When something weird looking shows up on the shoreline, there’s always a rush to call it a sea monster or some other more interesting thing than what it probably is: a decomposing fish. Sea creatures look weird as is, and half-eaten sea creatures even more so. Yet every once in a while something strange does... Read more »
Nessie isn't the first cryptid to get her own coin.
Perhaps it was the recent snow, leaving Brits stir crazy and stranded at home. Or perhaps there are simply more coin collectors than anyone had anticipated. Either way, when the British Royal Mint announced the striking of 26 new 10-pence...Show More Summary
The pictures and videos you took on your vacation to Inverness may not be of the real Loch Ness Monster, but for some people they could be worth big bucks in the 2017 edition of the annual ‘Best Nessie Sighting’ contest put on by Inverness Courier. This is the 20th time the contest has been... Read more »
Practically everyone has heard of Bigfoot and Mothman. Along with the likes of the Loch Ness Monster and the Abominable Snowman, they are two of the world’s most famous monsters. Or, cryptids, as some prefer. But, what do you get when you combine the aforementioned Bigfoot and Mothman into one monstrous thing? Well, what you... Read more »
Some of life's greatest mysteries have been left unanswered. Are we alone in the universe? What kind of creature is the Loch Ness Monster? What happened to Miss Bliss after season 1 of Saved by the Bell? But now we've reached the apex of mystery: Why does Jennifer Aniston have a Muppet on her nightstand? READ MORE »
Strone Castle Cottage, near Drumnadrochit in the Scottish Highlands, is perfectly placed on a hill above the famous loch for visitors hoping to catch a glimpse of the elusive monster.
In the world of mysterious lake creatures, the Loch Ness Monster is the Kim Kardashian of the aquatic cryptid world – the biggest and best known but still making surprise appearances in its quest to stay in the spotlight. Other lake monsters, like the lesser Kardashians, have limited success against the Nessie publicity machine and... Read more »
I don't believe in ghosts, Big-Foot, UFOs, alien abductions, Elvis sightings, spontaneous human combustion, or the Loch Ness Monster. I also don't believe in fortune tellers, soothsayers, and so-called psychic detectives who inject themselves into high profile missing person and murder cases. Show More Summary
When it comes to the matter of the Nessies of Loch Ness, Scotland, theories abound as to what they might be. The giant salamander is an intriguing theory (see Steve Plambeck’s excellent blog on this subject). As is the giant eel scenario. And, of course, there are those who yearn for the creatures to be... Read more »
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The latest grave to be found is pictured before and after soil was removed from inside it Archaeologists say they are finding increasing evidence that a site near Loch Ness was important for burials in the Bronze Age. A second 4,000-year-old...Show More Summary
Archaeologists surveying a site in Drumnadrochit by Loch Ness in Scotland have discovered a 4,000-year-old cist grave. There were no human remains in the stone-lined pit because it had become filled with soil and any organic materials decayed into nothingness, but there was a single carinated beaker found intact on the cobbled floor. The geometric […]
These animals looked like the Loch Ness Monster, with long necks and sharp teeth.
For most people, even just the briefest mention of monsters and mysterious creatures inevitably conjures up amazing imagery of such famous beasts as Mothman, Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, Ogopogo, the Abominable Snowman, sea-serpents, and the Chupacabras of the island of Puerto Rico. Less well known, however, is the rich and wide variety of strange... Read more »
I don't believe in ghosts, witches, Big-Foot, UFOs, alien abductions, spontaneous human combustion, or the Loch Ness Monster. In my opinion, people can't read the minds of dogs and cats, or carry on conversations with the dead. I also...Show More Summary
So you think the Loch Ness Monster never existed? That the story is a cunningly cobbled-together fiction intended to boost tourist interest in an otherwise unrelentingly dull (only to some) part of mid-Scotland? Think again.
Sometimes, as someone who investigates reports of strange creatures, I find myself chasing not just unknown animals, such as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster, but also regular animals seen in distinctly out-of-place environments. Britain, for example, has reportedly been the home to a whole variety of big-cats for years – maybe even for centuries.... Read more »
The Loch Ness Monster, the mysterious beast that hides deep in the waters of its namesake lake, was spotted once again spotted on the surface this year. Diana Turner, a tourist from Michigan, was just watching a live feed focused on the part of the loch near Urquhart Castle. Show More Summary
Nickelodeon has given a 20-episode order to new live-action series Star Falls from Breakthrough Entertainment, and has renewed its breakout I Am Frankie for a second season. Created by George Doty IV (Scooby Doo and the Loch Ness Monster),...Show More Summary