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Greece: Once Upon a Spittle

Sabra Gertsch | Posted 12.10.2014 | Travel
Sabra Gertsch

The Greeks believe the gesture of spitting wards off misfortune and stops the power of the Evil Eye. The tradition is a simple "ftou ftou ftou" delivered from the mouth of a wise old woman to the forehead of a vulnerable young one.

Men as Gods

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 09.09.2013 | Religion
Arthur Rosenfeld

Because the human brain is wired for story, both Eastern and Western cultures are rife with examples of legendary characters enlivening and embodying the core teachings of a given sect, philosophy, or faith.

PARANORMAL PIG: This Pig Can Supposedly Pick The Winners Of Soccer Games

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 08.07.2012 | Weird News

WARSAW, Poland -- With a pig in Kiev, an elephant in Krakow and now, believe it or not, a ferret in Kharkiv, sports prognosticating has truly gone wil...

Rare Footage Shows Horrors In City Under Siege

Posted 02.23.2012 | World

For the past 20 days, the city of Homs has been the target of a relentless assault by Syrian security forces. Bombs and shells have rained down on civ...