Iranian School Girl Poisoning: Mass Hysteria?

Since November 2022, over one thousand students, mostly girls, have reportedly been victims of poison attacks in Iran. The girls in schools across several cities have suffered symptoms such as nausea, dizziness, breathing problems, weakness, fatigue and paralysis. Often the students noticed a strange smell – variously described as tangerines, rotten fish, peppermint, bleach orContinue reading “Iranian School Girl Poisoning: Mass Hysteria?”

Needle-Spiking Hysteria ~ A Brief History

Imagine sinister predatory men armed with syringes dripping with date rape drugs stalking nightclubs and festivals hunting for unsuspecting young women. The hapless victims may know nothing of the attack when it happens. Or they might notice a slight pricking sensation somewhere about their body. Soon, they feel dizzy, nauseous or intoxicated. They may passContinue reading “Needle-Spiking Hysteria ~ A Brief History”

In Which I Destroy the CIA with Facts and Logic!

Recently I wrote about my Top Three Mass Hysterias happening now in 2022.[i] Top of my hysterical hit parade was Havana Syndrome, the name given to a mysterious illness among US and Canadian embassy staff in Havanna, Cuba (and later in several other cities around the world). The symptoms included hearing a strange, high-pitched noise,Continue reading “In Which I Destroy the CIA with Facts and Logic!”

Top Three Mass Hysterias ~ Happening Now in 2022!

Part 1 ~ Hysteria Call me hysterical, if you like, but it seems like we’ve been living through hysterical times. But hysteria is real, and so is mass hysteria. In this article I’m going to nominate the top three mass hysterias that are happening NOW in 2022. And it’s going to be controversial. Hysteria meansContinue reading “Top Three Mass Hysterias ~ Happening Now in 2022!”

Return of the Slasher… with Drugs?

In the November of 1938, reports began to emerge of a razor blade wielding maniac roaming the streets of Halifax and mounting violent and terrifying slashing attacks on his mostly female victims. The fear of this attacker led to vigilante mobs roaming the streets, businesses staying closed and widespread fear and panic. The attacks escalatedContinue reading “Return of the Slasher… with Drugs?”