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Think Anomalous is an independent media producer and publisher devoted to increasing the public's understanding of anomalous phenomena. We survey the most credible research in anomalistics and make it accessible in the new media environment.

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The Science of Near-Death Experiences

November 13th, 2023

Though western science has long rejected the idea of an immaterial self, modern research into near-death experiences, or NDEs,
has now proven that many occur after the point of bodily death, and thus cannot be produced …

The Zaragoza Goblin, 1934

August 14th, 2023

The so-called "Zaragoza Goblin," a voice that emanated from the walls of a Spanish apartment complex in 1934 , is a rare example of an anomalous …

Zanfretta Abductions, 1978 - 1981

August 13th, 2023

Many of the "classic" cases of UFO and entity encounters come from the United States, leading debunkers to dismiss the UFO phenomenon as a creation of the American media. But some of the most fantastic and puzzling …

Washington D. C. UFO Sightings, 1952

August 12th, 2023

As hard as it is to imagine now, there was once a time when UFOs were given serious, front-page coverage in US national news, and when the Air Force …

The Voronezh UFO Landing, 1989

August 11th, 2023

By popular request, I did my next case review on the famous UFO landing in Voronezh, Russia. The story is spectacular in its own right, and I tried …

UFOs, not Aliens: The Difference and Why it Matters

August 10th, 2023

In English-language media, we're accustomed to using the terms, "UFO" and "Alien" interchangeably. While this may seem harmless enough, it is detrimental to a focused, data-conscious debate on UFOs. Here is why.

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Presentiment: "Feeling the Future"

August 10th, 2023

Over the past 45 years, researchers have amassed a sizable body of literature attesting to the human ability to "sense" things in the future. The data are controversial, but they've proven tough to explain as anything …

Patterson-Gimlin Bigfoot Film, 1967

August 9th, 2023

While it's commonly dismissed as a hoax, the famous Patterson-Gimlin Bigfoot film of 1967 is in fact one of the greatest pieces of evidence in the hunt for the Sasquatch. It has withstood decades of scientific scrutiny, …

The Sandown “Ghost Clown,” 1973

August 8th, 2023

The Sandown “ghost clown” is a name assigned to a bizarre entity seen by two British children on the Isle of Wight in 1973. It is known for its highly unusual appearance, which may actually be an important clue in …

"Mystery Airship" Sightings, 1896 - 1897

August 2nd, 2023

For 8 months in 1896 and 1897, people in the US and Canada saw mysterious lights in the sky, and sometimes, spectacular, winged airships and …

Maury Island UFO Incident and the first Men In Black, 1947

August 1st, 2023

Several weeks before Kenneth Arnold's famous sighting, two men from Washington state claimed to have encountered several flying saucers on Maury …

Kenneth Arnold UFO Sighting, 1947

July 31st, 2023

Kenneth's Arnold's famous sighting in 1947 has often been called the "first" UFO sighting in history. While this is far from the truth, the reaction …

J. Allen Hynek: the Man behind UFO "Project Blue Book"

July 30th, 2023

When J. Allen Hynek was first hired by the US Air Force to consult on their UFO research, he was reluctantly complicit in their debunking agenda. But …

Hieronyma and the Incubus - Sleep Paralysis, Sexuality, and Anomalous Entity Encounters

July 29th, 2023

In the mid seventeenth century, a woman in Pavia, Italy, was hounded in the night by a soft, seductive voice and a strange, small man. Hieronyma's experiences, though certainly unique, are also not unlike the …

Debunking the Bower & Chorley Story: why Crop Circles aren't all Hoaxes

July 28th, 2023

In 1991, two British men shocked the world when they confessed to hoaxing all the famous crop circles found in England in recent years. However, a …

Flatwoods "Monster," 1952

July 27th, 2023

By 1952, flying saucers had become a familiar topic to the American public. However, the case of the "flatwoods monster" was among the first …

Fatima Apparitions and the "Miracle of the Sun," 1915 - 1917

July 26th, 2023

The apparitions at Fatima made waves in the Christian community, but examined in a different light, they could hold the same significance for …

Donnie Decker, the Man who made it Rain

July 25th, 2023

After the death of his abusive grandfather, 21-year-old Donnie Decker experienced a range of hostile anomalous phenomena that culminated in him …

Charles Fort: Defining the Anomalous, 1874 - 1932

July 24th, 2023

Charles Fort was an early-twentieth-century thinker and writer often credited with "inventing" the supernatural, or the paranormal, by creating a neutral category for anomalous observations, discoveries, and …

Condon UFO Report (The Scientific Study of UFOs), 1969

July 22nd, 2023

After 20 years of sub-par UFO research, the US Air Force finally agreed to hand over the responsibility for investigating UFOs to the scientific …

An Introduction to Crop Circles

July 19th, 2023

Many now believe that the crop circle phenomenon has all been explained as an elaborate hoax, but there is a long history of crop circle science that …

The Ark of the Covenant​

July 18th, 2023

The Ark of the Covenant, the sacred vessel of the ten commandments and the mobile sanctuary of the spirit of God, is frequently alluded to in the old …

The Abduction of Jacob Jacobsson, 1759

July 18th, 2023

The "abduction" of Jacob Jacobsson is a little-known case popularized in "Wonders in the Sky," by Vallee and Aubeck in 2009. Based on an …

O'Hare Airport UFO, 2006​

April 28th, 2023

On the afternoon of November 7, 2006, a UFO was spotted at Chicago’s O'Hare Airport in Illinois, USA.

