The Haunted Room Queen Elizabeth Never Enters?

The Haunted Room Queen Elizabeth Never Enters?

Castles and ghosts go together like peanut butter and chocolate. Centuries of history, intrigue and death leave a mark on any site, and castles are often involved in profound historical events. It makes sense that they are also the locus of some of the worst hauntings in Europe. So it’s …

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Mass UFO Encounter in Zimbabwe

Mass UFO Encounter in Zimbabwe

UFO sightings typically happen in certain hotspots–think Area 51 in Nevada. But in 1994, a mass UFO event took place in Zimbabwe–and no one knows why. The Ariel School event remains one of the most perplexing mass sightings in history. More than sixty school children experienced alien encounters that day. …

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Most Haunted: Touring the Winchester Mystery House

Most Haunted: Touring the Winchester Mystery House

If you’re at all interested in paranormal activity, then you’ve heard of the Winchester Mystery House. The grand mansion built by the widow of the Winchester rifle tycoon, the house is a labyrinthine testament to one woman’s quest to avoid the wrath of angry spirits killed by her husband’s invention. …

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Oumuamua: Our First Visitor from Another Solar System

Oumuamua: Our First Visitor from Another Solar System

The very first interstellar object passed through the solar system in 2017. Now, three years later, it’s back in the news. Scientists finally think they’ve figured out what it was–and no, it’s not a space ship. What is Oumuamua? When a strange, spear-like object was discovered speeding through the solar …

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What in the World Is a Florida Skunk Ape?

What in the World Is a Florida Skunk Ape?

When you’re new to the world of cryptozoology, you start with the rock stars–your Bigfoot, your Mothman. But those familiar cryptids are just the tip of the iceberg. Regional legends are just as rich and fascinating as the big-name cryptids. That’s why we’re putting the spotlight on the Florida Skunk …

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The Curse of La Llorona – The Weeping Woman

The Curse of La Llorona – The Weeping Woman

Have you heard of La Llorona (lah yo ROH nah)? One of the most famous legends in Mexican culture, the spirit of an angry, desperate mother is one that has endured for centuries. Who Is La Llorona? These so-called weeping women are most often depicted as wearing long, white dresses. …

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Fact or Fiction: The Minnesota Iceman

Fact or Fiction: The Minnesota Iceman

Like many great stories, this one begins with a frozen Neanderthal. Okay, there are only two stories that begin this way: the tale of the Minnesota Iceman and the movie “Encino Man.” But in this case, the true story is even stranger than anything Hollywood could dream up. What Is …

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5 Most Mysterious Secret Societies

5 Most Mysterious Secret Societies

Secret societies are, by their nature, secret. But rumors and whispers of these societies have lingered for centuries. Are they truly behind the scenes, pulling on the strings of history? Have these societies infiltrated world governments? Are Beyoncé and Jay-Z actually agents of the Illuminati? Okay, maybe not that last …

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In Search of Ogopogo, the Canadian Lake Monster

In Search of Ogopogo, the Canadian Lake Monster

If you journey to Lake Okanagan in British Columbia, Canada, you’re sure to encounter a legend. Specifically, you’ll see plenty of merchandise and art dedicated to Ogopogo, or Oggy, the local lake monster. Ogopogo: Canada’s Answer to Nessie Affectionately known as Oggy, Ogopogo has been sighted by visitors since at …

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