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Fortean Times #300 (Special 2013)

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  • Release date: 28 Mar 2013
  • Cover price: £4.25
  • US Edition has a cover price of $11.99 USA (CAN $13.25, AUS $12.95, NZ $17.30)
  • Cover: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images
  • Digital editions: Zinio version --- Magzter

Contents

  • 40 Doomsday Disappointment - Our man in Bugarach reports from the Village at the End of the World
  • 12 Having a Ball - Mystery purple spheres and ice boulders
  • 06 Fire From Heaven - Papel resignation calls down lightning
  • 44 Doggy Dramas - Canine actors and rescuers
  • 58 Meteoric Messages? - Did the Russians get a warning from ET?

Features

33 Apocalypse Not (Cover Story)
New Age doom-merchants, latter-day Christian prophets and Ken Barlow from Coronation Street all assured us that when teh Mayo Long Count calendar ran out on 21 December 2012, we'd be facing the End of the World... so what happened when the End was not nigh?
In this special, 300th-issue symposium, David V Barrett, Kevin Whitesides, Peter Brookesmith and Richard Stanley are our guides through the last days of the 13th bak'tun and beyond...

44 Doggy Dramas
Jan Bondeson celebrates the career of Carlo the acting Newfoundland dog and other celebrated canine thespians of the Victorian stage.

50 Dr Dingwall's Casebook Part Two: 'Dirty Ding'
Eric John Dingwall, author, anthropologist, librarian and psychic investigator, was also known by some as the 'British Kinsey' due to his interest in sex. It was an interest, though, ,that brought him into conflict with his fellow psychical researchers, says Christopher Josiffe.

Reports

30 Blasts from the Past - No 44. Mrs Mann and her Winged Wonders by Theo Paijmans

Forum

57 Once in a lifetime by SD Tucker

58 Meteoric Messages by Thomas N Hackney

Strange Days

World's most famous bearded lady buried at last; new case of spontaneous human combustion (maybe); canine saviours; Vatican lightning and Russian meteorite; squirrels in a table; jump-starting the dead and much more.

  • 15 Mythconceptions
  • 16 Science
  • 18 Ghostwatch
  • 21 Konspiracy Korner
  • 22 Archaeology
  • 23 Classical Corner
  • 25 Alien Zoo
  • 26 Necrolog
  • 27 Strange Deaths
  • 28 The UFO Files

Regulars

Editorial

  • 02

Reviews

  • 61

Letters

  • 73

Comix

Tales from the Vault

  • 80

Reader Info

  • 78

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