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Texas Bigfoot, South Texas Bigfoot investigator Gabriel Guerrero
"We are not crazy, there is just crazy stuff out there. We know that something has been through here in the past couple of months." - South Texas Bigfoot investigator Gabriel Guerrero

Bigfoot in Alice, Texas

For the last several years, residents in this small town off Highway 44, say they've been hearing strange sounds coming from the brush area on the 247 acres of Lake Findley.

"Bigfoot, otherwise known as Sasquatch, has been a topic of discussion for more than 400 years. Sightings of the elusive creature have reached the thousands, and many of those reports have come from Texas in the 1970’s and 1980’s.

The myth is still making news today. Now tales that a large hairy creature is roaming the South Texas brush area, frightening unsuspecting visitors in Alice, Texas.

Alcatraz Prison has had many sightings of ghosts and other paranormal activity through the years
Alcatraz Prison has had many sightings of ghosts and other paranormal activity through the years

British Couple Claim to Have Taken a Picture of a Ghost at Alcatraz

So what do you think? Is this for real? A woman from England on tour of the Alcatraz prison claims to have snapped a photo of a glass window pane, and later noticed the ghostly image of a woman from the 1930's or 40's.

You can watch a video about the photo and the alleged ghost by clicking the Read More link below.

Lionsgate Acquires Rights to Distribute Bigfoot Found Footage Pic ‘Exists’

It had to happen. Eventually, someone was going to come up with the idea of a found footage film featuring North America's favourite cryptid, Bigfoot.

Lionsgate Acquires Rights to Bigfoot Found Footage Pic ‘Exists’

According to Variety online "The horror film from “Blair Witch Project” director Eduardo Sánchez and screenwriter Jamie Nash marks Bigfoot’s return to the big screen. The movie, starring Chris Osborn, Dora Madison Burge and Roger Edwards, follows a familiar formula, but adopts a new spin on the Sasquatch myth.

It follows a group of five friends as they struggle to fight off the fabled predator during a camping trip in the remote Texas woods. Viewers took to Twitter following the early morning sold-out screening to write about how petrifying they found the pic." You can read the rest of the story by Clicking Here.

Well, at least its' being done by one of the prime movers of the genre, Eduardo Sánchez, so we expect it won't be cheesy. 

Lionsgate hasn't put a release date to it yet, but we expect the film will be in theatres fairly soon.

Stay tuned for details.

SETI Senior Astronomer Believes Proof Of Extraterrestrial Life May Be Coming Soon

If E.T. exists, we may find out soon. 

According to an article by Sidney Martin for, Seth Shostak, a senior scientist with SETI (the Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence project), we should know if we're alone in the universe within the next 20 years.

California UFO sightings New Years Eve

With ongoing "discoveries" of new stars and planets, and recent advancements in the technologies available to do those searches, Shostak feels we should have conclusive proof of life on other planets soon.