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The Minerva Monster – huge, hairy bigfoot beast terrorizes a Ohio family

// April 14th, 2015 // No Comments » // Land Based

Dennis Haas, Beacon Journal artist in 1978, with his sketch of the Minerva creature as described to him by witnesses. (Akron Beacon Journal file)

Bigfoot sightings in northeast Ohio are nothing new – inexplicable bipedal cryptids been sighted in the area for at least 75 years – but the Minerva Monster incident, which triggered a massive coordinated search for an elusive “huge, hairy creature” that stalked the woods and terrified a local family near the town of Minerva, has long been regarded as one of the most convincing Bigfoot incidents in history.

10-year-old boy says he is reincarnated Hollywood actor – backed by startling detailed facts

// March 25th, 2015 // No Comments » // Strange Persons

10-year-old boy who says he is reincarnated Hollywood actor backed by startling detailed facts

At four years of age, Ryan began waking in the middle of the night, tortured by nightmares. His dreams were detailed, vivid visions in which he was always in the body of another man. His mother explained: “His stories were so detailed and they were so extensive, that it just wasn’t like a child could have made it up.” Ryan’s dreams seemed more like memories.

The bizarre life, disappearances, and deaths surrounding millionaire Robert (Bob) Durst

// March 18th, 2015 // No Comments » // Unsolved

The bizarre life, disappearances, and deaths of Robert (Bob) Durst

Robert Durst, born April 12, 1943 in New York City, the oldest of four children, is the son of New York City real-estate moguls Seymour and Bernice Durst and an heir to the enormous Durst skyscraper fortune. He has been implicated in the decades-old disappearance of an ex-wife, a suspect in the murder of his best friend, and convicted of murdering and dismembering his neighbor – yet as of 2015, Durst remained free to walk the streets of New York City.

Chemtrails and the mysterious orbs often seen flying around them

// February 19th, 2015 // No Comments » // Bizarre

Chemtrails and the mysterious orbs often seen flying around them

Many believe that some contrails, those willowy wisps of white vapor released from a jet airplane’s engines, are really “chemtrails” – chemically tainted vapor being purposely released for some unknown but potentially ominous reason. Even stranger than the chemtrails themselves, many witnesses have reported mysterious white or silver orbs moving around and through the chemtrails. In the video below, the mystery deepens as we witness a chemtrail orb ejecting something at high speed ahead of itself. Is it a weapon system? A probe? A geoengineering weather system? Admittedly, I’m at a loss on this one…

Many believe some segments of 1940’s recreation of Roswell dead alien film are authentic

// February 3rd, 2015 // No Comments » // Coverups

Recreation of 1940

Ray Santilli’s 1995 Alien Autopsy: Fact of Fiction was long suspected to be a hoax before Santilli came forward and explained that much of the film was a recreation of a 1940’s film that he had seen and eventually purchased. Although the video was originally presented to the public as an authentic autopsy on the body of an extraterrestrial being recovered from the crash of a “flying disc” UFO near Roswell, New Mexico on June 2, 1947 (and sold to television networks and broadcast in more than 33 countries as such), Santilli maintained that part of the film did indeed contain actual footage – but never confirmed which part was authentic footage and which was recreated.

Japan’s abandoned island of Hashima – experience the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse

// January 27th, 2015 // No Comments » // Unusual Places (you can visit)

Abandoned Hashima Island (Japan

Hashima Island began life as a vibrant coal mining facility. At one point, with a population density of over 83,500 people per square kilometer, was the most densely populated piece of land on the planet. Barely 2/100 of a square mile, today, aside from rats and a few feral cats, the population of the island is zero and visitors to the deserted land mass say the abandoned and undisturbed buildings look like the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse.

23-year-old man stuck in mind-numbing deja vu loop – relives each moment over and over again for 8 years

// January 22nd, 2015 // No Comments » // People in Unusual Circumstances

Creepy red eye

It’s a fairly rare occurrence but something all of us experience from time to time. That unusually strong sensation that you’ve been there before or already experienced what you’re doing (or reading) in the present time – it’s called déjà vu. For most people, the feeling passes quickly leaving us slightly frightened and more often, confused. But not so for a 23-year-old British man who researchers say has become victim to one of the strangest cases of déjà vu ever recorded in modern medical history. For the past eight years, he’s been “trapped in a time loop”, feeling as if he was reliving every moment of his life – over and over again.

