A raft of horror films remind us of the grip troubled sleep once had on our imaginations.
Since the earliest days of the written word, students and scholars have pleaded for help from higher powers, a sure sign that writing and frustration always have – and always will – go hand in hand.
Phallic graffiti was more than just funny in Roman Britain.
From magic bowls to holy shirts, Muslim cultures used various devices to protect the user from harm starting in the 11th century. Many of these objects were beautifully designed, too.