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Mass hysteria, moral panic, witch hunts…it’s a hell of a thing. Certainly, the multiple documented instances of panic and hysteria have displayed a clear picture of our species’ total aversion towards that which extends beyond the realm of immediate knowledge, or understanding. We all know about the Salem witch trials,

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1968, Rishikesh, India. The four Beatles are sat at the foot of a man whose legs are bound in a lotus pose. His eyes are shut in and his face still mantric contemplation. They have come to the ashram of the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi to study his teachings of Transcendental

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Every state has its own eccentricities, unique urban legends that color one’s perceptions of the landscape at night and feed the imaginations of children and teens. West Virginia has the Mothman, New Mexico has Roswell, and New Jersey has its very own Devil. Connecticut, a small and unobtrusive state of

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For years, people have attempted to find ways of accurately condensing the notions of science, biotechnology, and specifically, more “taboo” fields like genetic engineering and subject research. Some of us may deem these systematic approaches to discovery as “playing God,” whereas others may automatically think of cautionary tales such as

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Here at CVLT Nation, we’re obsessed with everything occult – just take a look at our features on witchcraft, the Left Hand Path, Satanism – or pretty much everything on the CVLT Nation Bizarre. So today we want to feed your mind’s eye with a rad collection of occult images that

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Good afternoon, perverts… The intentionally phallic sounding John Willie (snort) and his slip of a wife, Australian born Holly Anna Faram, muse and model to 1950’s fetishist photographer, illustrator, editor and creator of Bizarre, a soft porn cult magazine, which ran for 10 years from 1946.     A man

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