Schizophrenia is the subject of ever-developing theories and treatments; many say it’s a disease of the mind, while others say that our society is not set up in a way to understand it, or allow for its participation in our culture as a gift rather than a disease. It’s fascinating
via The Public Domain Review By Nicholas Humphrey On 5 March 1986 some villagers near Malacca in Malaysia beat to death a dog, which they believed was one of a gang of thieves who transform themselves into animals to carry out their crimes. The story was reported on the front
There are many things that make me very happy to be a heathen atheist – celibacy, promise rings, creationism, the Westboro Baptist Church and the Phuket Vegetarian Festival. I did a post a while ago about this insane procession of devotees to the Chinese Nine Emperor Gods that happens in
Highlights from the illustrations in the 1665 edition of Fortunio Liceti’s De Monstris, originally published, without the illustrations, in 1616. Liceti’s work, although not the first on the topic of deformities in nature, was perhaps the most influential of the period. In the wake of the book there was a
I’m not going to even say too much, other than here is a classic skate film for weirdos. CVLT Nation now showing Toy Machine “Welcome to Hell” after the jump!
It’s Friday; it’s my day off. I want to stop taking myself and the world too seriously. So here is a Friday post for everyone that knows how to laugh – Friday Face Swaps. What could be funnier than a round-faced, drooling dad holding his bearded baby? Or an overly-made