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2009-03-12 06:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacqueline Foreman, host of the popular radio program Your Mental Health Talk Radio (www.blogtalkradio.com/yourmentalhealth), will be interviewing paranormal author and researcher Leslie Rule, daughter of true crime writer Ann Rule.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.