The Origin of Werewolves
Why do we romanticize werewolves? Perhaps part of the allure comes from their ability to access primal qualities we can never known ourselves. Perhaps part of it comes from their supposed origin.
The Curse of the Seven Children
The Curse of the Seven Children is an Italian folk-tale where a seventh daughter manages to reverse a curse laid on her siblings by her father.
Folk Dances in the United States
A brief overview of the types of folk dances that exist in the United States.
The Jersey Devil
The Jersey Devil is the only demon to ever be designated a state demon in the United States. This is the story of its origins.
Chimeras are genetic hybrids. Originally, Chimera was a Greek monster, and it was an incredibly bad omen to spot her. In addition, chimeras can be supernatural constructs. They can also be human, in the form of absorbed twins.
Prometheus and Coyote: The Theft of Fire
Prometheus and Coyote both defied the gods in order to steal fire for humanity. They went about the theft in different ways, so they paid different prices for their crimes.
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