Tag: photo

Group uses ploy: “I don’t know, therefore, Thylacine”

Another terrible example of evidence of the existence of the Tasmanian Tiger is in the news. The The Thylacine Awareness Group sets up cameras where people report strange animals. The results they get are less than convincing but they promote these to the media as possible thylacines because they so very much wish it was true. The…

Maine ghost group claims to have Eva Gray ghost pic (UPDATED: Eva real, ghost is not)

Update: The ghost group appears to have additional information that they have not yet released that indicates that this “image” is not paranormal, and we have confirmation on some details of Eva Gray’s death. See below. Originally published 17-Jan-2017 An amateur research and investigation group (ARIG) in Maine is getting local attention for their claim…

Demon tree very silly, and the clickbait is so sweet

There is this crazy viral photo going around of what some people gullibly think is a demon strolling down the street in Arizona. I doubt it. We have no verification, no other photos, no daytime photos of the same location, not even DETAILS of the location (which seems to be somewhere around Phoenix, AZ). AND……

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’:…

Goat-like prop with wings claimed to be Jersey Devil

Today’s “Most Read” story on NJ.com’s page is about a ridiculous so-called sighting of the Jersey Devil. The story is even trending on Facebook now as several more news outlets have picked it up. The original story came through an email to Paranormal Corner columnist Kelly Roncase, a paranormal investigator. Her columns are breezy and…

Wedding pic and scenic snapshot “ghost” photobombs

Two photographs circulating in the media today are purported to show mysterious figures that were not seen when the photo was taken. One is a spooky face in a wedding portrait and another is a case of phantom boots behind a little girl. What do you think is going on here? Bride, groom and ghost?…

Black eyed child craze is for the extremely gullible

Seriously people, Halloween has been ruined for me since starting this site. The Stupid. It Burns. Spookily familiar – is the ‘ghost’ seen in this photo taken on Cannock Chase an imposter?. SIGHTINGS of black-eyed spectres on Cannock Chase have begun making the rounds on social media in the run up to Halloween, as reported…

Can we put the Solway Spaceman mystery to rest?

USAnians may never have heard of this really neat story that has remained a mystery for decades. Has the origin of this mysterious picture finally been solved? There is now an explanation for why there appears to be an astronaut in the background of a picture of a little girl in the English countryside. Of…

Glowing green glitch or ghost?

A photographer finds something odd in his snapshots of an official event. Look: Was a ghost spotted during Irish President’s visit to Coventry? Telegraph photographer Joe Bailey had quite a shock when he went though his pictures taken at today’s Irish President visit to Coventry. For in those images he found a ghoulish green ‘ghost’…

Staten Island’s creepy clown is viral marketing for business

More evil clowns. I hate this stuff, no matter what it’s for. Mysterious clown sightings creeping out Staten Islanders (with photos) | SILive.com. Maybe he’s trying to get a few laughs, but there have been several reports of a mysterious clown wandering the borough, and he seems to be spooking Staten Islanders on social media.…

Holy smoke! This Cassiobury Park “ghost” photo is AWFUL

Undeniable? More like laughable. Cassiobury Park ghost: finally caught on camera (From Watford Observer). Paranormal investigators had to hold their breath to snap this spooky shot of midnight mist, which they say is “undeniable” evidence that spirits haunt Cassiobury Park. Jamie Burnell, lead investigator for Watford Paranormal group, was one of nine people ghost-hunting in…

Black panther hoax picture is getting around

The Louisiana wildlife department warns people that there are black panther hoaxes going around. We already knew that… La. Wildlife and Fisheries: No, there are no black panthers in Louisiana. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is warning people to be skeptical of posts on Facebook and other social media that claim to show…

Virginia trail cam photo has some suggesting Bigfoot

Unidentified? Nah, we’ve seen this before. Unidentified animal seen on trail cam | The Southwest Times. It is unclear if this is an unverified picture of a “Bigfoot.” It was recently discovered on a “trail cam” placed in the nearby mountains. It was surprising, to say the least, when I discovered the image on the…

Woman in white ghost photo

The latest “ghost” shot. This eerie figure appeared in the corner of the picture – but who or what is it? – Local – Todmorden News. This eerie picture was taken earlier in the summer and the photographer, who has blown up the relevant section and placed it in the middle of the photograph, wonders…

Strange image captured in time-lapse frame

Here’s an interesting mystery. Is that a ghost that was caught on time-lapse? | Offbeat | KATU.com Portland, Oregon. A strange, spooky image was captured in a time-lapse photo sequence. Nathan Ziegler set up a camera at the Old Pioneer Cemetery in Milton-Freewater, OR to obtain a time-lapse of the sunset. An anomaly that some…

Lake Tianchi monster emerges for blurry picture

Described as like “Nessie”, with a long neck and small head, is this another tourist-trapping mystery animal? Suspected ‘monster’ appears in Tianchi Lake- China.org.cn. A volcano monitoring station worker in Jilin was measuring water temperatures when he saw some kind of “monster” swimming around Tianchi Lake, according to a local media report. Around 5 a.m.…

Every friggin’ dead thing is “CHUPACABRA”!

Who decided that a chupacabra is anything you want to gain attention for and think is hideous? This photo uploaded to a local news site was called a chupa and is getting lots of attention. I have no idea why. Viewer uploads ‘chupacabra’ photo. A viewer named Ramona uploaded a photo she headlined “Chupacabras do…

Latest weird photo: Baby with ghost background

I normally don’t link to reddit but I’d like some thoughts on this one. My auntie has just taken a picture of her son after his bath. They were the only two people in the house at the time. A strange figure with a weird shaped hand has appeared in the background and we are…

TIGHAR drumming for money again for Earhart project

Here we go again with the Earhart stuff… It’s the same people with the same vague results. Be skeptical. Amelia Earhart’s Plane Revealed in Sonar? : Discovery News. A grainy sonar image captured off an uninhabited tropical island in the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati might represent the remains of the Electra, the two-engine aircraft…

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…