2007 WAS JAM-PACKED with extraordinary, unusual, mysterious, and sometimes unexplained events. There were reports of ghosts, elusive creatures such as Sasquatch and lake monsters, psychic phenomena, reincarnation, and even rains of frogs and worms. In other words, it was a typically weird year on planet Earth. Here are some of the top stories that made the news:
Saddam back from the dead
India Daily reported that some people in Baghdad were claiming to see Saddam Hussein's ghost in Baghdad restaurants, markets and other public places.
Randi revised paranormal challenge
James "The Amazing" Randi revised the rules of his famous $1 million challenge to psychics.
Real ghost haunted Ghost Whisperer set
Jennifer Love Hewitt and the crew of the TV drama Ghost Whisperer claimed that a real specter showed up on the set.
Norman Mailer admitted belief in reincarnation
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Norman Mailer revealed his belief in life after death, karma and reincarnation.
Photo of Russian Bigfoot?
Bigfooter Ray Crowe of the International Bigfoot Society sent Cryptomundo a photo he received from Russian cryptozoologist Valentin Sapunov of a possible Bigfoot.
University puts psychic archive online
The University of Manitoba Libraries' Elizabeth Dafoe Library placed an incredible collection of séance images and related material on the Internet.
Psychics were hired to find Bin Laden
Psychics were recruited by the U.K.'s Ministry of Defence to locate Osama Bin Laden's secret lair.
The PEAR lab closed
The PEAR laboratory program at Princeton University closed its facilities, which conducted experiments in anomalous consciousness (ESP) phenomena.
Sasquatch tracks found in British Columbia
Possible Sasquatch tracks were found and photographed in southwest British Columbia, just 45 minutes from downtown Vancouver.
Feral boy found in Uzbekistan
A teenager was found in Uzbekistan's mountain eight years after he was reported missing. "The boy acts like a wild animal. He is afraid of everything, cannot speak and only makes snarling sounds," prosecutors said.
First crop circle of 2007 reported in Holland
One large 7-meter circle with two smaller 1-meter satellite circles.
Tennessee farmer offered reward for information on cattle mutilations
The farmer offered a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the killing and mutilation of one of his cows.
Evidence claimed for extraterrestrial-human hybrid
Milagros Garcia suspects she is an alien and human inter-species hybrid. Her doctor just wants to know why her DNA has such rare qualities.
Mysterious creature in B.C. creates buzz on YouTube
A British Columbia man said he may have spotted the ape-like creature in the Enchanted Forest near Tofino. See the YouTube video here.
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