Monday, October 22, 2018

Gargoyle Protector?


Gargoyle Protector?

Ren wrote in to tell of a strange sighting he had:

“I had a hard week driving logging truck in northern British Columbia, Canada. I was in a solid sleep when I woke up with an intense sense of fear in the middle of the night. I saw a huge, very powerful dog or gargoyle-kind of creature was standing at the foot of my bed. It scared the crap out of me. I was a very fit and powerful young man back then. About 6'4', 230 pounds and was not used to this feeling. It took all I had to reach for the light on the nightstand and as soon as the light came on it was gone. It took a few minutes for the hairs on my neck to relax. Next day, I told a very close friend what had happened. He looked at me for a few seconds and responded, 'Maybe it was there to protect you'. I have been thinking on that ever since. It's now around 20 years ago. I still think on that. Just a thought.”

Source: Beyond The Darkness - October 13, 2018

Beyond Creepy


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'Polio-Like' Illness Spreading

A "polio-like" condition that has left children in 22 states paralyzed may be more widespread than previously announced due to inadequate testing protocols and voluntary reporting requirements, experts say.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that there have been 62 confirmed cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis so far this year.

Since the first known outbreak of AFM in 2014, the devastating illness has reemerged with at least 50 confirmed cases between August and October in even-numbered years.

AFM often begins with signs of a respiratory infection but quickly progresses. Within a few hours, patients may have difficulty breathing and develop "flaccid weakness," and one or more limbs may become paralyzed. Read more at Mysterious 'polio-like' illness AFM is likely more widespread than reported, experts say

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Powerful Earthquakes Detected Off Vancouver Island

Several powerful earthquakes have been reported near Vancouver Island, Canada, including a magnitude 6.8.

The U.S. Geological Survey says several powerful quakes were reported Sunday evening. The of the depth the largest is about 6 miles (10 kilometers) and it struck about 149 miles (239 kilometers) west of Tofino, Canada.

Geophysicist Amy Vaughan says the three larger quakes ranged from magnitude 6.5 to 6.8 and that there were possibly some smaller ones as well as some aftershocks. Vaughan says the quakes were lightly felt onshore and that as of now no injuries were reported.

The National Tsunami Warning Center tweeted that a tsunami is “Not expected.” Read more at Several powerful earthquakes strike off the shore of Canada

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TODAY'S TOP LINKS

60% of Americans Have Seen a Ghost, According to Survey

When Government Agencies Take Note of Books on the Paranormal

Where Should NASA Search for Extraterrestrial Life? Underground, A New Report Says

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Strange Creatures on the Railroads

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Angels: Who They Are, What They Do, and Why It Matters

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Aliens in a Queens Cemetery


Ronny in the Bronx in New York called in to tell an account he'd been told:

“Okay, I have this story. It didn't happen to me. This happened to one my mother's co-worker's husband. He was a delivery truck driver and there was a crew of three guys, him and two guys, he was the driver. He said that they had gone to pick-up a delivery in Queens in one of the boroughs because they would deliver to all the boroughs. He said that they pulled up to the building that was on a dead end street and at the end of the dead end street, there was a cemetery. So they were parked looking towards the cemetery.

So one guy hops out of the truck and goes into the building to get the produce to put on the truck. One other guy hops out of the truck and he's smoking a cigarette. Now, the main guy I'm telling you about, the driver, he actually sees a light right at the front of the cemetery at the end of the dead end. He said it was like 4:30 or 5:00 in the morning. And he sees the light and he hops out of the truck and he calls the other guy that was smoking the cigarette, like, 'Do you see this light?' And he's like, 'Yeah,' and he's like, 'Can a car come through there?' And he's like, 'No, no car can come through there because it's a dead end and it's a cemetery'. So they sort of walk up towards the light and they were between the sidewalk and the street and the light went away and the guy said that they saw three beings. He said they saw one standing right in front and there were two behind him. He said that they must have from 6 to 7 feet tall and he said that he heard them say, 'Everything is going to be okay'. And that's all he heard them say. He said he couldn't see them moving their lips. He said they looked to be 6 to 7 feet tall. He said that they were greyish, they looked kind of palish-greyish. He said they could see them through the street lights and then he said that they backed up and they were freaked out and he said that all he could hear them say was that 'Everything was going be okay'. He said he didn't hear them speak. He said it must have been like through his mind or something that he just heard them say that. The guy that was smoking the cigarette was like so freaked out, an ran back to the truck. The light came back and the three beings disappeared. So when the other guy comes out of the building with the produce to put on the truck, these guys are freaked out. They told him, like, 'Yo, we just saw something crazy' and they started explaining it to him and he said, 'Well, you guys must have been seeing things'.

