Curious about how the games first came to be? Watch the video to learn more.
A trail of bodies, seemingly left behind by the vampire-like Chupacabra, enabled one man to solve the mystery.
Learn about how the legend of Paul Bunyan began and how it continued to grow over the years.
Read about how ancient Greek medicine inspired many modern practices.
For decades, hundreds of people claimed to have seen the creature known as “bigfoot” or “sasquatch”. When examined logically, it the existence of this creature really plausible?
D’Aulnoy helped create the fairytale genre we know and enjoy today. Skim the article to find out some interesting facts about her life and work.
Robert France argues that mythical sea serpent sightings were probably marine animals tangled in fishing gear.
Watch this short video about the legendary Hindu princess Savitri and her devotion to her one true love.
Stories rooted in different traditions, time periods, and experiences appeal to families this holiday season.
Is the curse surrounding King Tut’s tomb real? Some people think so— read about why.
Consider what you’ve learned about Thanksgiving over the years. How does it compare to what is said in this video?
The recently released Mulan movie is actually based on an ancient ballad. Many debate whether this ballad is fact or fiction…
Think ninjas are just made-up characters who only live in stories? Think again! Genichi Mitsuhashi is the first students to graduate from a Japanese university with a master’s degree in ninja studies.
Watch: The Salem Witch Trials emanated from falsities, but the destruction they caused were all too real.
According to Chinese myths, dragons and humans lived side by side at one time. Learn why dragons are said to be protectors.
Poe’s death is an unsolved mystery. This article present nine theories for the demise of this famous American writer.
Reading books about heroic characters from other worlds can be a nice distraction during the pandemic. Take the short quiz to find a mythological recommendation tailored to your taste.
Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey may seem like pure fiction, but social media tools reveal that they’re at least partly based in fact.
Folktales show us a lot about who we once were and still are. Check out these descriptions of nine classic characters from American folklore: Paul Bunyan, John Henry, Sally Ann Thunder, Johnny Appleseed, Mike Fink, Pecos Bill, Geronimo, and Old Stormalong. Why were they so famous? Why are they still famous today?
In this interview, fairy tale author Jack Zipes discusses why fairy tales matter, who their audience is, and how they influence the horror genre.