On the Possible Mechanism of Ball Lightning, and Other Luminous Effects

If one were to take to a trip in the darkening autumn months to North Carolina, USA, and park up at Brown Mountain Overlook, somewhere between Morganton and Linville on Highway 181, one would have a good chance of witnessing the ‘Brown Mountain Lights’, a series of glowing orange spheres that hover just above the […]

On the Possible Mechanism of Poltergeist Activity

This is an excerpt from a much larger file. Sadly, a dozen or so of the pages are water damaged beyond repair and only the following section remains legible – C.R.  … A key part of the varied palette of recorded phenomena associated with poltergeist activity is the manipulation of solid matter: a much-loved trinket […]

Pennies (and Other Objects) From Heaven

Throughout history there have been cases of strange things raining from the sky, as if some unseen celestial prankster is making merry at our expense. In Gorsky, Russia, 1940, thousands of silver coins tumbled to the earth, much to the delight of the local peasants. In Kendarington, England, 1989, a couple in a churchyard witnessed […]