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22: The Bunyip
The outback of Australia is known for its deadly creatures. From the poisonous puncture of the Sydney Funnel Mouth Spider to the fatal sting of the Box Jellyfish, Australia is teeming with creatures with the power to eradicate humankind – or, at least cause the early demise of those most unfortunate individuals to encounter them. The legendary Bunyip is no exception. Known for centuries by Australian aborigines, the giant creature is said to lurk in swamps and billabongs, letting out a...
21: The Invisible City
The Invisible City of Kitezh was borne out of a 13th century legend involving the Mongols, a fervently religious group , and a city disappearing into the depths of Lake Svetloyar. The Story goes that the city of Kitezh was founded as part of two twin cities, Maly Kitezh (Small Kitezh), and Bolshoy Kitezh (Big Kitezh). Not long after, a descendent of Ghenghis Khan caught wind of the two cities and decided to invade and ransack them. The first and smaller of the two was quickly captured, but...
20: Amelia Earhart: Disappearance and Legacy
On July 2nd, 1937 Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan disappeared over the Pacific Ocean without a trace. They had been circumnavigating the globe, making successful flights across South America, Africa, and so many of the places that Amelia had dreamed of as a little girl spinning her globe and wishing to one day travel to all these exotic lands. On the final major leg of their journey Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan lost radio contact while struggling to get a bearing on Howland...
19: Real Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Bonny and Read
The life at sea is no place for a lady. However, this was hardly the way to describe Anne Bonny and Mary Read, two fearless female pirates that lived during the Golden Era of Caribbean piracy of the 1700’s. What brief record exists of the lives of Anne Bonny and Mary Read were filled with enough notorious deeds to qualify the women for a place of honor beside Blackbeard and other well-known male pirates…. Read had humble origins in England as the illegitimate daughter of a poor widow who,...
18: The Braxton County Monster
In the year 1952, a particularly strange series of events took place in the area of Flatwoods, West Virginia. An unidentified object crash-landed in the hills above the heavily wooded Braxton County area and was witnessed by a group of young boys, who would later recount one of the most frightening and bizarre alien encounters of the early 1950's. Join us on Into The Portal as we team up with the Zeng This Podcast to investigate a creature that once lurked in the hills of Braxton County......
17: Underworld of Giza: Osiris' Shaft
The mysteries of the Giza Plateau continue for Into The Portal with yet another entry into the Underworld... The Shaft of Osiris, a multi-layer underground complex of chambers offers yet another intriguing case, the function of which has eluded researchers to date. Join us for a bonus episode in which we discuss theories surrounding the Shaft of Osiris, its connection to the Egyptian concept of the Underworld, as well as dive explore some fascinating listener contributions.
16: The Underworld of Giza
Deep beneath the shifting sands of the Egyptian desert lies a forgotten place… a mysterious network of catacombs known as Giza’s Underworld. Long considered purely metaphorical, the ancient Egyptian concept of the Afterlife is conceived of as an intense journey through lakes of fire, carnivorous animals, pits of serpents, and devious deities. However, no one ever thought this place could exist in the physical realm, until now… Join Into The Portal as we embark on a whole new adventure in a...
15: The Great Lakes Triangle Bonus: Listener Theories
Well, The Great Lakes Triangle sure reels them in... and not always in a bad way! ITP has had such a great response to this series that we decided to bring you all some further ideas and theories from listeners and hosts Amber & Andrew. New thoughts on the disappearance of Felix Moncla and the crash of United Airlines flight 389 are discussed as we fly even further Into The Portal.
14: The Great Lakes Triangle Part II: Vanished Aircraft
When it comes to places on Earth where inexplicable events occur The Great Lakes Triangle is by far the least known, while also being one of the most deadly. The area that forms a rough triangle shape stretching across all 5 of the Great Lakes has claimed the lives of thousands of sailors in its frigid waters, some left to be found... Others vanished never to be seen again. However, it is not only vessels on the water that have experienced bizarre phenomena within the triangle. The Great...
13: The Great Lakes Triangle Part I: Shipwrecks
There are places in our world where ships may venture and never return, where inexplicable events take place and where those who vanish are often lost forever... When it comes to the disappearance of ships and airplanes most people think of the Bermuda Triangle as the world's most renowned underwater graveyard. Very few would ever consider freshwater inland lakes to be one of the most dangerous geographic locations on Planet Earth, however... Over the last several hundred years there have...
12: Legends of the Great White North
The World is a bizarre place and Canada is no exception. Each Province and the communities within them, large and small, hold unique and frightening tales that have become a part of the land, buildings and people that have experienced phenomena some of us can only claim to have seen in our dreams. Whether it be lost gold in the mountains above New Westminster, British Columbia or haunted buildings in Calgary, Alberta, it seems that Canadian history is steeped in many things mysterious and...