Weird World Write-Up – 8/11/15

Ghost of haunted English castle captured on film

Footage captured within the walls of the Staffordshire castle reveals a shadowy figure standing near a wall for almost 20 seconds, before moving across the room and vanishing out of sight.

Staff and visitors have reported countless unexplained phenomena over the years.

The film was shot by a professional television crew recording a TV series, The Past Hunters.

Learn The ABCs With Some Mythological Monsters

Concept artist Nathaniel Anderson has illustrated a really cool graphic called Bestiary Alphabetum, which puts together a mythological creature with a corresponding letter of the alphabet.

He wrote… “They’re all here! I took it upon myself to create an illustration of a Mythological creature or character for every letter of the alphabet, trying to span across a multitude of cultures and creature-types. Another thing I wanted to accomplish with this project was to find some the more unusual and/or obscure creatures that don’t get as much representation in artwork.”

Man claims pet Yorkie saved him from Sasquatch in North Carolina

WBTV reported that Eric Walters was visiting the Asheville area when he claims to have spotted Bigfoot.

The man said he was walking his Yorkshire Terrier when he stumbled upon the creature. The dog immediately sprang into action, allegedly chasing Bigfoot away.

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Dave Nelson

Dave Nelson

Originally from Minnesota in the United States, Dave has lived all over.  He currently makes his home in Ottawa, Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife and stepdaughter.  Dave works as an on-air announcer at Boom 99-7 (CJOT.) One of his first sci-fi memories was that of watching Star Trek the original series in reruns on Sunday mornings so, as you can imagine, that made quite the impression and was one of the inspirations for founding the Galactic Netcasts network in 2011.

You can hear Dave on The Alien Invasion, The SciFi Geeks Club and Weird World Weekly podcasts.

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