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Sex, Black Magic, Showbiz and Rocketry: The Strange Life and Death of Jack Parsons

Few people would say that science and magick have anything to do with one another. Jack Parsons would disagree with you. Co-founder of Jet Propulsion Laboratories and father of the modern rocket, Parsons was also a devout follower of famed occultist Aleister Crowley and best friends with Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard. Parsons was born […]

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NASA Reveals the Truth Behind Recent Space Station UFO Sighting

A short excerpt of a live video stream from the International Space Station suddenly became the subject of intense media attention among UFO enthusiasts: the footage in question, which was captured earlier this year, apparently reveals an odd, angular object casting an eerie glow near one of the station’s external payload structures. But that’s not […]

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The Strange And Myserious Sounds In The Sky

Imagine yourself in a deep sleep. You’re warm and cozy in your bed, the night is peaceful and quiet. Suddenly, you’re abruptly awakened by a piercing, screeching sound. In your stupor, you pull yourself out of your pillow-paradise, thinking the worst is happening. Then, you realize that the earsplitting shrieks aren’t coming from inside of […]

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The Six Creepiest Things Recently Spotted on Mars

We’ve been fascinated with the fourth planet ever since we first spotted it in the night sky thousands of years ago, and Earth’s reddish neighbor has always been a source of mystery, fascination… and a touch of horror. Over the past decade, robot rovers including Curiosity, Opportunity and Spirit have been delivering a wealth of amazing […]