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Viking Symbols and Runes May Soon Be Banned by the Swedish Government
Depictions of the runes and Norse symbols such as Thor’s hammer may soon be banned in Sweden according to some sources. Hate groups have been using many of [...]
The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. [...]
Batman Existed in Mesoamerican Mythology and His Name Was Camazotz
As social media is abuzz with who might be cast in the next Batman movie, with concerns that some of the candidates might not be menacing enough to fill [...]
The Brosno Dragon: The Loch Ness Monster’s Evil Russian Cousin?
Most people are familiar with the legendary Loch Ness Monster – a mysterious cryptid said to lurk in the depth of Loch Ness in Scotland.  Read more [...]
Researchers Brew Biblical Beer Using Yeast From Ancient Pottery
A multidisciplinary team in Israel believe that they have brewed ancient beers similar to those once drunk by Biblical characters such as David and [...]
Research Traces Cannabis Plant Origins to the Tibetan Plateau 28 Million Years Ago
A fascinating new study published in the journal Vegetation History and Archaeobotany, on May 14, details the work of a team of researchers from the [...]
Practical Magic: The Secret Teachings of the Book of Raziel the Angel
Within the varied teachings of the Jewish mystical tradition known as Kabbalah there is a minor tradition known as Practical Kabbalah (Kabbalah Ma’asit). [...]
Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change
New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than by [...]
Study of Ceramics Provides New Thinking on Origins of First Peruvian Empire
The Andean nation of Peru has been the home of many important pre-Columbian societies. But their origins and development still holds many questions. Read [...]
10 Sacred (and Sometimes Scary) Ritual Masks
Masks are one of the few things on the earth that connect all of humanity throughout time. We have created ritual masks since our very beginnings in order [...]