From the talking shrunken heads in Harry Potter to an explorer in the waiting room in Beetlejuice, shrunken heads have been seen in cultural references for decades. What is the true origin of this icon of tribal craft? In this post, I’ll be telling the true history of shrunken heads of the Amazon.
In the midst of Egypt, there is a cemetery unlike any other cemetery. Four miles long, with thousands upon thousands of tombs and mausoleums. It is the Cairo Necropolis.
When visiting the base of Mount Fuji, Japan, you will come across a forest called Aokigahara (青木ヶ原) or The Sea of Trees (樹海). Many aspects of this forest have created myths that it is in fact demon infested. Because of the lack of wildlife and the density of the trees, little sound, if any, can […]