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From aliens to cryptids to unexplained phenomena, we uncover the weird and wonderful. Join us — if you dare.

What Is the Barghest?

This cryptid has been the inspiration for many famous fantasy creatures, and it rarely brings good tidings.

The History of Werewolf Transformation Stories

From folklore to cinema, let’s look at the evolution of today’s most famous shapeshifter.

Is the Mothman Real or Fiction?

Since 1966, it has haunted the area around Point Pleasant, but what is the Mothman?

What Are Yowies?

Does “Australia’s Bigfoot” really exist?

What Is the Lost World of Lemuria?

The legend of Lemuria begins not with mythology or prehistory but with a scientific hypothesis.

Books on the Chupacabra and Other Famous Cryptids

These novels and guides feature the infamous goat-sucker and other creatures of questionable existence.

The Lost World of Agartha and the History Behind the Myth

The fabled inner-Earth kingdom was first detailed by a French occultist in 1889.

American Cryptids: Famous and Fantastical Creatures From 5 U.S. States

Almost every American state has its own legendary creatures known as cryptids. Here are five of the most fascinating.

How Ray Bradbury Helped Walt Disney Make Magic

“Everyone in the world will come to these gates." -Ray Bradbury

Mythical Water Creatures to Capture Your Imagination

Don't go chasing waterfalls—you never know what they might hide.

The Green Man: Unearth the History of the Mysterious Entity

The image of the Green Man has become ubiquitous. But who is he? 

The Strange Case of the Loveland Frog, Ohio's Amphibian Cryptid

Ohio has more than corn and soybeans. Sometimes it has river monsters.

Tomb of Doom: The Mysterious Past of the 'Cursed' Memphis Pyramid

Tomb of Doom: The Mysterious Past of the 'Cursed' Memphis Pyramid

If it's abandoned for long enough, any building can get a spooky reputation — but the Memphis Pyramid's mystique is unlike any other.

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.

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.

The Chilling True Story Behind the Pied Piper of Hamelin

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?