UFOs & Aliens

Valentich mystery mongering fueled by UFO group

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A young, rule-breaking pilot disappeared over Australia decades ago. Yep, UFO. (roll eyes) Farmer may hold UFO clue to 36-year Valentich plane mystery. Almost 36 years to the month that Victorian pilot Fred Valentich vanished without a trace, an independent researcher says there is evidence suggesting the 20-year-old’s Cessna was spotted in the sky over…

I’d like to sign up for the class on Alien Visitations

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Why not cater to the students, maybe they will get paid to be UFO researchers… Polaris Career Center offers job training – and “documented” evidence of aliens: “Hey, Taxpayer!” with Mark Naymik. Polaris Career Center has been teaching teens and adults from Northeast Ohio for decades how to repair automobiles, whip-up culinary delights, operate heavy…

UFO researcher Jacobs profiled – Relies on weak evidence and fallacies

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This article falls for the appeal to authority, saying Jacobs is a tenured professor and “makes his case with well-reasoned, articulate explanations and applies a scholarly approach to his research, which he has shared in four books – printed by well-known and academic publishers.” Since when are there well-reasoned arguments for aliens visiting earth and…

Human-like depictions in Indian cave art? Nope, aliens.

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I need a shortcut name for these ridiculous evidence-devoid stories that make you scratch your head as to WHY it would be printed in any media outlet except as a joke. In this story, the depictions must be aliens because… because… it makes for a snappy headline. Who needs evidence? 10,000-year-old rock paintings depicting aliens…

Hinckley’s hopping with UFO reports

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People have been reporting lights in the sky of this Midlands town in the U.K. However, they aren’t really looking for answers, just sort of panicking over it. More UFO sightings in the skies of Hinckley – Hinckley Times. More sightings of suspected UFOs in Hinckley have been reported. The latest incidents happened on May…

UFO Trail talks to Dr. Garry Nolan about “Atacama” specimen and Starchild Skull

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We’ve covered previous stories on the Sirius project, the Atacama alien and Lloyd Pye’s Starchild skull, even speaking with Dr. Garry Nolan. But here is an update on how a scientist volunteered to help investigate some weird mysteries. The UFO Trail: Dr. Garry Nolan Talks Ata, Starchild Skull and Science. Dr. Garry Nolan is a…

Face it! Cydonia region of Mars Exposed

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Stuart Robbins of the Exposing PseudoAstronomy podcast has put together a great new video that, well, exposes some bogus claims in astronomy. This one is going to get Richard Hoagland a bit angered as he covers the speculation from the Cydonia region of Mars – you know, the face. Richard C. Hoagland made this famous…

Making a miracle angel into a UFO doesn’t help with an explanation!

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More baseless speculation of explaining an unknown with another unknown with this new idea about the most famous war-time vision in the sky story ever told. “Angel” which saved British troops in WW1 “may have been UFO” – Yahoo News UK. An ‘Angel’ which many British soldiers credited with saving their lives in one of…

Greer’s latest UFOlogy tall tale, more wild and crazy stuff

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I don’t normally link to Examiner pieces but I know Jack and he has done some good work looking into the behind-the-scenes stuff on serial extraordinary claimant Steven Greer. So to give you an amusing insight to how seriously people take themselves, UFOlogist Steven Greer is claiming more fantastical stuff. One of our big stories…

UFOs over China and I ain’t too surprised (Russian rocket parts?)

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The mystery mongering sites went wild with this one. After UFOs were reported in the sky in China, eight very man-made parts crash to the ground. No injuries were reported. UFO sightings reported in NE China’s Heilongjiang[1]- Chinadaily.com.cn. Three unidentified flying objects were spotted falling from the sky and landing in two places in Heilongjiang…

Aliens eat Jade Rabbit, I suppose

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The failure of the Chinese moon rover has been attributed to US intervention or aliens, as reported on state-run media in China. Great. Mystery objects in Chinese sky after claims moon rover “killed by UFO” – Yahoo News UK. When the Chinese moon rover Jade Rabbit broke down after travelling a mere 60 feet across…