Tag: beach

Busted: “Samurai” ghost boots

Back in April 2015, we posted two photos going around in tabloid press of “ghosts”. Or apparent ghosts, I should say. Both could easily have had prosaic explanations. One of the photos was of a “mysterious” pair of boots behind a 2014 picture of a girl on a scenic beach bluff in Japan. ‘Samurai Ghost’:…

Mystery explosion injures woman on Rhode Island beach (UPDATE)

What happened? Sitting on the beach and suddenly an explosion?! A woman injured in an apparent explosion at a Rhode Island beach said the last thing she remembers is relaxing and reading a book. “We watched a gentlemen get ready to go scuba diving. Danise was at the Salty Brine State Beach in Narragansett on…

Mysterious carcass stinks up Malaysian beach

I feel obligated to pass along reports of all mystery carcasses. So here is the latest. Not much to look at. Mysterious creature washed up in Santubong – New Straits Times. A remains of an unidentified sea creature was found washed up at Pantai Pasir Pandak in Santubong earlier this morning. “The creature is three…

Foot found on San Fran beach

This is unfortunately not all that uncommon. SAN FRANCISCO: Human foot washes ashore at San Francisco beach | State News | FresnoBee.com. Authorities say a human foot in a running shoe has washed ashore on San Francisco’s Ocean Beach with no sign of the rest of the body. 12 feet were found in British Columbia…

Strange remains beach mainly in Spain (UPDATE: shark)

This is going around the mystery-mongering “weird” news sites so I guess it was time to post it here though I don’t have much to say about it. It’s a dead thing; it’s missing important parts; it’s gone now. And now the speculation begins. Inexplicata-The Journal of Hispanic Ufology: Cryptozoology: Follow Up – “A Strange and…

Are these North Korean hovercraft full of eels?

Seriously, I’m just going to include as “doubtful” ANY story that come out of North Korea. It’s like Pravda over there. Is This North Korean Hovercraft-Landing Photo Faked? – In Focus – The Atlantic. While researching a photo entry about North Korea’s recent threats of war, I discovered an image released by North Korea’s official…

Burning rocks source suspected, but not made public

In an update to one of the most interesting stories of last year, there may be a definitive answer about the cause of the burning beach rocks but we are not being told what that is. Burning-rocks victim calls her recovery amazing – Fire Engineering. Seven months after being burned by rocks that ignited in…

Origin of phosphorus on beach rocks remains a mystery. Likely manmade.

In an update to a widely reported story about a woman several burned when rocks she collected on a California beach ignited her clothing, the origin of the burning material is still unknown. Lab: Beach rocks that burned Calif. woman contained elevated phosphate levels; source unclear – The Washington Post. Additional testing has confirmed beach…

Washed up beast in San Diego. Or, what the…? (UPDATE: Solved)

Behold: The San Diego Demonoid | VICE. The Ten Commandments of the internet dictate that anyone who receives images of a “monster” is obligated to disseminate and investigate them, even though incidents like this seem to happen about once a year these days. This one apparently turned up on Pacific Beach in San Diego last…