A Standard Explanation
There is a standard explanation for the mysterious apports that is the innocent tornado. Jerome Cardan first came up with this explanation in the 16th century, and since then, sceptics have fallen back on the claim that whirlpool or waterspouts have lifted up all the things and deposited them some distance away.
It is not surprising that tornadoes can lift heavy objects and deposit them far away from their original place, as their speed can be as high as 280miles per hours (mph).
But, tornadoes behave rather weirdly too. One tornado in Iowa destroyed half the house and left the other half in perfect condition, even leaving a clock ticking on the chimneypiece. A baby was plucked from his mother's arms at Louisville in 1890 and it was deposited unharmed some distance away. In 1943, in Lansing, a tornado stripped a row of thirty chickens bare of their feathers, but they are still alive.
It seems perfectly logical that tornadoes do account for some unexplained arrival, especially falling fishes. But here comes a problem: how does it explain for the falling apples, money? Furthermore, no one seems to have reported a loss of the things. Unless, you would want to say that the tornado snatched the money from thieves. And if they report it, they will get into trouble.
Still, it is very strange that tornadoes would select unsuspecting, and only one person to drop nothing but coins on him. Albert Williamson admitted in 1989 that been showered with coins many times but only coins. One man happened to come in the fall of frogs one month, fish the next and coins one year later. This is certainly not according to the law of chance, probability and averages.
Strange enough, these things keep falling from a clear sky. One explanation is that the things are suspended in the chill upper atmosphere. But again, the frogs and fishes that fall are live. And how tornadoes got things like blood and meat to drop in highly selective areas is not easily explained.
Famed researcher into anomalous phenomena Charles Hoy Fort suggested that the things came from a 'Super-Sargasso' sea in the sky. Well, it is still hard to explain it.
Anyone can think of explanations to that, but there will still be some serious question marks. Where these things come from, remains as much as a mystery ever.
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