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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.

Social Distancing Skunk Ape gatorland.com The most timely addition to local theme parks' array of attractions was not Universal Orlando's Bourne Stuntacular show; paws down, it was Gatorland's zeitgeisty new mascot, the Social Distancing Skunk Ape. Straight from the pages of a cryptozoologist's guidebook, the native Floridian Skunk Ape emerged just in time for Gatorland's reopening in May. And wouldn't you...
These dedicated writers have devoted their time as hobbyists to recording and investigating reports of UFOs, Bigfoot, ghosts and other paranormal phenomenon in the area. TAUNTON — We have cryptozoologist Loren Coleman to thank for naming the mysterious 200 square mile area of Massachusetts and beyond known as the Bridgewater Triangle. But in the decades since, a handful of current and...
Tales of a mysterious monster that sucks the blood of livestock have exploded in Mexico, the U.S. Southwest, and even China since the mid-1990s, when the chupacabra, or chupacabras, was first reported in Puerto Rico (map). Now, just in time for Halloween, scientists say they can explain the stories with the help of evolutionary theory. Flesh-and-blood chupacabras have allegedly been found...
Devils: “Episode 9” The CW, 8pm EST Massimo (Alessandro Borghi), determined to stop Dominic (Patrick Dempsey), hacks NYL servers with Subterranea’s help to give the media proof of the scandal. But when Massimo and Sofia (Laia Costa) realize that Duval (Lars Mikkelsen) will use the scandal to his own anarchic interests, they betray him and get him arrested. They get the...
The closest some of us ever came to seeing Bigfoot was when Steve Austin met Sasquatch in the hit 1970s TV show "The Six Million Dollar Man."But Rob Viars, who lives near Wilkes Barre, says he was 9 years old when he and other members of his family saw something outside their home that was unlike anything they had...
Animation by Slate. Illustration by Cory Godbey. Rabbit Holes is a recurring series in which writers pay homage to the diversity and ingenuity of the ways we procrastinate now. To pitch your personal rabbit hole, email humaninterest@slate.com. Years ago, my husband and I decided that we wanted to visit all of America’s national parks. (Twelve down, 50 to go!) While...
Every Tuesday at 8.40am PT speaks with Alex Tselios from thebigsmoke.com.au about everything from politics, technology and society and everything in between. This week we spoke about: Trying to find a new career? Have you considered cryptozoology, Babies know when you imitate them, according to new research and the new AI that can judge your personality based on your instagram...
While some museums have a broad focus, others are specific — sometimes oddly specific. Whether you're interested in the paranormal, snack foods or household appliances, there's a museum for you. Here are some weird and wacky museums with one-of-a-kind sights that are worth venturing off the beaten path to see. (Kaitlin Miller, The Active Times) (Kaitlin Miller, The Active Times) Read...
Bigfoot Sighting. Image shot 2008. Exact date unknown. ( Dale O'Dell/Alamy)Every few weeks, members of the B.C. Scientific Cryptozoology Club head into the wooded hills around this resort town – pins on their backpacks reading “Sasquatch research” – looking for proof of something that few people think is there.For a quarter century, the club’s hobbyists, scientists and other...
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