• The Elf Situation: Rare Sightings and Unfortunate Events

    December 30, 2016
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    Well, folks, Christmas is over and the year is winding down.

    But, as much as you might like to think so, 2016 is not quite over, yet. We have one day left, and with it comes at least one more important holiday-related issue we need to discuss: the existence of elves.

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  • Yuki-Onna, The Snow Ghost of Japanese Folklore

    December 3, 2016
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    In Japanese folklore, supernatural entities and phenomena are known as yōkai, and they come in many different shapes and sizes, good and bad. Some are monsters, some are demons. Others are shapeshifters, ghosts, or various inexplicable manifestations.

    You know, the sorts of things we often cover here.

    They’re all unique in their own strange ways, but given that we’re approaching winter, I thought we’d take a brief look at one of the coolest of these yōkai: Yuki-onna.

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  • Haunting Phenomena: When the Walls Bleed

    November 11, 2016
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    What would you say is the worst sign of a haunted house? Flickering lights? Moving objects? A spooky ghost? How about when the walls begin to bleed? It’s at that point, myself, I’d probably consider moving.

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  • Lerina Garcia: Did She Wake Up In Another Universe?

    September 20, 2016
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    How would you react if you awoke one morning in a different universe?

    The peculiar tale of Lerina Garcia surfaced many years ago in the comments section of a Spanish website called Tendencias21. It was there she claimed, with some reservations, that she had somehow “jumped” into another universe.

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  • The Lonnie Zamora Incident: A 1964 Close Encounter

    September 11, 2016
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    Most UFO sightings are, to put it nicely, frustrating. Whether it be blurry, shaky cellphone footage, vague claims on paranormal websites, or those extremely fake CGI videos we’ve all seen on YouTube, ufology suffers from a terrible case of noise.

    However, there are some UFO reports out there that have a little more going for them than others. Take, for example, what one man witnessed in New Mexico in 1964.

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  • The Haunted Toys ‘R’ Us of Sunnyvale, California

    July 3, 2016
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    Last month, the Silverburn Shopping Centre in Glasgow, Scotland hired a group of paranormal investigators after numerous sightings of a dark, shadowy figure lurking its aisles. According to The Daily Mail, the store, which opened in 2007, is reportedly home to the mysterious apparition of a woman dressed entirely in black.

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  • Strange Bigfoot Sightings At Mysterious Mount Shasta

    June 1, 2016
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    Mount Shasta is a place of many mysteries. A sacred ground, home to Lemurian refugees, portals to other worlds, faerie folk, evil giants, and hidden UFO bases. On its forested slopes, high strangeness seems to await all.

    If you watch closely, you may even encounter Bigfoot.

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