Archive for the “Merbeings”
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 25th, 2013
Maybe we’re asking the wrong question by just focusing on whether these haunting CGI merpeople are real or myth. The real question is: Why are we making our oceans too dangerous to sustain all life? That’s the message of the Animal Planet mermaid series. We don’t seem to pay much attention when our whales and dolphins are beaching on our shores because of the lethal military sonar. But we really tune in when half-human sea creatures, so much like us, are also dying.
Read: Mermaids on Animal Planet: What’s Myth? What’s Real? »
Posted by: Karl Shuker on May 21st, 2013
Here’s a scaly humanoid from the same bestiary in the Vatican Library (and clearly not intended to be a merman as its hands are not webbed and it has normal legs instead of a fish-tail). A severe case of ichthyosis, perhaps, as exhibited by certain supposed ’fish boys’ displayed at various travelling sideshows and carnivals of the past?
Read: What Is It? (2) »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 20th, 2013
May 20, at 8 PM (ET/PT), Animal Planet’s Monster Week is back with all-new stories about the world’s most legendary and mysterious creatures. Monster Week, a week so big it lasts eight days, digs deep into our fascination with the unknown and proves that there are still real monsters out there…
Read: Animal Planet Kicks Off Monster Week! »
Posted by: KryptoKelly on February 28th, 2013
Why science wont investigate cryptozoology.
Read: Cryptozoology? No Need for an Apology »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 1st, 2013
Bored of the usual old routine? Feel like doing something really spectacular?
Why not join the cryptozoologist ranks and head on a trip across the globe in search of the most elusive, what some would even call mythological creatures.
Read: African Cryptotourism »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on January 1st, 2013
Real or fake?
What do the Cryptomundians think?
Read: Mermaid Body Found Washed Ashore »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on December 31st, 2012
The Complete Bibliography. Wikipedia does not have the full list. Here’s my attempt.
Read: Cryptozoologist, Fortean, Social Scientist, Museum Director Loren Coleman: A Complete Book List »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on November 10th, 2012
Chris Woodyard’s contribution is an excellent one.
Read: Mermaid Maker »
Posted by: mystery_man on October 27th, 2012
In World War II Japanese forces were spread too far flung islands throughout the Pacific theater. These remote, exotic new locales occasionally presented strange, unknown creatures. Let’s take a crypto tour of some of these cryptozoological mysteries.
Read: World War II Cryptids Of The Pacific »
Posted by: mystery_man on October 26th, 2012
A strange account from World War II. Here I revisit a case I have written of before that has always intrigued me.
Read: The Curious Case Of The Orang Ikan »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on August 3rd, 2012
“…sea-dwelling entities with the upper bodies of humans…”
Read: Merbeings under the Microscope »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 9th, 2012
Some have even written that “Clark and Coleman” set off the psychosocial zooform movement that still survives in the UK today, with our books and writings of such things as tulpas, way back in the 1970s.
Read: More on Outer Edge Creatures »
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 8th, 2012
Posted by: Nick Redfern on July 4th, 2012
“Some are shown with long-haired monkey faces…”
Read: Profiling the Kappa »
Posted by: Loren Coleman on July 3rd, 2012
The government responses to a fiction film.
Read: NOAA: Mermaids Are Not Real »