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UFO's (General/Chat)

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  • NOAA: “Mermaids Don’t Exist”, CDC: “How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse” – What’s Next?

    07/06/2012 8:52:49 AM PDT · by Clint N. Suhks · 10 replies
    Daily Disruption ^ | 7/4/12 | Daily Disruption News Desk
    The United States government has assured its citizens that, much like zombies, mermaids probably do not exist, saying in an official post: “No evidence of aquatic humanoids has ever been found.” “Mermaids — those half-human, half-fish sirens of the sea — are legendary sea creatures,” read the online statement from the National Ocean Service (NOS). The agency, charged with responding to natural hazards, received letters inquiring about the existence of the sea maidens after the Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet network broadcast “Mermaids: The Body Found” in May. The show “paints a wildly convincing picture of the existence of mermaids, what...
  • Chasing UFO's (National Geographic Channel)

    06/28/2012 2:26:39 AM PDT · by Las Vegas Dave · 54 replies
    channel.nationalgeographic.com ^ | 06-27-12 | nationalgeographic.com
    The below is from: channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/chasing-ufos/ New Series premiere: Friday, June 29, 9 PM A team of trained investigators sets out to uncover the truth about UFOs. But they’re not just looking for more stories on extraterrestrial activity—they want answers. Risking it all, this team of scientists and UFO researchers investigate and dissect some of the most mysterious sightings on the planet to unearth stunning new evidence. The data they collect on these adventures paints an entirely new picture of what we know about these strange lights in the sky. Five Good Reasons To Believe in UFOs By: Patrick J. Kiger...
  • 'UFO' at the bottom of the Baltic Sea 'cuts off electrical equipment when divers get within 200m'

    06/27/2012 6:17:57 AM PDT · by rawhide · 59 replies
    dalymail.co.uk ^ | 6-27-12 | Eddie Wrenn
    Object is raised about 10 to 13ft above seabed and curved at the sides like a mushroom. Hole is surrounded by an strange rock formation that expedition team can not explain. Stones are covered in something 'resembling soot' which has baffled experts. Divers say phones and some cameras switch off when close to the object. The divers exploring a 'UFO-shaped' object at the bottom of the Baltic Sea say their equipment stops working when they approach within 200m. Professional diver Stefan Hogerborn, part of the Ocean X team which is exploring the anomaly, said some of the team's cameras and...
  • Noted Researcher Urges New Scientific Study of UFOs (note the source)

    06/26/2012 12:22:28 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 25 replies
    UFO researcher Robert Hastings recently addressed The Society for Scientific Exploration's 31st Annual Conference here. His presentation, "Unexplained Aerial Incursions at Nuclear Weapons Sites Demand a Renewed Scientific Interest in the UFO Phenomenon," examined declassified U.S. government documents confirming ongoing UFO activity at American nukes-related facilities since 1948. In September 2010, Hastings' "UFOs and Nukes" press conference drew worldwide media coverage when seven U.S. Air Force veterans revealed dramatic incidents during which several ICBMs mysteriously malfunctioned just as disc-shaped craft were observed hovering near them. CNN streamed the press event live: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jUU4Z8QdHIFollowing the conference in Boulder, Hastings said: "Among the...
  • NASA Scientists gather in Santa Clara to ponder life beyond Earth (SETIcon)

    06/23/2012 8:13:17 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 6/23/12 | Lisa M. Krieger
    We may not be alone. But our cosmic companions might be moist creatures in watery worlds -- lacking, of course, E.T.'s impulse, or ability, to phone home. The growing evidence of wet planets -- and its implications in our search for extraterrestrial life -- is among the marvels shared this weekend at a Santa Clara gathering of astronomers, astronauts and science fiction fans. The theme of the three-day SETIcon event: the exploration of universe and the quest to find life beyond Earth. Scientists agreed that the neighborhood is looking a lot friendlier. What began as a trickle of new planet...
  • Lawn chair balloonist to ride again, with co-pilot

    06/20/2012 11:50:12 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 19 replies
    AP via Houston Chronicle ^ | Monday, June 18, 2012 | JEFF BARNARD, Associated Press
    Four years ago, Kent Couch made headlines by floating through the clouds in a lawn chair hoisted by party balloons from Oregon to Idaho. He's going to fly again, this time with a buddy sitting on a second lawn chair at his side. They are planning to take off July 14 from the parking lot of Couch's gas station and convenience store in Bend, Ore., the way he did in 2008 when he floated 235 miles to an Idaho farm field..."We can't hit above 18,000 feet (because of federal flight restrictions), but we can make a good run at, I...
  • Military drone mistaken for ‘UFO’ along DC highways

