This beast is among the newest mythological creatures, with the first reports coming in 1995. The tale originated in Puerto Rico, where farmers would find their goats and other livestock dead, with vampiric puncture wounds and a lack of blood. Firsthand accounts describe the creature as looking like a small bear, with fangs and spikes protruding from its spine. Sightings and similar accounts have since moved to the mainland US, suggesting the creature is beginning […]
You know that dream where you’re naked in front of all of you classmates or at work? What about the one where all of your teeth are falling out of your head? In Persian mythology, these and dreams like them are blamed on a creature called Bakhtak. This invisible creature sits on the chest of its victims, turning sweet dreams into nightmares and, in some cases, causing sleep paralysis. This should ease the minds of […]
The most recognizable name on this list is Sasquatch or Bigfoot. This creature is part of modern American mythology, originating with the indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest region of the country. Large, apelike creatures that walked upright were known to steal the fish from nets and were thought to possess supernatural powers. In modern day, Bigfoot is one of the last remaining mythological creatures. This is probably because it isn’t completely illogical to believe […]
“Back when I lived in Huntsville my home was ~100 yards away from the “Dead Children’s Playground”. During the day it was just a place parents could drop their kids while they visited buried loved ones, but during the night it’s also a huge fog trap due to a giant rock wall around half of it. Supposedly swings move on their own and you can hear children laughing. We used to go out there at […]
Charles Milles Manson (né Maddox, November 12, 1934 – November 19, 2017) was an American criminal and cult leader. In the late 1960s, he formed what became known as the Manson Family, a quasi-commune in California. Manson’s followers committed a series of nine murders at four locations in July and August 1969. In 1971, he was convicted of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder for the deaths of seven people, all of which members of the group carried out at his […]
November 18, 1978, over 900 people died in the remote religious Peoples Temple commune in Georgetown, Guyana. The Peoples Temple of the Disciples of Christ, commonly shortened to Peoples Temple, was a new religious movement founded in 1955 by Jim Jones in Indianapolis, Indiana. Jones used the Peoples Temple to spread a message that combined elements of Christianity with communist and socialist ideas, as well as an emphasis on racial equality. The Peoples Temple is best known for the events of November 18, 1978 in Guyana, when 918 people died in a […]
In 1989 this polaroid photo of an unidentified young woman and a boy, both gagged and bound, was found in the parking lot of a convenience store in Florida.
The girl is believed to be Tara Leigh Calico who was kidnapped near her home in Belen, New Mexico, on September 20, 1988. The boy’s identity remains a unknown.