Fort Report: Witchcraft, Heretics, Confused Animals, and UFOs

Fort Report: Witchcraft, Heretics, Confused Animals, and UFOs


Well forteans, the weekend is over, and to help you cope, I’ve compiled a list of the weirdest links this side of the internet. Today we’ve got stories about the dead coming back to life, free-thinking scientists shunned by skeptics, witchcraft tips, intersex fish (and other mystery animals), plus lots of Bigfoot and lots of UFOs.

Go ahead, read the links at work. It’ll make Monday more bearable.

Easterton’s Carol Brothers recovers after ‘dying for 45 minutes

A 63-year-old woman who was expected to die after her heart stopped for 45 minutes, is recovering well, despite her newfound ability to speak to the dead. Just kidding about that last part.


Thomas Nabel: The Heretic

Who is Thomas Nagel and why do the prominent Skeptic and Atheist leaders hate him? He’s a scientist who dares think differently, that’s why. Specifically, he doesn’t believe in coincidence, falling somewhere between theism and atheism. A man on the fence? Strap him to it and burn him, they say.

Is this the Bella in the wych elm? Unravelling the mystery of the skull

The mystery surrounding the wartime discovery of a human skull in a tree trunk may finally have been solved. Want more info on the tale? Our friend White Trash Peg covered this story of Nazis and witchcraft for us awhile back.

Finding your witchcraft path

Speaking of witchcraft, are you looking to get into spellcasting but don’t know don’t know dick-a about Wicca? Heather Marseillan offers up this handy beginners guide on where to begin.

Is this dead mystery animal a wolf, coyote or dog?

Wildlife experts say they are one step closer to determining exactly what type of animal was found in Kennebunk Monday night — a wolf, coyote or dog. A new hybrid, perhaps?

Bigfoot specialist Meldrum offers case for creature’s existence in Reno

Dr. Jeff Meldrum lectured on his Bigfoot research to a full house Saturday at Wilbur D. May Museum in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. Surprisingly, no mention of The Falcon Project.

Missouri witness describes 12 large UFOs near Whiteman Airforce Base

An Amtrak passenger reported watching “12 bright, white orbs at airplane flight level moving in a varied pattern,” near Warrensburg, Missouri according to March 21, 2013, testimony from the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) witness reporting database.

Evidence for Bigfoot remains as elusive as the creature

I’ll sum up this article by Thomas Taschinger very quickly: Melba Ketchum is full of shit and her DNA study doesn’t mean diddly squat.

Mystery over dead prawns found in Chile

Thousands of dead prawns have washed up on Chile’s coastline – leaving authorities confused about what could have killed them.

Bay’s intersex fish mystery remains unsolved

Ten years have gone by since one of the weirdest discoveries in the Chesapeake Bay region, on the south branch of the Potomac River — male smallmouth bass with lady parts and eggs in places where they absolutely should not be.

MUFON Speaks About Washington’s Central Role in UFO Experience

At Yelm Timberland Library, James E. Clarkson, the Director of the Mutual UFO Network (MUFON) for Washington, spoke of the central role of Washington in UFO experiences.

Win one of the 315 copies of the rarest Bigfoot hunting documentary ever

Well, it’s probably one of the rarest ones, anyway. I didn’t bother to check the stats, but there’s literally only 315 (official) DVD copies of The Bigfoot Hunter: Still Searching in existence and we want to give one to you! To enter, just like us on Facebook and share the contest image. Easy as that! We choose the winner tomorrow afternoon, so get to sharin’!

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