He survived! Ex-NFL running back tumbles from boat off Florida coast – swims for 16 hours to reach safety

// January 13th, 2015 // No Comments » // People in Unusual Circumstances

NFL fullback discusses being lost at sea during a news conference covering the ordeal

Former Miami Dolphins fullback Rob Konrad has quite a tale to tell his grandchildren after an unusually dangerous situation presented itself to him on January 7, 2015. He was nine miles off the east coast of Florida when a wave knocked him out of his boat into the frigid Atlantic waters. Despite being circled by sharks and stung by stingrays, Konrad swam nearly 30 miles for a grueling sixteen hours, to reach the shore’s safety. His story of survival is miraculous.

World Trade Center photographer’s last picture before North Tower collapsed on top of him

// January 13th, 2015 // No Comments » // People in Unusual Circumstances

Bill Biggart

54-year-old William G. Biggart first heard about the World Trade Center terrorist attacks from a passing taxi driver. News that a plane had just crashed into the World Trade Center prompted Biggart to rush to his apartment near Union Square and grab three of his cameras – two film and one digital. He then walked two miles to the center not knowing the next couple of hours would be the last moments of his life.

50-year-old homeless bodybuilder lives in a tent and makes the streets of Paris his own personal gym

// January 12th, 2015 // No Comments » // People in Unusual Circumstances

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50-year-old Sayagh Jacques has lived on the streets of Paris for many years, scrounging for spare change and nuggets of food just to stay alive. He spends his nights sleeping on the street in a tent that he has patched and insulated with pieces of cardboard. His two dogs help keep him warm. However, his unfortunate circumstance doesn’t stop Jacques from working out, striving to reach his goal of becoming an American bodybuilder.

Bones, balls, people, and more – what’s with all the anomalous objects spotted on the surface of Mars?

// December 12th, 2014 // No Comments » // Coverups

Unusual crowned face found on surface of Mars

As quickly as NASA publishes unbelievably detailed photographs of the Martian surface, people back home find odd and unusual objects within those photos. Despite NASA’s proven manipulation of the Mars photographs, eagle-eyed researchers continue finding unusual anomalies in the photographs of the Martian surface and ask “Have you *ever* in your life seen a natural rock formation on Earth that looks like that?”

Woman with craving for toilet paper maintains a diet of one toilet paper roll per day

// December 11th, 2014 // No Comments » // Strange Persons

25-year-old Jade Sylvester consumes about one roll of toilet paper per day

The condition is called pica, and like a pregnant woman who hungers for unusual food combinations, 25-year-old Jade Sylvester’s cravings cause her to consume toilet paper at a rate of about one roll per day.

Internet’s most disturbing photograph begs question: Who was Jeff the Killer?

// December 10th, 2014 // No Comments » // Bizarre

The original photograph of Jeff the Killer

Known as Jeff the Killer, he became one of the Internet’s most disturbing legends and favorite bogeyman. His picture shows a pale, nose-less person with soulless eyes and an odd, almost Joker-like grin on his face. The creepy picture spawned several horror fiction stories, YouTube videos, and even a Jeff the Killer video game. But what is the true origin of the eerie 2008 photograph that appeared suddenly on the Internet with little or no explanation striking fear and wonderment in all who viewed it?

The horrifying sound of an Aztec Death Whistle will make your skin crawl

// December 2nd, 2014 // No Comments » // Lost Civilizations

Aztec Death Whistle

For decades, archaeologists thought the ancient Aztec Death Whistles were nothing more than disturbing skull-shaped toys for Aztec children. They studied how they looked, how they were made, and where they were found. But nobody thought to blow into one. When they did, they found that the disquietingly-decorated skull-shaped clay objects made a spine-chilling noise described by one archaeologist as “the scream of a thousand corpses”. Yeah, they’re that creepy.

Chicago O’Hare International Airport UFO – disc-shaped UFO seen by dozens of credible witnesses (2006)

// November 19th, 2014 // No Comments » // Sightings

Alleged photo of 2006 Chicago O

The 2006 Chicago O’Hare UFO sighting is regarded as one of the most well-documented and widely-witnessed UFO sightings in modern history. Official insisted on labelling the sighting a weather anomaly but witnesses, including over a dozen O’Hare International Airport employees, say the object was as clear as day – a metallic disc-shaped craft hovering over gate C-17 of the O’Hare International Airport.