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New Video, DNA Evidence Indicates Bigfoot Really Exists
2013-10-02 14:44:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A large multi-institutional research team working with the Sasquatch Genome Project (SGP) say they have evidence that will prove Bigfoot is the real deal. Roger Patterson’s 1967 video of an alleged Bigfoot, shot in the Bluff Creek Tributary northeast of Orleans, California, has become the single most credible evidence of the existence of such a hominin in the last half century. Since then, numerous videos, photos and other...

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2013-10-01 17:25:47

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Many people who feel they may have tempted fate will ‘knock on wood’ to undo the possibility of something negative happening, and a new study published in Journal of Experimental Psychology: General has found that the practice can actually undo perceived bad luck. A popular superstition in Western culture, knocking on wood is similar to practices in other cultures such as spitting or throwing salt after a person has tempted...

2013-09-30 23:42:44

FashionHaunt allowing users to sell products for free for Christmas. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 "You better watch out. You better not cry. Better not pout, I'm telling you why. Santa Claus is coming to town." Right readers, Santa Claus is on his way but he will not be seen so soon. People still have to wait for three more months to see him; however, the feeling that Santa Claus is coming is present in the air. The chilliness in the air, the winter clothes that have started...

2013-09-03 23:25:22

Kara Anderson is a wife, mom of two and business owner who survived a breast cancer diagnosis at age 39. While going through chemotherapy, her five year old son sat on Santa’s lap and told him all he wanted was to make his mommy well. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Kara Anderson, a small business owner, breast cancer survivor and mother of two, introduces Merryam, an elf that lives at the North Pole and works with Santa to teach children the power of compassion and prayer....

2013-08-12 23:20:47

The Real Tooth Fairies announced a new release of My Lost Tooth Garden, which is revealed at http://www.therealtoothfairies.com/. “My Lost Tooth Garden” is a personalized online garden created by girls ages 5-10 that provides a fun way to enrich their awareness of character-building virtues as they record their 20 lost teeth. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 The Real Tooth Fairies announced a new release of My Lost Tooth Garden, which is revealed at...

2013-08-11 23:00:24

SquatchIt is appealing to parents with the latest update to their Bigfoot call and Sasquatch noisemaker toy Kickstarter campaign. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 11, 2013 SquatchIt is enhancing their Bigfoot toy and Sasquatch call novelty noisemaker Kickstarter campaign with a new appeal to parents. It is well established that children love to make noise and play make-believe. The new SquatchIt approach highlights how SquatchIt helps children build the creative parts of their brains without...

2013-08-09 23:00:50

With 12 days remaining in their Kickstarter campaign, SquatchIt announces they have reached the 72% level in their quest to fund manufacture of their Sasquatch sound maker and Bigfoot caller device. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 09, 2013 SquatchIt announces that the 72% milestone in Kickstarter funding has been reached. The Sasquatch call and Bigfoot sound maker Kickstarter campaign must raise the final 28% within the next twelve days to be successfully funded. “We are counting on your...

2013-08-06 23:17:24

At the end of the summer, some kids are rearing and ready to jump right back into the school schedule while others drag their feet. This fall keep things upbeat with the help of Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s school programs. Cody, WY (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 The Interpretive Education Department at the Center has done a tremendous job at creating easy ways to teach classes about the West. Many of these programs use interactive pieces and technology to keep students engaged and...

2013-08-02 23:04:19

Timberwolf Manufacturing Corporation will be exhibiting equipment and participating in demonstrations at two of the largest wood industry shows in the U.S. Rutland, VT (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Timberwolf Manufacturing Corp., fabricator of high quality firewood processing equipment, has announced that they will be in attendance of The NY Woodsmen's Field Days in Boonville, NY and The Paul Bunyan Show in Cambridge, OH, two of the largest shows in the U.S. wood industry. Timberwolf Mfg....


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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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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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