Take a look at these 13 names from across the world that describe sleep paralysis and the demon once believed to cause it.
The folk magic tradition of concealing shoes to trap witches probably started in the Middle Ages.
Discover whether you are guilty of maleficium and/or would have been accused of practicing witchcraft according to the laws and evidence used during the 1692 Salem Witch Trials.
Stick these terms in your cauldron and pass them around your coven.
The reason they’re often associated with the growths goes hand in hand with the same centuries-old superstitions that gave witches an undeservedly bad rap.
The 1692 Salem witch trials caused so much turmoil that the Massachusetts town is still synonymous with them.
Actress Emily Hampshire has graced TV screens in shows like '12 Monkeys,' 'Schitt’s Creek,' 'Chapelwaite,' and 'The Rig,' and now, she’s coming to bookstores, too: Her new graphic novel, 'Amelia Aierwood - Basic Witch,' is out on April 11.
Witches and vampires are eternally popular, but Wyoming seems to have a thing for ninjas.
The pesky belief that black cats are somehow bad luck has endured for centuries.
Here's how an interesting regional design quirk became a focus of superstition.
When it comes to weird and wacky superstitions, the United Kingdom has developed some real oddities
The centuries-old fire festival is still going strong.
After Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon issued an apology to victims of the country's witch trials, an official pardon could be on the way.
Europe’s witch trials spanned several hundred years and claimed thousands of innocent lives. Catalonia is making symbolic amends.
Whether they're into tarot cards or 'Hocus Pocus' merchandise, these gifts will help the witch in your life embrace their magical side.
Exorcism has a fascinating, unsettling history, and it’s left an indelible mark on pop culture thanks to films like 1973's 'The Exorcist.' Here are six historical exorcisms that are every bit as chilling as anything Hollywood can produce.
ColourPop’s 'Hocus Pocus'-themed makeup collection has arrived just in time for Halloween and features eye shadows, lip crèmes, and more.
Of all Tomie dePaola’s books, ‘Strega Nona’ is by far the most beloved. Here are seven things you might not have known about the story.
To be fair, Stephen King was high on painkillers at the time, and he did eventually finish the movie.
Just because you can’t stomach horror movies doesn’t mean you can’t have a Halloween movie marathon.
The superstition that saying “Macbeth” will bring bad luck has been around as long as Shakespeare’s play has.
The old bottle filled with rusted nails looks like trash, but it was actually used by a Union soldier to ward off evil spirits during the Civil War.