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UFO response protocol sent to Japanese military after Pentagon video release

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Reality ("UFO" seen over northern Japan) vs. expectations
The Japanese Self-Defense Forces have been issued orders on how to respond to unidentified flying objects menacing the country's airspace - though the defense minister insists he does not, personally, believe in aliens.

The orders were distributed in writing to Japan's Ministry of Defense and SDF personnel, NHK TV reported on Monday. Defense Minister Taro Kono personally requested they be drawn up back in April after the Pentagon officially released three videos shot by US Navy pilots depicting flying objects behaving in a bizarre manner.

SDF service members are instructed to immediately inform their superiors if they see an unidentified flying object that could pose a threat to Japanese national defense and security. They're also supposed to film the object as comprehensively as possible, so they can subsequently analyze the footage and (hopefully) determine the nature of the airborne oddity. Footage submitted by the public will also be analyzed in detail under the new orders.


Mysterious lights in South Carolina sky spark UFO debate

Mysterious lights over South Carolina
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Human beings have always been interested in the mysteries of the outside world. Several movies have been made on human-alien interaction — from Hollywood's E.T. to Bollywood's Koi... Mil Gaya.

Keeping the curiosity alive, a new video is being shared on social media which some claim shows Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs). The video that was first shared on TikTok shows people in Spartanburg, South Carolina, spotting mysterious lights in the sky, reported Mirror.

It was shot by TikTok user Haley Cummins when her friends informed Haley that some of her neighbors are staring at the sky.

There was a small gathering of Haley's friends at her home when they spotted the unusual object in the sky.


Unexplained lights seen in night sky above Largs, Scotland

UFO over Scotland
© Rosie Bowman
A photo taken by a schoolgirl captured an unexplained set of lights in the night sky above the small coastal resort town of Largs Scotland. Fifteen-year-old Rosie Bowman snapped the UFO as it hovered above her home in The Rise, a North Ayershire housing estate, in Largs on the night of September 5, 2020. The image has got the town talking - are UFOs real?

Coastal commotion

Rosie took the photo of the UFO with her phone, after spotting the unusual formation of lights coming from what appears to be a curved, cylinder-shaped craft high above the street. Her mother Grace, who owns Boutique Hair Spa at Largs Pierhead, has shown the photo to customers and says everyone is really fascinated by what it could be. The set of lights could be clearly seen above the housing estate.

Grace told Largs & Millport Weekly News about the UFO photo, "Rosie was quick to take a photo and when you zoom in it does look very strange. We wondered if it could have been some astronomical phenomenon but it does seem odd."

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'The seventh observable': An examination of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena from a scientific perspective

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The five "observables"

On a number of occasions, Luis Elizondo has mentioned that the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP) identified five "observables" concerning Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP.) These are:

1. Sudden and instantaneous acceleration.
2. Hypersonic velocities without signatures.
3. Low observability.
4. Trans media travel.
5. Positive lift.

In a post dated 11 August 2020, US researcher Danny Silva, spoke about a sixth AATIP "observable," namely, biological effects on humans. I would like to add a seventh "observable, " i.e. the effects that UAP have on our own technology.


Missing 411? TV producer Terrence Woods vanished while filming on The 'Gold Rush' franchise for Discovery

Terrence Woods missing

Terrence Woods
It's a story that sounds like it belongs in a This American Life podcast. A young TV producer mysteriously vanishes while filming on the Gold Rush franchise for Discovery in the abandoned mines of Idaho County, ID. Nearly two years later, there remains not a shred of evidence about Terrence Woods' whereabouts. Instead, in his absence, there is a grief-stricken family, a befuddled sheriff, and questions for a prolific UK production company ultimately co-owned by Discovery.

Woods was 27 when he went missing on October 5, 2018. Little has been written about his disappearance other than by local U.S. news outlets, but a social media campaign to unearth more information about the Maryland-born filmmaker has gained traction in recent weeks following the Black Lives Matter movement. Woods' disappearance is being passionately discussed by TV freelancers in closed Facebook groups, while producer Raw TV has come under renewed pressure to provide answers and support for those who knew Woods in their quest for new leads.

Comment: Woods' strange disappearance matches the profile compiled by researcher David Paulides in many ways. A bright young man, mountainous terrain (likely granite), running water near by, a complete absence of evidence as to his fate. The fact that another vanishing in the same area on the same day only adds to the mystery.


Pentagon forming task force to investigate military's UFO encounters

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A photograph of a screen shows infra-red video of taken from a Mexican Air Force patrol aircraft of 7 bright objects flying over the eastern coastal state of Campeche on March 25, 2004.
Officials from the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed that the Pentagon is forming a special task force that will oversee the investigations on the UFO encounters by military personnel.

The task force, which will be officially unveiled within the next couple of days, will be headed by Deputy Secretary of Defense David Norquist, CNN reported. The task force will mainly focus on the UFO sightings of members of the U.S. military.

Some of the incidents the task force will look into include the UFO sightings by pilots of the U.S. Navy. Videos of the encounters, which were recorded by the military jets' onboard imaging systems, were released to the public in 2017 and 2018 by the aerospace company To The Stars Academy of Arts and Science.

