Stories that tell of diminutive humanoid creatures, running the gamut from magical and spiritual to decidedly material in nature, are a widely dispersed feature of human folklore. Nowhere in the world however does the possibility of fiction maturing into fact hinge so precipitously close, and yet so frustratingly far, to confirmation than in the Indonesian … Continue reading Indonesia’s Hobbits: Orang Pendek, Ebu Gogo, and Homo Floresiensis
Tikoloshe sketch Photo courtesy of The Mythical Creatures Guide The Tikoloshe, found in Zulu mythology are said to be small, imp-like creatures that possess various forms of magical powers. The Zulus describe the Tikoloshe as being about as tall as a typical Gnome or Gremlin. Their heads are similar in appearance to that of a … Continue reading Tikoloshe: African Dwarves, Sprites, and Fairies
https://youtu.be/Gnj89lIYxhE Follow the link above for the full episode A special two-part episode with Folklorist and Cultural Adviser, Savannah Rivka as our guide on a whimsical journey through the legends of Japan. Hear tales of ghosts, phantoms, strange apparitions, spirits dolls, stigmatized properties, magic, mystery and more.
https://youtu.be/g_fqMq5Mb3g The team researches legends of giant avian creatures throughout the world and their possible connections to contemporary reports of massive winged beasts. INTRODUCTION Strictly defined by the Encyclopaedia Britannica Online, a Thunderbird is… “In North American Indian mythology, a powerful spirit in the form of a bird. By its work, the earth was watered … Continue reading Look To The Skies: An Investigation Into Thunderbirds, From Folklore To Cryptozoology
https://youtu.be/hP4grx2XY_Q Click here to for the full episode on YouTube. Original artwork by Estonian artist, OlevusArt.com On episode 4 of the podcast, Folklorist Savannah Rivka Powell takes us on a haunted history tour of Estonia. Hear tales of Estonian mythology, treasure-guarding spirits, werewolves, runic songs, magic, sauna rituals, epics, and folk legends as she discusses … Continue reading Legends and Folklore of Estonia, With Savannah Rivka
https://youtu.be/gcB-UewxQqs Jene interviews, special guest, Jim Brown. Jim is a Cryptoscience Society Journal contributor and member of Sasquatch Investigations of Colorado. They discuss the basics of the Bigfoot phenomena, including evidence, and possible explanations. Do they exist? I hear all the time, “If they exist, why isn’t there any evidence?” Well, what kind of evidence? Witnesses? … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Bigfoot: By Jim Brown
https://youtu.be/qm0_NFipO4s Jene and Jason dive in head first to discuss the alien hypothesis as a possible explanation for the UFO phenomenon. Unidentified Flying Objects, more commonly known as UFOs, are a fascinating subject for study as they have amassed large amounts of controversy and skepticism over the years. The most controversial aspect of this subject … Continue reading An Investigation Into The Study Of UFO’S And The Possibility Of Extraterrestrial Origin: By Deonne Langley
Click the image to hear the companion episode of the Cryptoscience Society Podcast. Logo by Jared Stanley. The Crypto Science Society journal began as a means to document the semester proceedings when the organization was founded as a student group at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. The journal is a compendium of research and … Continue reading The Official Blog of the Cryptoscience Society