It's the start of another week and here is our roundup of the latest weird and WTF news, including... is coke (the drug, not the drink) vegan - apparently "no" as growing it had a detrimental impact on the environment PLUS the Satanic Temple is close to settling a legal dispute with Warner Brothers/Netflix over the use of an image of Baphomet in the Sabrina the Teenage Witch reboot PLUS witches now outnumber presbyterians in the United States – apparently it is all down to "millennial women embracing of new-age spirituality, mindfulness, meditation, and yoga". Stories via the BBC, Business Insider and the Daily Mail.
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Descended from a motley crew of smugglers and witches, Christian was born a chime-child with a caul and grew up in a haunted medieval house by the harbourside in the Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough.
According to folklore a caul-shrouded chime-child can't drown at sea but can see and talk to faerie folk and also has protection against spells cast by malevolent sorcerers. And yes, he was once commissioned to go on a werewolf hunt on the night of a full moon by a newspaper. Spoiler alert: he didn't find one. (Or it didn't find him.)
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