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'Barbaric' horse killings put French countryside on alert

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French police are investigating a spate of killings of horses involving mutilation of the animals' bodies.

The latest in Cortambert, a village in the Saone-et-Loire region, occurred overnight on Friday.

The horse's right ear was cut off, one of its eyes was gouged out and its genitals had been cut away. "This is absolutely barbaric," a local official said.

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"The CIA simulated UFO abductions in Latin America as psychological warfare experiments" says Dr. Jacques Vallée in latest book

Vallee & J.Hynek
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The picture you see above is of Joseph Allen Hynek, American astronomer, professor, and ufologist. Hynek acted as scientific advisor to UFO studies undertaken by the U.S. Air Force under three consecutive projects: Project Sign (1947-1949), Project Grudge (1949-1952), and Project Blue Book (1952-1969). The man standing next to him is Dr. Jacques Vallee, more on him below.

Throughout history, the field of ufology and the examination of the extraterrestrial hypothesis has, without a doubt, been overcome with a plethora of disinformation. Those who have dived into the depths of ufology know this best, as it's well documented that 'outsiders' from intelligence agencies and governments have infiltrated the field for the purposes of deceiving researchers and people who are interested in the topic for one simple reason, to keep them away from the truth. On top of these disinformation campaigns, which still seem to be in operation today, there has long been an "official campaign of ridicule and secrecy" (Roscoe Hillenkoetter, Ex CIA director) associated with the subject. This is why I encourage all those reading who dive into this subject to stick with facts, data, and evidence rather than entertain what seem to be outlandish claims that in no way, at all, can be verified.

I'd like to draw your attention to Dr. Jacques Vallee, who holds a master's degree in astrophysics and a Ph.D. in computer science. The subject of UFOs first attracted his attention as an astronomer in Paris. He subsequently became a close associate of Project Blue Book's J. Allen Hynek and has written several books on the UFO enigma. He is currently a venture capitalist living in San Francisco. Vallée co-developed the first computerized map of Mars for NASA in 1963. He later worked on the network information center for the ARPANET, a precursor to the modern Internet, as a staff engineer of SRI International's Augmentation Research Center under Douglas Engelbart.

He's a researcher that's had a very interesting life, to say the least, with regards to researching the topic of UFOs. He's come into contact with and had meetings with most experts in the field, politicians from around the world, high ranking military personnel and much more. His journey into the subject has led him to investigate an uncountable amount of case reports regarding UFOs and supposed extraterrestrial beings, and he's been a major player with regards to bringing the mainstream scientific community forward to look at the evidence and data that's involved with such a serious subject, that, in his time, was largely ridiculed. He is an important reason why the phenomenon has gained as much credibility as it has today.

Valle is one of many who have written about and documented the startling evidence that well-constructed hoaxes and media manipulations have misled UFO researchers, diverting them from the UFO phenomenon itself, what's really going on.


Investigations task force possible after more cattle mutilations in eastern Oregon


A fog of dust is kicked up from hooves as cowboys quietly push cattle into a corral from a big draw on Silvies Valley Ranch near Burns, Oregon, in 2019.
Two more cattle have been mysteriously killed in rural eastern Oregon. This follows a number of unexplained killings of cattle in the region over the past year.

A black-coated cow was found dead in July outside of Fossil, found sitting with her legs tucked under her body with her head off the ground. Pictures show her eyes bulging out with flies around the body. The cow's tongue and genitals were removed.

"It was a clean cut, so it wasn't wildlife," Wheeler County Sheriff's deputy Jeremiah Holmes said. "There were upwards of 80 cows milling around there ... so signs of tire tracks, boot tracks were pretty much non-existent." Holmes later followed up with the Northwest News Network to say there was no official cause of death determined yet, but a "partial boot print" was found about 100 yards from the cow.

Comment: Also see this from October of last year: Mysterious rash of cattle mutilations in Oregon.

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Missing 411? Teen found alive in woods after going missing for 8 days and is unable to explain what happened

Gia Fuda
© King County Sheriff's Office
Gia Fuda
A teenager who went missing for over a week in Washington state was found alive Saturday in the heavily wooded Cascade Mountains, authorities said.

"It's very rare. It is definitely a miracle, and we are so thrilled that she is OK and made it out of there," Sgt. Ryan Abbott told reporters. "There has been so much support, and so much interest and people wanting to help. It's nice to see."

Fuda was last seen on July 24, when she left her home in Maple Vally, Wash., without telling her family where she was going.

Her 2008 Toyota Corolla was found west of Stevens Pass by a state transportation worker.

Detectives said Fuda stopped at a coffee shop before running out of gas. Personal items were found inside the vehicle, but her phone was powered off.

Comment: This has many of the hallmarks of a Missing 411 case. Why would she take her shoes off if she were walking through the woods? Why can't she remember what happened? The detail about her being discovered next to a creek is another profile point in Missing 411 cases. She is lucky to be alive. See: