Indonesia’s Hobbits: Orang Pendek, Ebu Gogo, and Homo Floresiensis

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: African Dwarves, Sprites, and Fairies

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

Meet John Mothman

https://youtu.be/ZYowHHo8_Xs Follow the link above for the full episode. “The Mothman Prophecies” is a 1975 book by John Keel concerning events in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, during 1966 and 1967, focusing on sightings of a creature dubbed Mothman. It also includes Keel's theories about UFOs, Men in Black, ghosts, and other paranormal phenomena, as well … Continue reading Meet John Mothman

Look To The Skies: An Investigation Into Thunderbirds, From Folklore To Cryptozoology

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

Legends and Folklore of Estonia, With Savannah Rivka

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

Let’s Talk About Bigfoot: By Jim Brown

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

The Official Blog of the Cryptoscience Society

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