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Unicorns: Magical Icons or Violent Beasts?
S5 E3 - 12m 53s
Unicorns are all over the place in popular culture these days - movies, TV shows, toys, clothing and books for children and adults alike. But you might be interested to learn that the majestic, all-white horse with a spiralized horn on its forehead is just one version of the many varieties of unicorns that have appeared in folklore throughout history.
How Bloody Mary Turns Fear Into Fun
S5 E2 - 9m 35s
By some accounts, she’s hideously mutilated but in others she is beautiful but bloody—more commonly though—every aspect of her appearance is vague. There’s even versions where she was a witch burned at the stake in Salem. In some legends, she’s connected to a cult. But where she comes from and what she looks like is less important than the ritual that summons her.
Is Yuki-onna the Most Terrifying Snow Monster?
S5 E1 - 9m 32s
Yuki-Onna, the icy snow maiden of Japanese lore, might steal your heart, or your life. This harsh winter monster is beautiful and dangerous, the incarnation of winter storms - as beautiful and pale as the falling snow. She may have black or white hair, but it is always very long. Her thin, tall body can appear naked but more often it is wrapped in a blindingly white kimono.
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