Monday, December 17, 2018
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The Origins of Fairies

Most of us think of fairies as tiny creatures, flitting about on gossamer wings, waving a magic wand, but history and folklore tell a different tale. When belief...
Springheeled Jack

At the Devil’s Heels: The Legend of Springheeled Jack

A strange creature, that pub worker and farmer's daughter Polly Adams could only describe as "devil-like", was the terror of London in the mid-1800s. It all started...

Elves, Do They Exist?

Some would rather let elves live in the fantastical world of Middle Earth and Tolkien's imagination or in the holiday dreams of children imagining Santa's little helpers....
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The Wisconsin Bigfoot: Mini King-Kong

While best known for roaming the Pacific Northwest, the creature known as Bigfoot seems to be expanding its range. So much so in fact, that some...
Beast of Busco

The Beast of Busco: What Happened In Indiana?

The Beast of Busco, unlike some of the other creatures discussed here at Strange Digest, appears to have been quite real. The story took place in...
Dogman

The Michigan Dogman: Does He Exist?

The Michigan Dogman legend goes back to at least the 1700s. The Dogman was called the Wendingo by the Odawa Indians, early French explorers called the...

The Big Birds: Are Pterodactyl Sightings Real?

Reports of Big Birds, that scientists say do not exist, are actually somewhat common. The Big Birds have been seen over a wide area of the continental...
Mothman

Monster Hunt In Wisconsin: The Bat Man of Briggs Road

Most likely, John Keel’s paranormal classic “The Mothman Prophecies,” will remain as the starting point for anyone interested in stories of the bat winged flying beasts now...

Phantom Beast: The Thing On Cameron Street

The story of The Thing On Cameron Street comes from Linda Godfrey’s excellent book “Real Wolfmen, True Encounters In Modern America.” Godfrey is well-known for her...
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The Thing In The Pecan Tree: Houston Monster

More than a decade before the “Mothman” flew into Point Pleasant, West Virginia, another flying man bat made a brief appearance, in the great state of Texas,...