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  • Declassified documents reveal Air Force’s plan to build a UFO

    10/08/2012 8:09:58 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 41 replies
    IO9 ^ | October 8, 2012 | Cyriaque Lamar
    How to Build a FLYING SAUCER Declassified documents reveal Air Force’s plan to build a UFO Here's a quirky find from the National Archives: the United States Air Force's 1956 plan to build a saucer-shaped aircraft that would zip across the skies with the greatest of ease. As the Archives explain of "Project 1794, Final Development Summary Report": The Air Force had contracted the work out to a Canadian company, Avro Aircraft Limited in Ontario, to construct the disk-shaped craft. According to the same report, it was designed to be a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) plane designed to reach...
  • Iranian Flying Saucer: back to the fifties

    03/19/2011 8:38:55 AM PDT · by darkwing104 · 29 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | March 19th, 2011 | Jim Emerson, staff writer
    Despite the setbacks with its ambitious nuclear weapon program, Iran unveiled an unmanned flying saucer at a strategic technologies exhibition. The story was first reported by the Fars News Agency. The Zohal (Saturn) was publicly introduced at the exhibition that was attended by Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. As reported in the Daily Mail the capability of the Flying Saucer that “It is equipped with autopilot, image stabilizer and GPS and has a separate system for aerial recording with full HD quality.” Fars reported that ‘The device belonging to the new generation of vertical flyers is designed for aerial...
  • We've built a flying saucer, boasts Iran (even if it does look like....)

    03/17/2011 11:31:07 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 108 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 03/18/11 | Michael Theodoulou
    We've built a flying saucer, boasts Iran (even if it does look like it belongs in a 1950s B-movie) By Michael Theodoulou Last updated at 1:36 AM on 18th March 2011 It's not clear how far or how high it can fly – or even how big it is and what makes it take off. But an aircraft created by scientists in Iran is, they claim, the world’s first flying saucer. Called the Zohal - or Saturn in English - it said the unmanned spaceship is designed for 'aerial imaging' but added it can be used for 'various missions'. The...
  • Hitler's secret flying saucer

    11/21/2010 12:49:41 PM PST · by the scotsman · 31 replies · 2+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 18th November 2010 | Allan Hall
    As Hitler's armies began to crumble on fronts as far apart as Stalingrad and North Africa, he turned in increasing desperation to his scientists to create a war-winning super-weapon. Some, like the V2 rockets and the first jet fighters, saw action but came too late to halt defeat. Others were so outrageously ambitious that they never got past the drawing board. The idea of building flying saucers to bomb London and even New York could have been just such a scheme. But now it is claimed that Hitler’s scientists had indeed designed this type of aircraft – and were so...
  • Nazi spaceship film sparks UFO debate(Nazi flying saucers were real?)

    11/17/2010 2:52:32 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 107 replies · 3+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 11/17/10 | Allan Hall
    Nazi spaceship film sparks UFO debate A new sci-fi film about Nazis has reignited a debate in Germany about Hitler's development of UFOs. By Allan Hall in Berlin 1:05PM GMT 17 Nov 2010 The Finnish sci-fi comedy 'Iron Sky' centres on real-life SS officer Hans Kammler who was said to have made a significant breakthrough in antigravity experiments towards the end of WW2. The film relates how, from a secret base built in the Antarctic, the first Nazi spaceships were launched in late 1945 to found the military base Schwarze Sonne – Black Sun – on the dark side of...
  • 'Flying saucer' filmed in Turkey

    10/23/2008 9:59:45 AM PDT · by BGHater · 224 replies · 5,742+ views
    The Sun ^ | 21 Oct 2008 | SEBASTIAN LANDER
    THIS astonishing video footage is claimed to be the "most important images of a UFO ever filmed" – and is said to even depict ALIENS. The shots were captured by night guard Yalcin Yalman in a compound in Turkey earlier this year. The 42-year-old and a number of residents claim the UFOs were spotted over a four month period between May and September near the compound in Istanbul. He said: “I don’t know what these things are. We filmed them several times and they are totally unknown to us. I was very excited when I saw them and I want...
  • Chinese UFO Looks Like Emergency Life Raft, Spies on You

    06/20/2008 10:36:25 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 15 replies · 256+ views
    Gizmodo ^ | 06/19/08
    Mini flying saucer takes to the skies in Beijing Chinese company Harbin Smart Special Aerocraft has spent 12 years and over $4 million developing its unmanned flying saucers. Somewhat reminiscent of the Honeywell Micro Air Vehicle, the unmanned drone has propellers that run on methanol, a top speed of around 50mph, and can stay at an altitude of around 1,000 yards up for 40 minutes or so. Expect to see it being used for aerial photography, geological surveys and in people's LSD-fueled weird-outs. [DVICE]
  • California Company Starts Making Flying Saucers

