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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.

Sixty years ago this fall, Bigfoot first stepped into the public consciousness. “Giant footprints puzzle residents,” a headline in the Humboldt Times announced. The small Northern California newspaper reported that a road construction crew had discovered humanlike footprints that were a massive 16 inches long. The paper was the first to give the mysterious animal that made the prints...
For Sarah Cooper, the hidden story of the Snallygaster is something western Maryland needs to know more about. Cooper, the founder and owner of the American Snallygaster Museum, said the cryptid’s story is one that is not only an untold gem amongst rural legends but also a story that could bring tourism to the Frederick, Maryland area. “I’m also a big...
Dig around a little, and you’ll turn up some pretty bizarre board games. While the 1960s through ’80s saw a plethora of such games produced, more recent games may crack up future generations looking for a laugh at our present. Pretty much any real-life activity you can do in a fraction of the time, from popping a zit to...
Memorial City Hall is getting ready for the holiday season. As the holidays get closer, make plans now to attend as these events will sell out! MCH presents the classic Christmas movie, “The Grinch” on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 1 p.m.. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3.50 for kids. Go to www.memorialcityhall.com for more info. Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”...
Monsters of Pennsylvania logo (Scott Robbins, PennLive.com) Bigfoot, mountain lions in Pennsylvania, UFOs, ghosts are probably all more or less familiar concepts. Raystown Ray and Bessie (Pennsylvania cousins to the Loch Ness Monster), thunderbirds, squonk, giant snakes of Adams County -- maybe not so much. But they, and a considerable list of other unexplained mysteries, have all been reported as being sighted in Pennsylvania. With the exception...
Published July 19, 2022 at 12:12 PM EDT On this West Virginia Morning, there is a growing community in West Virginia of people interested in the monsters of the mountains, like Mothman and the Flatwoods Monster. It is called cryptozoology. Reporter Chris Schulz went to learn about it. Also, in this show, the Allegheny Front, based in Pittsburgh, shares their latest story...
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...
LOCK HAVEN — This summer, the PALA Summer Reading theme is “Tails and Tales,” and programs will feature animals! The Ross Library has a full schedule of upcoming programs for adults, and invites the public to participate. In-person programming is now available. Masks are required for non-vaccinated patrons. Origami kits are returning to the Ross Library! Due to popular demand, the...
It's remarkable how little we know about Earth. How many species do we share this planet with? We don't know, but estimates vary from millions to a trillion. In some respects we know more about the Moon, Mars and Venus than we do about the ocean's depths and the vast sea floors. But humans are inquisitive creatures, and we're...
Welcome to Hadlock Field, where Red Sox prospects are adored, the lobster rolls are unrivaled and the Maine Monster looms in left field. Portland Sea Dogs (Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox since 2003)Established: 1994Ballpark: Hadlock Field (opened in 1994)League: Double-A NortheastNotable Alumni: Charles Johnson, Edgar Renteria, Mike Redmond, Livan Hernandez, Kevin Millar, Mark Kotsay, Adrian Gonzalez, Hanley Ramirez,...