Tag Archives: UFO sightings

UFO Helium Balloon Boy Found Alive!

This in the New York Times about a half-hour ago: The 6-year boy, Falcon Heene, was just found alive, according to reporter Dan Frosch, who is at the boy’s house in Fort Collins, Colo. The Larimer County Sheriff, Jim Alderden, … Continue reading

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Ah, Gray Sunflower, Forget Me Not! The Beautiful, the Sublime, and the Moscow UFO Mothership/Cloud

When looking at the above video today, I thought of Allen Ginsberg’s “Sunflower Sutra” (in which Ginsberg eulogizes a soot covered dead sunflower). And it made me think: what makes this UFO-like cloud (seen last Wednesday over Moscow) beguiling? And … Continue reading

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Moscow’s UFO Mothership Cloud Akin to the Hexagon on Saturn?

Moscow’s recent eerie UFO “cloud and sun mothership” phenomenon (see here) reminded Jared Burton of the hexagon on Saturn—which I knew zip about. But Jared linked to this interesting article, and I found this on YouTube: And here’s the Moscow UFO … Continue reading

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UFO Mothership, or Just Sun and Clouds?

Last Wednesday there was a large UFO disk-like shape, apparently backlighted by the sun, that hung over Moscow, and the video of it has gotten a lot of YouTube attention: The Sun says this about the phenomenon: The video has appeared … Continue reading

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The Morristown UFO Sightings (2009)

Something creepy in the sky akin to what people saw in the 1997 Phoenix Lights incident: The UFOs did not appear on local radar and a pilot who witnessed them insisted that they were not aircraft: But, alas, it was … Continue reading

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Thinking about Hoaxes

When you have a phenomenon, like UFOs, that is characteristically top-heavy with eyewitness testimony, but lacking in physical evidence and in tension with prevailing scientific paradigms, you are bound to attract a freak show of tricksters, cons, and hoaxers:  

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Blogging UFOs: What Do You Make of Professor Robert Jacobs’s Bizarre UFO Testimony?

This segment of the UFO documentary, Out of the Blue , features in its first half the UFO testimony of Professor Robert Jacobs. Jacobs, in the 1960s, was in the military and he recounts an amazing UFO event that changed his … Continue reading

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Swamp Gas?

Well, no. But probably not alien spacecraft caught in passing either. What’s likely being imaged in these NASA photos are probably human-generated debris orbiting from previous space missions, but they certainly look otherworldly, don’t they? NASA has removed these pictures from its site. How … Continue reading

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Thinking about UFO Abductees with Harvard Psychologist John Mack

This is a segment from a documentary on Harvard pychologist John Mack and some of the UFO abductees that he has interviewed and worked with. I thought that this segment was especially interesting and informative: Hat tip: Atrueoriginall

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Blogging UFOs: Are UFO Memories Even Reliable?

In recent posts I know I’ve been raining on the UFO believers’ parade, and I’m trying to keep an open mind about what I’ve discovered after a few weeks of looking into the UFO phenomenon, but the fact that eyewitness testimony … Continue reading

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Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater Believed in UFOs

What I find interesting here is that there have been few senators in American history with more power and clout than Barry Goldwater. But even Goldwater couldn’t penetrate the veil of military secrecy surrounding UFO information. Goldwater was trying to … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It: The Washington Post on France’s Opening Up of Its Previously Classified UFO Files

The Washington Post, in 2007, reported on the opening of France’s previously classified UFO files. Here’s the link to the article. The article focused on two key incidents revealed in the documents—one of children witnessing a UFO and one of an Air France encounter. … Continue reading

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Walter Cronkite Anchors a UFO Segment for CBS News, Oct. 17, 1973

Here’s how CBS News reported some UFO sightings 36 years ago, on Oct. 17, 1973. One of those who claimed at the time to witness a UFO was the governor of Ohio, and he described the UFO that he saw as amber in color. The … Continue reading

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Iranian Air Force General and Pilot, Parviv Jafari, Offers His UFO Testimony

He told his story at a National Press Club Conference in November of 2007:

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The Number One Photographic Case in UFO History?

The segment below comes from a History Channel documentary titled Where are All the UFOs? (2005). The documentary itself is excellent—really a “must see” for anyone interested in critically examining UFOs as a phenomenon. The thesis of the documentary is that UFOs are … Continue reading

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President Bill Clinton on UFOs

What I find interesting in the above clip is the fact that President Clinton says he tried to find out about what the U.S. government bureaucracy knows, in detail, about UFOs, and he wasn’t able to. Isn’t that a weird … Continue reading

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The Hell! I Missed This Too!

Somehow I’ve been totally oblivious to all sorts of interesting UFO information through the years. I never even paid attention when this Mexico sighting of UFOs (captured by Mexican pilots using infrared camaras) made the media rounds in 2004. This whole … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It (Like I Did): UFO Over Chicago’s O’Hare Airport!

The promptness of my news reporting definitely sucks. I’m nearly three years late. But below, a Chicago Tribune reporter talks to a CLTV anchorman about an O’Hare Airport UFO sighting (which I believe occurred at the beginning of 2007). I completely missed … Continue reading

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Why We are Fascinated by UFOs?

Transcendence? With his big bug-eyed glasses, Lenny Kravitz comes across in this link as maybe an undercover alien, making an invitation to travel with him, don’t you think?: “Let’s go and see the stars. The Milky Way. And even Mars.” Hmm. … Continue reading

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45 Second Virtual Alien Vacation: Hanging with UFOs at Scenic Tejon Ranch!

Tejon Ranch (in Southern California) is in the Tehachipi Mountain area about an hour from where I live. Late last year, it was designated a 600 square mile conservation area. Oh, and UFOlogists claim that a secret government UFO facility (akin to Area … Continue reading

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