    06/14/2012 7:11:50 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 27 replies
    myFoxDC.com ^ | Jun 14, 2012 | John Henrehan
    A saucer-shaped object on a very wide flatbed truck had some people wondering if the government was moving a UFO in or near Washington, D.C., Wednesday night. The truck came south on I-270, then took the inner loop of the Capital Beltway from Montgomery County into Prince George's County. When motorists snapped photos of the strange object and posted them on Twitter, some people became concerned enough to call local police. One man called 911 in Prince George's County because, he said, he was concerned about a relative who lived along the route. Asked by a befuddled dispatcher what the...
  • Get Ready, Because Voyager I Is *This Close* to Leaving Our Solar System

    06/14/2012 7:16:28 AM PDT · by C19fan · 57 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | June 13, 2012 | Rebecca J. Rosen
    ast week, in the corners of the Internet devoted to outer space, things started to get a little, well, hot. Voyager 1, the man-made object farthest away from Earth, was encountering a sharp uptick in the number of a certain kind of energetic particles around it. Had the spacecraft become the first human creation to "officially" leave the solar system? It's hard to overstate how wild an accomplishment this would be: A machine, built here on Earth by the brain- and handiwork of humans, has sailed from Florida, out of Earth's orbit, beyond Mars, beyond the gas giants of Jupiter...
  • Battleship Earth: Does the Pentagon have the right weapons to fight off an alien invasion?

    06/05/2012 9:15:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 92 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | May 30, 2012 | Cara Parks and Joshua E. Keating
    As summer blockbuster season kicks into high gear, big-budget action movies like The Avengers, Battleship, and Prometheus remind us that there's one thing that unites Americans: Our shared fear of an alien attack. They also remind us that when the invading space fleet arrives, humanity is not going to surrender without a fight to our intergalactic invaders. Instead, we will band together to fight off their incredibly advanced weaponry with our ... well, with what, exactly? Are we really ready to battle our would-be alien overlords? Luckily, the Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, better known as DARPA, as well...
  • Gary Connery: stuntman completes 2400ft skydive without a parachute

    05/25/2012 11:26:15 PM PDT · by jwsea55 · 24 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 23 May 2012 | Andrew Hough, and Richard Alleyne
    Gary Connery: stuntman completes 2400ft skydive without a parachute A stuntman, Gary Connery, has become the first man to leap 2400 feet and safely land without using a parachute. The 42-year-old daredevil plunged from a helicopter in a death-defying feat before landing in an area containing 18,600 cardboard boxes. The father-of-two, a veteran of 880 sky dives, 450 base jumps and dozens of film and television roles, jumped this afternoon above Ridge Wood, Bucks to become the first person to jump from such a height and live without deploying a parachute. The entire flight of nearly a mile took less...
  • SETI Astronomer Jill Tarter Retiring After 35-Year Alien Hunt

    05/23/2012 4:26:04 AM PDT · by iowamark · 59 replies
    SPACE.com ^ | 22 May 2012 | Mike Wall
    Astronomer Jill Tarter, the inspiration for heroine Ellie Arroway in the novel and movie "Contact," is retiring after spending 35 years scanning the heavens for signals from intelligent aliens. Tarter is stepping down as the director of the Center for SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Research at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, Calif., the organization's officials announced today (May 22). But rather than go lie on a beach somewhere,Tarter will continue to devote herself to the search for E.T. She's shifting into a full-time fundraising role for the SETI Institute, which had to shut down a set of alien-hunting...
  • Congrats to Matt Kuchar, TPC winner!

