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Evil Demons, Devils & Imps from ‘The Infernal Dictionary’ 6 Cautionary Tales That Terrified Kids of Yesteryear. Long before Edward Gorey offed children alphabetically, writers sought to instill good manners and exemplary behavior through strange, scary cautionary tales.

6 Cautionary Tales That Terrified Kids of Yesteryear

14 Terrifying Facts About 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark' The first installment of Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark trilogy hit bookshelves in 1981.

14 Terrifying Facts About 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark'

The series would become a preteen cult classic and among the most banned or challenged books of the following decades. Alvin Schwartz, the author and adapter behind the Scary Stories trilogy, actually began his career as a journalist, writing for The Binghamton Press from 1951 to 1955. He also had a penchant for wordplay, saying that creating rhymes is a good way for “people to express their feelings without getting in trouble.” After Schwartz left journalism, he started working for a research corporation, which he couldn’t stand, and began doing that part time, devoting the rest of his hours to writing books.

Herb Analysis: Mandrake, the most mystical root of all and the greatest ally of witches. Mandrake Root The most mystical root of all and the greatest ally of witches Introduction No other plant has ever been associated more with witchcraft through the ages than the Mandrake root (mandragora officinarum).

Herb Analysis: Mandrake, the most mystical root of all and the greatest ally of witches

It has been respected by witches since time immemorial and it has been used extensively in magical and medical concoctions. Folklore and legends both good and bad are associated with the root which show the importance it played through history. How to Be a Good Kisser – 10 Tips From Scientific Research. What Does Science Say About How To Be A Good Kisser?

How to Be a Good Kisser – 10 Tips From Scientific Research

Regular readers might be saying “What the hell is this, Cosmo Magazine?” In all fairness, how to be a good kisser is something no one really gets instruction in. 10 New and Newish Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu Shows You Need to Watch: - Natural Medicines News Outlet and Community. I Was Relentlessly Harassed by the Media After Cutting My Own Penis Off. Andre Johnson, a.k.a.

I Was Relentlessly Harassed by the Media After Cutting My Own Penis Off

Christ Bearer Last year, one of the biggest mental health-related stories to hit the mainstream was the case of Andre "Christ Bearer" Johnson, the Wu-Tang Clan-affiliated rapper who hacked off his own penis while high on angel dust and suffering from depression. The media frenzy surrounding his story was intense; he went from only being known among underground hip-hop fans to being plastered across the pages of nearly every newspaper and celebrity gossip magazine. This Hellish Underground Fire Has Burned for 100 Years. Fires rage unimpeded just below the earth’s surface in Jharia, India, slowly consuming a vast store of coal and occasionally opening immense chasms that swallow everything above them.

This Hellish Underground Fire Has Burned for 100 Years

Johnny Haglund documents what it’s like living with such an inferno for The Earth is on Fire, which recently took second place at Pictures of the Year International for Science and Natural History Picture Story. How to Turn a $2000 Shipping Container Into an Epic Off Grid Home. The average cost of a home in Canada reached a staggering $450,000 this year.

How to Turn a $2000 Shipping Container Into an Epic Off Grid Home

Study Says People Who Take Coffee Black Have Psychopathic Tendencies. No, Taking Your Coffee Black Does Not Mean You’re More Likely to be a Psychopath. Rihanna and miranda july fell in love during maybe the best interview ever. In a new interview for T magazine, Miranda July got nervous (who wouldn't), consumed carefully balanced quantities of white wine and bread, got a gentle buzz on, and chatted to Rihanna for two hours about everything from the body-changing consequences of childbirth to the star's racial awareness.

rihanna and miranda july fell in love during maybe the best interview ever

A Spell to Break: Demonic-Possession. The state of Texas recently made it legal for clergy to abuse children.

A Spell to Break: Demonic-Possession

No shit. Straight Talk on Dungeons and Dragons. By William Schnoebelen Should a Christian play D&D?

Straight Talk on Dungeons and Dragons

Schnoebelen's first 'Straight Talk' on D&D (at left) raised lots of questions. Here are his well-researched answers on this controversy. Dungeons and Dragons is a tragic and tangled subject. It is essentially a feeding program for occultism and witchcraft. Examining the Phenomenon of Religion. 6 Steps of Repentance Can Qualify You For Forgiveness. By Rachel Bruner Updated January 30, 2016. Repentance is the second principle of the gospel of Jesus Christ and is extremely important and is how we show faith in Jesus Christ.

Follow these six steps to learn how to repent and receive forgiveness. UFOs - Demonic Deception? [Note: In obedience to His commands, we use the original, Self-given names of the God of the Bible (YHVH) and His only begotten Son (Yeshua Messiah), instead of the pagan aliases assigned to them (“the LORD” and “Jesus Christ”) by those who killed the Son. Details on request.] The Bible specifically warns us that, in the last days, demonic deceptions will increase. Seven deadly sins. The seven deadly sins are called "capital" because they are the origins of other vices. According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, a mortal or deadly sin is believed to destroy the life of grace and charity within a person. The Holy Spirit and the Seven Deadly Sins . Folio from Walters manuscript W.171 (15th century) The tradition of seven deadly sins as we know it today originated with the desert fathers, specifically Evagrius Ponticus.

