During a trip to your regular, run-of-the-mill museum, you probably don’t expect to bump into vampires. Nor do you prepare yourself for coming face-to-kneecap with Bigfoot—unless, that is you happen to frequent the following museums. All ten of them are dedicated to some of mankind’s most enduring mythical creatures. Continue reading
There are many well known examples of creatures from mythology that inspire dread, awe, curiosity or a even a combo of all three. Many of these have proved popular fodder in books and films – from Smaug the dragon, to the vampires in that popular vampire series I can’t for the life of me remember the name of.
But there are other, less marketable creatures that deserve more recognition – creatures yet to get their big break in Hollywood. So here’s a list of some of the stranger, lesser-known mythological creatures found in folklore across the globe. Continue reading
In the past, we’ve seen lists about all sorts of mythological creatures, including a list specifically about Filipino monsters. However, Japanese folklore seems to be a class apart from the rest of the world when it comes to supernatural beings that are bizarrely specific or simply insane. Here are a handful of the most unusual creatures from Japan. Continue reading