This obscure creature from Irish folklore was believed by some to be the cause of mysterious thinning illnesses and abdominal pain. Crawling into its victim's mouth while they are asleep by a stream, this being makes a home in their host's belly and feeds on any meals they should eat.
From moon-eating beasts to lunar deities, this article covers how the moon shows up in folklore and mythology from the Philippines.
If you want to learn more about some superstitions associated with body parts, read on.
Discover lucky signs and symbols from all over the world. Some symbols ward off evil and some items protect people from curses. Here are 50 of the most spectacular good luck symbols and charms from various cultures and regions of the world.
Like any country, Japan has many superstitions that have been passed down over time in order to protect their children, shape society, and instill teachings to build culture and improve behavior. Learning these superstitions can truly help one to understand Japan more clearly.
I grew up in a home rife with superstition. It seemed as though unseen entities bent on wreaking havoc in our lives were always within earshot. Fortunately, there were ways to ward off bad luck before it happened. The following are a few examples of superstitions and how they can be interpreted.
Finnish mythology encompasses very deep, shamanic layers. Deities were known for their unique attributes and domains, each one ruling a different element. Which Finnish god are you?
Dragons sometimes take human form and beguile humans into a romantic affair. Dragons are generous and tender lovers; however, you must keep your promises. Enjoy three stories of dragon love.
Many people hold at least one superstitious belief. Do you? Find out the reasons behind our most paranoid practices.
Vanishing ships, government conspiracies, and science that sounds a lot like fiction, the Philadelphia Experiment is full of mystery and intrigue.
I remember a scene in the movie "Fried Green Tomatoes" when a lady named Ruth passed away from cancer. A superstitious character named Sipsey covered the mirror in the room and stopped the clock. But why? Here I share what I learned when I explored superstitions surrounding death.
Discover the strange story of the Philadelphia Experiment,and the conspiracy to hide proof of time travel and teleportation.
An introduction to the Celtic goddess Danu, Mother of the Fairies.
Finding a good list of conspiracy theorists and conspiracy researchers can be hard to come by, so we took a serious and well-informed approach to bring you the very best list of conspiracy theorists that is available on the Internet.
Like any other country, India has its own beliefs and superstitions. This article will help you expand your knowledge of the culture and understand how these beliefs came to be.
The moon is a powerful force of nature. Just step outside in the middle of the night, when the sky is clear and the moon is full, and look at it for a moment. You'll feel the incredible energy that inspired so many cultures to tell stories of its power.