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Peruvian Army Captures Human Sized Bat
Whether this creature is a real nightmare come true or a hoax, it’s a frightening sight either way.

Peruvian Army Captures Human Sized Bat

Whether this creature is a real nightmare come true or a hoax, it’s a frightening sight either way.

Is Slender Man Real?
We all love scary stories and slender man is a great one. He is tall and dark. He hunts children by stalking them at playgrounds. He follows them home. There are even pictures of him all over the Internet with supposed sighting. There are a lot of unsolved mysterious creatures on this planet, and even off of it. Mothman, ghosts, poltergeists, aliens, UFOs, and even Big Foot are still being reported around the world on a daily basis. Researchers will always be hunting for answers for things that go bump in the night…and day. Slender Man is one scary, creepy dude…but remember, he is not real!  He was created for a contest on the internet in 2008. It’s better to know what is not solved and what is a blatant lie. Click the link for proof of this!

Is Slender Man Real?

We all love scary stories and slender man is a great one. He is tall and dark. He hunts children by stalking them at playgrounds. He follows them home. There are even pictures of him all over the Internet with supposed sighting. There are a lot of unsolved mysterious creatures on this planet, and even off of it. Mothman, ghosts, poltergeists, aliens, UFOs, and even Big Foot are still being reported around the world on a daily basis. Researchers will always be hunting for answers for things that go bump in the night…and day. Slender Man is one scary, creepy dude…but remember, he is not real!  He was created for a contest on the internet in 2008. It’s better to know what is not solved and what is a blatant lie. Click the link for proof of this!

Fairies (faeries) - Even though the most popular fairy photographs have been admitted as fakes by their creators, there are many people who refuse to believe fairies, including these photos, aren’t real.

Photographs (photo 1) of a mummified fairy supposedly found in Derbyshire have been revealed as an April Fool’s prank.  Former Derbyshire resident Dan Baines, 31, who designs illusions for magicians, made the fairy as a prank. The fairy was reportedly found by a dog walker at Firestone Hill near Duffield and pictures of it posted on a website. “Although I’ve said it’s a hoax, people still believe that it’s real,” said Mr Baines.  “I’ve had all sorts of comments including people who say they’ve seen exactly the same things and one person who told me to return the remains to the grave site as soon as possible or face the consequences,” he said.

The Cottingley Fairies (photos 2, 3, and 4) : Even Sir Arthur Conan Doyle believed the photographs to be real.  The photos were not admitted to be fakes until decades later when the girls who took them finally confessed.  They were all proven to be cardboard cut-outs held up by hat pins.  At the time of their release, people refused to believe that teenage girls had the “ability” to fake photographs.

The (Not So) Modern History of the Fairy Movement:

In 1846, William John Thomas, who contributed the term folklore to the English language, commented in The Athenaeum that the “belief of fairies is by no means extinct in England”.  Antiquarians of the romantic era had begun the quest for fairies, and throughout Victoria’s reign advocates of fairy existence and investigators of elfin origins included numerous scientists, social scientists, historians, theologians, artists, and writers.

At the beginning of the twentieth century, eminent authors, among them Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Arthur Machen, swelled the ranks of those who held the fairy faith and publicized their findings. A surprisingly large number of educated Victorians and Edwardians speculated at length on whether fairies did exist or had at least once existed.

(Source: BBC)

Slender Man is an internet hoax  -  he is the result of a contest to create a paranormal creature using photoshop:

On June 8th, 2009, a “paranormal pictures” photoshop contest was launched on the Something Awful (SA) forums.  The idea was to turn ordinary photographs into creepy-looking images through digital manipulation and then pass them on as authentic photographs on a number of paranormal forums. Something Awful users soon began sharing their faux-paranormal creations with layered images of ghosts and other anomalies, usually accompanied by a fabricated witness account to make them more convincing. On June 10th, SA user Victor Surge posted two black and white photographs of unnamed children with a short description of “Slender Man” as a mysterious creature who stalked children.

The moral of the story: do not believe everything you read.  The more gullible we are, the easier we are to control.

(Source: Know Your Meme)

Curious History

paranormalnight:

Look at this photo 

You see the little girl right? 

This is one of the most common ghosts. It is in tons of pictures. You want to know why? It is from a app called Ghost Capture.

Here are some more “Ghosts” You can pick:

So don’t fall for fakes!

Vintage ghost photography

(Source: flickr.com)