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Batman Is a Myth

Batman has been one of the world’s most famous superheroes for over 80 years. Image: DC Entertainment Myths are usually imagined as ancient texts. We imagine the tragedies handed down to us by the ancient Greeks, the epic dramas from the historic Vikings, or the legend of the elusive ghost ship […]

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Could We Actually Meet The Spartans?

Photo by Jaime Spaniol on Unsplash. Technology is continuously advancing, and with it, our gaming experiences. From playing Galaga on your Atari 7800, to playing Pokémon on your Gameboy Color, to eventually finding yourself in photorealistic landscapes when playing Red Dead Redemption 2 on your Playstation 4: virtual worlds have become ever more […]

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4 Forgotten Gods of Norse Mythology

The Norse pantheon featured a plethora of gods. How many do you recognize? The world of Norse mythology features a lot of gods. Over the course of Viking history, numerous deities have populated the annals of the Norse imagination. And while some of these mythical figures (like Odin, Thor, or […]

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The Ancient Greeks Are Back (Again)

The mythical Twelve Labors of Hercules were used as inspiration for Hercules’ heroics in the Disney movie. Source Stephen Fry’s Mythos, a retelling of many different Greek myths, has become a popular work of modern-day literature. The English author’s humoristic and lively way of retelling these ancient stories proved widely popular. Yet, […]

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Wait, Thor was a little grey alien?

The alien Thor as he appeared in the TV-Series Stargate SG-1. Anyone familiar with the ten-season long sciencefiction series Stargate SG-1 knows that its main characters meet many aliens. A fan-favorite among the returning alien characters is Thor, Supreme Commander of the Asgard Fleet. This small grayish alien leads a technologically superior […]

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4 Forgotten Gods of Greek Mythology

Well-known Greek gods like Zeus, Hades, Poseidon and Athena have made numerous appearances in books, movies, games, and other forms of media. Even demi-gods, like Perseus or Hercules, frequently star on the stage of popular culture. But some Greek gods have been unfairly lost to the wheels of time. Reading […]

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When the Bad Guy Looks Good

Loki’s charm is hard to resist. Source & copyright: Marvel Studios. All gods inspire.  Some do so with noble feats of wisdom and great feats of strength: imposing a sense of grandeur over the humans that worship them. These gods are above and beyond the violence, pettiness, and deceit that […]

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