Artist inserts his hilarious monster drawings into real life

To have a little bit of fun, artist Marty Cooper drew some cute critters and funny looking monsters on a transparent sheet and inserted them into real life. As in he superimposed his drawings into the environment around him. It's like what the world would look like if monsters were living among us. » 3/14/14 2:03am 3/14/14 2:03am

Newly discovered species will make you want to run screaming in terror

Behold the latest goddamn species discovered on Earth! The big male seems to be ready to rip apart your two arms while grabbing your thighs with those lower hooks. You wouldn't be able to scream because he'd be cracking your head with those jaws to eat your brains. Fortunately, fellow humans, these beasts are tiny. » 11/25/13 2:15am 11/25/13 2:15am

What the hell is this underwater unicorn from the infernal deeps?

Scientists have identified a mysterious animal captured in the arctic waters of Canada's Hudson Strait region. They thought this gelatinous beast was a goblin shark, but now they claim it's a Rhinochimaeridae—commonly known as "long-nosed chimaera" or "underwater unicorn from the infernal deeps die you bloody bastard die" » 11/21/13 1:26am 11/21/13 1:26am

Creature Feature: The Original Frankenstein Text Is Now Readable Online

In the pantheon of classic horror, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein ranks as one of the first, and most memorable, monster tales ever told. And while it's easy enough to pick up a new copy of the spine-tingling 1818 narrative from pretty much any bookstore, it's now possible to pore over the original, hand-penned manuscript … » 10/31/13 9:13pm 10/31/13 9:13pm

6 Mythological Barriers To Keep Monsters At Bay

Whether or not you bought into all the hoopla, one thing’s for sure: the island to which ABC's series Lost transported us for six years was one strange place. A good chunk of its mystique, however, could be explained by a powerful electromagnetic force field that acted as its invisibility cloak and sent the island’s… » 10/31/13 7:40pm 10/31/13 7:40pm

Where Monsters Come From, or Bad Paleontology

Ancient myths of dragons, titans, and giants—inhuman creatures battling it out on an alien earth before mankind—are easy enough to find. Seemingly every culture has them. What's perhaps more surprising is that many of these tales of deformed and monstrous beings, whether terrifying dragons or beneficent heroes armed… » 10/31/13 5:01pm 10/31/13 5:01pm

It's a Bird, It's a Plane... It's Giant Lego Mothra!

Olive Seon built this terrifying Lego Mothra (モスラ), showcased in all her lepidopteran glory. She's featured using her signature ability, entrapping her enemies with silken spray. Mothra is likely laying waste to New Kirk City here (in revenge for the kidnapping of secret fairies by evil, greedy American businessmen). » 7/15/13 10:06pm 7/15/13 10:06pm

Basement Monster Skeleton Discovered By Cable Installer

This skeleton of a dead (?) basement monster was found by a worker installing cable beneath a house, leaving the terrified resident to wonder what kind of goblin lair lies just beneath the floorboards. Is the creature a wild animal? A lost pet? Or is this something science cannot (or will not) explain? » 7/13/13 5:46pm 7/13/13 5:46pm

Video of the Giant Squid Attacking a Submarine

Our friend Jonnypartys at The Scuttlefish found this video of the Architeuthis, the living kraken filmed by Tsunemi Kubodera and his team after 400 hours in a research sub. It's only a few seconds, but you can see the beast both peacefully floating and attacking the submarine. » 1/08/13 4:05pm 1/08/13 4:05pm

Live Giant Squid Filmed in the Pacific for the First Time

This amazing sea creature is an Architeuthis. Or a Kraken, as the ancient vikings used to call it. We knew the kraken wasn't a mythical creature. Giant squids like this have been captured in the past, usually near the sea's surface, but this is the first time one has been filmed alive in the wild, majestically swimming … » 1/07/13 4:38pm 1/07/13 4:38pm

Holy Crap Pacific Rim Looks Monstrously Incredible

When you have giant monsters fighting giant machines in a movie, my god, you have my interest. When you have Guillermo del Toro direct your movie, my god, you have my interest. When you have Jax Teller from Sons of Anarchy and Stringer Bell from The Wire in the same movie, my god, you have my interest. And when you… » 12/12/12 9:42pm 12/12/12 9:42pm