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2008-09-16 09:00:25

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2008-08-04 18:00:39

REPORTED UFO sightings over Northumberland on Saturday night may have been Chinese lanterns. Peter Jackson, a 30-year-old gardener who lives near Morpeth, contacted The Journal yesterday after seeing 15 unidentified flying objects while enjoying a barbecue with his family on Saturday night.

2008-07-30 09:00:00

By Nick Pope On the afternoon of Nov. 7, 2006, pilots and airport employees at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago saw a disc-like object hovering over the tarmac for several minutes. Because nothing was tracked on radar, the Federal Aviation Administration did not investigate.

2008-06-24 02:25:00

MORE UFO sightings were reported across Wales after a mystery craft threatened a police helicopter over Cardiff this week. The UFO zoomed straight at the chopper as the three-man cop crew prepared to land - and the pilot veered sharply to avoid being hit.

2008-05-13 18:20:00

The National Archives is releasing the files because of numerous freedom of information requests seeking information about the government's UFO reports.

2007-08-23 20:35:00

The stories seem strange but riveting. A heart attack victim recalls floating in the air, watching paramedics revive him. A surgical patient remembers hovering, watching the doctors operate. Now scientists have turned their attention to the topic.

2006-06-28 20:50:02

By Sven Nordenstam SHEFFIELD (Reuters) - Last month, the British Ministry of Defense made public a top secret report on UFOs, concluding that three decades of sightings had failed to produce evidence of visiting extraterrestrials. Case closed for alien aficionados? Not so.

2006-05-07 12:25:00

Hopes -- or fears -- that the Earth has been visited by alien life forms have been dismissed in an official report by British defense specialists.

2006-05-07 12:01:35

By Tim Castle LONDON (Reuters) - Hopes -- or fears -- that the Earth has been visited by alien life forms have been dismissed in an official report by British defense specialists.

2005-08-23 13:56:40

Psychologists at The University of Manchester are investigating the idea that out-of-body experiences, commonly thought of as paranormal phenomena, may in fact have their roots in how people perceive and experience their own bodies.

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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'.