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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.

By Orrin Grey

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

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 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

Project Blue Book: The Government Investigation into UFOs

Ufology might seem like a fringe science — but it's a fringe science our government knows well.

By Orrin Grey

Huldufólk: The Truth Behind Iceland's Obsession With Elves

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

By Michael Sallustio

6 of the Most Compelling UFO Videos Ever Recorded

Are aliens out there? Watch these videos and decide for yourself...

By Orrin Grey

Jersey Devil: The History of an American Cryptid

Meet a mysterious monster as American as apple pie.

By Carolyn Cox

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

The Enduring Legend of the Flatwoods Monster

A mysterious sighting in the night spawned the legend of one of West Virginia's creepiest cryptids.

By Orrin Grey

The Sonic Storytelling Behind Fantasy Podcast Archive 81

Archive 81's Marc Sollinger reveals how he uses sound to tell an unforgettable fantasy story. 

By Marc Sollinger

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

10 Books for X-Files Fans

Because the truth is still out there.

By Aliza Polkes

Modern Cyborgs Aren't Waiting Around for Evolution

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

By Maggie Grimason

Cryptozoology Clothes for Monster Lovers

If you believe, wear your passions on your sleeve.

By The Portalist Staff

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

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