We found out about this story because we had a family reunion and my mother invited her friend and that was her husband. He said he was afraid to tell people this story because he was afraid people would look at him like he was crazy. And he said the other guy saw it too and he said that the other guy, ever since then, was freaked out everytime they passed by that area. After that, the other guy that didn't see anything, he had to drive the truck because the other guys would feel like something was out of wack. I'm telling you, I've known this guy for awhile and this guy is like a normal guy. As normal as a guy could be. He wasn't crazy. He had a normal job, hard working man. I don't know why. He didn't have no reason to lie and he said that the other guy was forever messed up by this thing. He said that they saw this thing and it was crazy to them.”

Source: Ground Zero Radio with Clyde Lewis - January 6, 2014

Beyond Creepy


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Thieves in the Night: A Brief History of Supernatural Child Abductions

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One Hundred Cases for Survival After Death

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Another 'Maryland Goatman' Encounter


I came across another 'Goatman' account from Prince George's County, Maryland:

One night about ten years ago me and my best friend decided to stop by a local “hangout” of ours in Bowie, MD to smoke a cigarette before he dropped me off at home. We grew up here and spent our early years wandering the railroad tracks and woods, smoking and drinking as children do. So this one spot is a railroad overpass at 450 and 197. There’s a parking lot and a small area of grass and trees, about 30 foot strip of land separating the tracks and the lot. So it’s nighttime and we decide to go there to smoke a cigarette. We go on the tracks and we’re facing the parking lot, so the overpass and to our left and the tracks go on to our right. This way we’re still barely in the glow from the yellow parking lot lights. Now we’re smoking and he’s talking but the entire time I’m focused to my right, peering down this track because I have the strangest feeling. I didn’t know what it was until later and it was the feeling of being watched by a predator, which I’ve never experienced before. After about two mins we’re almost done our cigarettes a helicopter flies right above us, seemingly at tree level, with the spotlight briefly going right over us coming from the direction of the overpass. Not 5 seconds later I hear the gravel shift from between the tracks and I look towards the overpass.

Standing right in the center of the overpass, there is this GIANT silhouette. Now since it is dark and it’s under the overpass I can only see it’s silhouette. It’s about 8 or 9 feet tall and burly looking. It appeared as if its head was attached to its torso, completely bypassing any semblance of a neck, the way super-jacked dudes look. It was huge and we only looked at it for about a second before I said Let’s go now! Now we we hurriedly starting rushing away and we hear the gravel move closer and not 3 seconds later we both hear the most demonic, horrifying, multiple pitched screech literally right behind our heads. It came from no more than a FOOT BEHIND US. So of course we book it to his car and no we didn’t look back because are you f**king kidding me get real. We get to his car and funny thing his lanyard got stuck around the steering wheel and when we pulled out his keys pulled out of the ignition as he turned the steering wheel. Anyways we drive around for an hour, only thing we could say is “what the f**k” and that’s my encounter with the Goat Man.

Now a week later we’re hanging out with our friend...let’s call him Andy. Now Andy has spent a lot of time in the woods and he was telling us about how last week the cops were out in the woods because they heard screams and thought a woman was being raped. Now I asked him if they had helicopters out and he said yes, and I asked him what day it was and it was the same night we saw the Goat Man. So we told him our experience and he was like yeah that was him.

I’ve spoken to a few others who have actually seen it and give a similar description to mine as well as the picture found online if you search Bowie goatman. - Unvolta - posted on Reddit 'Humanoid Encounters'

NOTE: The 'Maryland Goatman' has been seen off and on for the past 40+ years in Prince Georges County...especially in the areas of Bowie and Laurel. There have also been many Bigfoot sightings as well. Here are a few links:

Supposed 'Maryland Goatman' Observed by Two Witnesses

The Maryland Goatman Legend


The Goat-Man

Monsters Among Us: An Exploration of Otherworldly Bigfoots, Wolfmen, Portals, Phantoms, and Odd Phenomena

A Menagerie of Mysterious Beasts: Encounters with Cryptid Creatures

A Field Guide to the Cryptids of North America

Compendium of North American Cryptids & Magical Creatures

Lon's Suggested Reading List - Books & Films / DVDs

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