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2013-12-23 23:21:48

Weichert Realtors of Fair Lawn organized a toy drive to provide holiday gifts to children who participate in programs at Care Plus NJ, Inc.’s Children and Family Services Division, also in Fair

2013-12-20 23:03:58

Live from the North Pole, Santa uses high-definition video conferencing to visit hospitalized children unable to visit him. Valencia, CA (PRWEB) December 20,

2013-12-19 23:03:25

The website WordOfTales and founder Viktor Andonov educate people on the kaleidoscopic range of folktales from many countries.

Reddit Secret Santa Contributor Happens To Be Philanthropist Bill Gates
2013-12-19 12:08:15

The social news and entertainment website known as Reddit, where registered users can submit content in the form of links and text posts, looked to break its own record for the largest Secret Santa Gift Exchange this year and one Reddit user had Bill Gates as her very own Secret Santa.

2013-12-17 23:23:55

DialMyCalls.com Has Teamed Up With Everyone’s Favorite Christmas Character, Santa Claus, To Deliver Kids An Early Gift During The 2013 Christmas Season Jupiter,

2013-12-17 23:22:06

Imagine a girl who has found a way to Magic Message her Tooth Fairy online-- and she answers her back with a letter on her pillow.


Latest 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...

Mapinguari
2014-04-22 13:41:18

Mapinguari The mapinguari or mapinguary is an ape-like cryptid said to inhabit the Amazon rainforests of Brazil and Bolivia. It is also known as the Isnashi. Several attempts to find physical evidence that the creature exists have been conducted. Samples have been gathered, but when analyzed it was found to be from known animals and some of the castings of tracks were inconclusive. Native folklore has described the creature as having only one eye, long claws, backward feet, a...

Pukwudgie, (Korrigan)
2014-02-17 15:15:28

The Pukwudgie is a small humanoid from Wampanoag folklore. The legend of this creature began in connection with the Wampanoag people's first beliefs that a creation giant had created most of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The Pukwudgies were jealous of the way the Natives adored the creation giant, but still tried to help them, though their efforts were in vein. So the Pukwudgies decided to torment the Wampanoag people instead. Because of this, the Pukwudgie was best to be left alone, or bad...

Sharlie, Lake Monster
2014-01-30 18:08:56

Sharlie is a cryptid that is believed to inhabit Payette Lake near McCall, Idaho. Other names for this reptile-like creature are Slimy Slim or The Twilight Dragon of Payette Lake. Native Americans believed that an evil spirit lived in the lake before western settlers arrived in the area. The first documented sighting of the creature was in 1920 when a group of workers saw what they thought was a log, but it began to move. In August 1944, several groups of people reported seeing a 30...

Wild Man
2014-01-28 14:30:10

The Wild Man of the Navidad has been claimed to be the first Bigfoot in Texas. It was widely reported in 1837 along the Navidad River, in Sublime, Texas. The slaves of that era called it “The Thing That Comes,” because it was never seen, but evidence pointed to something being there. During the night inside the cabins, food would go missing; their fattened hogs would be replaced with thin ones. However, no valuables were never touched. Tools would sometimes go missing but would return...

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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