Links of the Day

Why Doreen Valiente Is the Mother of Modern Witchcraft

The Indian Woman Who Hunts the Witch Hunters

The Brutal Musical Legacy of JG Ballard

Why Do We Still Flock to Exhibits of Dead People?

LSD Could Make You Smarter, Happier, and Healthier: Should We All Try It?

The Secrets Hidden In Old Candy Wrappers

Clinton Campaign Chair: ‘The American People Can Handle the Truth About UFOs’

Warhol’s Soup Can Screen Prints Stolen From Missouri Museum

Freedom Or Their Idea of It: Does America Need Existentialism?

The Rise of the Orgy In an Age of Sex Positivism

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Links of the Day

Strange Magic: The Story Behind Auckland’s Temple of Higher Thought

Nessie Takes a London Holiday

Harvard’s Eugenics Era

The Strange, Accidental Allure of Craigslist Mirrors

Stolen Munch Lithograph Recovered After 7 Years

How to Win the War On Drugs

Scientists Explain the Evolutionary Advantage of Trypophobia

Poisons, Potions, and Charms of Shakespeare’s Plays

How Klee’s Angel of History Took Flight

Vladimir Nabokov, Scientific Genius

Wolves Have Local Howl Accents

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Links of the Day

The Eerie Grave of 200,000 Monks

What Is the Future of Artificial Intelligence?

The Lost Rolls and the Unreliable Shadow of Memory

Does One Ethnic Group Own Its Cultural Artifacts?

The Man Who Invented Dothraki

Iron Age Man Found Buried With Spears Sticking Out of Him “Like a Hedgehog”

Amateur Metal Detector Finds Crucifix That May Change the Historical Record of Christianity

The Walking Dead and the Importance of Dead Bodies

Hatha Yoga Inspired Abstract Art a Century Before Rothko

Jerry Lewis’ Lost Film: The Day the Clown Cried

Victorian Murder Pamphlets

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Links of the Day

Mathematicians Discover Prime Conspiracy

The Religion of AI

Why Artists’ Studios Often Go Up In Flames

The Strange History of Opiates in America: From Morphine for Kids to Heroin for Soldiers

Judas Has Had Lousy Press, As Prominent Clerics Call for a Reappraisal of the Disciple Who Betrayed Jesus

There’s a Name for When Our Language Evolves When It Acquires Negative Connotations

Should We Subject Presidential Candidates to Psychiatric Testing?

The Problem With Invisibility is the Blindness

After Moore’s Law: The Future of Computing

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Links of the Day

Does Anyone Remember Hillary Clinton’s Seance-Like Encounters With the Late Eleanor Roosevelt?

Return to Oz: The Most Controversial Magazine of the ’60s Goes Online

Why So Many Scientists Are So Ignorant

Even 500 Years After His Death, Hieronymus Bosch Still Hasn’t Lost His Appeal

We Drank Soma, We Became Immortal

The Victorians Regarded Charlotte Brontë As Course and Immoral

The Strange Case of William T. Horton

Not All Racists Monuments Should Be Torn Down

When It’s Good To Be Bad

Secret Caves Beneath Scottish Suburb May Have Been Used for Human Sacrifice

Are Cult Members Insane?

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Links of the Day

The Duchess of Kitsch

Clinton Would Consider Declassifying Government Documents Related to UFOs

The Wildest Rumpus: Maurice Sendak and the Art of Death

Basket Builders Vacate Ohio’s Most Famous Basket Building

The Mystery of Crow Funerals Solved

Schizophrenia and Subvocal Speech: Why People With Schizophrenia Hear the Voices of God, Spies, and Supernatural Entities

The Painting That Tricks the Eye

We Are Already Violating Virtual Reality’s First Code of Ethics

The Presidential Penis: A Short History

Raunchy, Raucous Coney Island

Donald Trump, Trickster God

Rise of the Creepynet

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Links of the Day

Making the Tarot Literary Again

The Maddeningly Magical Maths of John Dee

Library of Congress Acquires Four Decades of Courtroom Art, Spanning Manson to Madoff

Iconic Mistresses in Art History

What Can Dung Beetles Teach Us About War?

Scientists Discover How To Upload Knowledge To Your Brain

Could Chimpanzees Have Religion?

ET Search: Look For the Aliens Looking For Earth

Hilma af Klint: Painter of the Astral Plane

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Hilma af Klint, Tree of Knowledge, No. 5, 1913-1915