Category: Cryptids

Loch Ness Monster: The Photographic “Evidence”

July 8, 2014 Cryptids 3 Comments

By surface area, the famous Loch Ness is only the second largest loch in Scotland, and yet it contains more water than all the lakes in England and Wales put together. According to Wikipedia, it’s deepest point is 755 feet (230 m), and floating peat causes the water to become ...

The Mermaid Situation

June 23, 2014 Cryptids

Mermaids. Throughout the world, these half-fish, half-human creatures have embedded themselves in folklore and legend, film and literature. The first known story was that of the Syrian goddess Atargatis, who inadvertently transformed into a mermaid. She had intended to become a fish, as self-punishment for killing a human she loved. ...

Image: John Hyatt

Is This Image Proof of Real…Fairies?

April 8, 2014 Cryptids

John Hyatt of Manchester Metropolitan University has come forward with images of what he claims are actual fairies. He encountered them in Rossendale Valley in Lancashire, where he’d been out photographing the landscape.

NOAA: Mermaids Aren't Real

By Poseidon’s Beard! Mermaids Aren’t Real?!

July 4, 2012 Cryptids

You might want to sit down, because I have some bad news. According to NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, “No evidence of aquatic humanoids has ever been found.” Check it out:  NOAA: No evidence of aquatic humanoids has ever been found. I know. This is a sad, sad day ...

29% Of Americans Believe In Bigfoot

March 17, 2012 Cryptids

A new Angus Reed Public Opinion poll has found that at least 29% of Americans believe Bigfoot “probably” exists, compared to 21% of Canadians. Bigfoot, also known as Sasquatch, gained mainstream popularity in 1958, when footprints of the creature were found in northern California. However, stories of these hairy, human-like ...

The Lagarfljótsormur, Iceland’s Lake Monster

February 8, 2012 Cryptids

Ah, Iceland. I’ve seriously developed a fascination with this country over the past few months. It’s just an incredibly interesting place. Wicked geology. Elves. And oh, look, it even has its own lake monster. The Lagarfljótsormurinn, or the Lagarfljót Worm, is said to be a cryptid that inhabits Lagarfljót, a ...