Tag Archives: Cryptozoology

Strange Science: Scientific Explanations for Horror Creatures

Vampires, zombies, and werewolves have all appeared in a variety of cultures and legends, as well as an inordinate number of horror stories, novels, TV shows, and films. But there are potential scientific explanations for these creatures of the horror … Continue reading

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More Cryptozoology

If you enjoyed Monday’s cryptozoology story, here are a few more stories you might also enjoy! “How to Build a Pig-Duck” by Rachel Rodman (hybrid and chimera creatures) “The Benefits and Risks of Calorific Fat Cell Inversion” by Denzell Cooper … Continue reading

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A Last Minute Message for the Youth

A letter from Richard Rictor, as provided by Brodie Lowe Art provided by Luke Spooner Preparation is key. Especially when going up against Iredell County’s newest monsters in those woods behind your house. Given the fact that none of us … Continue reading

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Old Mother Shudders

An essay by Old Mother Shudders, as provided by Tom McGee Art by Leigh Legler There was a time when everyone knew to come to me for advice … but then my hair began to grey, my back began to … Continue reading

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A Distant Honk

An essay by Zoe Torres, as provided by Holly Schofield Art by Luke Spooner The footprints were as big as my snowshoe, the narrow heel a crisp outline, the impression not more than a couple of hours old. The tracks … Continue reading

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Cryptoid Sonics: An Investigation into the Uses of Cryptozoological Sounds

An essay by Doctor Silvania Frample, as provided by Andy Brown Art by Leigh Legler INTRODUCTION In the world of Cryptozoology, many creatures are notable for the sounds they make. This study is to explore the potential uses of some … Continue reading

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In Defense of a Water-Bound Adventure, My Dearest Fran

A letter from Dr. Stephen Mackle, as provided by Carrie Cuinn Art by Leigh Legler January 2, 1934 My Dearest Fran, Though previous events have both established the validity of my research and garnered me long-due acclaim, for personal reasons … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Tardigrades

Tardigrades, aka water bears or moss piglets, have experienced a recent upsurge in popularity. They’re tiny little critters (only about 0.5 millimeters, or 0.02 inches), and scientists have known about them since the eighteenth century. But despite scientists studying them … Continue reading

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Reproductive Strategy in a New Giant Carnivorous Ostracod

Essays by Professor Tiberius Earwig Ph.D., FGS, as provided by Rebecca Siân Pyne Art by Errow Collins Dear Sir/Madam, Specimen 16-001-TB/3 continues to amaze me. She has now grown to ten feet (three meters) and has a taste for choir boys. … Continue reading

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Excerpts from the Diary of Theodore Miro, Competitor on CryptoChefs Season 2

An account by Theodore Miro, as provided by Zach Bartlett Art by Leigh Legler May 6th I understand that TV audiences want to see a little more showmanship than I’m used to providing on the line back at Lilette, but this … Continue reading

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