Evagrius identified seven or eight evil thoughts or spirits that one needed to overcome.[2] Evagrius' pupil John Cassian brought that tradition to Europe with his book The Institutes.[3] The idea of seven basic vices or sins was fundamental to Catholic confessional practices as evidence in penitential manuals as well as sermons like "The Parson's Tale" from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. History[edit] Biblical Antecedents[edit] The seven deadly sins in their current form are not found in the Bible, however there are biblical antecedents.

The Fourth Healing - Ouija Board, Tarot cards. The Ouija board causes difficulties not because it is used as a means to communicate but because people do not realize that when something has an indent to the unHoly Angels or demons, it can create huge problems. It is not that people err in looking for help beyond oneself for assistance, BUT it is in whom people ask that can cause the problems.

Communicate with the dead, ghosts, with other spirits, Reincarnation, Psychics and Aliens. What God tells us in the Bible about trying to communicate with the dead, ghosts, with other spirits, reincarnation, psychics and aliens. Aura Color Meanings. The aura is the electromagnetic field that surrounds the human body (Human Energy Field-HEF) and every organism and object in the Universe.

The Human Energy Field as a collection of electro - magnetic energies of varying densities that permeate through and emit or exit from the physical body of a living person. These particles of energy are suspended around the healthy human body in an oval shaped field. Cafe Astrology: Astrology Signs, Horoscopes, Love. The Strange Universe of Dr. 58. Print Page. MONSTER BRAINS.

Slutty Girl Problems - Everything your mom was too embarrassed to tell you about. She had the time of her life on a Tinder date. Until she received a shattering text. Her reaction has gone viral. Michelle Thomas is a young women who enjoys life to its fullest. When she meets a man on an online dating platform, it leads to a date with her chat partner named Simon. The two spend a wonderful evening together, laughing and having good conversation over a delicious dinner. Facebook/MichelleThomas. Kim Gordon Chats With Kathleen Hanna: Uncut Version! Everything-i-wish-id-known-during-a-decade-of-painful-sex_b_7850938. Dear Chloe, Manic Pixie Dream Girl. The "Manic Pixie Dream Girl" has been compared to another stock character, the "Magical Negro", a black character who seems to exist only to provide spiritual or mystical help to the (white) protagonist. In both cases, the stock character has no discernible inner life, and usually only exists to provide the protagonist some important life lessons.[3] Examples[edit] Counterexamples[edit]

Keeping the Internet Open, Innovative and Free. He’s no rat, he’s my brother. Happy Birthday Aleister Crowley! Happy Crowleymass, everyone! I Was Asked to Leave a Women's Empowerment Seminar for Bringing My Baby Girl. Vaginal Knitting Artist Is Now Threading Your Hateful Comments in Period Blood. Meet the 20-Year-Old Who Wrote Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money” This story originally appeared on Noisey UK. 7 TV Shows That Got Mental Health Issues Really, Really Wrong. Why Do Parents Kill Their Own Children? World Bank Warns Climate Change Could Devastate Global Economy. The World Bank warned Sunday that if climate change isn't stopped or slowed down, the global economy will suffer greatly. The report, titled "Turn Down the Heat," envisions a world that is warmer by an average of 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit).

According to Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, the report is meant to "shock [the world] into action. " [Photos: 10 Animals Threatened by Global Warming] The Violent Exploitation Of Women In Fashion Continues. Socrates (In The Form Of A 9-Year-Old) Shows Up In A Suburban Backyard In Washington : Krulwich Wonders... Diamonds Are Bullshit. San Luis Obispo, California. The United Cherokee Nation (UCN - Cherokee Moons Ceremonies Page. The United Cherokee Nation (UCN - Cherokee Moons Ceremonies Page. Monologging. An astrological profile in color.

Adorable Vagina Emojis Exist And We’ve Never Been Happier. 13 Times Body Positive Artwork Shut Up All The Haters And Inspired Us Along The Way. 8-Year-Old Accidentally Exercises Second Amendment Rights. Why doll make-unders make me uncomfortable. Kim Gordon Chats With Kathleen Hanna: Uncut Version! Patheos. I Joined A Sex Cult: BUST True Story. Watch Amy Schumer Explain Why Being In Love in Your 20s Is Stupid.

New Burlesque Documentary Shows Just How Powerful Getting Naked Can Be. 23 Times Feminists Had The Perfect Comeback. Advertisements Against Masturbating. Smartphone Suck: Photos depict evil screens that are stealing your soul! How The Bob Ross Twitch Marathon Tapped Into A Global Renaissance. Unseen Art: 3D Printing Classical Paintings for the Blind. Future - Meet Zoltan, the presidential candidate who drives a coffin. Generation Cry Baby: Why Millennials Are a F**king Joke. Your Facebook Friends Who Post BS Inspirational Quotes Really Are Dumb, Says Study.

10+ Women Who Braided Their Hair Into Beards That Make Men Envious. Ted Cruz Coaching His Family Through a Campaign Ad Is Awkward as Hell. 9 Guys We Need to Ban From Dating Apps in 2016. "We Are Not Scientists" - Climate Change Denial.