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Self-isolated joker tricks his co-workers into thinking he lives in a luxury apartment (weird news).

March 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Self-isolated joker tricks his co-workers into thinking he lives in a luxury apartment (weird news).

A software engineer pranked his co-workers into thinking he is some sort of millionaire trustafarian with a super-luxury home pad while self-isolating at home – all with the help of a fake paper backdrop and a cheap web-cam. He says, “This is how I fooled my co-workers on video chat into thinking I live in […]

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Locked-down Italians sing from their windows at night (weird news).

March 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Locked-down Italians sing from their windows at night (weird news).

Suffering at home during their Coronavirus lockdown, the sadly quarantined townsfolk of Italy are singing at night to keep their spirits up – including Canto della Verbena (Song of Siena). I wonder what we would sing in the UK if it comes to it? Perhaps, the Self-Preservation Society song from the Italian Job film? This […]

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Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (Revisited): a second encounter by: GF Willmetts.

March 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind (Revisited): a second encounter by: GF Willmetts.

Back in 2017, I wrote an article on the 1977 film ‘Close Encounters Of The Third Kind’, postulating from a human perspective report. However, a recent train of thought of how the extra-terrestrials might have seen us raises some contradictions. After all, with all the UFO sightings when they returned to the Earth could hardly […]

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Something odd tracking the ISS space station (UFO news).

February 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Something odd tracking the ISS space station (UFO news).

Something odd has been tracking the ISS space station, says our keen-eyed reader Scott, who watches NASA cam footage for anomalies. In this video taken from the space station, there’s a drone-like object tracking the space station that then vectors and takes off at altitude. My bet is that this is more likely to be […]

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Jetman: made of Iron, man? (video).

February 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Jetman: made of Iron, man? (video).

Jetman, that brave jet-pack powered man of iron – or reinforced carbon – gets one step closer to his desire to remove Elon Musk from holding the title of … ‘Nearest thing we’ve got to a real-life Tony Stark”, as this video of his last flight and latest flight suit zipping around shows. 

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Astronomers to sweep, while Pentagon leaks (UFO news).

February 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Astronomers to sweep, while Pentagon leaks (UFO news).

Two interesting stories drop across the SFcrowsnest desk thanks to our national newspapers. In the first story, astronomers are now sweeping the entire sky for signs of extraterrestrial life as part of a collaboration between a privately-funded firm and the New Mexico Observatory. In the second story, the Pentagon’s classified UFO program run out of […]

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Where’s the science of UFOs? (science talk).

February 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
Where’s the science of UFOs? (science talk).

In this short TED talk, Alexander Wendt argues that the UFO taboo is incoherent and unjustified, and proposes a crowd-funded science of UFOs as a way of beginning to learn more about these elusive phenomena.

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The Phenomenon (UFO documentary: trailer).

February 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Phenomenon (UFO documentary: trailer).

A new UFO documentary film is coming September 2020, The Phenomenon – this one tracks the idea of UFOs from the 1940s to the present, and includes interviews with former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who arranged secret government funding of UFO study programs; John Podesta, White House Chief of Staff for Clinton and adviser […]

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US Space Force: the hidden truth? (trailer).

February 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
US Space Force: the hidden truth? (trailer).

The History Channel brings us a new episode of their Ancient Aliens TV programme, in which they ponder if a new branch of the US military may be related to an extraterrestrial agenda, in this clip from Season 13? Hint … it’s probably not! 

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Yule Cat eats the naked (oddest Christmas myth).

December 25, 2019 | By | Reply More
Yule Cat eats the naked (oddest Christmas myth).

There are some strange Xmas myths and then there are Christmas myths from Iceland – including that of Jólakötturinn, a fantastic super-predator who eats any child who fails to get a new pair of socks as Christmas. Jeez. We’re safe at our house, then. Granny always gets us socks for Crimble.

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