Northern Argentina residents of Suncho Corral are reporting a series of gnome attacks, according to a translation to an article on Rosario3 done by UFO blog Inexplicata. Inexplicata’s translation says: Local residents state that the small creature appears in dark places and pummels people. Police has issued a statement asking people not to walk alone in the dark. Those who follow the wide world of weird may recall that this isn’t the first time Travelocity’s mascot has stalked Argentina: in 2008, according toThe Sun, a gnome was spotted and video recorded (see below). A group of lads returning from a fishing trip shrieked in horror at seeing a little guy in a pointed hat shuffled across the road. This 2008 incident happened in General Guemes just 500km/311mi from the garden statue staple’s most recent spotting.
Remember the small species of humans Homo floresiensis (dubbed “Hobbits” by the media) discovered on the island of Flores in Indonesia in 2003? This possible species existed with modern man from 93,000 to 13,000. Interestingly, the natives had legends of small people in the jungle… Dr. H.J.M. (Hanneke) Meijer has some interesting comparisons between the estimated size of the short-statured, long-armed, and large-footed cousin of ours Homo floresiensis and aviary fauna. That bird at 1.8m look like it could eat 1.0m. Never underestimate man’s capacity to kill– even if he is a Hobbit. These might have been the delicacy of Homo floresiensis or even their only food source. According to this research the island of Flores in Indonesia (despite popular misconceptions from documentaries movies by Peter Jackson, hobbits are not from New Zealand) was for a period an oasis just 4,000 years ago. There was fresh water and if there’s […]
The Apple tablet is confirmed. Steve Jobs’ “One More Thing”: Bigfoot is also real. (Bigfoot will have a forthcoming review of the Apple tablet after he gets used to touchscreen typing.)
In the late 1950’s Texan oil tycoon Tom Slick launched an expedition to Nepal. He searched of a rumored hand of yeti hand, now called the Pangbouche Hand, allegedly used as part of a ritual in the Himalayas. That area is home to many legends such as “The Abominable Snowman” with white fur and its redheaded stepchild Almas. He located the hand at a Buddhist monastery in Pangboche. Subsequent treks brought photos of the hand and ultimately the hand itself. The monks declined these fast talking city slickers in coats request to have the hand removed for study. Slick’s associate Peter Byrne cracked a plan: replace the hand with human remains and smuggle it out of Nepal. Then what? That’s where Byrne and Slick’s hunting buddy/flying pal and all around American good-guy actor Jimmy Stewart comes in. Yes, It’s a Wonderful Life, Harvey and Rear Window Jimmy Stewart. Stewart rushed […]
The small gray and brown tamarin monkey which weighs 213 grams (0.47 pound) guy was named Mura’s saddleback tamarin in honor of the Mura tribe. Not an alien life form in a sewer, but much cuter. Read more on the tamarin: New long-tailed monkey discovered in Amazon, MSNBC New monkey discovered in Brazilian Amazon, Reuters Newly Discovered Monkey Threatened by Amazon Development, National Geographic
Supposedly this is video from a snakecam in a North Carolina sewer that shows a new (or undiscovered) lifeform. The video shows what appear to be blobs pulsating and moving. Though many questions remain. Holy crap. At least that’s what I hope it isn’t. I may not have received my Cryptozoology merit badge in Boy Scouts but I am skeptical. Who took this video? Why was the camera in the sewer? Where is this in North Carolina? Extraordinary calims require extraordinary evidence. But I do have one more question: what the hell is it? Update: Actually its a “bag of worms” or bryozoans according to the News & Observer newspaper. These animals live in colonies so what we see in the video is actually many of them finding food and going on with daily business. They develop an external shell known as a cystid to protect them which we see […]