Dolls play many different roles. Some are children's toys, some are used for religious purposes like the voodoo doll, and others are just decorative. Some are creepy and some are cute. Most cultures of the world make dolls, resulting in many...
A delusion is a belief held by an individual that contradicts what a culture generally accepts as reality.
Before they were quarantined in the fantasy and horror genre, supernatural entities like witches and werewolves were seen as a genuine threat to the villagers of Europe.
If you have a strong stomach and aren't creeped out too easily, I would strongly recommend checking out Hannibal. It's also a good series for anyone with an interest in psychology or mysteries.
Read about some of the nightmarish creatures that traders, fishermen, navigators, pirates, and other seafarers believed in at one point in time.
The Bling Ring tells the story of a group of teenagers who break into numerous celebrity homes including those of Paris Hilton, Lindsay Lohan, Megan Fox, and Orlando Bloom.
Roses, jasmine, and lavender are centuries-old staples of the perfume industry, but of course there are always perfumers who are interested in creating something new, something no one has ever smelled before.
I was walking to the grocery store when an adorable little tan chihauhau mix ran around the corner and up to another lady walking towards me who had two dogs. The dogs greeted each other politely. As I caught up, the lady asked me if this was my...
Why do we have a tendency to do what everyone else is doing? Do we even realize how much we resemble sheep?
Viking pirates, mercenaries, explorers, traders, and adventurers all relied on the longship to expand their horizons.
Did you know headaches and insomnia could be the result of dehydration?
Medieval medicine was based largely on inaccurate theories like humorism and sympathetic magic. Many of the herbs and techniques used were as deadly as the illness.
Are we crazier than we've ever been before?
Psychometry is the ability to sense associations by touching an object or person.
Learn how to beat the Razor Rocks map that is part of the "Loopy Landscapes" expansion pack for "Roller Coaster Tycoon."
An entheogen is defined as "A psychoactive substance used for the purpose of inducing a mystical or spiritual experience." Natural entheogens include fly agaric and psilocybin mushrooms, salvia, ayahausca, and peyote.
Michael Shannon has attempted many diverse roles from an outspoken rock and roll record producer to a fuming neurotic Prohibition inspector.
Imagine how horrifying it would be if your mind was awake but your body was asleep. You would be able to see and think but unable to move your limbs. This is what happens during sleep paralysis.
Make your own meatball subs at home in 20 minutes!
Pool season is set to begin in mid-March for most Las Vegas resorts. Going for a swim in Las Vegas is unlike anywhere else. Many resorts offer swim-up blackjack, topless areas, and cocktail service.
Elisa Lam's murder at the Cecil Hotel raises questions about hotel marketing and reveals tricky unforeseen travel nightmares like The Cecil Hotel's shockingly low occupancy rate of 6%.
An examination of my online dating profile inbox on Valentine's Day and the days that followed.
Edward Gorey is a Harvard-educated cartoonist known for his black sense of humor which he chose to apply to children's book style drawings.
Damien Hirst is the world's richest living artist and has been compared to Andy Warhol in significance. He is best known for a diamond-studded skull and a shark submerged in formaldehyde.
Albert Pinkham Ryder, painter of skeletons and pirate ships, is America's visual counterpart of E.A. Poe and one of America's few late 18th century artists on the same level as Vincent van Gogh.
Running a casino in the early days of Vegas was a dangerous task. The ideal hotel manager functioned as little more than a puppet for powerful mob bosses from the East.
The Hollywood Museum features exhibits based on legendary Hollywood starlets like Marilyn Monroe, Jean Harlow, and Elizabeth Taylor and houses an extensive collection of Hollywood memorabilia.
If you are looking for a great deal on a cell phone and your monthly mobile phone plan, check out the AT&T Z431 GoPhone.
Perhaps the type of heroines female film directors often choose reflects who they are as people: rebellious, defiant, haughty, tough. They have to be to enter this male-dominated industry.
These five tips will increase the amount of money that you win overall when you are playing Texas Hold'em.
Bluebeard, or 'Le Barbe Bleu,' is provocative French film director Catherine Breillat's version of the classic fairytale Sleeping Beauty.
Escape from the stresses of freelancing and writer's block with a few of these great movies about journalists and novelists.
Did you have any idea that Pez dispensers were Austrian ideas? We can also thank Austria for Arnold Schwarzenegger's morals, deaths related to drinking Red Bull, and Volkswagons created with forced labor. But they did have a few more good ideas too, like the Porsche and Swarovski crystals. For...
Hallucinations can range from mild to severe. A hallucination is any perception in the absence of a stimulus. While most people think of visual hallucinations, they can also be sounds, or even smells or tastes. Psychoactive drugs, Schizophrenia, and nerve damage are common causes of...