What is that rustling around in your backyard? What was that shadow darkening the flatbed of Junior's abandoned El Camino? What left that clump of brown hair sticking to the prized azalea bushes? Could it be a large dog? Curious George? Burt Reynolds? Your mother-in-law?
Or -- better yet (apologies to Burt Reynolds fans) -- a YETI? Yes, the mysterious Yeti...also known as the Bigfoot, Sasquatch, Momo, Skunk Ape, Abominable Snowman, and "Mahatma Gandhi on a teeter-totter, Vern -- what the hell is THAT over yonder in the dumpster!?!"
For years, man has tried to pin down the mysterious creature that stomps clumsily along the very edges of our collective subconscious like a crossdresser trying out a new pair of slingback pumps. And yet all we have to show for it is a few episodes of Leonard Nimoy's "In Search Of" and a blurry video of a guy in an ape suit (and don't tell us you can't see the zipper).
YETI@Home is a scientific experiment that harnesses the power of hundreds of thousands of Internet-connected computers in the search for giant ape-like creatures (YETI). We, the YETI team members who founded this experiment, are experts in the field of cryptozoology (the study of animals that do not exist).
You can participate in this historic study by running a free program that downloads and analyzes video & sound captured from your very own backyard.There's a small but captivating possibility that your computer will detect the faint footsteps of a hairy monster.
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