    08/02/2007 3:47:19 PM PDT · by Kevmo · 62 replies · 2,850+ views
    Fox News ^ | Aug 2, 2007 | Foxnews.com
    A flying saucer that glides 10 feet off the ground and carries two passengers has gone into commercial production. Moller International, based in Davis, Calif., has begun to manufacture parts for its Jetsons-like personal flying pod, the M200G Volantor. The M200G is the size of a small car and is designed to take off and land vertically. • Click here to see a video of an M200 prototype in action. Company founder Paul Moller, in a press release, called the craft "the ultimate off-road vehicle" as it is able to travel over any surface. "It's not a hovercraft, although its...
  • British Rail's nuclear flying saucer - Yes you read it right

    03/14/2006 4:31:27 AM PST · by S0122017 · 16 replies · 1,214+ views
    newscientist ^ | March 13, 2006
    British Rail's nuclear flying saucer http://www.newscientist.com/blog/technology/2006/03/british-rails-nuclear-flying-saucer.html Long-suffering rail commuters may be perplexed to learn that British Rail once patented a design for a bizarre and apparently impractical nuclear flying saucer. The spacecraft, "powered by laser-controlled thermonuclear fusion", would have provided a much more interesting commute. Unfortunately the fusion process that was to provide the craft's power did not exist at the time of filing, and remains experimental even today. But that didn't deter inventor Charles Osmond Frederick from filing the patent on behalf of British Rail in 1973. It was apparently discovered by an "unnamed student", although further details are...
  • UFO CULT GATHERS IN NEW YORK FOR APOCALYPSE

    01/03/2006 8:14:34 AM PST · by NYer · 107 replies · 4,477+ views
    I-Newswire ^ | January 2, 2006
    January 2, 2006: The Church of the SubGenius has announced that the end of the world will take place on Wednesday, July 5, 2006. In preparation for the fulfillment of this doomsday prophecy, the Church is requesting that all of its members participate in a bizarre religious ceremony taking place in upstate New York, during the final weekend before the arrival of the apocalypse. Since its inception in 1953, Church founder J.R. "Bob" Dobbs has predicted that a fleet of flying saucers will arrive at the beginning of July to destroy the worldwide Conspiracy against the Church of the SubGenius,...
  • UFO sighting claim - watch the video! (woman in UK videotapes incident)

    12/16/2005 10:54:25 AM PST · by emiller · 45 replies · 2,949+ views
    icHuddersfield ^ | 12-15-05 | Huddersfield Daily Examiner
    A CROSLAND Moor woman has captured images of a strange object in the skies above Huddersfield. Now she is hoping someone can identify the object, which she saw on Monday afternoon. Teresa Millward, 28, of Crosland Moor, said: "It was very strange and slow-moving. It was shaped a bit like a triangle. "I watched it travelling into the distance over the town, then it returned and seemed to move sideways." She added: "I thought it was
  • Flying saucer fanatics

    10/23/2005 5:00:11 PM PDT · by SJackson · 8 replies · 902+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 10-23-05 | SARAH HONIG
    Our submissive silence, lingering from the just-ended annus horribilis, remains pregnant with disquiet about what's to follow in the new year - after Israel surrendered territory (and its honor) to (still) implacable enemies and satisfied world hankering for defeated Jews who admit Jewish guilt (and punish fellow Jews for it). Enter the flying saucers ferrying extraterrestrial harbingers of the New Middle East. In the 1950s prominent social psychologist Leon Festinger, progenitor of the Cognitive Dissonance theory, focused on the obsessive rejection of tangible reality by fanatic followers of fantasy. He studied a small cult that awaited the imminent arrival of...
  • The Great UFO Debate

    07/15/2005 5:21:02 PM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 44 replies · 1,311+ views
    SPACE.com ^ | Thursday, July 14, 2005 | Seth Shostak
    The good news is that polls continue to show that between one and two-thirds of the public thinks that extraterrestrial life exists. The weird news is that a similar fraction thinks that some of it is visiting Earth. Several recent television shows have soberly addressed the possibility that alien craft are violating our air space, occasionally touching down long enough to allow their crews to conduct bizarre (and, in most states, illegal) experiments on hapless citizens. While these shows tantalize viewers by suggesting that they are finally going to get to the bottom of the so-called "UFO debate", they never...
  • UFO still puzzles 30 years later (Coyne Incident)

