Professional paranormal investigator and feature columnist for Skeptical Inquirer science magazine, Joe Nickell, provided his skeptic's take on the paranormal. Nickell has investigated many so-called ghost sightings and experiences, and often is able to explain the anomalies in scientific terms. "What I'm trying to do with my work with ghosts [or bigfoot]... is to actually go and actually investigate... and provide the simplest and best scientific explanation for it," he said.
Stephen Wagner of About.com has tallied a list of the Top Paranormal Events of 2012, including such categories as ghost photos & video, weird creature sightings (especially Bigfoot), Earth mysteries, and weird science.
A number of items have caught George Knapp's attention in the last week, including a gallery of the best space photos of 2012.
Joe Taylor sends a drawing of a giant skeleton, with a cast of a giant 47-inch femur on top it (next to a modern-sized femur).
Pictured is a replica Stone of Destiny, which is also known as the Stone of Scone.
A giant eyeball from an unknown creature has washed ashore in Pompano Beach, Florida.
Linda Godfrey shares this eyewitness sketch, representative of one of the six-to-seven-foot tall, bipedal canids that stalked Shelley and Eric Martin.
Mount Shasta, located in the Cascade Range in Northern California, has long been the subject of various myths and lore.
A new species of monkey found in remote forests in the Congo has been unveiled by scientists.
In a bizarre incident near Kalispell, Montana, a man dressed in a Bigfoot costume was struck and killed by two vehicles on Highway 93.
Check out some recent items of interest that have caught George Knapp's attention, including a photo essay on spacecraft that have landed on other planets (pictured the Soviet's Luna 9).
Linda Godfrey shares her drawing of a creature reported in California and Alabama that appears to blend canid and felid characteristics, which she has dubbed the Doberman Lynx.
A new video, which allegedly captures the elusive Bigfoot, has been creating a stir online amongst Sasquatch enthusiasts.
A number of items have caught George Knapp's attention in the last week, including a report of a sea serpent in Norway (pictured), and a viral video spoof of NASA's JPL team.
After questing for decades, Nessie hunter George Edwards claims to have photographic evidence to prove the elusive Loch Ness Monster exists.
Check out newly released video footage from Ontario Wildlife Field Research- Ontario Bigfoot of a 2010 incident involving a possible Bigfoot captured on video at Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada.
In Idaho, a high school student on a project at Mint Creek may have caught a Bigfoot on camera. A dark, bulky creature was seen on the video, and students photographed large footprints it may have left behind.
Lyle Blackburn shares two illustrations in tandem with his 4/24/12 appearance.
George Knapp shares some recent items of interest, including his I-Team report on Madeleine Pickens' battle to save wild horses (pictured).
Once venerated by the natives of Madagascar, the island's lemurs are becoming endangered as cultural changes have resulted in the creature now being seen as a viable food source. Previously, it had been considered taboo on the island to hunt or kill the animal, but a recent study uncovered a staggering number of lemurs being eaten in villages on the island. Experts blame outsiders coming to work at the island's mines and their rising demand for meat as the key factor in the lemur's changing fortunes. More on the story at BBC News.
Is it merely a ripple in the water or proof of a mysterious aquatic creature known as Ogopogo?
Check out some of the items highlighted by George Knapp, including his I-Team report on the 'Roadrunners' reunion, former workers at Area 51 who gathered at the Little A'Le'Inn in Nevada.
Sumatra's Orang Pendek has quickly become one of cryptozoology's hottest creatures thanks to a series of increasingly fruitful expeditions in search of the mystery animal
June DeYoung sent us photos showing anomalous activity with her cats.
After turning twelve this month, a cat with two faces named 'Frank 'n Louie' has been declared the longest living 'Janus' cat in the new edition of the Guinness World Records.
Having snapped what may be a new photo of the infamous cryptid, a Scottish fish farmer has become the latest contributor to Loch Ness Monster lore.
A gigantic crocodile was captured alive in the Philippines. The 21-ft. creature, weighing 2,370 pounds, is slated to be the star of a new ecotourism park.
A number of items have caught George Knapp's attention this week, including an article about scientific claims of alien life (a microbe in a meteorite is pictured).