Mystery and fantasy in an unusual paintings by Alexandra Modeller
The gallery of strange creatures, embodied fears and sinful desires in the paintings of Alexandra Bodeller will easily take you to the farthest borders of fantasy. Each canvas is a…

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Mountain of the Dead demands new victims: remembering the tragedy at the Dyatlov pass
The first of February will mark 57 years since a terrible tragedy took place high in the mountains of the Northern Urals on one of the passes – members of…

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Seven mystical horror movies
Tomorrow Is Halloween. A time when you have to cut pumpkins mercilessly, tell scary stories, and, of course, watch horror movies. So we can't do without the appropriate film rating.…

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Are the aliens laying low?

Purely psychologically, navigators were always ready to meet sea monsters in the deep, which, by the way, happened more than once, according to the preserved records in the ship’s logs. But the sailors did not expect to meet with underwater vehicles, immeasurably superior to anything that could create a terrestrial civilization…In the “Diary of Andrew Bloxam”, published in 1825, there is a curious entry: “Today, August 12, 1825. at about 3.30 am, the night watch on deck suddenly froze in amazement as light flooded all around them. Looking to the East, they saw a huge round luminous body rising at about a 7-degree angle from the water to the clouds. then it fell out of sight. The same pattern was repeated again. The body was the color of a red-hot Cannonball and the size of the Sun. Continue reading

Seven mystical horror movies

Tomorrow Is Halloween. A time when you have to cut pumpkins mercilessly, tell scary stories, and, of course, watch horror movies. So we can’t do without the appropriate film rating. But I honestly asked myself, ” do I Like horror movies?”In truth, not all of them. Even very rare ones. I don’t like chainsaws, severed limbs, and rivers of cherry juice that pass for blood. I don’t like zombies and other monsters in rubber masks. But I just love mystical horror movies, where you don’t have to show blood or even kill someone to get creepy. I also like mystery movies, where you can’t immediately figure out who’s good, who’s bad, who’s alive, and who’s dead. Therefore, I made a rating from these pictures. Continue reading

God of fertility
The God of fertility associated with Navya (the lower world) was Veles (Volos, Vlas). The name Veles goes back to the ancient root "vel" with the meaning "dead". But since…

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Two brides for one groom: the Mystery of the picturesque plot of the mystical betrothal of Saint Catherine
Among the works of masters of the Renaissance and later periods of the history of painting, there are often those that depict the "mystical betrothal of Saint Catherine". At the…

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"Dark Venice": a mystical photo cycle by Alessandro Cancian
The legendary Russian rock musician Edmund shklyarsky claimed that "the most ringing cry is silence, the brightest light is night". Alessandro Cancian, a talented photographer from Toronto, recently presented a…

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9 medieval curses that scared book thieves
The threat to go to the gallows may seem unnecessarily harsh for stealing a book, but this is just one example of a long-standing tradition of book curses. Before the…

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