    05/13/2012 4:24:15 PM PDT · by DJlaysitup · 16 replies
    http://Vanity - golf ^ | today | DJlaysitup
    Matt Kuchar wins the TPC with his Mom and his Wife and a bunch of kids around him on Mother's Day. He hit the shots and good for him. He will now be set for the next 5 years on the PGA tour. Kuchar has been a consistent guy in the Masters but had to go back to the "Q" school recently. He recently got a coach who "flattened out" his swing (note to all you Saturdat golfers - I did this too and it worked like a charm for accuracy).
  • UFO Fireball Gives Arizona News Team the Jitters (Video)

    04/18/2012 12:25:15 PM PDT · by carriage_hill · 119 replies
    www.news.gather.com ^ | April 18, 2012 07:10 AM EDT | Tom Rose
    A UFO, not behaving like a meteor, streaked across the skies of Arizona, causing many to call police. And for a local news team to head out of the studio to investigate. What was it? In a sign that mainstream media is beginning to pay serious attention to the unidentified flying object phenomenon, local Arizona TV news affiliate ABC15 did a two-minute news segment on the fireball which was reportedly streaking across the sky as the newscast aired live. Witness photographs and videos were shown on-screen, and this one, showing an irregular flight path of the object, was broadcast. The...
  • IRS, Brain Dead Stupidity... HELP ME!

    04/17/2012 1:24:52 PM PDT · by Desron13 · 13 replies
    Vanity ^ | 04/17/12 | Desron13
    IRS
  • Have I been banned!

    04/13/2012 8:44:13 PM PDT · by goodtomato · 106 replies
    4/13/12 | Good Tomato
    Have I been banned?
  • 'UFO Galaxy' Spotted by Hubble Telescope (NGC 2683 is a spiral galaxy seen almost edge-on)

    04/12/2012 2:55:53 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies
    SPACE.com ^ | 4/11/12 | SPACE.com Staff
    The Hubble Space Telescope has found a UFO, but this one is filled with stars instead of little green men. The iconic space telescope snapped an amazing new photo of the "UFO Galaxy" — a galaxy 35 million light-years from Earth that is officially known as NGC 2683. "NGC 2683 is a spiral galaxy seen almost edge-on, giving it the shape of a classic science fiction spaceship," NASA officials wrote in a recent image description. The galaxy was originally discovered on Feb. 5, 1788 by famed astronomer William Herschel. It is located in the Lynx constellation in the northern sky....
  • Odd Disappearances

    03/26/2012 1:30:52 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 19 replies · 35+ views
    George Knapp was joined for the full four hours by David Paulides, a former lawman turned investigative journalist, for a discussion on a series of weird and odd disappearances in U.S. national parks and forests that no one can explain. -snip Acknowledging that animal attacks and accidents do occur in the forest, he contended that these disappearances are different because they leave no clues to suggest such prosaic explanations. Over the course of the evening, he detailed instances where people vanish within minutes, never to be seen again, and where bone fragments of victims were found, as if they'd been...
  • Bird-like wings carry man 330 feet

    03/21/2012 11:39:33 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 34 replies
    upi ^ | March. 21, 2012
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands, -- A Dutch man said he completed a flight of about 330 feet using homemade wings based on those of a bird. Jarno Smeets, 31, an engineer, said he controlled the 55-foot wings using two Nintendo Wii controllers, the accelerometers from an HTC Wildfire S smartphone and Turnigy motors when he took off Sunday at a park in The Hague and flew for about a minute. "Ever since I was a little boy I have been inspired by pioneers like Otto Lilienthal, Leonardo da Vinci and also my own grandfather," Smeets said. Smeets has been chronicling his...
  • (Nerd Alert!) Rare Star Trek Photos Show Green Orion Slavegirls Like You’ve Never Seen Them

    03/03/2012 12:28:47 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 78 replies · 1+ views
    IO9 ^ | Mar 2, 2012 | Charlie Jane Anders
    Rare Star Trek Photos Show Green Orion Slavegirls Like You’ve Never Seen Them The original Star Trek pilot, "The Cage," included a lot more of the scenes where Vina is turned into a green Orion slavegirl who dances for Captain Pike — but they were cut because they were too saucy for prime time television. Now, some rare Trek behind-the-scenes pictures include a brand new look at the unshown parts of Vina's dance sequence. Including a part where the poor slavegirl gets whipped. Turns out being an Orion slavegirl isn't all dancing and quoting poetry. Tom Redlaw, aka Bird of...
  • Fifty year old manure spreader - $1 (Washington, D.C.)

    03/01/2012 8:40:03 AM PST · by upchuck · 8 replies · 11+ views
    email from a friend | February 2, 2012 | who knows?
    LOL!! http://lynchburg.craigslist.org/grd/2834218719.html