Monthly Archives: December 2015

Hellhound discovered!

Known according to ancient texts as Black Shuck, a name believed to originate from an old English word which means ‘black demon’, the 7-foot tall beast appeared as a bringer of death in many ancient tales over 500 years ago. During the 16th century, ‘Black Shuck’ was feared by … Read More

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The Yulecat

Hot on the heels of last week’s Christmas Episode, this pops up in my news!

The Yule Cat, or Jólakötturinn, is a monster of folklore that haunts the dreams of small children and adults across Iceland.


A giant bloodthirsty feline, the Yule Cat roams the Icelandic countryside looking for people … Read More

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Podcast Episode Nineteen

This week we bring you a very paranormal Christmas!

We look at some of the legends behind Christmas as well as some paranormal events that have occurred at this time of year.

We also have UFO’s over New Jersey, Bigfoot looking at cars, Loki over the heavens and NASA talks … Read More

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The Bunyip

The bunyip is a large mythical creature from Australian Aboriginal mythology, said to lurk in swamps, billabongs,creeks, riverbeds, and waterholes. The origin of the word bunyip has been traced to the Wemba-Wemba or Wergaia language of Aboriginal people of South-Eastern Australia. However, the bunyip appears to have formed part of … Read More

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Australian Sea Serpent?

If you think all the talk of legendary sea monsters was elsewhere in the world, you’d be wrong!

Going back in history a little, we find these reports concerning a sighting off the coast of Western Australia, waaaaay back in 1900!

sea perth

Taken from The Manning River Times and Advocate of … Read More

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Did Kubrick fake the Moon Landings?


Has the Holy Grail that moon landing doubters have been searching for since 1969 finally been found? A filmmaker has released transcripts from his upcoming documentary about Stanley Kubrick recorded just a few days before Kubrick’s death which imply that Stanley admitted filming a fake moon landing and forced his … Read More

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Did Giants Roam North America?


Stories of giants can be found in the history of many different Native American tribes. A lot of times the giants are described as having red hair, and being cannibals standing 8-10 feet tall. With so many stories all describing the same thing, it seems like it must have been … Read More

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Podcast Episode Eighteen

This week on the Oz Effect we veer off the real paranormal path and go through some classic campfire, head-under-blanket spooky stories!

A change of pace, hope you enjoy!


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Music :

Alan Singly: Stop the ClocksRadiant Flux / Signs of LifeRead More

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Studley Park House

We’re always looking for somewhere to visit that might have a paranormal encounter or two…  So have you heard of Studley Park House?

Studley Park was built by a businessman named William Charles Payne in 1889, near Camden in Sydney’s south-west. The opulent Victorian mansion bankrupted him; it sold in … Read More

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Creepy London Dolls

Commuters in London have been given a fright in the form of two spine-chillingly scary Victorian ‘living dolls’ – courtesy of TV trickster Derren Brown .

The two life-size Victorian-style dolls shocked Londoners this morning as the creepy pair popped up at commuter hotspots across the capital.


But, thankfully, the … Read More

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