Today, our planet looks completely different compared to 335 million years ago. In fact, there was only one giant continent back then, and it is known as Pangaea. Over time, Pangaea started to separate into multiple smaller landmasses which eventually become the continents we know today. As the massive land was breaking down and changing its looks, not all its parts remained on the surface. Unfort
Where do cryptids come from? Is it merely mistaken identity? Out-right hoaxes? Misunderstanding nature? Those are the most common answers, but despite this belief continues around the world in animals that never existed. Here's a list of ten and where their mistaken origins come from.
This isn't a list about myths or folklore. These people are all relatively recent inventions, sometimes accidental, sometimes intentional hoaxes, and occasionally a public misconception. These are only ten examples of people who never existed.
It seems to be split more or less down the middle when you ask a group of people about whether they believe in ghosts. Even if you don’t believe such a thing is possible, there’s no denying that the very notion of ghosts is remarkably prevalent throughout modern culture. You’ve got television shows about hunting ghosts and, of course, movies like Ghostbusters about, well, busting ghosts.
Kids say the darndest things, as the old saying goes. They also say some of the most horrifying things, as well. Most of the time it’s just because they don’t know any better, but now and then something slips out that is positively freaky, and it seems like just about everyone has heard a story about something they said, a friend said, or even their own kids have said that scared them witless. Ove
Hospitals can be scary places. They’re sterile and often impersonal, and oh yeah, there are often people dying all around you. And let’s not even get into the fact that they’ve got morgues, too. No one likes to visit the hospital, and let’s not even get started on the terrifying concept of paying a visit to an insane asylum. But do you know what’s even scarier than a brand new, state of the art ho
Over the last several weeks, the story that has dominated headlines has been the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which departed from Kuala Lumpur and began making its way to Beijing, only to drop completely off the radar and vanish 40 minutes into the flight. Naturally, conspiracy theories and tales of potential hijackings gone awry have sprung up all around the internet. Some of th
Spooks. Phantoms. Ghosts. Spirits. Why there are dozens of names for unearthly apparitions that have evidently been seen for thousands of years without a shred of hard evidence. And when it comes to ghost sightings, America (much like in warfare and obesity statistics) is leading the way.