The Case of the Jitterbug Coal In March of 1944 a remote schoolhouse in North Dakota suddenly went mad–books and papers mysteriously combusted, a phantom attacker left threatening notes, and coal began popping like popcorn out of the scuttle. The children claimed a “pixie” was behind it all….
April 11, 2015
Crime, Ephemera, Fairies and Elemental Spirits, Fortean Mysteries, News, Panics, Scientific Oddities, Wonders and Curiosities
and tagged moving coal, North Dakota, phantom attackers, pixie, poltergeists, school panics, spontaneous combustion, The Case of the Jitterbug Coal
“Maisons de la foudre:” Lightning-induced Spontaneous Combustion Can a lightning strike trigger recurring, mysterious fires, as happened in 1906 France?
November 4, 2014
Fairies and Elemental Spirits, Fortean Mysteries, News, Panics, Poltergeists, Scientific Oddities, Spiritualism, Wonders and Curiosities
and tagged "Maisons de la foudre:" Lightning-induced Spontaneous Combustion, Canneto di Caronia fires, Italian fires, La Costa, La Courneuve, mysterious fires, mysterious fires in France, mysterious fires in Italy, Paris, rue de l'Abreuvoir, spontaneous combustion