Tag Archive for Mexico

15 Credibility Street #25: A spray a day keeps monsters away

In this jam-packed episode, we run through updates on still active news stories, discuss some current cool and not so cool things from the last two weeks, and check out a hyped anomaly that probably wasn’t as described. Closing out the episode is a great conversation about what transpired at Cryptid Con 2017 – a…

Ouija board possession story needs no demons (UPDATE: drug use?)

I hate to be cynical about stuff like this but there is nothing impressive about this story at all. Ouija Board ‘Possesses’ 3 With Demonic Spirits in Mexico: ‘We’re Going to Die,’ Says Young Woman (VIDEO). A Oujia board led to three people being “possessed” by evil or demonic spirits in San Juan Tlacotenco, Mexico,…

Children killed for their organs in Mexico?

Organ theft? Be skeptical. Sounds like an urban legend and not enough evidence is provided. Child organ trafficking ring busted by Mexican police. Police in Mexico’s western state of Michoacan detained an alleged member of the Knights Templar cartel who is suspected of kidnapping children to harvest their organs, an official said Monday. Michoacan state…

British officials paid to promote Bolton’s fake bomb detectors, deny they did wrong

More has been uncovered regarding the sale of fake bomb detectors around the world. Officials served as unofficial promoters overseas for the devices manufactured in England. They did this without doing thorough research on the devices which would have shown it was useless. Fraudster paid government to help promote fake bomb detectors. The government accepted…

A watery grave discovered in Mayan cave

An interesting find – archaeologist theorize why an array of human remains are found in an underground, water-filled cave in Mexico. “Haunted” Maya Underwater Cave Holds Human Bones. [Note you must be a registered site member to view the full article. There is no charge for signing up.] A flooded sinkhole in southern Mexico so…

Another Popocatepetl ‘UFO’

The last one was vertical, this one HORIZONTAL. Exciting footage of the Mexican volcano UFOs. The UFOlogy community is vibrating with excitement over two sightings of strange lights and a “cigar shaped UFO” over the Popocatépetl volcano in Mexico. Exciting? Nah, not so much. Here is the story on the UFO back from November of…

Deformed skulls found in ancient Mexican mass grave

A disturbing find… but not that unusual it seems. Cranial deformation discovered in 1000 year old Mexican cemetery : Past Horizons Archaeology. The burial ground consists of 25 individuals; 13 have intentional cranial deformation and five also have dental mutilation, cultural practices which are similar to those of pre-Hispanic groups in southern Sinaloa and northern…

Earthquake-predicting failure and serial pseudoscientist Croft gets more attention

In another update to our article about Serial pseudoscientist predicts huge earthquake event for March 22 (Update: FAIL) at least one independent “reporter” has failed to do basic fact checking and is inadvertently helping Terral Croft turn his failed prediction into a win in the minds of his readership. This reporter bills himself as a…

Sheep deaths in Mexico blamed on chupacabra

Inexplicata-The Journal of Hispanic Ufology: Mexico: Chupacabras Strikes in Michoacán Michoacán’s Diario ABC reported the strange deaths of 35 sheep in the town of Parácuaro. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of 1 March 2012. The boides [bodies] presented claw and tooth injuries; the majority of the injuries were under the neck, as if sliced…