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Harry Potter ‘is work of the devil,’ should be banned in schools – religious parents

Make-believe child wizard Harry Potter glorifies witchcraft, according to a group of religious parents who want JK Rowling’s creation banned in state schools, a...

Life Among the Vampires

It’s late at night. Late for me, anyway, but still early for the gentleman sitting beside me—he sleeps during the day, and has only just awakened a few hours...

‘Burn her’: Women in Papua New Guinea tortured for witchcraft

A video posted online shows four naked women in Papua New Guinea being tied up, burned and tortured for witchcraft and sorcery. The attackers claim the women had...

Werewolf conference to debate ‘complex’ history of mythical creature

A British university will host a conference on werewolves next month, where scholars will discuss the history of the mythical creature in literature and film. The Open...

Stone phalluses and ancient fertility cults

Close to one hundred stone phalluses have been found in Norway. They are symbolic representations of the penis, representing male potency and fertility. Animal and human...