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Something Abducted Frederick Valentich… And “It Isn’t An Aircraft”

Since science fiction rose in popularity in the 1950s, there have been an infinite number of reports from people around the world claiming to have seen aliens and UFOs. Some have even gone so far as to allege that they had been abducted by these extra terrestrial beings. With questionable evidence such as crop circles and […]

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Five Mysterious Objects That Should Not Exist

The five objects and technologies below should not exist. They are tangible, physical evidence that history, culture and perhaps even Reality itself are a collection of agreed-upon theories instead of verifiable fact. They’re physical glitches in the Matrix, as it were. These five things include out-of-place archaeological finds, objects that indicate ancients used advanced technology, […]

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Georgia Police Intercept a Speeding Driver with an Extraterrestrial Passenger

It seems an unidentified commuter in Alpharetta, GA failed to reach escape velocity before they were stopped by a local police officer — who was left momentarily speechless after walking past the passenger-side window to find a rather large alien securely buckled up in the shotgun seat. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the driver was clocked […]

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The Five Most Bizarre Airplane Flights In History

Thankfully, almost all commercial airplane flights are uneventful… because when something exciting happens at 30,000 feet, it’s rarely the good kind of exciting. Below are five of the most bizarre incidents in the history of commercial aviation, all of which will leave you eternally grateful for that painfully dull flight to LAX you’re probably dreading. […]

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Five Conspiracy Theories That Are Actually Fun to Think About

Conspiracy theories used to be fun; they use to be this wacked-out “secret” information, circulated by wild-eyed cranks through Xeroxed ‘zines. Now it’s all cynically crafted political disinformation, weaponized on Facebook. Remember these? “The moon landing was fake!” “We’ve been tuning our musical instruments the EVIL way all these years!!” “Paul is dead!” Those are awesome. […]

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Beyond THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES: The Strange Case of John Keel

For my money, one of the best horror films of the 21st century is the 2002 supernatural thriller THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES.  I love its moody atmosphere, impressionistic visuals and dreamlike narrative.  Above all I love the haunted worldview behind the narrative—which comes from the brilliant but troubled mind of a writer named John Keel. In […]

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The Horrifying, Unexplained Events Behind the “Death” of Gibbon, KY

The date was May 7, 1926. The location was the small community of Gibbon, a rural Kentucky township whose entire human population eventually died under mysterious circumstances following a bizarre phenomenon… an event which began on that horrible, fateful night and remains unexplained nearly a century later. A record of these bizarre events is reportedly […]

Films 

Aliens Are Coming In This Trailer For PHOENIX FORGOTTEN!

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m pretty darned tired of the “found footage” sub-genre. Once in a blue moon, someone will come up with a clever way of re-utilizing it as a storytelling tool, but those examples are few and far between. Might this one be an example of a good, scary found […]

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The Spooky UFO Cases of UNSOLVED MYSTERIES!

If anyone could make you a believer of UFOs and aliens, it’s Robert Stack and his ominous voiceover. UNSOLVED MYSTERIES depicted many cases of murder and missing people, and it also featured stories about mysterious events, strange phenomena, and unexplainable sightings. Many of those unexplainable sightings were of UFOs accompanied by bright lights flying in […]

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Five Ghosts and Creepy Anomalies Found in Feature Films and TV Shows

There is a ton of home-shot footage on the Internet that purports to capture ghosts, monsters, or UFOs, but shaky cellphone footage is easily faked, and hoaxers are plentiful. For lasting paranormal gravitas, you have to capture inexplicable phenomena in a feature film or TV show. Since no one wants a spirit to mess up […]

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Chile Releases Shocking Never-Before-Seen UFO Footage, Experts Baffled

After being withheld from the public eye for two years, a strange and unsettling UFO video shot by the Chilean Navy has finally been released to the media… but despite extensive analysis by numerous experts, the subject of this mysterious footage remains unexplained. Clocking in at just over nine minutes, the video shown below was […]

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Eerie Footage Shows a Bizarre Humanoid Creature Roaming the Desert

A brief and rather creepy video clip has monster-hunters, UFO theorists and thousands of curiosity-seekers mystified since it first popped up on the web. The video file was apparently first uploaded to YouTube channel Alien Sightings, and depicts what appears to be a bipedal human-like creature shambling across a desert path. The figure is only visible […]

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Video Of The Week: Five UFO & Alien Cover Ups

I love my Fridays, because after the long work week, this is usually when I can kick back and explore videos on YouTube. One of my favorite spots for all things weird and scary comes courtesy of the fine fiends at Top 5’s on You Tube. Seriously, if you’re not already aware of them, go subscribe […]