The UFO sighting at O’Hare Airport in Chicago, IL, is a recent reminder that mass UFO sightings still occur, and that …

The Disappearance of Kris Kremers and Lisanne Froon

February 7th, 2023

In 2014, two Dutch students on a trip to Panama went missing under highly unusual circumstances, only to have some of their remains appear weeks later, scattered miles from their last known location. While their …

Bothell House Haunting

December 11th, 2022

The Bothell House is the site of an alleged haunting in Bothell, Washington. Between 2012 and 2016, Keith Linder and his girlfriend at the time experienced a wide range of anomalous activity in the house that became …

Abduction of Antônio Vilas-Boas, 1957

September 26th, 2022

Four years before the more famous Hill Abduction, a Brazilian farmer had a hair-raising experience that is eerily reminiscent of the “alien abduction” stories brought to light in the 1980s and 90s. His case is now …

The Jinn: Supernatural Beings of the Muslim World

July 5th, 2022

The Quran tells us of invisible beings called Jinn that occasionally interact with humans. Belief in Jinn is mostly confined to the muslim world, but …

Jacques Vallée, UFOs, and the Case against Extraterrestrial Origins

May 19th, 2022

For pioneering the first alternatives to the extraterrestrial hypothesis for UFOs, Jacques Vallée has earned a reputation as the grandfather of the …

Japan Airlines 1628 UFO Encounter, 1986

April 18th, 2022

UFO sightings amongst airline pilots are relatively common, but the sightings of Japan Airlines flight 1628 on November 17, 1986 are notable for the wealth of supporting evidence. An official FAA investigation revealed …

The "Mothman" Encounters, 1966 - 1967

December 4th, 2021

While the “mothman” has become a fixture of paranormal horror since it was adapted to film in 2002, the stories it was based on were actually far stranger than anything portrayed on screen. The wide range of events that …

The Strange Case of Dr. X: UFOs and "Miracle" Healings

November 23rd, 2021

Though we tend to think of "miraculous" healings as the domain of religious miracle workers, a number of UFO witnesses claim to have been …

Medieval UFOs​? The Story of the "Flying Ship" over Ireland

November 23rd, 2021

You may have heard reference to a story told by the 13th-century cleric, Gervase of Tilbury, about a flying ship dropping its anchor in a churchyard, …

UFO Disclosure? Part 2 - Luis Elizondo and the Space Force

October 1st, 2021

Part two of our series on the recent news around UFO disclosure, and the revelations of Luis Elizondo. We question if Elizondo is who he claims to …

UFO Disclosure? Part 1 - Tom DeLonge and AATIP

August 6th, 2021

A number of fans have asked me my opinion on the recent news around UFOs, and the apparent moves towards UFO disclosure on the part of the US government. I have been extremely skeptical of this “disclosure” campaign …

"Foo Fighters" of World War II

March 26th, 2021

While the US government created the world's first government office to address the UFO question only after Kenneth Arnold's famous sighting in the …

Travis Walton Abduction, 1975

February 21st, 2021

There is probably no case of alien abduction more widely known than that of Travis Walton, a 22-year-old logger from Snowflake, AZ. Travis's case …

The Mysteries of the Great Pyramid of Giza

February 20th, 2021

The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt is the only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world to survive to the present day, and it remains a marvel of design and execution. Despite this, however, we know very little …

DMT and Entity Encounters

February 19th, 2021

Long dismissed as hallucinations, the beings that people see on DMT are attracting more and more scientific interest. These beings, and the ways that they behave, are strikingly similar to those encountered by "alien" …

The Secret Commonwealth: Real Fairies in History

October 12th, 2020

People today think of fairies as little winged pixie girls, but this is not how those who saw them in history typically described them. The Reverend Robert Kirk wrote a treatise on the fairy people as they were known in …

Ariel School UFO Landing - Zimbabwe, 1994

October 11th, 2020

There are many UFO sightings that involve large groups of witnesses. Interestingly, however, even where there is a consensus on a few core claims, …

Jackie Hernandez Poltergeist Case, 1989 - 1990

October 10th, 2020

For two years, Jackie Hernandez was tormented by a variety of anomalous activity that persisted after two moves, and attached itself to those she knew. Also known as the San Pedro Haunting, her case is remarkable for …

Hudson Valley UFO Sightings, 1982 - 1986

October 9th, 2020

While many UFO sightings may appear to be random, isolated events, others are actually quite patterned - almost predictable. The Hudson Valley …

Harriet Tubman - Psychic, Seer

October 9th, 2020

Harriet Tubman is well known for her daring rescues of black slaves in the Eastern United States, but less well known are the remarkable abilities that she possessed that made these rescues possible. A review of the …

Kelly Hopkinsville Encounter, The Goblin "Invasion" of 1955

October 7th, 2020

There is a pervasive stereotype that only hillbillies from the southern United States see UFOs and aliens - or "Little Green Men." While this stereotype is patently false, it was not created out of thin air. Rather, the …

UFOs over Nuremberg, 1561

October 6th, 2020

Ever wonder where the banner image on our website and social media pages comes from? It's a composite image based mostly from a 16th-century woodcut depicting a UFO sighting over Nuremberg, in modern-day Germany. As …

Yeren, Almas, and Yeti: Cryptid Hominoids in Asia

October 5th, 2020

You’ve heard of the Yeti before, but did you know that there are dozens of distinct traditions of cryptid hominoids in Asia? From Almas to Yeren, …

An Introduction to Göbekli Tepe and the Origins of Civilization

October 4th, 2020

An ancient site in Turkey dated to nearly 10,000 BCE is overturning a lot of old assumptions in history and archaeology. The excavation of Göbekli …

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