Psychology Today: Are We Really Terrorized By Thoughts of Death?

A strange personification of Death emerged from the Plague years on the painted walls of the Camposanto in Pisa. The figure is not the conventional skeleton, but a black-cloaked old woman with streaming hair and wild eyes, carrying abroad-bladed murderous scythe.  Her feet end in claws instead of toes. Depicting the triumph of Death, the…

NPR: Oakland Ghost Ship Fire: Leaseholder Sentenced After Blaze Killed 36

‘Yet, through the supernatural incident was thus fortified , and although there were other strong presumptions against the prisoners, the story of the apparition threw an air of ridicule on the whole evidence for the prosecution. It was followed up by the counsel for the prisoners asking, in the cross-examination of Macpherson: “What language did…

Dazed: Tarot readers, mystics, and psychics are taking over OnlyFans

These first adopters of crystal-gazing would stare deeply into the stone, falling into a meditative trance that would allow the subconscious to open and reveal secrets of the past, present, or future. (Although popular opinion would have us believe psychics are only good for knowing what’s going to happen, true crystal balls can see in…