This supernatural creature from the Nicaraguan folklore is a shapeshifter. It typically takes the form of an attractive long haired woman who seduces drunken and unfaithful men before revealing her true face: a Horse Skull. The words she speaks to these men are so horrific that the victim goes insane instantaneously.
It's a common question asked by those who are yet to experience its healing power: Is hypnosis real? There's no denying that historically, hypnosis had a stigma. And although it's eroded for the better considerably over recent years, it's an art that's been massively misunderstood. That ’s partly due to the way it’s been presented in the media, particularly in films. Hypnotists are seen as evil madmen with the ability to take over people’s minds and convince them to carry out all kinds of…
According to the Japanese folklore, the Jorōgumo is a magic, 400 year old giant spider, that can change its appearance into that of a beautiful woman. She seduces young handsome men, wraps them up in her webs and eats them.
As the old adage goes, you shouldn’t believe everything you see — especially on the internet. This infographic from Information Is Beautiful gathers 62 widespread misconceptions, myths and fallacies that the world stubbornly refuses to let go of. How many did you think were true? The below infographic comes from David McCandless at Information Is […]