Tag: legend

Mothman “reappears” coincidentally close to the 50th anniversary date

A man driving along State Route 2 in West Virginia near Point Pleasant, legendary home of the bad omen, Mothman, says he captured pictures of the creature. The local news covered the story. Man photographs creature that resembles legendary ”Mothman” of Point Pleasant | WCHS He said he stopped when he saw something jumping from tree…

Latest purported photo of “Nessie” appears to be seals

The Sun (UK) tabloid is well known for paying for exclusive photographs to publish with sensational stories about celebrities, ghosts and monsters. The latest is a new photo of Loch Ness which, if really taken in the Loch, shows three playful seals near shore. Normally, we don’t link to tabloids like the Sun but this pic…

Michigan dogman story is long line of hoaxes

There isn’t much background to the story of the Michigan dogman and there may be good reason for that. It’s a legend, it’s biologically impossible, it launched in the media as a hoax, continued as a hoax and, as these things go, people now see it all the time. Legendary Dogman seen in Ottawa County?…

Sasquatch, Keeper of the forest, invoked at environmental hearing

This is not the first time, surprisingly, that mythical creatures have been used for environmental causes. Sasquatch cited in mine hearings | Local News | Prince George Citizen. Most people consider the sasquatch a legendary creature, but the mythical bush man of northern B.C. received its fair share of attention at environmental review hearings into…

Teens obsessed with “Ghost Train” game die in train collision

Two Missouri girls playing ‘Ghost Train’ game die when train hits Jeep. Five teens inside a Jeep were playing a game, based on ghost legends, when they parked on railroad tracks just after midnight Monday. “They were playing a stupid game called ‘Ghost Train,’ and the object is to get scared, kind of like telling…