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2015-01-22 23:02:57

Mardi Gras can be one of the wildest, most outrageous parties of the year.

New amsterdam
2014-12-22 11:31:12

While many tales about colonial America center on the devoutly-religious Pilgrims in Massachusetts or the wealthy business barons in Virginia – the newly-released New Amsterdam documents paint a picture of a much less ordered society on Manhattan Island – fueled by alcohol, reeking of rotting garbage and a far cry from the clean and corporate Times Square of today.

2014-11-05 08:28:59

Pablo Picasso once said "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up." Unfortunately, some in our community grow up hungry.

2014-10-07 08:32:18

Woodshop in South Dakota Inspiring a Movement Through Kickstarter FAITH, S.D., Oct.

2014-07-21 16:23:38

"A Man's Love Story: Flora, Mariana, Dena, and Xinia" RICHMOND, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr.

2014-07-20 23:02:07

Recently, iFitDress.com, the distinguished wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has updated its product line with a collection of beautiful dresses for Mardi Gras parties.

2014-06-05 08:26:00

Hard Apple Cider Brand's Record-Setting Ice Luge to Stand 25-Feet Tall in Heart of Boston's Seaport District on Thursday, June 19 ST.

bigfoot1
2014-05-06 09:24:16

It seems every few months some new evidence of Bigfoot surfaces on the web and a new video purportedly capturing the elusive beast on film is setting the Internet on fire this week.


Latest American folklore Reference Libraries

Beast of Bray Road
2014-04-22 14:12:17

Beast of Bray Road The Beast of Bray Road is a cryptid roaming the area of Elkhorn, Wisconsin and from northern Illinois to Vancouver Island, Canada. It has been labeled as werewolf in local news articles but has never been observed transforming from human to a wolf. It has been described in various accounts as being bear-like, resembling Bigfoot and wolf-like and being able to walk on two legs. Its size varies from two to four feet tall when on all four legs, and around seven feet tall...

Shunka Warakin
2014-01-30 14:32:04

Shunka Warakin is creature from American folklore resembling a wolf, a hyena, or both. It has been suggested by cryptozoologist Loren Coleman that the creature was unknown to modern sources and its name translates to “carries off dogs.” In 1986, Israel Ammon Hutchins shot an animal on a Montana ranch. Coleman suggests that it was an example of the Shunka Warakin. It was stuffed and put on display at Joseph Sherwood’s general store and museum in Henry’s Lake, Idaho. This is the...

Mothman
2013-11-27 10:34:33

The mothman is a legendary creature that was first reported with sightings from November 12, 1966 through December 15, 1967 in the Point Pleasant area of West Virginia. On November 16, 1966, the local newspaper published a report of two couples seeing the creature. It was described as a large white winged man with glowing red eyes. The wings had a ten-foot span and it followed their car as they drove outside of town, according to their report. Over the period from the initial sighting...

Jersey Devil
2013-11-04 10:48:27

The Jersey Devil is a creature in folklore that dates back to early Native American legends. It is claimed to roam the area in Southern New Jersey around the Pine Barrens. But, reported sightings, especially in the early 1900s, have been from all over New Jersey. Descriptions of the creature vary, but the most common is that it has the head of a goat, kangaroo-like body, bat-like wings, horns, small arms, clawed front hands, hooves on the rear legs, and a forked tail. The origin of this...

Bear Lake Monster
2013-10-28 10:22:57

The Bear Lake monster is a cryptid said to inhabit Bear Lake that sits on the border between Utah and Idaho. The creature is part of local folklore that first appeared from articles that were written by Joseph C. Rich in 1868. The article said that the local Indians called the creature a “water devil”, and that the creature has reappeared. According to the article, many white settlers have seen the creature. Rich 26 years later admitted that he fabricated the original sightings as a...

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