Tag: video

Chilean object: A U.F.O. does not mean it’s a ‘UFO’ (Update: Likely explanation obtained)

UPDATE (8-Jan-2016): The most likely explanation for this “UFO” is that it was a plane. This detailed analysis of focal length and speed of object concludes “medium-haul aircraft”. The heat signature and shape of the object does suggest conventional dual-engine aircraft. A post on Metabunk has additional details and visuals to show why this case is almost certainly…

Proof Nessie is an eel? Not exactly, but not a bad guess.

The Scotsman newspaper regularly posts stories on its favorite lake monster just so she stays in people’s minds and brings tourists to the shores of Loch Ness. It’s unclear why this story of a video from 2007 is now making news again but it is, as are all Nessie claims, less than impressive and certainly…

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…

About the silly Irish haunted house video…

I gotta say, I am out of patience for ghost photos and videos. None will EVER be convincing. Why? Because they all can be so plausibly faked. People post them SPECIFICALLY on social media to get lots of hits. No one is shown interacting with the objects and testing them for strings. There is no…

What was eying the apples in Australia – a Yowie?

Well, some people seem mightily impressed but I’m not. I can’t really makes pointy heads or tails out of this video. Yowie: Australia’s Bigfoot ‘Caught On Camera’ (VIDEO). Grainy, blurred footage of Australia’s supposed version of Bigfoot has been published online. Something – which Jason Heal and Jason Dunn claim is the mythical Yowie –…

New oarfish video – Is this the “classic sea serpent”?

Two oarfish are filmed in swimming around in shallow waters in Mexico. This Rare Footage Shows Two Live Oarfish Swimming in the Ocean | Smart News | Smithsonian. Oarfish are the world’s largest bony fish, and they usually don’t come in to the beach. They like depths of around 650 feet, and as far down…

Nope, not a mountain lion in Ohio

This local news story caused some concern in Ohio. Was this a mountain lion? Animal Spotted In Canal Winchester is Identified. After viewing surveillance video, state wildlife officials have identified a large animal caught roaming through Canal Winchester. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says after seeing the animal move, they believe it is a…

Haunted Whitstable shop exposed as TV hoax

Once again, we have a case of a “haunting” or anomalous event being staged for a TV show. Our helpful tipster from the U.K., David James, has clued us in that the Whitstable drug shop was a staged hoax. We knew that but now more details are out. It was clear that there were some…

Blobby ghost haunts Florida bar, say staff

Another case of paranormal tourism? People jump to ghostly conclusions but I say they haven’t looked hard enough. Ghost captured on camera at Daytona Beach hotel, employees say | firstcoastnews.com. The historic Plaza Resort and Spa on A1A and Seabreeze Boulevard in Daytona Beach has seen a lot of comings and goings, including spring-breakers in…

Bigfoot on a hilltop in Canada (UPDATE: marketing-related?)

Has there been a convincing Bigfoot film in the past 30 years? Not really. The trend continues. Hikers capture footage of mysterious ‘Bigfoot’ figure in the Canadian wilderness […]whether you believe this figure caught on camera by hikers in the Canadian wilderness is actually the legendary Bigfoot, or just a man in an ape suit,…

Winchester Mystery House has a mysterious moving chandelier

Send in the paranormal investigators. Wait, how about a building inspector instead? Shaking Chandelier Spooks Staff At Winchester Mystery House « CBS San Francisco. A video has surfaced showing a chandelier at the Winchester Mystery House in San Jose unexplainably shaking for several minutes. The phenomenon has spooked some people who work at the mansion.…

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…

Iceland river monster (Lagarfljótsormurinn) mystery solved

This story about the river monster went EVERYWHERE. It was a very weird looking thing, not quite life-like but strange. What was it? See video. Well, now we have a good answer. ICELANDIC RIVER MONSTER MYSTERY SOLVED A Scandinavian skeptical investigator did some video sleuthing and found what seems to be smoking gun evidence that…

Alien in Brazilian rainforest caught on film

‘Alien’ filmed in Brazalian rainforest: Is creature pictured in Amazon from outer-space? | Mail Online. The image comes from a video obtained by noted paranormal writer Michael Cohen and is claimed to have been filmed by two British tourists visiting the Mamaus region of the Amazon. Mr Cohen, who runs the noted paranormal website allnewsweb.com,…