The Race to Publish Findings on Bigfoot DNA

Ah, Bigfooters. They’re not nearly as crazy or as bombastic as ghost hunters, but sometimes they can give them a run for their money. I firmly believe that if any so-called paranormal phenomenon will be solved and/or explained during our lifetimes, it would be the Bigfoot mystery (sorry, fellow ghost hunters, but we are barely […]

Photo of the Week: Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA

Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Eastern State Penitentiary is perhaps one of the most famous haunted locations in the country. The prison opened in 1829 and closed its doors as a prison in 1971. During that time, the prison was home to thousands of criminals, with the most notorious among them being bank robber Willie Sutton […]

‘Beast of Brooklyn’ Washes Ashore in New York City

Most people will probably remember the Montauk Monster that washed up in the Hamptons back in 2008, or the Cerro Azul monster that we blogged about last September. Now it seems that another strange, hairless, bloated creatures has washed ashore, this time at the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge, and people have already dubbed it the […]

Ghostly Image Seen in Photo After Looking Real Closely

It happens all too often. Someone will stare at a photograph long enough to start seeing ghosts or strange things in the background. Or they will listen to a piece of audio and when the typical white noise fluctuates a bit, they miraculously hear a voice. People will often see what they want to see, […]

Bigfoot Replica for Sale on eBay

It seems like a lot of people are trying to cash in on Bigfoot lately (literally), so I wasn’t surprised to come across this article about a man selling a supposedly “accurate” Bigfoot statue. The eBay listing, of course, it pure gold. In 1976, after years of study and research, a young man named Clifford […]

UFO Shaped Like a Dorito Appears over Illinois

Ok, full disclosure time: I chose this story because it’s the second time I’ve come across a UFO sighting that was described as being like a Dorito, and I already had a nifty, self-made photo to go with it. That being said, lots of things struck me about this story and video. Read the story, […]

UFO Shaped Like a Dorito Appears over Illinois

Ok, full disclosure time: I chose this story because it’s the second time I’ve come across a UFO sighting that was described as being like a Dorito, and I already had a nifty, self-made photo to go with it. That being said, lots of things struck me about this story and video. Read the story, […]

Photo of the Week: Baron Hirsch Cemetery, Staten Island, NY

This week’s photo is from Baron Hirsch Cemetery on Staten Island, New York. Located in the Graniteville section of Staten Island, Baron Hirsch Cemetery is a beautiful, sprawling Jewish cemetery with burials dating back to the early 1800s. The most notable person buried in the cemetery is Paul Zindel, author of “The Pigman,” one of […]

Ryan Buell of “Paranormal State” Diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer

We’re usually less than kind here at The Occult Section when it comes to the slew of paranormal “reality” TV shows that are obviously staged and/or faked in the quest for ratings (e.g. Ghost Hunters, Finding Bigfoot, Chasing UFOs, etc.). Obviously, as people with passions for the paranormal, we don’t like seeing the facts skewed, […]

Invisible UFOs Seen By Night Vision?

People are always trying find new ways to investigate the paranormal, and new gadgets are always being tested. I’m not sure why it took UFO seekers to try infrared night vision cameras, but they are now. And of course, they are seeing all sorts of things in the sky. And of course, they must all […]