Archive for the ‘Fortean’ Category

The Mary Celeste was a ship that washed up unexplainably empty, it was discovered adrift and deserted off a small island in the Atlantic Ocean in December  1872.

The ship was found in a sea-worthy condition with all cargo and crew belongings in tact with plentiful provisons and no hint in the ships log as to why it was abandoned ten day before being found. Although the life raft was missing along with all the captains navigation equipment so at least some members left the ship in a surprisingly prepared fashion. None of the crew or officers that had left on the ship a mere month earlier were ever seen or heard from again.

So what happened? Was it as simple as pirate’s attacking finding nothing  of value and moving on? unlikely as the captains sword was found under his bed still sheathed and at least the food and water would have had some value to them.

Could it have been sea monsters a kracken perhaps or giant octopus. while possible the missing life boat and navigation tools point to surviours that thought the boat had to be abandoned but that they could still possibly reach safety.

Aliens maybe? while not impossible and infact highly improbable if a crew member had managed to hide while aliens abducted the rest of the crew he may have, knowing he couldn’t pilot the Mary Celeste himself have taken the navigation tools and tried his luck in the life boat.

My favorite theory though is that the cargo they were carrying was metholated spirts and spilt at some point in the trip releasing fumes that caused the crew to halucenate and panic thinking that they we’re being attacked or that the hold was full of shadow monsters after a possible UFO fly by and they tried to escape on the life raft where they we’re then attacked by a kracken leaving the ship to float and wash up later on that island in the atlantic.

So there you have it the mystery is solved you’re welcome.


Giants are everywhere or at least they were not so much these days but they are without a doubt a part of our past.

From giant 64 pound sledgehammers found in Orme in Wales ancient  Sumerian stone carvings (shown below)  giant burial mounds and remain found in the Americas (also below) or the biblical accounts of Goliath and the giants of Cannan.




Most ancient tales, historys, stories or myths show evidence of giants and there are countless instances of modern people who are 8ft or more showing that in our genes are the possibilities of a race of giants.

The real story is why they seemed to be so much more prevalent in the past and seem so few today.

To that I have no answer but I ask you to look into it but I do leave you with a ridiculous opinion  (its what I do best)

Giants have sied out in modern times due largely to the fact of their size. While the size was a physical advantage it also meant that housing had to be made bigger that on the battle field they made a bigger target. Due to their large size are giants were more likely to damage property or other people either by accident or on purpose and would be ostracized for this and have the hardships that go with that. All that les to them becoming a much rarer sight than in ancient times.