Tomorrow is the 40th anniversary of the famous Patterson-Gimlin Bigfoot footage, taken at Bluff Creek, California. Over the last four decades, the short shaky film has ignited countless young people's interest in cryptozoology and strange phenomena, including my own. As Loren Coleman suggests over at Cryptomundo, let's take just a moment to shelve preconceived notions and rumors, put "belief" and "disbelief" back in the province of religion where they belong, and just appreciate the curiosity of the clip. Link
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.