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Witches Get Stitches

Spellbook
160.7k views12 Real Crimes Involving Modern-Day Witches And WitchcraftPopular culture and entertainment have taken a lot of the fear out of witchcraft these days. Movies, television shows, and books o...
Weird
482.7k views15 Bizarre and Cruel Ways People Tested WitchesThe mass hysteria that gripped people during the numerous witch trials that took place in our history is still difficult to unders...
Witchcraft
179k viewsPeople Who Were Actually Killed For Being 'Witches'Most people have heard of the Salem Witch Trials and know that in many cultures people have been sentenced to death for heresy. Bu...
Interesting
887 votersThe Most Absurd Reasons People Were Accused Of WitchcraftThe lore surrounding the witch trials of the 16th through 18th centuries is often shrouded in mystery and magic. In reality, witch...
Witchcraft
361.9k viewsHow To Tell If You’re A Natural-Born WitchWhether you realize it or not, there is an entire group of people who are tuned into a universal energy that the rest of the world...
Supernatural & Paranormal
82k views10 Scary Facts About The Bell Witch LegendThe Legend of the Bell Witch is an enduring piece of southern folklore, a tale of a sinister wraith who tormented a family of 11 i...
Supernatural & Paranormal
209.9k viewsHorrifying True Stories That Are Just Like The Blair Witch MythologyIs the Blair Witch legend true? Is there a real Blair Witch? By now, everyone knows (spoiler) The Blair Witch Project is a work of...
Witchcraft
1.8k votersThe Scariest Horror Movies About WitchesHorror movies about witches may seem like a thing of the past, but there are have been several really scary witch movies released ...
Witchcraft
70.4k viewsSpellbinding Things You Didn't Know About Modern WitchesDo modern witches exist? It’s been over 400 years since the Salem and Pendle witch trials, but the fascination and practice of wit...
Paganism
447 votersThe Best Documentaries About WitchcraftThere are a number of documentaries out there that discuss the topic of witchcraft, magic and the occult, specifically with a focu...
Paganism
2.8k votersThe Best Witch Anime of All TimeList of the best witch anime, voted on by Ranker's anime community. This may not be the most popular genre of Japanese animation, ...
Death
26.1k viewsThe Hyper-Violent Story Of The Witchfinder General, Who Put 112 Witches To Death In Two YearsMatthew Hopkins was the self-appointed Witch-Finder General in England from 1644-1647. During his time as a witch-finder, there we...
History
497.8k views9 Misconceptions And Falsehoods About The Salem Witch TrialsOne of the most interesting misconceptions about the Salem witch trials is that they were the first and only witch hunts that took...
poll
679 votersThe Best Movies About WitchesThe best witch movies evoke the idea of witches, those warty ladies who practice witchcraft, has been around for as long as people...
Mythical Creatures
5k votersThe Best Fictional WitchesWitches in fiction are fascinating. On the large and small screen, across the pages of our favorite books, witch characters rule. ...
Myths & Legends
89.8k viewsShocking Confessions From Walpurga Hausmannin, A Condemned WitchMedieval Europe could be a frightful place for a woman of strength, especially one with the wisdom of a midwife and the procliviti...
Spellbook
19.7k viewsModern Day Witches Reveal What Movies And TV Shows Get Wrong About WitchcraftAs with any religious affiliation or spiritual practice, witchcraft has its own rules and customs intended to foster a deeper rela...
Paganism
23.9k views14 Horrible Facts About The Modern Day 'Witch-Killings' In Papua New GuineaPapua New Guinea, one of the largest island nations in the world, is also one of the most culturally diverse places on earth. With...
Witchcraft
11k viewsSome Modern Witches Are Casting Emoji Spells And Digital Tarot Readings - But Do They Work?In every culture, there’s been some form of witch. In medieval times, there were witches who provided remedies; in the 17th centur...
Entertainment
111.7k viewsBehind-The-Scenes Stories From 'The Craft'Anyone who grew up in the '90s probably has some memory of The Craft. This witchy Fairuza Balk movie undoubtedly inspired countles...