Live Science: 12,000-Year-Old ‘Headless’ Horse Engraving Discovered in France Kicked Out of Heaven Vol. II Paperback Now in Color $90.00

Headless Horseman:  November 22nd, 1586 Lienhardt Bardtmann of Aldorf, a horseman, Peter Knaup of Gaslenhoff, a tailor, both thieves and harbourers of thieves. Lienhardt, together with his companions, entered by stealth the dwelling of the robe-maker by the Fleischbrucken (bridge) when the master was absent and only 2 maids in the house (a servant who…

Fox News: Connecticut college blames late student’s actions in own choking death during pancake-eating contest Kicked Out of Heaven Vol. I Paperback Now in Color $90.00

When Shrove Tuesday dawned, the bells were set a ringing, and everybody abandoned himself to amusement and good humour. All through the day, there was a preparing and devouring pancakes, as if some profoundly important religious principle were involved in it. The pancake and Shrove Tuesday are inextricably associated in the popular mind and in…

CNBC: HBO sets up a ‘Game of Thrones’ simulation to get people to donate blood at SXSW as media compete for attention Kicked Out of Heaven Vol. I for $54.00

Bloodletting has been employed since ancient times as a method to keep the body’s so-called four humors in balance. By the second millennium, the belief in the four humors began to decline, but bloodletting remained popular. Because surgery was still a crude practice, many physicians avoided it. Instead, people turned to the church for medical…

TV Guide: There Were A Ton of Wicked Witches on TV in 2018, So We Ranked Them (The Origins of The American Criminal Justice System Medieval Torture Kicked Out of Heaven Vol. I)

Branks: The brank or scold’s bridle was unknown in America in its English shape: though from colonial records we learn that scolding women were far too plentiful, and were gagged for that annoying and irritating habit. The brank, sometimes called the gossip’s bridle, or dame’s bridle, or scold’s helm, was truly a “brydle for a…

Trump’s war on energy and environmental regulation is about to face the ‘Spanish Inquisition’ Kicked Out of Heaven Vol. III Paperback Now in Color $150.00

The inquisition moved decisively to assimilate sorcery to heresy.  The manuals for inquisitors that began to appear about 1230 often included questions on witchcraft as well as on conventional heresy.  In 1233 Pope Gregory IX accused the Waldensian heretics really evangelical moralists of attending assemblies where the Devil incarnate presided over orgies.  Pope Alexander IV…