Month: April 2012

Seal Beach mystery creature

Mystery Creature Washes Ashore in Seal Beach – wsbt.com. An unidentified creature was discovered Wednesday by a woman taking her daily walk along the shore in Seal Beach. Karen Summers says she animal corpse didn’t look like anything she nad ever witnessed. She called officials from the Public Works Department, who arrived Friday morning and…

Thylacine video hoax making the rounds

Video from Tasmania national park apparently shows live thylacine BREAKING NEWS: Tasmanian Tiger Filmed In Central Tasmania 2012 Uploaded by IMLYINGISWEAR on Feb 22, 2012 The shots of the national park were done by me with a fujifilm s2000.

Ghost hunting equipment leap in logic – We can’t measure spirits

Saying He Has Felt His Dead Daughter’s Presence, An Engineer Develops Devices To Measure It. In 2004, 17-year-old Melissa Galka, a senior at Granby Memorial High School, died after the car she was driving hit a tree in town. Within days of her death, her father said, she begin communicating with her family. “She started…

Was it a giant rat killed in the U.K.?

‘Giant Rat’ Caught And Killed By Grandad A ‘giant rat’ has been caught and killed by a man in the North East of England. Grandad Brian Watson killed the large rodent with a piece of wood near Consett, County Durham. “I came running round the corner. I managed to grab some wood on the way.”…

Canada officials taking Windsor hum seriously

Feds want the facts on our mystery hum. Windsor’s mysterious hum has reached the ears of the federal government. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird sent his parliamentary secretary, Bob Dechert, to Windsor Friday on a fact-finding mission looking into reported rumblings that have disturbed thousands of residents in the area for over a year. “We’re…

No hoax: Huge Australian backyard spider eats snake

Oops. Originally, I linked to the spider eats bird story from 2008. That was in response to THIS story where the same kind of spider eats a snake! YIKES. Sorry about that. Both stories presented below. Cairns man Ant Hadleigh snaps incredible pics of snake-eating spider [A] Cairns man was in disbelief after witnessing a…

The improbable life and science of cadborosaurus

Paleozoologist Dr. Darren Naish exposes the bad science the created and sustains Cadborosaurus. Discussions with cryptozoologists is a frustrating business. The Cadborosaurus Wars Michael Woodley, Cameron McCormick and myself recently argued that an alleged ‘baby Cadborosaurus’ was very likely no baby sea-serpent at all [via Bousfield and LeBlond], but rather a mangled and half-remembered description…

Cryptozoology expedition to Congo is on Kickstarter (Updated: no scientists)

Kickstarter is a site designed to help people fund their projects. You can donate to things you feel are worthwhile. One young explorer is looking for $26,700 for an expedition to located undiscovered animals. Documentary Expedition to Congo- KILLER REWARDS! by Stephen McCullah — Kickstarter. Our first expedition will be dubbed The Newmac Expedition. It…

Levitating girl caught on Russian video (UPDATE: Old and hoax)

Is This Russian Flying Girl Real or a Hoax? At a time when “shocking amateur footage”-inspired movies like ‘Paranormal Activity’ are all the norm, here’s a video from Russia that has been raising suspicions about its authenticity. A new report (in Russian) shows footage recorded by an individual in a forest with his dog, who…

Who was the Amityville ghost boy?

New information comes to light on the creepy ghost photo taken in the supposedly haunted house in Amityville, NY. Ghostly Pics: Amityville Ghost Boy | News From The Spirit World. The Amityville Horror haunting is still a very popular subject both inside and outside the circle of paranormal researchers and enthusiasts. One of the most…