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Meet Turoń, Poland's Dancing Bull-Beast of Winter
The ancient tradition of Turoń bestowing blessings has faded but, like the creature itself, it may be resurrected.
by Emma Cieslik
The Master Forgers Who Saved Thousands of Lives During World War II
From the Polish embassy in Switzerland came a campaign that spared many from Nazi extermination.
by Nina Strochlic
The Truth Behind Poland's 'Anti-Vampire' Graves
Can recent excavations answer questions about death and demonology in the 1600s?
by Sam O'Brien
In Poland, Drowning the Pagan Goddess Marzanna Ushers in Spring
A straw effigy of the winter goddess is burned and then submerged in chilly waters.
by Sarah Laskow
To Save Birds From Invading Americans, One Man in Poland Built Floating Forts
Non-native American minks and raccoons ravaged the Lower Oder's birds before the predator-proof islands.
by Wojciech Mikołuszko
The Saga of the Cannibal Ants in a Soviet Nuclear Bunker
And how scientists tried to free this formic Donner Party.
by Sabrina Imbler
During WWII, Polish Refugees Found a Home in India
The Maharaja of Nawanagar opened his summer palace to displaced children.
by Sunaina Kumar