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Witch Hunts

British Public On The Hunt For 'Witches' Marks' This Halloween

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.31.2016 | Home

Hoards of trick-or-treaters will roam the streets tonight demanding candy from any who come in their path. But centuries ago, God-fearing Britons beli...

Remembering the McMartin Case

Noah Tsika | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Noah Tsika

Beyond the requisite rue surrounding Sandusky's alleged victims, we're permitting ourselves to feel superior to those who didn't intervene in the right ways. But have we forgotten about the McMartin case?

Weather May Have Spurred Famous Historical Event

Posted 04.21.2012 | Home

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 04/20/2012 01:12 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries Historical records indicate that, worldwide, witch hunts occur ...

VIDEO: Witchy Women

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home

"Sparks fly from her fingertips ... She's a restless spirit on an endless flight" -- so goes the song "Witchy Woman" released in 1972 by rock band, th...

Survivor 22: Rerun Island: A Consummation Devoutly to be Wished.

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tallulah Morehead

Survivor opened this week watching Matt, aka Dr. Jesus, arriving on Zombie Island, a newly-made member of The Squawking Dead, like all Christians, seeking Redemption and Resurrection, whereas what he needs is what all zombies seek: brains.

Killing Of Innocent Women Linked To 'Sorcery' Is Overwhelming Police In Papua New Guinea

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nearly all the residents of Koge watched as Julianna Gene and Kopaku Konia were dragged from their homes, to be hung from trees and tortured for sever...

Sarah Palin and Her Belief in Witches

Dan Agin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Agin

I hear rumblings that Sarah Palin believes in the existence of witches, which leads me to wonder what people are smoking up there in Alaska. Most peo...

Penis Theft Panic Hits Congo Capital

Reuters | Joe Bavier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

Police in Congo have arrested 13 suspected sorcerers accused of using black magic to steal or shrink men's penises after a wave of panic and attempted...