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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.

/ Bigfoot researchers and cryptid enthusiasts share their thoughts Photo illustration by William Joel / The Verge, Image CryptidCoin Ever since the word “crypto” became shorthand for cryptocurrency, NFTs, and Web3 stuff sold in Super Bowl ads or discussed in dinner table conversations, it has overshadowed another community living outside of the blockchain world.  Cryptozoologists have been using the word “crypto” to talk...
Last October, we brought you a story about a unique businessman/renowned cryptozoology specialist who planned to open a one-of-a-kind book store/gift shop in Bangor.  This April, the International Cryptozoology Museum-Bangor Store opened at 585 Hammond St. Store owner, Loren Coleman, who also operates International Cryptozoology Museum at Thompson Point in Portland, says he plans to move his entire base of operation up to...
Daniel Cressey delves into a sceptics' history of monster hunters and their mythical quarry. Abominable Science! Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids Daniel Loxton and Donald R. Prothero. Columbia University Press: 2013. 9780231153201 The animals that star in Abominable Science! will be known to most children. Sadly, none of them exist. Daniel Loxton, a journalist for Skeptic science magazine, and...
Today is Friday. Temperatures will be in the mid-50s, with mostly sunny skies across the state. See what weather is in store for the rest of the day here. Here’s the latest on gas prices in Maine. Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today. One more Mainer has died and another 239 coronavirus cases reported across the state since the weekend,...
Cryptozoology is the search for and study of animals that mainstream science considers to be mythical or non-existent. Animals studied by cryptozoologists are called cryptids. Famous examples include creatures like Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, and the Yeti. Unsurprisingly then, there is quite a lot of derision aimed at cryptids in scientific circles. Cryptids are the stuff of low-level...
Published on September 12, 2022 Metro Health Clinics and pop-up vaccination sites are offering Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 bivalent vaccine boosters to those 12 and older. The original, monovalent, Pfizer boosters are available to children 5 to 11 years of age. Metro Health is also providing a $100 H-E-B gift card to each person who receives any COVID-19...
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If ever a novel set out the territory that its author would continue to travel, Shaun Prescott’s debut The Town (2018) did just that. It was like the indie boy band that smooths all your favourite punk acts into a one-stop melange. When I reviewed The Town in these pages in 2019, I noted in particular how Prescott was able...
By Matthew Sparkes Loab, a character produced consistently by an AI image generator Supercomposite/Twitter Some artificial intelligences can generate realistic images from nothing but a text prompt. These tools have been used to illustrate magazine covers and win art competitions, but they can also create some very strange results. Nightmarish images of strange creatures keep popping up, sometimes known as digital cryptids,...
CONTACT: Victoria Villarreal victoria.villarreal2@sanantonio.gov   SAN ANTONIO (September 9, 2022) — San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a lineup of unique events to honor the culture, history, and contributions of Hispanic and Latino communities. Hispanic Heritage Month takes place each year from September 15 through October 15, and SAPL programs celebrating the observance  begin on Monday, September...