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Great start for 'UFO Hunters'

In the kickoff episode to the sophomore season of "UFO Hunters," researcher Pat Uskert illuminates a glaring paradox. The reality-show team is investigating an Illinois case Uskert describes this way:
There's a lot of evidence we've gotten, there's a lot of witness testimony spread over a wide geographic area, and the case is really fresh - it's current.
So why is "fresh" and "current" airing on The History Channel?


Turkish flying saucer video "most important images of a UFO ever filmed"

An astonishing video footage of a 'flying saucer' spotted in Turkey is being considered the "most important images of a UFO ever filmed".

Comment: The video:

İstanbul / Kumburgaz UFO's and ALIENS ARE BACK in 2008! from fox mulder on Vimeo.


US: Retired pilot explains 1957 UFO incident

Kendall, Fla. - If you believe former fighter pilot Milton Torres' story - and news organizations are running with it - the Air Force was seconds from attacking an alien aircraft over England late one cloudy night in 1957.

Possible interstellar war was averted when the unidentified flying object sped away.

"It was not made of this Earth," said Torres, 77, a retired Florida International University engineering professor. "I'd love to take a tour of that ... UFO, whatever it was."

The account was included in thousands of pages of UFO-related documents recently declassified by the British Ministry of Defense and posted online. To everyone's surprise, the truth was not just out there, but in Florida, where Torres lives with his wife, Dorothy.


U.F.Glow: Mysterious pink light over London

Londoners were left baffled today when a strange pink light appeared over the capital.
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Shocking pink: the scary looking light.

The alien-like cloud glowed brightly over the streets of Mayfair in the early morning. It hovered over buildings before breaking up and slowly disappearing.

But after dismissing theories of UFOs and atmospheric phenomenons, the Met Office said the blob was likely to be nothing more than the lights of the city reflected in a cloud.


UK: Two sightings of mysterious silent UFOs

Two UFOs have been seen in the Grantham area in recent weeks after a lengthy period of no sightings.
Ken Charlton spotted a mysterious glowing object in the Grantham area on Monday night.

The retired RAF aircraft technician saw an object about the size of a car between 1,000 and 2,000 feet up. It was moving from east to west at around 250mph and was flame yellow with a translucent dome on top.

The object moved silently.

Ken said: "First impression was of a small aircraft on fire, but it kept the same altitude and speed until out of sight for some four to five minutes. I was an aircraft technician with the RAF for 24 years and have never seen anything like it."


Mexico: UFO Reported Over Runway 5, MCIA

According to a report from researcher Alfonso Salazar, an unidentified flying object was reported on October 16, 2008 at 16:15 hours over Runway 5 Left of Mexico City International Airport, very close to the El Penon hill.

"It was disk-shaped and very shiny, reflecting the sun's light...the unknown object was flying over the runway just as a Fokker 100 belonging to Mexico's Click Airlines was taking off," according to witnesses.


Pennsylvania, US: Quite the mystery

Perry Foster and wife Mary Ann examine the pieces of ice that came through their roof Wednesday morning.
Mary Ann Foster suddenly awoke about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday with a bump on her head and insulation hanging down from the ceiling just above her bed.

The 66-year-old crawled out of bed and went downstairs to tell her husband, Perry, that something weird was going on. Something had crashed through the roof of their York Township home.

Her husband noticed the bump on his wife's head, and she lay down with an ice pack while he went upstairs to check things out.


Fire from above? -- Mysterious fire engulfs Kishtwar village in India

Seventy nine residential houses, fifty eight cowsheds, eight shops and a local Masjid was reduced to ashes in mysterious fire, which broke out in Chui Draman village of Marwah tehsil, about 115 kilometers from here, late last night.

Officials of police and civil administration on the instruction of Divisional commissioner Jammu has rushed essential supplies including cash to the village to meet emergency situation, sources told News Agency of Kashmir.

Sources quoting officials told NAK that fire broke out in the Chui Draman village late last night under mysterious circumstances and it soon engulfed the entire village, sources said adding the initial reports available with the district administration reveal that 58 residential houses, 58 cowsheds, 8 shops and a local Masjid has suffered total damage in the devastating fire, while 21 other residential structures were partially damaged.

Comment: This seems to be very similar to the Chicago fire in the 19th century, albeit on a smaller scale. See SOTT's analysis about its likely cometary origin here: Comet Biela and Mrs. O'Leary's Cow


Airliner had near miss with UFO

A passenger jet bound for Heathrow Airport had a near miss with a UFO, Ministry of Defence files reveal.

The captain of the Alitalia airliner shouted "Look out" to his co-pilot at the sight of a brown missile-shaped object shooting past them overhead.

Civil Aviation Authority and military investigations could not explain the 1991 incident near Lydd in Kent.


US: Worker uncovers walkway made of face-down grave markers at Michigan home

Ann Arbor - A worker doing a sewer line replacement at a home made an eerie discovery: Huge slabs of grave markers turned upside down for a front walkway.

Brian Darwin pulled nine of about 60 granite pavers out of the ground Wednesday night. When he flipped one of the 100-pound slabs over a day later, he was stunned.

An inscription read: "Beloved Wife, Mother Viola T. Bagnasco, 1901-1969."