a cryptozoological map of the United States that features all …

What Did Ancient Babylonian Songs Sound Like? Something Like This

What really lasts in this world? What dies, what can be revived? Are humans basically the same now as in ancient times?<p>I was left pondering these …

Mystery of Ancient Chinese Civilization's Disappearance Explained

An earthquake nearly 3,000 years ago may be the culprit in the mysterious disappearance of one of China's ancient civilizations, new research …

Musician's Recreation of Ancient Sumerian Songs Will Haunt You

These songs are examples of how art and science can come together to create something incredible. Musician Stef Conner learned to read several …

Israel recovers 800 ancient coins, jewelry stolen by Beit Shemesh man

Suspect allegedly used metal detector to loot antiquities site for black market.<p>><br>• ><br>• ><p>An image of the stolen coins retrieved by the Israel Antiquities …

Photographer travels the globe to capture stunning photographs of the world's rarest & most ancient trees

Moon’s explorations have amassed an incredible body of work the artist calls “tree portraits.” Combing the globe for the most exotic flora, the …

An Ancient Musical Instrument Has Been Discovered In China

Chinese archaeologists working in Hubei province's Zaoyang City have unearthed an ancient stringed instrument dating back thousands of years. It's …

One of History’s Most Successful Female Rulers—Who No One Remembers

Most of us know about Cleopatra’s sex life, about Jezebel being thrown out of a window and eaten by dogs, and maybe even about the Chinese Empress Wu …

Geological Treasures in Ancient Egypt

November 26, 1922 archaeologist <i>Howard Carter</i> (1874-1939) entered the tomb of <i>Tutankhamun</i>, pharaoh in ancient Egypt from 1332 to 1323 BC. The grave was …

Archaeologists Discover Mythical Tomb Of The God Of The Dead In Egypt

A reproduction of the mythical Tomb of Osiris as described by Egyptian lore has been discovered in the necropolis of Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, on the West …

Ancient History

The Golem and the Jinni is a powerful masterpiece of historical fantasy

Helene Wecker's debut, <i>The Golem and the Jinni,</i> is a phenomenal tale set during a transformative time in the United States. Opening at the turn of the …

Books

Supernatural 'Jinn' Seen as Cause of Mental Illness Among Muslims

It may be common for psychiatric patients who are Muslim to attribute their hallucinations or other symptoms to "jinn," the invisible, devilish …

Mental Health

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

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Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange review – a medieval Fifty Shades of Grey?

With their feckless princesses and fickle princes, these 10th-century tales are as titillating as they are fascinating<p><i>Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange</i> contains 18 stories from the Arab world, originating in the 10th century, which have survived in a single manuscript in a library in …

Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange review – powerful stories from ancient Arabia

An enchanting treasury of tales from the old orient is translated into English for the first time<p>Perhaps the saddest aspect of the current crises in the Middle East is that many now equate its culture with violence, barbarism and the oppression of women. Yet for hundreds of years, Arab science, …

10 Great Novels That Aren't About What You Heard They Were About

Science fiction and fantasy novels become famous for all sorts of reasons. Maybe they catch the zeitgeist, or maybe they have one idea that everybody …

Popular Fiction

Unbound Worlds Likes: 1/17/15 - Unbound Worlds

The internet(s) gives and gives and gives.<p>There are some great sci-fi/fantasy bloggers out there, fans who are devoting a lot of time and energy into …

Like Alien and Blade Runner? This short is for you.

<i>Atropa</i> is a short film and proof of concept in the style of <i>Alien</i> and <i>Blade Runner</i>. With a late '70s/early '80s sci-fi aesthetic and a plot that sees Officer Cole Freeman investigating a missing research vessel in deep space, it hits all the right notes for dark, meaty science fiction.<p>At a little …

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Concept Art Writing Prompt: The Planet with the Ring of Bones

This week's spooky Concept Art Writing Prompt takes us into space, where a planet is ringed by thousands of dismembered skeletons. What stories take …