Category: Myths & Legends

Myths and Legends

People once imagined that the Earth was round, that one day we would travel into outer space, and that there were things called black holes in our universe. Over time, these once crazy ideas have been proven. This is where imagination leads to understanding and discovery of amazing things. The mysterious is no longer a mystery. Imagination is our ability to conceive of things that seem bizarre, unreal, or mere fantasy, and imagination is where wondrous stories are made and anything can happen. When you investigate our category of Myths and Legends, you delve into exploration of the unknown, unproven, and mysterious – a world of imagination. Some myths and legends have their roots in real events or things, while others are just speculation. The beauty of imagination is that is doesn’t matter whether something is real or not. Was King Arthur real? Do Bigfoot and the Lochness Monster really exist? What could the Chupacabra really be? Explore our fascinating stories and imagine.

The Croglin Grange Vampire of Cumberland

Almost every culture has stories about beings that return from beyond the grave to feast on the living during the hours of darkness. In late Victorian times, Augustus Hare was told about an account of a vampire that was said to have been at least a couple of centuries old. This is the tale of the ...

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Indrid Cold: The Grinning Man of 1960s American Folklore

The purported Indrid Cold sightings occurred around the time of the Mothman in West Virginia. He is also known as the Grinning Man and has earned a legendary reputation that persists to this day among the Men in Black and the Black-Eyed Kids.

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What is Valhalla in Norse Mythology?

What is Valhalla in Norse Mythology?

Valhalla is an important concept of Norse mythology and religion of the Vikings. According to ancient Icelandic sources, Odin, king of the Norse gods, rules this magical place in the spirit world where the fiercest warriors go to prepare for Ragnarok after death. What else do we know about the Hall ...

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Historic Mysteries