    10/21/2003 3:02:06 AM PDT · by SteveH · 578 replies · 4,162+ views
    Mansfield Journal ^ | 10/18/2003 | Russ Kent
    <p>MANSFIELD -- Thirty years ago tonight, strange things were happening in the skies over north central Ohio.</p> <p>A close encounter in Mansfield, that has since become known as "The Coyne Incident," is still raising eyebrows among believers and UFO investigators.</p>
  • Flying Vehicles "EKIP"

    04/28/2005 8:54:43 AM PDT · by jb6 · 45 replies · 2,751+ views
    In the Closed-Stock Company "Aviation Concern "EKIP" the specialists of aviation and space-rocket branches of industry guided by professor L. N. Schukin developed the fundamentals of principally new type of flying vehicles "EKIP". The "EKIP" aircrafts can carry heavy large-scale loads (100 and more tons) at long distances (thousands of kilometers) at a speed of 500-700 km/h at the altitude of 8-13 km. These flying vehicles can move near the surface of ground or water using the air cushion at a speed up to 160 km/h and glide at a speed up to 400 km/h as a "screen-plane". The flying...
  • Jennings Explores ABCs of UFOs

    02/21/2005 4:14:51 PM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 139 replies · 3,230+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Sunday, February 20, 2005 | Kathy Blumenstock
    Flying saucers and strange beings who have visited Earth aren't the typical topics reported by Peter Jennings, anchor of ABC's "World News Tonight." Jennings, whose new two-hour special tackles the subject of UFOs, admits he and his production team began the project with doubts and a dose of curiosity. "We have a lot of skeptics -- I am very skeptical -- but we seriously investigated something a lot of people are serious about," he said. "And when we come to the end, this is wonderfully interesting. "More than 80 million Americans believe intelligent beings from somewhere else have come here,"...
  • The UFO Phenomenon - Seeing is Believing

    02/18/2005 12:51:33 AM PST · by Swordmaker · 38 replies · 1,140+ views
    ABC News ^ | February 4, 2005 - airtime Feb 24, 2005 | ABC News
    Feb. 4, 2005 -- Almost 50 percent of Americans, according to recent polls, and millions of people elsewhere in the world believe that UFOs are real. For many it is a deeply held belief. For decades there have been sightings of UFOs by millions and millions of people. It is a mystery that only science can solve, and yet the phenomenon remains largely unexamined. Most of the reporting on this subject by the mainstream media holds those who claim to have seen UFOs up to ridicule. On Feb. 24, "Peter Jennings Reporting: UFOs — Seeing Is Believing" takes a fresh look...
  • When UFOs Arrive

    02/11/2004 9:41:52 AM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 1,051 replies · 3,328+ views
    www.popularmechanics.com ^ | February 2004 | BY JIM WILSON
    The U.S. and other world governments already have detailed secret plans for first contact.When UFOs land, a series of plans created to deal with nuclear emergencies and biological attacks will be activated. Within the scientific community, the question is no longer whether extraterrestrial life exists, but if ET is smart enough to do long division. Scientists are of two minds regarding the existence of extraterrestrial intelligence. Skeptics acknowledge simple life-forms might be found on other planets, but insist that intelligent life is unique to Earth. Their belief is based on the assumption that Earth possesses unique physical attributes, including a...
  • The Physics of Extra-Terrestrial Civilizations

    11/03/2003 12:44:23 PM PST · by Michael Barnes · 260 replies · 1,874+ views
    http://www.mkaku.org/ ^ | unk | Michio Kaku
    The late Carl Sagan once asked this question, “What does it mean for a civilization to be a million years old? We have had radio telescopes and spaceships for a few decades; our technical civilization is a few hundred years old... an advanced civilization millions of years old is as much beyond us as we are beyond a bush baby or a macaque.” Although any conjecture about such advanced civilizations is a matter of sheer speculation, one can still use the laws of physics to place upper and lower limits on these civilizations. In particular, now that the laws of...
  • Baby Mystery Animal Caught, Identified (Fox With Mange in Maryland)

    08/02/2004 12:53:48 PM PDT · by VadeRetro · 35 replies · 2,325+ views
    GLYNDON, Md. -- The mystery may be over as one of the creatures roaming through central Maryland was finally captured on Saturday. According to the veterinarians at Falls Road Animal Hospital, the animal was a male red fox. However, Dr. Michael Herko -- a vet at the animal hospital -- and the man who caught the fox say it is not the mysterious creature videotaped in July, but a relative. Jay Wroe set a trap in his back yard after videotaping an animal that was roaming around. It was an animal he could not immediately identify. The humane trap paid...
  • Strange Find Has Rancher Scratching His Head (Oklahoma)

