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The Mothman Mysteries

September 10th, 2013 § in Legends

Every part of the U.S. has its local monster. The Pacific Northwest has its famous Bigfoot. The Jersey Devil prowls the New Jersey Pine Barrens. In the depths of Vermont’s Lake Champlain lurks a serpentine creature called Champ. And West Virginia is stalked by a creature kn[...]

The Grinning Man – A Cryptoid Or Just an Urban Legend

September 9th, 2013 § in Legends

The Grinning Man is a name given to a mysterious creature that has been reported in various areas over the last century. He is believed to either be an alien or some other type of unknown creature.  If nothing else, he is very creepy and all the witness accounts describe him as [...]

Phoenix from the Ashes

September 8th, 2013 § in Legends

A mystical bird effecting several cultures as symbol of immortality and resurrection. Phoenix, in my opinion, can be a lot. First of all, in ancient times he was used as a sign or omen in many cultures and countries, e.g. Greece, Egypt, Ancient Rome, China, Theban, the Hebrews, [...]

Mysteries Of The Giant Skeletons

September 7th, 2013 § in Legends, Unexplained

Giant skeletons have remained a mystery since the early days in the 1800′s. One particular finding was in 1965, where an eight foot nine inch skeleton was found in Kentucky under a rock ledge by Holy Creek. Giant skeletons have remained a mystery since the early days in the[...]

Examining Cryptozoology

September 6th, 2013 § in Legends

Cryptozoology is a subject that has always fascinated humankind. From the old days of mystical beasts to modern bigfoot sightings, we have always been seeking answers as to what these creatures might be. Cryptozoology, of course, is the “study of hidden animals.” While there [...]

Mysteries of Chupacabra

September 4th, 2013 § in Legends

While the legends of some cryptids extend back centuries, others are relative newcomers to human experience and sightings. The first officially reported sighting of this strange beast was in Puerto Rico in 1995. In the midst of a rash of animal deaths to small livestock, Madelein[...]

The Beast of Gevaudan Caused Panic and Controversy

September 2nd, 2013 § in Legends

France experienced a panic in the 1760s when there were a numerous deaths associated to animal attacks credited to a mythical creature known as the Beast of Gevaudan. Folklore has distorted the facts so much that what the animal really looked like is not determinable. Some locals[...]

Is Bigfoot Real Or Not

September 1st, 2013 § in Legends

If you think about all the news reports and sightings that have occurred as of late, you have to believe that there is something roaming around out there, but what is it? The reports find larger than normal human footprints and they are larger and different shapes than that of a [...]

The Jersey Devil Mysteries

August 31st, 2013 § in Legends

Of all the legends to come from the colonial Atlantic seaboard states, the tales of the Jersey Devil rate among the most long-lasting and intriguing. The Jersey Pine Barrens are a stretch of swampy, forested wasteland where survival is still a struggle. According to the most prev[...]

El Dorado, Manoa, Did a Legendary City of Gold Ever Exist

August 30th, 2013 § in Legends

According to legend and popular belief of sixteenth century Europeans, there is a hidden city in South America that was filled with an unimaginable amount of treasure. The journey was often perilous for those brave, gold seeking explorers, and sometimes even deadly.  A famous au[...]