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Here Are Three Of The Most Haunted Cities In The World

Here Are Three Of The Most Haunted Cities In The World | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Fancy taking a trip to ghost-infested cities? Here are some of them.
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Prague - The Other City

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I have just finished reading The Other City by Michal Ajvaz. In this strange and lovely hymn to Prague, Michal Ajvaz repopulate
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A tip for a holiday in the heart of Europe — in Prague

A tip for a holiday in the heart of Europe — in Prague | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Prague is the capital city of the Czech Republic and a wonderful city to visit for those interested in traveling to Europe. This location is filled with history as well as fun activities and…
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St Ludmila's skull to be part of Czech exhibition in Moscow | Prague Monitor

St Ludmila's skull to be part of Czech exhibition in Moscow | Prague Monitor | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
ČTK Reliquaries from the 14th century and a 12th-century bronze candelabra are the oldest of over 100 items from the Czech St Vitus Treasure at an exhibition President Miloš Zeman will open in Moscow, his spokesman said, adding that St Ludmila's skull will also be on display.
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Explore Prague like a Local

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As the fifth most visited European destination, Prague holds an immeasurable amount of culture and history within the city. The capital and the largest city of the Czech Republic, Prague is notable for its elaborate architecture and also for the music and the beer. But, have you thought of uncovering the secrets this city has to offer?
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The weird legacy of H. P. Lovecraft

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The world is still in thrall to the terrifying tales of H. P. Lovecraft. Find traces of the horror writer when you visit Providence, Rhode Island.

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There is still no better or more important Dracula than the original, Bela Lugosi

There is still no better or more important Dracula than the original, Bela Lugosi | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
To say that Bela Lugosi left his mark on the character of Dracula would be a massive understatement.

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Dracula gets his day in the sun

Dracula gets his day in the sun | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Poets shortlisted for TS Eliot and Warwick Prizes; Dublin Book Festival highlights; Something Wicked

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The Origins of 25 Monsters, Ghosts, and Spooky Things

The Origins of 25 Monsters, Ghosts, and Spooky Things | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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Dark Glamour | Culture | ARTE in English

Hammer was the standard bearer of a paricular breed of British cinema, filled with blood, guts and sex. Nothing like it had been done before. With interviews with John Carpenter, Dario Argento, Caroline Munro and Joann Sfar, discover the cult classics that defined a genre and shaped generations of cinema to come.

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Bram Stoker's relative Dacre writes first authorised prequel to Dracula

Bram Stoker's relative Dacre writes first authorised prequel to Dracula | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Dracul, due out in 2018 and co-authored by JD Barker, draws on family stories to portray the young vampire author battling blood-chilling horrors

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Dracula: An International Perspective (Palgrave Gothic)

Dracula: An International Perspective (Palgrave Gothic) | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Since Dracula is in the news just now following my stint on the BBC World Service  I thought I would mention an essay I wrote on the novel which grew out of OGOM’s collaboration with scholars …

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Capturing Budapest. – Josh S. Rose – Medium

Capturing Budapest. – Josh S. Rose – Medium | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
The unfamiliarity of a new city, especially a grand one, guides you like the current of a big river toward the temples of tourism. It stands over you, ominously, practically demanding that you take a…
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Churches Acknowledge Paranormal

Churches Acknowledge Paranormal | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Reports Commissioned by Major Christian Churches Support the Paranormal Several denominations of Christian churches have continuously commissioned reports seeking to reconcile people’s belief in the paranormal and Christian teachings. The studies were conducted by the major denominations—not the “Prosperity Christian” churches that do not report to a higher governing body. (Note: That right there should…
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Travel to Budapest

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Budapest has been voted as one of the friendliest cities in the world. It is almost like festival round the year at Hungary. It is wine or beer, cheese or chocolate, art or music, there is something for everyone at any time of the year.
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Things to do in Prague - Quirky Nomads

Things to do in Prague - Quirky Nomads | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
When you travel to Prague Old Town Square is a must-see spot, visiting it is a wonderful cultural experience.
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Boo! The best ghost stories you probably haven’t heard yet.

Boo! The best ghost stories you probably haven’t heard yet. | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Michael Dirda picks six scary tales of the season

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200 years since 'Frankenstein' and it's still alive. Here are 5 of the best adaptations

200 years since 'Frankenstein' and it's still alive. Here are 5 of the best adaptations | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Since the classic 1931 film, “Frankenstein” has been spun off into hundreds of plays, television shows, books and films.

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Inside the World of a Halloween Sound-Effects Artist

Inside the World of a Halloween Sound-Effects Artist | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
Spooky sound effects haven't changed much since we first began rattling chains and crunching leaves.

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Lovecraft’s “The Other Gods,” Part 1: Earth Gods and Other Gods

Lovecraft’s “The Other Gods,” Part 1: Earth Gods and Other Gods | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
As previously mentioned data collected during the 29th of May 1919 eclipse was used to empirically confirm Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity and this had a substantial impact on Lovecraft’s view of the Cosmos. In turn, this provided the foundation for the development of his unique view of cosmic horror.  While eclipses are frequently discussed…

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A Horrible and Disgusting Absurdity:On Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

A Horrible and Disgusting Absurdity:On Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
"I ought to be thy Adam, but I am rather the fallen angel..." * "A more philosophical and refined use of the supernatural in works of fiction, is proper to

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Lovecraft’s “The Other Gods,” Part 1: Earth Gods and Other Gods

Lovecraft’s “The Other Gods,” Part 1: Earth Gods and Other Gods | Dark Arts | Scoop.it
As previously mentioned data collected during the 29th of May 1919 eclipse was used to empirically confirm Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity and this had a substantial impact on Lovecraft’s view of the Cosmos. In turn, this provided the foundation for the development of his unique view of cosmic horror.  While eclipses are frequently discussed…

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