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Old Hag Syndrome

John Henry Fuseli The Nightmare

Have you ever experienced had a dream, most likely a nightmare, and suddenly felt paralyzed unable to move, defend, or flee? Then you may be suffering from Old Hag syndrome! The name of the syndrome comes from an old myth ...

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John Titor Time Traveler

Time Machine Schematic

With a time machine in the trunk of a 1967 Chevrolet Corvette and predictions of nuclear fallout and civil war within the united states; John Titor appeared on an internet message board in the year 2000 and quickly got peoples ...

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The Four Treasures of the Tuatha De Danann

Lia Fáil or Stone of Destiny

The Four Treasures of the Tuatha De Danann are four magical items which the mythological Tuatha De Danann brought from the four island cities Gorias, Murais, Falias, and Findias, when they arrived in Ireland. The Tuatha De Danann themselves are ...

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Jack o' Lantern

Every year on October 31st, millions of people celebrate Halloween, a holiday that emerged in the mid-1700s and was originally known as “All Hallows’ Evening.” Etymologists state that the word “Halloween” was derived from the Scottish phrase “Hallowed (or Holy) ...

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The key characteristic of the mythological human commonly known as a werewolf, or lycanthrope, is the ability to shape-shift into a wolf or an anthropomorphic wolf-like creature. Whether the result of a curse and/or lycanthropic infection or purposely achieved, the ...

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The Thirteen Treasures of the Island of Britain

Ortelius 1579 British Isles Map

The Thirteen Treasures of the Island of Britain are an extensive series of items appearing in late medieval Welsh tradition. Lists of the items date as far back as the 15th and 16th centuries, and placed the items in the ...

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