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    by The Portalist Staff

    Is the Loch Ness Monster Real? The Facts, Fiction, and Everything In-Between

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    Is the Loch Ness Monster Real? The Facts, Fiction, and Everything In-Between

    Dip your toe into the intriguing mystery surrounding Scotland's most famous lake. 

    by Orrin Grey

    Alleged Megalodon Sightings That Will Make You Want to Believe

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    Alleged Megalodon Sightings That Will Make You Want to Believe

    Megalodon died out millennia ago. But our fascination with this mighty shark will never go extinct.

    by Carolyn Cox

    The Lost City of Atlantis and 5 Other Lost Worlds

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    The Lost City of Atlantis and 5 Other Lost Worlds

    Atlantis isn't the only mysterious place to have been turned into legend by the ebbs of time.

    by Steven Casale

    10 Books for <em>X-Files </em>Fans

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    10 Books for X-Files Fans

    Because the truth is still out there.

    by Aliza Polkes

    Modern Cyborgs Aren't Waiting Around for Evolution

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    Modern Cyborgs Aren't Waiting Around for Evolution

    "We realize that we have to be willing to build the future ourselves."

    by Maggie Grimason

    5 Otherworldly Deep Sea Creatures of the Mariana Trench

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    5 Otherworldly Deep Sea Creatures of the Mariana Trench

    As extreme as deep-sea habitats may sound, the more researchers look, the more unbelievable species they discover.

    by Jen Huizen

    Jersey Devil: The History of an American Cryptid

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    Jersey Devil: The History of an American Cryptid

    Meet a mysterious monster as American as apple pie.

    by Carolyn Cox

    This Airman Claims He Met Aliens from the Roswell UFO Incident

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    Huldufólk: The Truth Behind Iceland's Obsession With Elves

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    Huldufólk: The Truth Behind Iceland's Obsession With Elves

    In Iceland, elves and other mythical beings are a fact of life.

    by Michael Sallustio

    Cryptozoology Clothes for Monster Lovers

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    Cryptozoology Clothes for Monster Lovers

    If you believe, wear your passions on your sleeve.

    by The Portalist Staff

    <em>Welcome to Night Vale</em>'s Jeffrey Cranor Reveals His Inspirations

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    Welcome to Night Vale's Jeffrey Cranor Reveals His Inspirations

    The author and podcaster discusses the new novel "It Devours," the Denver International Airport, and the appeal of the inexplicable.

    by Carolyn Cox

    13 Memorable Songs That Reference Sci-Fi and Fantasy 

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    13 Memorable Songs That Reference Sci-Fi and Fantasy 

    What are some of YOUR favorite geeky tunes?

    by Carolyn Cox

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    4 Alleged Mothman Sightings That Preceded Disasters

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    4 Alleged Mothman Sightings That Preceded Disasters

    Is the Mothman a monster bent on wreaking destruction? Or a supernatural force sent to warn of impending danger?

    by Steven Casale

    7 Mysterious Alien Encounters Before Roswell

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    7 Mysterious Alien Encounters Before Roswell

    Strange phenomena in the night sky are nothing new.

    by Kyla Cathey

    The Chilling True Story Behind the Pied Piper of Hamelin

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    The Chilling True Story Behind the Pied Piper of Hamelin

    Could the legend of the Pied Piper hint at a real tragedy that befell the town of Hamelin more than 700 years ago?

    by Orrin Grey

    Here's the Creepy Mothman Documentary You Need to Watch Tonight

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    Here's the Creepy Mothman Documentary You Need to Watch Tonight

    Because sometimes, truth is scarier than fiction.

    by Carolyn Cox

    8 Books for Fans of Mass Effect

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    8 Books for Fans of Mass Effect

    Take a break from playing Mass Effect with these eight similar sci-fi books.

    by Carolyn Cox

    9 Weird International Space Station Facts

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    9 Weird International Space Station Facts

    Learn the strange secrets of the ISS—a symbol of global unity and the power of science.

    by Carolyn Cox

    7 Mythological Creatures Explained by Science

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    7 Mythological Creatures Explained by Science

    Sometimes, humans see what we want to see.

    by Matt Ellis

    Are Dragons Real? A Scientific Exploration

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