All posts in "Unexplained Phenomena"

Gef the Talking Mongoose

In September of 1931 in a small farmhouse on the Isle of Man, the Irving family began hearing odd sounds coming from the attic of the home. Updated 2/11/2020 – Initially, they sounded like a wild animal moving around, but after a time the ‘animal’ began making sounds reportedly similar to those of a baby […]

The Sudarium of Oviedo

Lying in the Cathedral of Oviedo, Spain in relative obscurity compared to its more famous cousin, the Sudarium presents a better provenance and history than the Shroud and may be the sole surviving relic of the crucifixion that has made it to modern times. Updated 2/11/2020 – Measuring 34″ by 21″, the Sudarium is a bloodstained […]

Spring Heeled Jack Revisited

Among the oddest criminal cases in history is that of Spring-Heeled Jack. Starting in 1837, with a sighting as recent as 1987, this paranormal creature was said to be capable of very high leaps reminiscent of someone bouncing on springs. Updated 2/11/2020 – He wore a tight fitting helmet and skin-tight clothing described as something like […]

On Man Eating Trees and Mongolian Death Worms

The twin fields of cryptozoology and crypto-botany are bursting with tales of strange and unusual plants and animals. While the public at large is generally aware of such cryptid superstars as the Loch Ness Monster and the Sasquatch, few have ever heard of the Man-Eating Trees of Madagascar, or the Mongolian Death worms. Updated 2/11/2020 – […]

Titanic and the Paranormal

It’s a sad and historic anniversary, yesterday was the the 15th of April, the 100th anniversary of sinking of the Titanic. Amid the 3d showings of the movie and the wild commercialism that seems endless, I wondered what else might be lurking in the Titanic story within my own field of interest. The Paranormal. As […]

The Stigmata

One of the most rare and disturbing religious paranormal phenomena is the stigmata, or the manifestation of the wounds of the passion of Christ on the body. Updated 2/11/2020 – These wounds can range from a seemingly psychosomatic feeling of the wounds and the associated pain, but with no corresponding visible damage to the skin, to […]

The Angels of Mons Revisited

The Korean war was given the moniker “the forgotten war” because of the relatively small amount of attention it received from the public compared to the two world wars. Updated 2/11/2020 – As time has progressed, however, World War I seems to get increasingly less attention, and the Korean war more. As the veterans of […]

The Booms Beneath – Mistpouffers in Wisconsin

Isn’t it interesting how easily accepted a poor explanation can be passed off? The latest in our constant stream of paranormal happenings that our world is kind enough to dish up are the Wisconsin underground booms. Updated 2/11/2020 – Now, unexplained underground booms are nothing new. They even have a term, ‘Mistpouffers‘ among others, and have […]


In the small town of Sedlec in the Czech republic is something truly extraordinary. A Roman Catholic chapel profusely decorated with the skeletal remains of the dead. The Sedlec Ossuary Updated 2/11/2020 – 40,000 skeletons were used in the decoration of the chapel, with the bones forming up chandeliers, coats of arms, and other accents to […]

If Looks Could Kill – The Evil Eye Throughout History

They’ve always said that the eye is the window to the soul. Perhaps the real truth is that it is the window of intent. Updated 2/11/2020 – When you drive on the highway and get cut off, the first thing you do is give a sharp glare at the offender, though some of us choose […]

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