Fortean Times 400th Issue

‘Fortean Times’ To Release 400th Issue

For anyone with a deep interest in the paranormal, supernatural, or just unexplained mysteries in general, there is perhaps no name more familiar to them than that of Charles Fort. A journalist and aspiring naturalist, Fort published a number of books in the early 20th century regarding anomalous phenomena. He mused on a variety of […]

Mystery Poop Falls in Backyard in Canada

Anyone with even a passing interest in the unexplained or paranormal is aware of strange falls from the sky, the phenomenon where things fall from the sky that really shouldn’t. Charles Fort, the famous author and collector of odd stories (and where we get the term “Fortean” from) cataloged numerous stories of strange falls, including fish, […]

Girl Struck By Lightning on Sunny Day

I’ve been meaning to focus a bit more on Fortean phenomena here at The Occult Section, but either you rarely hear about such things anymore, or you hear too much about them. Remember the dead falling birds epidemic from January? But I stumbled upon this little story about an 11-year-old girl who was struck by […]