BABY-KILLING IN PHILIPPINE MYTHOLOGY: Planned Parenthood As Manananggal

IN PHILIPPINE MYTHOLOGY, there is a monster known as a “manananggal.” A fearsome creature, the manananggal is a beautiful older woman who preys on unsuspecting pregnant women in their homes. The vampire-like manananggal destroys the developing fetus in the womb, killing it by sucking the child’s heart.The myth is full of weirdness: The manananggal splits into two—and while her lower torso remains behind, the upper torso, aided by huge, bat-like wings, flies off into the night, seeking an unsu … [Read more...]

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In the Eyes of the Beholder: Jesus at the Hard Rock Cafe

Everyone needs to get away once in a while.  Could it be that Jesus, too, needed to kick back, enjoy some music and some fries, and check out the sights in balmy San Diego?Retired 911 operator Chuck Rickman, 64, thinks so.  Rickman was out taking a walk on the weekend of January 19-20 when he spotted the Son of God in a window of the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego.  Quickly, he pulled out his cell phone and snapped a picture.  In an interview with the Huffington Post, Rickman later explained that … [Read more...]

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How to Make a Baby (Well, Sorta….)

This is one of those cute little Internet memes that are forwarded via Facebook and email—but it was so cute, I just had to join the party.Canadian photographer Patrice Laroche and his wife, Sandra Denis, created this hilarious photo story titled “How to Make a Baby.”  The creative couple visited the same car wash over and over during Sandra’s pregnancy, wearing the same clothes and taking pictures as Sandra’s belly expanded.New mothers will appreciate that feeling that one’s belly is abo … [Read more...]

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