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Fortean Times #170 (May 2003)

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  • Release date: 12 Apr 2003
  • Cover price: £3.20
  • US Edition is dated June 2003 with a cover price of $7.25 USA (CAN $7.50)
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Contents

  • 44 Flying For Freedom - Can the Maharishi's yogic flyers save the world?
  • 22-23 The Art of UFOlogy - Renaissance saucer-spotting
  • 67 Banned by the BBC - Peter Watkins' The War Game
  • 13 Science - Boeing's new Bird of Prey stealth plane unveiled

Features

30 Angels of the Battlefield (Cover Story)
In 1914, there were reports that British soldiers had been saved by a miracle. Dr David Clarke traces the story from its inception as an early urban legend to its rebirth as a contemporary Hollywood hoax.

44 Flying For Freedom
The Maharishi plans to employ an army of yogic flyers to create world peace. Malcolm Day reports.

50 The Terrible Griffin
Mahalia Way looks at the surprising popularity and longevity of a mythical monster.

Forum

57 The Truth Machine on Trial - John Harney on the polygraph's failings

58 Hanging on the Telephone - Matt Salusbury on phone strangeness

59 The Blind Idiot God - Ian Simmons on the banality of poltergeists

Reports

40 Fortean Bureau of Investigation - No 50. The Air Loom - Mark Pilkington on early mind control

80 Fortean Traveller - No 20. Paul Devereux in Death Valley, USA.

Strange Days

Commercial crop circles, out of place animals, Renaissance UFOs, the miracles of Father Mike, haunted school, ancient scratches, wandering toothfish and much more.

  • 05 Extra Extra
  • 13 Science
  • 18 Classical Corner
  • 19 The Heirophant
  • 19 Konspiracy Korner
  • 20 Alien Zoo
  • 24 UFOlogy
  • 26 Medical Bag
  • 28 Mythconceptions
  • 29 Strange Deaths

Regulars

Editorial

  • 02 War and Peace

Subscriptions

  • 60

Back Issues

  • 74

Reviews

  • 62 Books
  • 66 Film & DVD
  • 68 Games

Letters

  • 75

Simulacra Corner

  • 75

It Happened to Me

  • 79

Comix

Tales from the Vault

  • 82

Coming Next Month

  • Synchronicity - Jung's theory of everything
  • Weirdness on the waves - Great maritime mysteries
  • Are fiends electric? - The mystery of Iverson cottage
  • Fortean Times Issue 171 on sale 03 May 2003

Reader Info

  • 69

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