Author and researcher Mitch Horowitz discussed the growing popularity of witchcraft, and the worldwide revival of Wicca and pagan traditions. Yet, with this upsurge, there has been an unfortunate growing wave of violence against witches. Followed by Open Lines in the latter half.
Italy's Mount Etna erupted violently on November 11 and since has continued to cough out steam and fountains of lava. The active volcano also produced hundreds of perfectly circular smoke rings. The phenomenon was captured by volcanologist Dr. Tom Pfeiffer. More info here.