The Loch Ness monster, the Sasquatch or Mothman, Cryptids are usually associated with spectacular yet elusive beasts populating the few remaining wilderness areas of our planet. With so many spectacular stories circulating around the world it’s perhaps inevitable that the lesser beasts have been relegated, sidelined or just forgotten about completely. One such animal is … Continue reading The Tizzie-Wizzie: What happened to the cute cryptic of England’s Lake District?
Devils Corkscrews, “satanic” animal sacrifice, Alien farts, mystery gimps, High School built on a cemetery and giant pigs terrorising downtown Hong Kong.
Two South African cousins have just completed a 10 part series for Discovery Africa about their search for one of our favourite cryptids, Mokele-Mbembe. An article on the lowvelder.co.za website details their remarkable quest. If you’ve never heard of this monster, the Mokele-Mbembe is alleged to be a surviving Sauropod living deep in the Congo. … Continue reading The search for Mokele-Mbembe
By Richard Workman The Patterson film of a big foot has been subjected to years of analysis and held up as either ultimate proof of the existence of Bigfoot or just about the most convincing hoax ever created. Actually called the Patterson-Gimlin film (Bob Gimlin is often left out of the title) it depicts the … Continue reading Is there a second Bigfoot in the Patterson Film?
By Richard Workman Aged, stinky cheese is certainly an acquired taste. personally I love the stuff. A powerful deep veined Stilton with a glass of excellent port is one of life's greatest culinary pleasures. However, Italian researchers have discovered what may well be the oldest cheese ever discovered in a recently uncovered Egyptian tomb. In … Continue reading Oldest Cheese ever discovered in Egyptian Tomb
"..if it's not the ghostly apparition of a child haunting a 6 year old girl, what is it?"
"Japanese Ghosts continue to inhabit our cultural consciousness. Perhaps our fascination with these entities reflects our own spiritual loss as the yurei seek to attach themselves to the living."
By Richard Workman 2018 has been an unusually dry year for Europe. But what has been a worrying time for the continent’s farmers has conversely been a boon for archaeologists. Low water levels on the River Elbe has revealed boulders known as "Hunger stones". The river Elbe flows from the Czech Republic through Germany. An … Continue reading Drought in Central Europe reveals messages from the past.
Is it possible that such a hugely important object be covered up and just forgotten about?