Nazis, Antarctica, and Bigfoot

Nazis. Has there ever been a greater villain or evil force out there? Throughout history they have not only served to be the perpetrators of horrific acts, but also the target of numerous, countless conspiracy theories and strange tales. They really manage to fit whatever the creepy story calls for, and there are many such stories. Among the many are the rumors that the Nazis had a secretive, covert base…

Mystery Sea Creatures Devour Meat After Vicious Attack On Teen

Sam Kanizay has suffered mystery injuries after dipping his feet into sea water. Photos: AAP Sam Kanizay, 16, went for a 30 minute dip at Dendy Street Beach in Brighton on Saturday evening and walked out with what his family said were tiny marine creatures eating his legs. His father, Jarrod Kanizay, said the creatures “ate through Sam’s skin” and left him bleeding profusely. –>WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: A Melbourne father…

A Veterinarian “Meets” A Monster

A couple of days ago I wrote an article here at Mysterious Universe titled “A Classic Encounter: Nessie On Land, 1933.” It was focused on the strange and controversial story of a Mr. and Mrs. Spicer, who encountered one of the legendary Loch Ness Monsters not in the waters of the mystery-filled loch, but actually on land – in 1933. In part I said: “… George Spicer described the animal…

Paranormal Pterodactyls In The U.K.?

Imagine driving, late at night, across the foggy moors of England and coming across what looks like nothing less than a living, breathing pterodactyl! From 1982 to 1983, a wave of sightings of such a creature – presumed extinct for million of years – occurred in an area called the Pennines, also known as the “backbone of England.” It’s a story that, in much lengthier fashion, can collectively be found…

Three-Fingered Alien Mummies: Eggs!

Can a day go by without an update on the three-fingered allegedly alien mummies of Peru? As the cries of “Hoax!” increase, so apparently do the new releases of fee-for-view videos from Gaia.com and journalist Jamie Maussan, the go-to guy for all things 3-fingered. Yesterday, it was revealed that the mysterious cave where the mummies – at least five at last count – were supposedly found must be kept secret…

Two People Spot ‘Thunderbird’ in California

Calif. — A man in Sacramento County on Friday said he saw an unidentified winged creature. 74-year-old D.R. told Cryptozoology News he was driving on State Route 16 near Rancho Murieta when the incident took place the night of July 15. “It was around 11:45 p.m.,” said the piano technician. “I was driving home from a performance in Fiddletown, near Plymouth,” he added. The Californian claims that he was driving at…

Exploring American Monsters: Wisconsin

 Jason Offutt Wisconsin, America’s Dairyland, is a state in the Upper Midwest bordered by Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and two of the Great Lakes, Superior and Michigan. It’s called America’s Dairyland for a reason. The state of Wisconsin produces more than 13.5 billion kilograms of milk per year, which is equivalent to the milk production of the United Kingdom. It also produces cheese, lots and lots…

Exploring American Monsters: West Virginia

 Jason OffuttWest Virginia has always been a rebel. During the American Civil War, fifty counties of the Confederate state Virginia split off to form their own state West Virginia. This was the only state admitted to the Union during the war, and is the only state to have separated from a Confederate state. The Appalachian Mountains make up two-thirds of West Virginia, covering most of its 24,230 square miles in…

Exploring American Monsters: Washington

 Jason Offutt Washington state, the most northwest of the contiguous United States, is bordered to the north by Canada, the south by Oregon, and the east by Idaho. It is the eighteenth largest of the United States, and has the thirteenth largest population, although most of that population lives in and around the city of Seattle. The geography of Washington is diverse; there are lowlands, fjords, rivers, glaciers, and mountains…

Exploring American Monsters: Virginia

 Jason Offutt The commonwealth of Virginia began in 1607 as the Colony of Virginia, the first permanent British settlement in the New World. It was also one of the original thirteen colonies to declare its independence from England. Virginia’s General Assembly is the oldest law-making group in the New World. Virginia was also the capital of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Virginia and Maryland donated…

Exploring American Monsters: Vermont

 Jason Offutt Vermont is small. At 9,616 square miles the entire state could be dropped into Africa’s Lake Victoria. Not many people live there, either. According to U.S. Census data, Vermont is the second least populous state (behind Wyoming) with 626,042 residents. It is bordered by New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and the Canadian province of Quebec. There are mountains in Vermont, along with forests. What Vermont lacks in human…

Exploring American Monsters: Utah

 Jason Offutt Utah, the Crossroads of the West, became the forty-fifth of the United States in 1896. At 84,916 square miles, Utah is the thirteenth largest state, but has one of the least dense populations. Early settlers to Utah include mountain men, adventurers, scientists, and Mormons persecuted for their religion. The headquarters of the Mormon Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is in Salt Lake City. The…

Exploring American Monsters: Texas

 Jason Offutt Texas is the second largest state in the U.S. It’s big. Really big. Texas’ one-time tourism slogan, “Texas – It’s Like A Whole Other Country,” is apt. At 268,580 square miles, the state is slightly bigger (and more polite) than the entire country of France. It boasts four city areas (Dallas-Fort Worth counts as one) that rank in the top ten most populous cities in America. There are…