Cultures

Mermaid Mythology

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Mermaid Mythology

Stories about mermaids are going very very far back in antiquity. The mythical creature of the mermaid/merman finds its roots from the Babylonians and Sumerians. They knew the god Ea or Enki, the god of the sweet waters, which is according to the mythology the creator and savior of...

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Calchas Greek Mythology

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Calchas Greek Mythology

Calchas was the son the Thestor of Megara and the grandson of Idmor. He was the prophet in the Ilias (War of Troy) written by Homeros. He was consulted by the Greeks when they felt helpless and needed advice. He was described by Homeros as the wisest one regarding...

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Luck of Numbers

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Luck of Numbers

Superstitions concerning numbers have been around for centuries. Numbers have long been associated with good and bad luck around the world. The best known of all the superstitious numbers is the number 13. However, there are many more numbers that contain superstitious connotations. The number 13 This number is...

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Common Myths about Zombies

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Common Myths about Zombies

Everyone knows the myth that zombies are reanimated corpses or at least they should have heard of the myth.  It is probably the most commonly accepted myth about these fictional creatures.  After all the stigmata of a corpse walking among the living is probably one of the most terrifying...

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Do you Employ Superstitions

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Do you Employ Superstitions

Why do superstitions exist?  Why are we sometimes superstitious from time to time?  Do superstitions have any basis in fact?  These questions continue to persist through the ages, and I’ve asked them myself periodically. Personally, superstitions have entertained my psyche when I can’t make a decision, or when I...

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Apollo Greek Mythology Greek Gods

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Apollo Greek Mythology Greek Gods

Apollo is to young men as Ares is to war, Hera to marriage, and Hades to the dead. He is principally the patron god of young men among numerous others, including archery, music, and prophecy. Today, he is most commonly recognized as the Sun god. However, this is a...

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Legend of the Chupacabra

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Legend of the Chupacabra

El Chupacabra, The Goat-Sucker in Spanish, is a legendary cryptid. It seizes and kills livestock, bleeding them dry through small round holes. First heard of in Puerto Rico, it is now reported from Maine to Tierra del Fuego. Biologists consider its existence improbable, but then, they would. Description The...

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Survivng a Zombie Attack

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Survivng a Zombie Attack

Considering the diseases, science experiments, epidemics and pandemics that are rampaging the daily news headlines, a future with flesh-eating, decomposing and bloody undead humans could be nearby. Worse, these undead folks or zombies, as they are popularly termed, could be stronger and scarier than what movies portray them to...

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How Vampires are Created

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How Vampires are Created

Vampires are created in several ways, depending on what you mean by a vampire. FICTIONVampires are created by writing a story about them. There is no such thing as a vampire. Those few unfortunates who suffer from porphyria or other congenital or mental defects that mimic vampirism are to...

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Are Elves Real

pitlane Lần cập nhật cuối: 18 Tháng Mười, 2015
Are Elves Real

Elves are mythological creatures, works of fantasy. But their is a hard core reality to them that is based in scientific fact. After examining what an elf IS, it is easy to see that there is a factual component to the myths. Like Schliemann finding Troy by reading Homer,...

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