Ghosts of the Hearth: History & Hauntings of Iron Furnaces

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by Karl W. Hahn   Beginning in the 1800s, and lasting well into the 20th century, the iron furnace played an invaluable role in helping to forge the Industrial Revolution in America. During their heyday, the raw, unrefined pig iron … Follow Your Fate…

The History and Truth About Pole Shifts on Earth


POLE SHIFTS What are they, why do they happen, and should we expect one again soon? by David Montaigne Look up “pole shift” online and you will find many opinions ranging from “they are rare magnetic events” to “civilization will … Follow Your Fate…

Eight-Armed Terror of the Deep: Is the giant octopus fact?

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Is the giant octopus fact? Or just Hollywood fiction? by Mark K. Bayless Some months ago, while recuperat­ing from an illness, I was watching a sci-fi B-movie titled It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955). This classic 1950s atomic-age monster movie … Follow Your Fate…

Fifty years ago: The Phenomenal PSIONIC?Machine


This device is an ink drawing on paper—yet test subjects say it produces sensations in their hands. Fate November 1962 Vol. 15, No. 11 by David M. Dressler AMONG THE weirdest machines possible to devise is one that outdoes any … Follow Your Fate…

Amazing Report of The UFO Crash of 1865


by J. D. Haines, M.D. General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Army of Northern Virginia to General Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865. The same year, the first crash of an unidentified flying object (UFO) was reported in the … Follow Your Fate…

Strange Tales from the London Underground

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by Nick Redfern England’s famous London Underground railway system serves Greater London and parts of the counties of Essex, Hertfordshire, and Buckinghamshire. It’s also the world’s oldest underground network of its type: services began on January 10, 1863, on the … Follow Your Fate…

Aloha, Cryptozoology: Mythic and Mystery Beasts of Hawaii

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by Karl P.N. Shuker Whereas other states of the U.S.A. have attracted considerable cryptozoological attention over the years, it is a strange yet true fact that Hawaii’s mythic and mystery beasts have received far less notice. The present article reveals … Follow Your Fate…

Mutually Assured Destruction: Has It Happened Before?

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by Kelly Bell When the Eastern Bloc collapsed in 1991 the whole world breathed a sigh of relief. Yet what if the East-West rivalry had not ended with a whimper—what if it had ended in a big bang? Considering the … Follow Your Fate…

The Phantom Ship of Chaleur Bay: Ghostly Ship Seen by Many

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by Steve Vernon Anyone who’s lived along the coast knows that ghost stories and the sea naturally swim together. To understand why that is you need to wade a mile or two in a pair of well-used gum rubber boots. … Follow Your Fate…

What is Causing the Current “Swarm” of Earthquakes in Alaska?


Strange 5.7 magnitude earthquakes continue to rock Alaska, but their cause remains unknown.

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Spirits in the Living World: The Search for Answers in the Dark


Fueled by the popularity of reality shows focused on the supernatural, more than 2,593 paranormal investigation groups exist across the United States… so what are they achieving?

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From the Archives: The Haunted House on Berry Hill


“We don’t know if this thing is a magnetic field, uranium, an old gas pocket under the ground, or what,” Mr. Wilkinson said. “We can’t live a normal life here.” What was the cause of the disturbance?

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My Proof of Survival: A Skeptic’s Afterlife Education


ESP? Remote Viewing? A conscious—let alone intelligent—universe? Impossible! Or, could it be that the word “impossible” is corrupt?

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From the Archives: Vallee Discusses UFO Control System


In 1978, FATE featured this classic interview with Jacques Vallee, who discussed an apparent “control system” which operates in some capacity between UFOs and the human mind.

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