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Author: Angela Tempest

Mythology Behind Bigfoot

When you think about Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Yeti and other such creatures, blurry photos or ape like creatures and horror movies come to mind.  In fact, even the term Bigfoot is a relatively recent one dating from the 1950s when a reporter for the Humboldt Times, Andrew Genzoli, used the phrase to describe the unknown creature behind a series of tracks in the area. However, the mythology behind Bigfoot in North America to start with is a great deal older.  Many of the Native America tribes had stories about creatures that were more ape-like than man but very definitely a...

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Did the Tunguska Meteorite Come from Mars?

One night in 1908, a white light lit up the sky, and a tremendous explosion follows moments later.  The shock wave from an explosion 1000 times stronger than the Hiroshima nuclear blast destroyed trees for around 800 square miles.  This happened in Siberia, in the forests of Tunguska. Since that time, speculations about the cause of the explosion have been varied and sometimes exotic.  No fragments of what impacted the ground have been found, so speculation has ranged from a small black hole to a UFO crashing into the ground. Raising questions A team of four Russian researchers have...

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Haunted Devon: Postbridge and the Hairy Hands

I lived in Devon for three years while in junior school and I remember telling and being told gory tales of the Hairy Hands.  It wasn’t until I started doing serious paranormal research did I come to realise that the stories we told as kids had some basis in proper accounts.  Here is a condensed version of the tales of the Hairy Hands… Just to let you know this post contains some affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a commission payment. Original reports The first reports seem to come...

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