Category: Cryptozoology

Zombie outbreak? Statistical mechanics reveal the ideal hideout

Zombie outbreak? Statistical mechanics reveal the ideal hideout

Via Physorg A team of Cornell University researchers focusing on a fictional zombie outbreak as an approach to disease modeling suggests heading for the hills, in the Rockies, to save your ‘braains’ from the ‘undead.’   Reading World War Z, an oral history of the first zombie war, and a graduate statistical mechanics class inspired a group of Cornell University researchers […]

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Strange Creatures Encountered by Ordinary People

Strange Creatures Encountered by Ordinary People

By Chris Holly

Many of those who have had a strange happening occur in their life are uncertain if their experience was truly odd or if other people have been reporting similar events happening to them as well? I know the number of strange creatures being seen all over the world is growing yearly. I do not think people all over the globe […]

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The Mysterious Mermaids of Japan

The Mysterious Mermaids of Japan

By Brent Swancer/Mysterious Universe Mermaids. The word conjures up images of magical half- human, half -fish beings with beautiful maiden bodies complete with angelic faces ringed by magnificent, flowing hair, all positioned atop elegant fish tails. These types of beings have been common fixtures in much folklore, myth, and legend around the world. Sailors from every corner of the Earth […]

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Loch Ness Distress Call Heard After Other Monster Spotted

Loch Ness Distress Call Heard After Other Monster Spotted

By Paul Seaburn/Mysterious Universe You’d think people would have learned by now that the Loch Ness monster doesn’t like its name or reputation besmirched but recent events show that’s not the case. A sighting of an alleged giant sea creature off the coast of Devon, England, prompted some to speculate that Nessie had left the loch. A day later, a […]

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The Shenango Valley Dog Boy

The Shenango Valley Dog Boy

By Lon Strickler/Phantoms&Monsters On Thursday evening, Sean & I recorded the most recent podcast with our guests Brian & Terrie Seech of the Center for Cryptozoological Studies. There was a descriptive discussionreferencing the Shenango Dog Boy, as well as other cryptid activity in the states of Pennsylvania and Ohio. The episode will be available Friday night at Arcane Radio. The […]

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The Mocking Lake Or Pohenegamook Monster

The Mocking Lake Or Pohenegamook Monster

By Mike Perry/67NotOut The Rev. Leopold Planter is a man who claims to have seen a monster at Lake Pohenegamook in Canada. The Lake is also known as Mocking Lake – hopefully this name isn’t significant!  Rev Planter was standing near his church when he saw this big thing about 25 to 30 feet long, He feels that the monster, […]

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What Sort of People See Fairies?

What Sort of People See Fairies?

By Malcolm Smith/Malcom’s Musings Belief in fairies, in one form or another, is found all over the world, but is strongest among primitive peoples. It is presumably as old as mankind itself, and in Christian communities is one of the surviving relics of paganism. That was a passage I remember well from the 1144-page tome pretentiously entitled, The Great Encyclopædia […]

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The Mysterious Mountain Bird Men of Japan

The Mysterious Mountain Bird Men of Japan

By Brent Swancer/Mysterious Universe The world is full of accounts of a myriad of winged monsters that have long captured the imagination of mankind. The far east too had one such creature that has managed to become a curious entity toeing the line between paranormal reality, cryptozoology, and bombastic myth and folklore. The mountains and forests of Japan have long […]

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Woman says she saw Bigfoot in Angus, Scotland

Woman says she saw Bigfoot in Angus, Scotland

By Graeme Strachan/The Courier A Bigfoot hunter believes the mythical beast could still be roaming the Angus countryside. Charmaine Fraser, 41, claims to have seen a Bigfoot near a disused sandstone quarry during a morning walk with her gran’s dog as a child. She has now gone public on her sighting and wants people to help her prove the existence of […]

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‘Finding Bigfoot': Lost Opportunities

‘Finding Bigfoot': Lost Opportunities

By Lon Strickler/Phantoms&Monsters This past Sunday, Animal Planet’s ‘Finding Bigfoot’ ventured into southwestern Pennsylvania…specifically, areas in and around the Chestnut Ridge. These locations, as well as most of the Laurel Highlands region, have been known for cryptid & UFO activity over the years. For some reason, the producers of the show wanted to incorporate spiritual phenomena with Bigfoot. The town […]

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