Homeland Security worker's triple homicide was blue moon ritual killing, says Florida Sheriff

The suspect worked at a local Naval base, but there's no talk of terrorism because he was also white.

Some of our favorite monsters from “Compendium Of Demonology and Magic” (ca. 1775)

The Prince of Darkness, Dagol devouring human limbs
Credit: Wellcome Library, London.
A most bizarre book from the late 18th century.

The Witches' Frolic: 18th-19th century illustrated book on how witches like to party

Scans of a wonderful old book about witches are making the internet rounds anew. Here they are in hi-rez glory.

Lithograph of the Salem Witch Trials

Joseph E. Baker's "Witch No. 1" (1892) is a stunning lithograph illustrating the imagined events that are part of the mythology of the horrific Salem Witch Trials of the late 17th century. To learn more, check out Smithsonian's "Brief History of the Salem Witch Trials." Read the rest

Editor exorcises demons

Justine Cullen, editor-in-chief of fashion magazine Elle, has reportedly dealt with the revived publication's demons in literal fashion. [Daily Life] Read the rest