Halloween has its roots in a pagan harvest festival, while different traditions were added throughout the years.
UFOs have fascinated and puzzled people for decades. Yet UFO sightings and news reports rarely come with hard evidence.
There's no evidence that people who think they've had an out-of-body experience have actually gone anywhere.
The French "prophet" knew that history repeats itself, and made his "predictions" based on previous events.
The evil eye is a specific type of magical curse. It is believed to cause harm, illness and even death.
Unicorns are among the most popular mythical creatures. Across many cultures, they have long symbolized purity.
Genies are supernatural beings, but not necessarily the generous wish-fulfilling servants who live in lamps.
Mermaids — legendary half-human, half marine creatures — have fascinated people for centuries and inspired many "sightings."
Leprechauns are often described as wizened old men with pots of gold. But there is much more to the Irish folk legend.