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, […]

Strange Falls From the Sky

With the looming arrival of Hurricane Irene here in New York City, I thought it would be fun to look at some paranormal storms: strange things that have fallen from the skies. Charles Fort documented a lot of these, and strange falls from the sky have been recorded for centuries. Sometimes the events are explainable, […]

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 […]