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Turning water into wine/blood

Ancient legends of water being transformed into wine or blood attributed to characters like Osiris, Dionysus, Adonis, etc., are rooted in the natural phenomenon of a surplus of iron rich sediment washing into a body of water. This was even understood in ancient times, as attested by Lucian of Samosata, et al.

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Easter Bunnies and the resurrection of the moon

There’s a reason Easter is celebrated only after the first full moon of spring.

April 16, 2014 · 9 Comments