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Cryptozoology is a pseudoscience and subculture that aims to prove the existence of entities from the folklore record, such as Bigfoot, the chupacabra, or Mokele-mbembe.Cryptozoologists refer to these entities as cryptids, a term coined by the subculture.

Deep in the forests of northern California, where the canopy of redwoods and Douglas fir blot out the sky, growers found the perfect environment for cultivating some of the world’s most coveted marijuana. Many of the patches that began to proliferate in a tri-county region known as The Emerald Triangle, started off as small-scale operations supporting the lifestyle of...
RALEIGH -- As a cryptozoologist, Jonathan Whitcomb specializes in creatures that do not plausibly exist -- including mythical beings such as yeti, bigfeet or -- Whitcomb's specialty -- modern-day dinosaurs. As a self-described "modern pterosaur expert," the Utah-based author is circulating news and running websites that describe encounters with prehistoric, flying reptiles that scientists classify as thoroughly extinct. In his collection...
Borrowing cinematic tricks from established films and genres, Cryptozoo is a mostly successful adventure with the lesser known creatures of mythology. The animated feature comes from filmmaker Dash Shaw. His previous film, 2016’s My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea, is whimsical and funny, and not afraid of its own absurdity or affection for its own cleverness, and Cryptozoo...
Zenescope is known for their strong female characters. Their covers are typically adorned with very attractive women. Goat Man & the Bunnyman is a bit of a departure from their usual fare. Goat Man and Bunnyman are cryptids. A cryptid is a creature or plant whose existence has been suggested but has not been discovered or documented by the scientific...
Marianne Kiser October 10, 1943 - April 6, 2021 Follow story To follow Marianne's Story, enter your email. You will receive email notifications when changes are made to the online memorial, including when family and friends post to the Guestbook. Back to Marianne's story Receive email updates when there are changes to this story. Become the owner of this obituary to manage the guestbook, edit...
About the Golden Bear Express The Golden Bear Express is a program that covers transportation from Southern California to Berkeley on Move-In Day for students in need who are beginning their studies at Cal in the fall. Flights depart from airports throughout Southern California (San Diego, Orange County, Long Beach, Ontario and Burbank), each bringing 25–40 new undergraduate students (first-year and...
Trib Total Media TV writer Rob Owen answers reader questions every Wednesday at TribLive.com in a column that also appears in the Sunday Tribune-Review. Q: Where has Paul Martino been? He’s no longer anchoring the weekend evening news on KDKA-TV. For at least the last three weekends they have been rotating between Bryant Reed and Royce Jones anchoring. They do...
George Halas is forever "Papa Bear," the man who founded the Chicago Bears as the Decatur Staleys in 1920. Company teams, particularly baseball, were common in the early 20th century, as wealthy owners sought a certain prestige for their firms. A.E. Staley Sr. was no exception, but he also had his eye on a new sport — football. Halas moved...
Liz writes: I believe that the Loch Ness Monster and the Chupacabra are monsters, but ghosts are not. My friend believes that because ghosts are undead, they should be considered monsters. Please put this dispute to rest.‘‘Monster’’ has connoted enormity and a certain savage verve since the 14th century, whereas ‘‘ghost’’ connotes a kind of sad floating around in...
When Asa Simon Mittman contemplated how to start the first day of class in his “Medieval Art” course, he envisioned opening with a photo of a medieval shield. As students admired the gold and the jewels, he’d explain how it was actually an accessory of intimidation and the intersection between its implied power and violence. Then, he’d switch to a...