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Yale, Yale, the Gang’s All Here

Today’s mythical creature is the Yale, which was included in a list of uncommon mythical creatures on Quora, a site I’m always getting e-mails from despite not remembering ever signing up for, but I don’t unsubscribe because there’s interesting stuff … Continue reading

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Underwater Basilisk Weaving

If you’ve read the Harry Potter books, you have a general idea of what a basilisk is. It’s a mythical snake with incredibly poisonous venom that can destroy pretty much all life, and even its breath and glance can kill. … Continue reading

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