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4.3.19

Spellbinding Photos of Witches at Work in Romania

Witchcraft is big business in the Eastern European country, and photographer Lucia Sekerková​ has documented its magical rise for seven years.

3.25.19

The Timeless Myth of Medusa, a Rape Victim Turned Into a Monster

Since Ancient Greece, the snake-haired Gorgon has been a sexualized symbol of women's rage.

12.31.18

How to Use Tarot to Find Out What 2019 Will Deal You

Try this tarot spread to see what the future has in store for you next year.

11.1.18

Are Cats Psychic? An Investigation

Since time immemorial, cats have been revered as spiritual creatures—so I asked a psychic to help me understand my tabby, Smidge.

6.6.18

The Meaning Behind the Evil Eye Symbol You See Everywhere

Despite its presence as an increasingly popular fashion trend in the US, the Evil Eye is taken extremely seriously in cultures across the globe where belief in the curse is alive and well.

9.9.17

How Podcasting Became Hollywood's Latest Obsession

Once the exclusive domain of techies and Trekkies, podcasting has grown into a culture-defining medium, a hot play for investors, and the entertainment industry's newest hunting ground for content and creators.

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11.6.14

Druid Cloak Merges Footwork with Fantasy Fiction

Imagine Frodo Baggins getting down in a Chicago basement.