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Five Real Werewolf Sightings!

Are werewolves real? Are they myth? Well, if you don’t believe that werewolves actually do roam the Earth with us, check out these real werewolf sightings from actual people who think that they have seen a wolf of the scariest kind. Mrs. Delburt Gregg of Greggton, Texas was awoken in the middle of the night…

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The Werewolves of Poligny

There’s an old werewolf legend from 1521 that revolves around the werewolves of Poligny. These werewolves were first noticed when a traveler passing through the town of Poligny, France, became attacked by a wolf. Managing to fight the beast off, he also wounded him in the process. Of course, the trail of blood led right…

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See Your Own Transformation…with Werewolf Me for iPhone

Apple’s been in the news a lot lately, coming out with all the latest and greatest inventions. And along with all the new toys, are tons of apps to go with them. We’ve already brought you the Werewolf Reminder app for the iPhone and iPod Touch, and now there’s a new app out there for…

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5 Cool Werewolf Videos

Craving a little bit of the wolf this weekend, I flipped through YouTube and other video sites to check out some cool werewolf videos. Here are the ones that struck me as some of the best! Vampires vs. Werewolves. Pretty cool video depicting a battle between our favorite villains. Even cooler when you consider this…

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Werewolf Books to Watch for this Month

It’s my favorite time again!!! That time when new authors decide it’s time to unleash their masterpieces on the public and bring us all some great new werewolf fiction to sink our teeth into! Here are the new releases in werewolf fiction that we’re all looking out for this month. The Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong–…

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Werewolves in Russia

In Russia, there are actually two different types of werewolves, and they are very different indeed. The first is known as the wawkalak. This type of werewolf has seriously angered the Devil and because of that, has been turned into a werewolf. However, wawkalaks were not considered to be evil, or even vicious. They would…

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Werewolves in Mexico

Mexico is one of the few countries in the world that have kept their werewolf legends pretty much exactly the same as they were several hundred years ago. Even though the Spaniards started colonizing Mexico in the 1500s, the people in the area still held fast to their werewolf beliefs. That, and the fact that…

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Werewolf Movies to Watch Out For

With movies like The Wolfman and New Moon behind us, we’re all wondering when the next kick ass werewolf movie will be coming out. If you’re wondering what we have to look forward to, you’ll be happy to know – A LOT! There are tons of werewolf movies that are about to be released with…

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Do Werewolves Age?

Werewolves can do many things, and undoubtedly, they have an incredible amount of powers. But it’s generally accepted that werewolves are not immortal and that, although it’s difficult, they can be killed. This got me thinking, sure they can die, but do they age? And how exactly does that happen? Why do some werewolves seem…

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Awesome Team Jacob Stuff!

It’s New Moon weekend and because the newest DVD release in the Twilight saga largely focuses on the wolves’ part in the whole thing, we thought we’d bring you some extra cool stuff that lets you show your love of the wolf! Whether Jacob is your favorite wolf in New Moon (isn’t he everyone’s?), or…

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A Spell to Become a Werewolf!

If you really, really want to become a werewolf, this is something you might want to try. Usually I provide a general disclaimer here about how it may be dangerous, the chances of it working are low, proceed with caution, yada yada yada. But this one is actually pretty harmless so go ahead and give…

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Top Five Vintage Werewolf Movies

Where would our favorite werewolf movies be today if they didn’t have groundbreaking movies to pave the way? And while the newer movies are filled with great special effects, Dolby surround sound, and makeup techniques and tools that truly transform man to beast, we simply wouldn’t be where we are today if it weren’t for…

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Werewolf Book Watch: New Releases This Month

Are all the werewolf books on your shelf tattered and torn from being read so many times? Do you want to add to your collection, or just try something completely new? If so, this is a great month to do it! Here are just a few of the awesome werewolf books that are coming out…

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Do Werewolves Need a Little More Girl Power?

When talking about werewolves, we usually have the tendency to refer to them in the masculine sense. “He changed” or “the werewolf licked his wounds” are common phrases found in werewolf history. But what about all the women? Very little is said about female werewolves, especially in a historical sense, and even when they are…

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Vironsusi: The Werewolves of Finland

Every country and every region around the world seems to have its own werewolf legends it seems. And Finland is no different. The fact that the Finnish people know their werewolves by the name of “Vironsusi” is odd, seeing as how this translates into “Estonian wolf.” But then again, Estonia does lie just to the…

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The Neffer Werewolf of Austria

It was during the sixteenth century that an Austrian village known as Neffer was attacked and destroyed by a gigantic werewolf. This werewolf was so big that when he walked through the forest that bordered the village, he loomed above the trees – watching for his prey below. It was one very lucky woodcutter that was…

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Hunting Ground, by Patricia Briggs

After reading Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs, I had to pick up Hunting Ground, the next book in the Alpha and Omega series. I was pretty excited about reading it because Briggs just had me hooked with Cry Wolf. I liked Hunting Ground just as much, and I’m hoping that Briggs is hoping to add…

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Cruel and Unusual Punishment: The Burgomaster Werewolf

Here’s a werewolf tale that’ll turn your stomach. I know it did mine. It was in Germany in 1685 that many women, children, and pets were being savagely killed by what many people in the area was reporting to be a wolf. Because the burgomaster (which is the mayor of a certain municipality in Germany)…

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The Lobisomem

The Lobisomem is actually just another word for a werewolf. The word is known around both Portugal and Brazil, but it’s the latter that we’ll be looking at here. The Brazilians also have many different theories on their lobisomems, and why they change. But they may be onto something with some of these. A small…

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The Gandillon Werewolves

It was in 1598 in the Juan Mountains, which are located just outside of the Alps, that a small girl and boy were attacked by a massively-sized wolf while they were walking in the woods. The wolf got to the girl right away, killing her immediately. But the boy pulled out a knife and managed…

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Jacques Roulet: Werewolf, or Just Plain Crazy?

This werewolf story comes to us from a little town outside of Angers, France, and took place in 1598. It was at that time that two hunters came upon the dead body of a 15 year old boy. This wasn’t just a corpse though. The body was incredibly mutilated, surrounded and laying in its own…

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The Sad Story of Hans the Werewolf

During the famous Werewolf Trials in Estonia, there was one story in particular about a man who lived his life feeling as most werewolves do, I imagine – lonely and out of place in his own skin. This man came to be known as Hans the Werewolf, and he was an Estonian that was tried…

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The Different Types of Shifting

Sure, werewolves can do lots of stuff. But can they do anything other than shift shape? I mean really, when you consider all that is in a werewolf’s realm of abilities, simply turning from man to wolf and back again can become quite boring. So, what else can they do? There are actually lots of…

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Yummy Werewolf Chicken Claws

Normally, getting werewolves and chickens would end in disaster. Well, for the chicken anyway. But in this case, the two work together to make you (or the wolf-lover in your life), some very delicious snacks! Just for fun, we’ve dug up this yummy werewolf chicken claws recipe! What You’ll Need: Nonstick vegetable spray 10 chicken…

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Get Ready for More of Our Favorite Lycans in Underworld 4!

If you thought that producers had taken werewolves howling at the moon to new heights, wait until you see Underworld 4! There has been a lot of talk about this movie, and a lot of rumors about whether or not it’s actually happening. Now there has been confirmation from several sites including Bloody Disgusting, that…

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