The rat body size has shifted over time offers a glimpse into the habitat of the mysterious hominin Homo floresiensis—nicknamed the “Hobbit” due to its diminutive stature, a new study reports. The findings, based on an analysis of thousands of rodent… Read More »Hobbit Habitat in Cave Full of Rat Bones
For millennia, humans have been fascinated with monsters, be they real, imagined, or somewhere in between. The phenomenon of cryptids—animals and creatures purported to exist despite real hard evidence—is a historic and modern example of this monster fascination. If we… Read More »Which Cryptid Would Make the Best Pet?
It’s hard to imagine two places more different than post-Victorian London and ancient Egypt. However, an accident brought these two disparate periods together in a most unexpected way. A young English girl named Dorothy Louise Eady tripped and fell headlong… Read More »The Life of Omm Sety: Her Mysterious Identity and Reincarnation
There have been numerous tales of haunted castles, but none is as fascinating as that of the haunted Chillingham Castle. Dubbed England’s most haunted castle, Chillingham Castle’s history is filled with rich ghost stories, extravagant gardens, wild cows, and a… Read More »Chillingham Castle: The Most Haunted Castle in England
Do you believe in angels? Do you believe in the idea that our loved ones who have passed on still look out to protect us? Reports of centuries-old ghosts are often shared; some of these spirits are incredibly haunting, while… Read More »Jennifer Groesbeck: A Mother’s Desperate Cry To Save Her Child
Throughout history, people of various cultures, origins, and religions have described the phenomena of the aura, from the Buddha’s luminous halo to Persian descriptions of Mitra or occult symbolism. In most practices, the aura can be described as an ethereal… Read More »Auras Explained: How Healers See People’s ‘Aura’
Popular culture and literature has been rife with depictions of New England witchcraft for years. Perennial Halloween favorites include Disney’s Hocus Pocus, John Updike’s The Witches of Eastwick, Practical Magic, and Arthur Miller’s play, The Crucible, which was also made… Read More »Why ‘The Witch’ is the Scariest Historical Film Ever