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This section contains information about phenomena that are generally believed to have a supernatural, mystical nature, and the very existence of which is currently in doubt.Phenomena Hierarchy

Local anomalies

Added Mon, 10/02/2020

This section of phenomena, which includes anomalies, peculiar only to certain places and not beyond their limits. Manifestations of such phenomena may be a single (in this case, we can assume that the frequency has not been established), and regularly recurring.

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Phenomenon in mass culture


Anomalous zone

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"Anomalous zone" means the region has abnormal physical characteristics, where the observed phenomena are beyond the concept of "norm".

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The character of Ukrainian, Russian and Polish mythology. A force that knocks you off the road and makes you lose the road, to walk in circles. Often, it seems like something invisible, but sometimes he would stand in the way of animal or human.

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The Rumbling Of The Earth

"Sounds of the Apocalypse" and "creaking of the earth", "the groan of the earth", "ground hum", "ground noise" etc. are terms designating the kind of sound anomalies recorded in different parts of the Earth. These sounds records audio and hear most people.

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Kane no kami no hi

The legends on the island of Nova, in the Prefecture of Ehime and in the folklore edition Sōgō Nippon Minzoku Goi specified legends about the mysterious atmospheric light. This fire occurs at night in New years eve for the Shrine of the patron Shinto God on the island of Nova. It is accompanied by sounds similar to human screams, and is interpreted by local residents as a sign of the appearance of the goddess of fortune.

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The circles and other formations

Crop circles — a term denoting the drawings in the form of rings, circles and other geometric shapes formed on the margins of flattened plants. These drawings can be small or to have so big size that they can be seen entirely only from the plane.

In addition to the classic flattened ears on the field to this phenomenon include burned grass, geometric traces on the ground, snow, and other surfaces, including on the water.

This phenomenon relates to the fact if the scene were found traces of the above regardless of the existence of other phenomena (the place of landing of UFOs, observation, fairies, etc.).

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In the legend in the village Tenko (Shiki County, Nara Prefecture (now Sakurai)), hundreds of spiders turned into a fireball in the air. Similarly, in Takashimacho (Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture). When over the forest near the Inari Shrine on the island there is a red ball of fire, saying that he dances over the mountains and the forest, and then disappears.

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In southern Italian folklore, a small anthropomorphic creature in monastic garb, whose appearance could spell as a misfortune, so to bring good luck and wealth. Can act as a poltergeist to throw things, to spoil from, and maybe Vice versa to help with the housework.

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Incredible precipitation

In the folklore of almost every nation can be found mention of the unusual precipitation. It's rain or snow, unusual colors, objects or animals that fell along with precipitation, or instead of them. It may be fish, frogs, coins, snakes. As a rule, all these events find later a logical explanation. Also unusual precipitation can be attributed to such phenomena as "Star jelly" and "angel Hair".


A legend from the area of Nagaoka (province of Tosa, now Kochi Prefecture). Fire size with umbrella flared, torn into smaller lights that spread from four or five to several hundred meters from each other. They say that if you call her, she would be brilliant to dance in the sky overhead.

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Fire poltergeist

The phenomenon in which the flame flashes instantly for no reason and in different, sometimes the strangest places.

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Parallel world

Parallel universe - a world that exists simultaneously with ours, but independently of him.

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This phenomenon expresses itself in different actions: the noise, the sound, the sound of footsteps, spontaneous movement of objects, their spontaneous combustion, and such actions, emphasizing the presence of some invisible entity.

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A little-known beast of Japanese folklore, which is much more often heard than seen. Its name is received by the characteristic cry of "Owen!", coming out of the darkness of abandoned buildings. There is no record of his appearance, and the creature for centuries was considered to be bodiless and formless.

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Anomalies in the flow of time can be divided into three types: time travel; the speed change its flow until it stops; messages from a different time.

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