    11/07/2004 1:37:53 PM PST · by PoliticalInsider · 27 replies · 1,043+ views
    McAlester News Capital ^ | November 6, 2004 | DOUG RUSSELL
    It may be a work of art. It may have some more useful purpose. Or maybe it's some combination of the two. But Dwayne Romine would like to know for sure. He and his 12-year-old son, Greg, were looking for deer tracks on some family property near Indianola recently when the older Romine spotted something a little unusual in the ground. "I said 'look at that, a piece of rusted metal'," he recalled. "Greg said, 'Naw, that's just an old tree branch,' but I said 'No it's not.' "Sure enough, when we pulled it up, it was metal." That alone...
  • Flying saucers in New Mexico? Governor rekindles Roswell

    08/17/2004 4:49:53 PM PDT · by demlosers · 249 replies · 3,733+ views
    sfgate ^ | Monday, August 16, 2004 | Keay Davidson
    Ten years after the U.S. Air Force closed its books on the claim that a UFO crashed in Roswell, N.M., in 1947, a top Democratic Party figure wants to reopen the investigation into the cosmic legend. Despite denials by federal officials, many UFO buffs cherish the notion that in early summer of 1947, a flying saucer crashed in rural Roswell, scattering alien bodies and saucer debris across the terrain. Now Gov. Bill Richardson of New Mexico, who chaired the recent Democratic convention in Boston, says in his foreword to a new book that "the mystery surrounding this crash has never...
  • UFO on Film

    05/22/2004 12:21:32 PM PDT · by demlosers · 51 replies · 408+ views
    ABC4 ^ | 5/20/2004
    Librarian Captures UFO On Film In Utah To the naked eye, Tommy Woodard's digital photograph appears to be nothing more than a pretty picture of trees in Provo Canyon. But zoom in, he says, and the purple glow of a saucer hovering at an angle above the tree line starts to take shape. Woodard, 22, a photo librarian with the Utah Film Commission, took the photo that he believes represents an unidentified flying object. He was in the canyon Tuesday shooting still pictures for a possible film location, and began taking pictures for himself on his way out. At the...
  • Photographer Takes Picture of Possible UFO?

    05/21/2004 5:28:39 AM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 6 replies · 492+ views
    KSL-TV ^ | Thursday, May 20, 2004 | Keith McCord
    UFO's over Utah? A local photographer snapped a picture this week that has people talking. Tommy Woodard is a photo librarian for the Utah Film Commission, and this past Tuesday he took this photo in Provo Canyon. Tommy Woodard, Photo Librarian, Utah Film Comm.: “Well it has the flying saucer shape that’s so familiar. A saucer, that’s all I can think of.” Tommy was in the canyon shooting still photos for a possible film location. He says when he took the shot of the mountainside, he never noticed the strange object. QUESTION: “Did you see that when you took the...
  • UFO Marathon on The History Channel, Sunday, April 25, 2004

    04/25/2004 3:47:33 PM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 8 replies · 1,091+ views
    HISTORYCHANNEL.COM ^ | Sunday, April 25, 2004
    1:00pm Ancient Aliens TVG, CC 2:00pm Secret UFO Files TVG, CC 3:00pm UFOs: Testing the Evidence TVG, CC 4:00pm UFOs vs. the Government TVG, CC 5:00pm Roswell: Secrets Unveiled TVG, CC 6:00pm ET Tech TVPG, CC 7:00pm Crop Circle Controversy TVG, CC 8:00pm UFOs: What You Didn't Know TVG, CC 9:00pm Flying Pyramids Soaring Stones TVG, CC 12:00am UFOs: What You Didn't Know TVG, CC 1:00am Flying Pyramids Soaring Stones TVG, CC
  • Martian UFO?

    02/08/2004 10:18:22 AM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 139 replies · 1,687+ views
    www.coasttocoastam.com ^ | Sol 033 | JPL Spirit Navigation Camera
  • Flying Saucer May Yet Take Flight

    12/22/2003 7:31:17 AM PST · by uglybiker · 12 replies · 181+ views
    WIRED.COM ^ | 02:00 AM Dec. 20, 2003 PT | Noah Shachtman
    Citizens of Patuxent River, Maryland, do not be alarmed. When you see a flying saucer overhead sometime in 2007, it will not be a sign of alien attack. Instead, the strange craft in the skies will mean that the Russians are finally here -- with a little help from the U.S. Navy. For more than two decades, engineers at a former Soviet aerospace plant have been toiling on a drone aircraft that looks a whole lot like a prop from Plan 9 From Outer Space. But financial woes have frozen progress on the pita-bread-shaped, stubby-winged, wheel-less, unmanned ship, dubbed the...