UFOs & Aliens

Ancestry.com now labeled evil due to copyright claim cheap shot

Many reports will not contain enough information to determine the cause. But unexplained DOES NOT mean unexplainable.

In a strange update to this story, government files obtained through FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) have been claimed to be copyrighted. Jason Colavito notes it in this piece: the Black Vault database of Project Blue Book was taken down after Ancestry.com asserted that it owns the copyright (!) to the Air Force’s UFO files,…

Project Blue Book UFO files available

Many reports will not contain enough information to determine the cause. But unexplained DOES NOT mean unexplainable.

I’m not clear how useful this will be. On one hand, is shows us the records of what they were doing. On the other, it may serve as a source of cherry-picking for those who think the government has something to hide or will make a mountain out of an anomalous molehill. These document releases…

MUFON raising money to launch database project

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The Mutual UFO Network, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $78,000 to modernize UFO reporting. A New Global UFO Database by Jan Harzan — Kickstarter. The goals of the project are: Improve the usability of the “Report a UFO” experience to gather MORE data and CLEANER data; Provide a free, accessible and…

Melbourne UFO likely a remote-controlled device

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As we have seen several examples of this surface, a deliberate hoax using a quadcopter MUST be a primary consideration for UFOs or “unidentified aerial phenomena”. UFO sighting: Flashing lights more adolescent than alien, expert says. A mysterious object with flashing lights spotted hovering over Melbourne’s south-east last night was probably more adolescent than alien…

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…

This sky creature is a man-made effect

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A Russian rocket creates a strange and interesting pattern in the sky leading to an impressive photo. Jellyfish in the sky was a high-flying rocket plume – space – 10 July 2014 – New Scientist. Soon after launch on the morning of Tuesday 8 July, clear weather at the Russian space base in Baikonur, Kazakhstan,…

CIA tweets mea culpa on UFOs over Norway in the 50s

These were the kind of planes that sparked rumors about UFOs in Norway back in the 50s. 

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The US military is said to be responsible for the rash of “UFO” sitings over Norway in the 1950s during test flights. The more incredible part of this story is that the CIA has a twitter account. Cool. Norway’s UFO mystery of 1950s finally solved. The CIA has revealed sightings of mysterious flying crafts travelling…

Crop circles: Art or vandalism?

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Well, we know it’s not aliens or anything else paranormal that create pictograms in cereal crops. Some say it’s art. Some say it’s a pain in the rear. I think it’s cool but it’s not my field. A controversy has erupted due to crop circles in usable fields. Is it vandalism? Not if they get…

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…