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2009-02-10 10:51:59

A man who snapped a picture of a mysterious black object flying over Kansas said his picture is causing a stir among UFO enthusiasts. The photographer, who asked to remain anonymous, said he took the picture Friday morning near Rose Hill, Kan., and the photo appeared Monday on the Canadian Web site UFO Digest, the Wichita (Kan.) Eagle reported Tuesday. The object came out of the clouds really fast. It sounded kind of like a jet but much, much softer and had a whirling sound with it, the man...

2009-02-09 16:12:15

A newly released Greek aviation authority report indicates that three Olympic Airways pilots reported seeing the same UFO while flying in the night sky. The report said the Greek air force dispatched two F-16 fighter planes at about 3:20 a.m. on Nov. 11, 2007, after the pilots of Olympic Airways flights 266, 730 and 700 reported seeing a mysterious object moving erratically west of Athens, Britain's The Sun newspaper reported Monday. The object was described by the Olympic pilots as...

2009-01-30 18:15:44

The Danish Air Force has released 329 pages of previously classified archives on UFO sightings, including details on more than 200 unsolved cases. Capt. Thomas Pedersen said the military released the documents after growing weary of journalists asking questions about them, the Copenhagen Post reported Friday. We decided to publish the archives because frankly there is nothing really secret in them, Pedersen said. The Air Force has no interest in keeping unusual sightings a secret. Our job is...

2009-01-26 14:47:43

A former official with the British Ministry of Defense said military pilots in the country have been shooting at UFOs since the 1980s. Nick Pope, former head of the Ministry of Defense's UFO project, said UFOs have been fired upon but none have been brought down or captured by the Royal Air Force, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday. There was a faction in the MoD who said 'We want to shoot down a UFO and that will resolve the issue one way or another,' Pope said. We know of cases where the...

2009-01-21 04:15:00

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In the heart of New Orleans, America's most haunted city, the PARAPLEX prepares for its grand opening Saturday, January 24, 2009 with the world's first-of-its-kind, multi-million dollar paranormal complex attraction. The PARAPLEX will offer locals, tourists and conventioneers a completely unique, unusual and exciting all-sense experience while delving into the mysterious world of the paranormal. The high tech paranormal complex will include paranormal...

2008-11-25 18:37:22

An aerial advertising firm said one of its planes was the cause of reported UFO sightings over Roseville, Calif. American Air Lights of Concord, Calif., said the plane, which was advertising the grand opening of a tire store, created the blinking lights that many residents identified Friday night as a UFO, KXTV, Sacramento, reported Tuesday. From a distance it looks unidentified, lights are blinking, said Jason Frost, owner of American Air Lights. You can't read the words unless you're in the...

2008-11-24 16:09:44

A British poll released to coincide with the DVD release of The X-Files: I Want to Believe suggests more Britons believe in the supernatural than God. Researchers said the poll of 3,000 people found 54 percent of respondents believed in God while 58 percent expressed a belief in the supernatural, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday. The researchers said female respondents were more likely to have faith in the supernatural and were more likely to have visited a medium. Nearly a quarter of...

2008-11-21 18:10:53

A British police helicopter pilot and two police observers reported they nearly collided with an unidentified flying object over Birmingham, England. The pilot and the observers aboard the copter told the Airprox Board -- the body charged with recording such close calls and reporting them to military and air traffic control authorities -- that the aircraft had to swerve to avoid a collision with the object at an altitude of about 1,500 feet, The Daily Mail reported Friday. The trio described...

2008-10-21 09:20:00

Pilot Achille Zaghetti thought he saw a missile when he was flying a jet from Milan to London's Heathrow Airport on the evening of April 21, 1991. "At once I said, 'look out, look out,' to my co-pilot, who looked out and saw what I had seen," Zaghetti wrote in his report. "As soon as the object crossed us I asked to the ACC (area control center) operator if he saw something on his screen and he answered 'I see an unknown target 10 nautical miles behind you.'" A later investigation eventually...

2008-09-16 09:00:25

Editors Note: A photo and video are included with this press release. Collectors around the globe can spend hours scouring stores, surfing the Web, visiting flea markets and swap meets, and checking out online auction sites for new items to add to their growing collections. But with no definitive catalog for many of the world's greatest collectibles, building out or completing a collection can be an adventure in frustration. Collectionbuddy, a new social network and online resource, is...

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Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp
2013-09-16 09:53:35

The Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp is a cryptid, believed to inhabit the swamplands of Lee County, South Carolina, as well as the sewers and abandoned subways in the surrounding towns. It is described as a reptilian humanoid around seven feet tall. It is muscular, covered with dark hair and his feet, hands, and face has scaly lizard-like skin. It has three toes on each foot and three fingers on each hand. It is considered to be extremely strong and may have a spiked tail. The first...

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