Archive for the ‘Monsters & Creatures’ Category

Chupacabra Mystery Solved, or is it?

Chupacabra Mystery Solved, or is it?

Two weeks ago, news erupted about a hairless animal shot by a hunter in Kentucky, which many say could be the mysterious chupacabra. After rounds of testing, officials at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife declared the animal as a hairless raccoon. The chupacabra, which in Spanish literally means “goat sucker,” has been a […]

Bow Nessie: England's Loch Ness Monster

Bow Nessie: England's Loch Ness Monster

It seems that Nessie in Scotland has an English cousin. The famous Loch Ness monster in Scotland has been for many years quite popular all over the world as a mysterious creature that inhabits the lake by the same name. While no further sightings have been known of the creature, the mystery behind the Loch […]

Shadow People

Shadow People

Shadow people are mysterious supernatural shadow like creatures popular in both ancient and modern folklore. They are said to just be caught by humans within their peripheral vision. In some cases, they may also be quite the opposite as they can sometimes come as a form of light. What They AreShadow people or shadow beings are usually considered different from ghosts since they are not always seen as having distinct human features or figures. Shadow people are known not to attempt to communicate…

Elementals and Nature Spirits

Elementals and Nature Spirits

Elementals or nature spirits are mythical beings that are connected to the elements found in nature. Although different stories may vary from source to source according to how the elementals actually are, they are usually similarly described as being part or a type of the elements. Different stories and folklore may vary in talking about such beings. Elemental OriginsThe very basic concept behind the elementals or the nature spirits may stem from the belief that the elements are the basic buildi…

Understanding Angels

There are a lot of people who believe in angels. People may have different ideas of what they are. But there is a general agreement that most angels are good and actually act as guides to people on earth. General ConceptIn the general idea being followed by most people and cultures, they seem to put angels as the messengers of a Supreme Being. After all, the term was taken from the Greek word “Angelos”, which means “Messenger”. It can be said that they act as the servants of gods and do tasks as…

Half-Bird Half-Human Beings

Half-Bird Half-Human Beings

Many ancient accounts of half-bird, half-human beings have been found in various legends and folklore all around the world. Even the ancient people may already have a deep fascination for half animal-half human beings that many of them have been included in ancient mythology and even religion aside from the people’s imaginations. Here are some examples of these bird headed beings. Egypt’s HorusHorus is the Egyptian god of the sky and the son of Osiris, the creator. Horus is always depicted as a …

The Montauk Monster

The Montauk Monster was an unidentified dead creature that washed ashore on a beach near Montauk, New York on July of 2008. Due to the strikingly unique features of the said carcass that is unlike any other common creature seen, many stories began to spread about what the creature is and where it came from. The Montauk Monster has been the subject of countless controversies and speculations that has been widely covered by the media as well as several online discussions. Montauk Monster StoryThe …

The Mysterious Adaro

The Adaro is a name given by people in the Solomon Islands to a group of sea spirits that are similar to mermaids. These creatures come from stories out of ancient mythology in the Solomon Islands that tell of mean sea creatures that look like mythological mermen. Common DescriptionThe Adaro is commonly described in myth as a man having gills behind his ears and tail fins for its feet. It also has horns shaped like a shark’s dorsal fin and with a swordfish like spear growing out on top of its he…

The Deer Woman

The Deer Woman

The Deer Woman is a mythological creature that has its origins coming from the Native American tribes in the US, particularly in Iowa, Oklahoma and most of the Pacific Northwest. She is known to appear in different incarnations to different people. Some see her as an old woman, a young maiden or a deer. Many stories surrounding the Deer Lady, as she is also sometimes called, tell of a beautiful maiden roaming the forests of Western and Pacific Northwest of the United States. More particularly, s…

The Legend of Spring Heeled Jack

The Legend of Spring Heeled Jack

Spring Heeled Jack was a popular character usually appearing in English folklore that tells of a mysterious man with hideous features able to jump at extraordinary heights. The stories started during the Victorian Era where different sightings of such a creature were reported all over England. The first ever claimed sighting of Spring Heeled Jack was reported in 1837.Initial Sightings The first sighting of Spring Heeled Jack came from a businessman walking home late at night. He was suddenly sur…