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Witch hunts in the 17th century were real because people believed witches were real. But usage of the term “witch hunt” has evolved into something else entirely.
Business
Francis Shammo, Verizon EVP, stated at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference, September 22, 2016: Verizon tells Boston
Business
The Greater Boston area, which includes the four zones but in context to the surrounding cities and towns. All of the areas
Religion
"You get to the point where you just want to embrace who you are, and the word doesn’t matter."
Books
Q: How do you choose a subject for writing? A: The problem, as you know, is that you never really leave the writing desk
Business
Oops. By the end of 1996, Philly.com reported that the company had problems getting the fixed wireless networks to work because
Weird News
Indeed, a fervent belief in religion and fear of the supernatural went hand-in-hand in 17th century Salem. If milk spoiled
Weird News
Officials in Salem said they cost too much and gave off "a barnyard aroma."
Entertainment
In the media these days, as in Salem itself, one can't swing a figurative black cat without hitting a witch, and the depictions of those witches are often poor enough to make The Witches Education League take notice. With the recent publicity about Proctor's Ledge, Salem's true hanging ground that has gone unrecognized for centuries, even more attention has been paid to the already saturated Witch City, so it was with trepidation that I attended a pre-screening of "The Witch," writer-director Robert Eggers' feature debut that was previewed recently for a few writers and historians at the Salem Cinema. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised.
Weird News
Scholars ID spot where 19 innocents were killed in 1692.
Science
Sex, bias, and mind-bending properties of natural products are at the core of witchcraft. The Tarot cards and highly intuitive witches who read them in New Orleans were fun, but all of this natural and supernatural human behavior--witch's brews, witchcraft, and witch hunts--is neuroscience.
Religion
Schiff brings to life the real spirit of fear and faith and drove the witch trials and what lessons we can learn for our time.