Atmospheric phenomena
Optical phenomena are any observable events that result from the interaction of light and matter. See also list of optical topics and optics. A mirage is an example of an optical phenomenon.Common opt...
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Entoptic phenomenon
Entoptic phenomena (from Greek ἐντός "within" and ὀπτικός "visual") are visual effects whose source is within the eye itself. (Occasionally, these are called entopic phenomena, which is probably a typ...
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Forteana
Charles Hoy Fort (August 6, 1874 – May 3, 1932) was an American writer and researcher into anomalous phenomena. Today, the terms Fortean and Forteana are used to characterize various such phenomena. F...
Will-o'-the-wisp
A will-o'-the-wisp (/ˌwɪl ə ðə ˈwɪsp/), will-o'-wisp (/ˌwɪl ə ˈwɪsp/), or ignis fatuus (/ˌɪɡnɨs ˈfætʃuːəs/; Medieval Latin: "foolish fire") is an atmospheric ghost light seen by travellers at night, e...
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Almas (cryptozoology)
The Almas (Mongolian: Алмас/Almas, Bulgarian: Алмас, Chechen: Алмазы, Turkish: Albıs), Mongolian for "wild man", is a purported hominid cryptozoological species reputed to inhabit the Caucasus and Pam...
The Weird Weekend
Centre for Fortean Zoology (CFZ) is an organisation dedicated to cryptozoology, and allied disciplines. According to the CFZ, it is a non-profit organisation founded in 1992 by Jonathan Downes and its...
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Portingbury Hills
Portingbury Hills (grid reference TL5320) or Portingbury Rings is a hill in Hatfield Forest, Little Hallingbury, Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex, suggested to date to the Iron Age or Bronze Age. It consis...
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Spirit possession
Spirit possession is a term for the belief that animas, demons, extraterrestrials, gods, or spirits can take control of a human body. The concept of spirit possession exists in many religions, includi...
3rd Stone
3rd Stone is a defunct British magazine devoted to "archaeology, folklore and myth" and dealing with Earth mysteries. It was originally published under the title of Gloucestershire Earth Mysteries (G....
Thoughtform
Tulpa (Tibetan: སྤྲུལ་པ, Wylie: sprul-pa; Sanskrit: निर्मित nirmita and निर्माण nirmāṇa; "to build" or "to construct") also translated as "magical emanation", "conjured thing" and "phan...
The Cult of Alien Gods: H. P. Lovecraft and Extraterrestrial Pop Culture
The Cult of Alien Gods: H. P. Lovecraft and Extraterrestrial Pop Culture is a 2005 book by Jason Colavito, a contributor to Skeptic magazine, and published by Prometheus Books. The central thesis of t...
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Beringer's Lying Stones
Beringer's Lying Stones (Lügensteine) are pieces of limestone carved into the shape of various animals, discovered in 1725 by Professor Johann Bartholomeus Adam Beringer, Dean of the Faculty of Medici...
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Gnome of Girona
The Gnomo de Girona (Gnome of Girona) is the name given to the remains of an animal or a fetus (abnormal or not) found near Girona, Catalonia (Spain) in September 1989 that aroused some attention from...
Strange but true
Strange but true (or strange, but true) is a phrase often used to refer to a tabloid newspaper column (such as the Weekly World News) that features unusual ("strange") stories. The circa 1937 True mag...
Red rain in Kerala
The Kerala red rain phenomenon was a blood rain (red rain) event that occurred from 25 July to 23 September 2001, when heavy downpours of red-coloured rain fell sporadically on the southern Indian sta...
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Sasquatch, the Legend of Bigfoot
Sasquatch, aka Sasquatch, the Legend of Bigfoot is a docudrama filmed in 1975 by North American Film Productions, Oregon Ltd., at the height of public fascination with accounts and tales of Bigfoot s...
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Alan F. Alford
Alan F. Alford, (1961-November 14, 2011) B. Com, FCA, MBA was a British writer and speaker on the subjects of ancient religion, mythology, and Egyptology.His first book Gods of the New Millennium (199...
Out-of-place artifact
Out-of-place artifact (OOPArt) is a term coined by American naturalist and cryptozoologist Ivan T. Sanderson for an object of historical, archaeological, or paleontological interest found in a very u...
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Monoblastozoa
Salinella salve is a dubious species of very simple animal that may not exist, but which some have named as the sole member of the phylum Monoblastozoa. It was discovered in 1892 by J. Frenzel in the ...
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Psychic
A psychic is a person who claims to use extrasensory perception (ESP) to identify information hidden from the normal senses. The word "psychic" is also used as an adjective to describe such abilities....
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Earth mysteries
Earth mysteries are a wide range of spiritual, quasi-religious and pseudoscientific ideas focusing on cultural and religious beliefs about the Earth, generally with regard to particular geographical l...
Curse
A curse (also called a jinx, hex or execration) is any expressed wish that some form of adversity or misfortune will befall or attach to some other entity—one or more persons, a place, or an object. I...
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Saleby Runestone
The Saleby Runestone, designated as Vg 67 in the Rundata catalog, was originally located in Saleby, Västra Götaland County, Sweden, which is in the historic province of Västergötland, and is one of th...
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Necronauts
Necronauts was a story that ran in the comics anthology 2000 AD, and was created by Gordon Rennie and Frazer Irving. It was this series that really brought Irving to public attention as his high contr...
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Cryptid
In cryptozoology and sometimes in cryptobotany, a cryptid (from the Greek κρύπτω, krypto, meaning "hide") is an animal or plant whose existence has been suggested but has not been discovered or docume...
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Ancient astronauts
The ancient astronaut or ancient alien hypothesis is a pseudo-scientific hypothesis that posits that intelligent extraterrestrial beings have visited Earth and made contact with humans in antiquity a...
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Autothysis
Autothysis (from the Greek roots autos- αὐτός "self" and thysia θυσία "sacrifice") is the process where an animal destroys itself via an internal rupturing or explosion of an organ which ruptures the ...
Erich von Däniken
Erich Anton Paul von Däniken (/ˈɛrɨk fɒn ˈdɛnɨkɨn/; [ˈeːʁɪç fɔn ˈdɛːnɪkən]; born 14 April 1935) is a Swiss author of several books which make controversial claims about extraterrestrial influences on ...
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Curse tablet
A curse tablet or binding spell (Latin: tabella defixionis, defixio; Greek: κατάδεσμος katadesmos) is a type of curse found throughout the Greco-Roman world, in which someone would ask the god...
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