Also on these boards
June 27, 1890 – Canadian-born boxer George Dixon defeats the British bantamweight champion in London, giving him claim to be the first black world champion in any sport.
Jeremy Bentham and His Hard-Partying Head Not all taxidermy has been performed on non-human animals; every now and then a human body would join in on the post-mortem fun. Long before the plastinated anatomical wonders of Body World and its many imitators, British philosopher Jeremy Bentham sought to see his own body preserved beyond his demise. Bentham's "Auto-Icon," which sits in a wooden cabinet in the main building of University College London, isn't truly taxidermy; the consists of a skele…
Yogi Levitates In Front Of 150 Witnesses, No Props Or Tricks Discovered Yogi Pullavar, also known as Subbayah Pullavar, was an Indian man who on 6 June 1936 was reported to have levitated into the air for four minutes in front of a crowd of 150 witnesses. Yogi’s feat was publicly observed and photographed in an exhibition that occurred in South India. The feat was executed around noon on a sunny, cloudless day and in an area where visibility was not obscured.
Spirit photograph of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle taken by the “spirit photographer” Ada Deane in 1922. (via)
"What the hell is this animal it was spotted in New Jersey" ➡ The photo didn't originate in New Jersey. It appears to have first surfaced on the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's Facebook page. Another photo of the animal where it's shown facing forward, is more clear: www.facebook.com/... ..... The Department of Wildlife Conservation reports the animal was not the Jersey Devil, or a Chupacabra, but a hairless squirrel.
It is claimed that the Flatwoods Monster is some form of extraterrestrial, as this creature was spotted in the vicinity of a large UFO that either hovered above or rested on the ground in the town of Flatwoods, in Braxton County, West Virginia, on September 12, 1952. According to the reports, this creature was huge, at least 10 feet tall. its face gave off a reddish glow, and its body was green in colour. Its head was shaped like a heart or Ace of Spades, and out of this strangely shaped head bu
Chuchunya is a hominid cryptid rumoured to exist in Siberia, Russia. It has been described as 6-7 ft tall & covered with dark hair. Some cryptozoologists including Bernard Heuvelmans have speculated that Chuchunya may be a relict population of Neanderthal. Mark Hall, another cryptozoologist, has suggested surviving members of Homo gardarensis.