Today's new stories include articles about the amazing leap of the praying mantis, the around-the-world journey of a solar powered plane, and monstrous "superflares' in Earth's distant past
Despite widespread media reports that drew praise from pet lovers and animal activists, it appears that recent remarks attributed to Pope Francis, which asserted that dogs are accepted into Heaven, was the result of a misquotation
The recent celebration of Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) in Mexico City attempted to set a world record for the most "Catrinas" (elegant skeleton ladies) brought together in one place.
Believed to be the final resting place of over a million people, Rookwood, Australia's oldest and largest cemetery, comes alive each year as it plays host to a sculpture showcase known as 'Hidden.'
Mystic Jemima Packington is the world's only "Asparamancer," divining the future tossing asparagus stalks.
A fixture of holiday folklore in Europe, Krampus, the demonic companion of St. Nicholas tasked with punishing naughty children rather than bestowing gifts upon them, has seen his popularity skyrocket in the United States in recent years
Pictured are early spirit communication devices from the collections of Robert Murch and Brandon Hodge.
A photograph of a group gathered at a seance, taken by William Hope (1863-1933) in about 1920.
Father Sebastiaan is a master "fangsmith" who carves individual pairs of vampire fangs for clients using dental acrylics.
A number of items have caught George Knapp's attention in the last week, including a gallery of the best space photos of 2012.
Shamanic astronomer AJ McGettigan writes about the significance of the Winter Solstice, and shares a related graphic.
After battling bone cancer for three years, Minnesota teenager Zach Sobiech was told this past May that the disease had spread and that there were no longer any effective treatments available. In response to this disheartening diagnosis, Sobiech embraced...
Tim Coleman shares this image of a ghostly face captured on video shot in total darkness during the Scole Experiments.
The website Facade.com offers free online Tarot readings, in which participants can choose from an array of fascinating decks
A remarkable story from 2005 has recently gained media attention. When Faye Aldridge's husband was dying, he promised her he would make contact from the other side.
The legendary "Urantia Book," a 2000-page tome first published in 1955, is considered by some to be an unparalleled revelation to our planet on the subjects of science, religion, and the history & destiny of humanity.