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Australian UFO sightings surge

This year could set a record for UFO sightings across Australia as the new X-Files movie sparks renewed interest in extra terrestrial lifeforms. That's according to Diane Harrison, national director of the Australian UFO Research Network, which has recorded more than 50 apparent UFO visits across the country in the past fortnight.

"We usually only get between 10 and 20 reports a week," she told couriermail.com.au.

The release of the X-Files film I Want to Believe is being credited with encouraging the recent surge in UFO reports - which is all the more remarkable as sightings usually dip in the winter months as people spend less time out of doors.


Eyes on the sky: UFOs are real, whether the government admits it or not

The most recent UFO survey of Americans found that about 42 million of us have seen something in the sky that we couldn't identify. UFO researchers generally believe that about 90 percent of sightings can be attributed to natural causes such as meteorites, planets, birds, aircraft, satellites, or the moon shining through clouds. However, the remaining 10 percent of reports cannot be so easily explained away. The most intriguing reports often include close-encounter events (within 500 feet) with multiple witnesses who often are highly respected members of the community, such as police officers and pilots.

By UFOs I mean "flying saucers" or alien crafts.


Canada probes mysterious Arctic blast

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories - Reports of a large, smoky explosion that allegedly killed several whales in Canadian Arctic waters is being investigated by the military.

The mystery began July 31 when Inuit hunters at the top of Baffin Island reported the blast, followed by a cloud of black smoke and several dead beached whales, the Canwest News Service reported. Soon after, a member of the aboriginal military reservist Canadian Rangers made a similar report.

The Defense Department said none of its vessels were in the area, although cruise ships, cargo ships and supply vessels use the waters between July and September, the report said.

Evil Rays

US: Couple claim mysterious noise plagues their house

Green Bay, Wisconsin - Bob and Leona Ehrfurth say the noise that's been plaguing them for two years sounds something like a rumbling motor, with a subtle vibration that won't quit. Then it stops - especially when they try to show city officials or acoustic experts what they're hearing.

It's enough to keep 76-year-old Leona from sleeping.

"It's like there's a semi parked right outside with the engine running, but when you look out, there isn't one," she said.

She and her husband, who is 75, have lived in the same house for 42 years. The problem only developed over the last two years.


Indiana UFO Invasion

UFOs being chased by military jets has become a common theme in the USA over the past year. In all of these cases the jets almost immediately dropped flares to cover up what was, obviously, a far more interesting mission. If any comments were forthcoming from the military, they merely stated that any military aircraft seen in the area were on training missions.

When most people think of UFOs being chased by jets, they think of the Stephenville and Erath County, Texas, events that took place in January of 2008. In that case, recently released FAA radar reports show that unidentified objects were tracked along with military jets and that at least one may have violated presidential airspace over the Bush Ranch in Crawford, Texas. However, incidents like that one have taken place on numerous occasions in Indiana as well.


Brit's UFO sightings reach 150 this year

Britons have spotted a whopping 150 UFOs this year, according to figures.

Reported 'alien' sightings are at their highest level for years - with authorities now hearing about four mysterious objects in Britain's skies every week.

So far this year 150 apparent 'flying saucers' have been reported to police, military bases and the Ministry of Defence, compared to just 135 for the whole of 2007, and 97 the year before.


UK: Chard 'UFO' mystery

A number of people have contacted the News to say they saw some "bright orange lights" in the sky above Chard over the weekend ... leading to speculation of UFO sightings in the area.

One woman, who did not want to be named for fear of being ridiculed, said she was at a barbecue on Saturday night in Lower Touches, Chard, when she witnessed the strange phenomenon.

Comment: The new "modern" UFO explanations now: fireworks and chinese lanterns.

Ah, you gotta luv the guys who keep coming up with these things to debunk UFO sightings. Quite an imaginative lot.


Wales: Family terrified by UFO

When you think of alien invasions, a variety of landing sites spring to mind.

Cornfields are always a popular choice, as are the backwaters of the USA's Deep South.

But for Pentrebach's Christine Williams, a terrifying first encounter may have happened closer to home - near the McArthurglen on the M4.

The 44-year-old was driving back from a visit to her daughters-in-law at 10.40pm on July 11 with the family, when husband Robert happened to look up at the passenger window.


Kincardine, Canada: Unexplained explosions mystify

The mystery surrounding explosions that shook the Kincardine area last Thursday deepened yesterday with University of Western Ontario scientists ruling out a meteor shower.

"Something pretty significant exploded south and west of Goderich and Kincardine.

"It could have exploded out in Lake Huron," said Dr. Peter Brown, associate professor in the department of physics and astronomy at Western and the Canada Research Chair of meteor science.

Highly sensitive devices installed near Lucan by Western to monitor low-frequency sound waves detected a series of four impulses that lasted about a minute.

The impulses started at 11:12 p.m. on July 31.


Argentina: Another UFO at Sierra de la Ventana

Argentina ufo
©Rosa Ester Urban

[Editor's note: Appearing in the foreground is Inexplicata correspondent Raul Oscar Chaves himself.]