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Did knights Really Hunt Dragons?

(this is a wierd one, Just warning you now.)

I am aware that this may seem an absurd question at first. But I love to wonder about things. 1,006 more words


Mysterious ocean creature sighted over 100 years ago is real

Scientists have been searching since 1899 for an elusive creature named Bathochordaeus charon, the second part of its name coming from the mythical ‘ferryman of the dead’. 236 more words


Cami Andersen

We talk with Cami Andersen about RichardEstep’s book The Haunting of Asylum 49.

Ghosts & Hauntings

What is Cryptozoology?

I first stumbled across cryptofiction in my desperate attempts to figure out what on earth I was going to write my dissertation on. Although I find myself inspired by a lot of things (I was originally planning on writing about the tensions of blood and biology in mixed-race literature) finding something that can sustain a project of this size is damn well difficult. 917 more words


Expanding my genres - I found a new favourite!

So I started reading Tenderness of Wolves on Sunday. I chose it because of an article in last month’s Writing Magazine on the author, Stef Penney. 323 more words

Monster Earthworm Breaks UK Record

A giant earthworm called Dave has made his way into the record books after growing to the size of a small snake.

The 40cm (15.7in) annelid, weighing 26g, is the largest earthworm ever found in the UK.

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Wooden Ships, Iron Men, and Occasional Sea Serpents

“Civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness” – Werner Herzog

A modern ocean liner can cross the Atlantic Ocean from a Western European port to New York in a week, and while maximum speed of current naval warships is classified for obvious reasons, travel in excess of forty knots seems fairly common (which cuts the time for transatlantic travel down to 3.8 days).  1,451 more words