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'Object with green lights': Turkish pilots claim they saw UFO near Istanbul airport

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It looks like the area near Istanbul airport has become the newest alien-sighting site - two Turkish pilots claim they saw a suspicious unidentified object, apparently a UFO, with green lights which passed over their plane.

The "flying-saucer incident" took place around Silivri district of Istanbul on Thursday. The plane heading from the western Turkish resort town of Bodrum to Istanbul was flying at around 5,100 meters at the time of the sighting.


'Britain's first alien abduction victim' recalls encounter with 'diamond-shaped UFO' 35 years after incident

Retired police officer Alan Godfrey says the encounter occurred while he was on patrol in Todmorden, West Yorks, in the early hours of November 28, 1980

© Alan Godfrey
The truth is out there: Retired police officer Alan Godfrey claims he had an alien encounter
A retired police officer who claims to be Britain's first alien abduction will be keeping a close eye on the skies tomorrow - 35 years after his UFO encounter.

Alan Godfrey, a former PC, says his close encounter with a UFO is still fresh in his mind as it was 35 years ago.

He was on patrol in Todmorden, West Yorks, in the early hours of 28 November 1980 when he believes he was snatched from his police car.

Under hypnosis, arranged by solicitor Harry Harris, he recalled seeing small beings and a tall man with a beard on the craft, who conducted medical tests on him.

His encounter is regarded by researchers as the first alien abduction in the UK.

Comment: You can read more on the subject of alien abduction and the UFO phenomenon in Laura Knight-Jadczyk's book, High Strangeness: Hyperdimensions and the Process of Alien Abduction, which covers a wide variety of areas that the subject touches, from science and religion to history and the implications for our future.

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Wendigo, bigfoot, and cannibals

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The vast majority of reports on record suggest that the Bigfoot creatures are largely solitary and prefer to stay away from humankind as much as possible. Even when Bigfoot and people do cross paths, the beasts generally only use intimidation to ward off their unwelcome visitors - and perhaps even stranger methods, too, such as Infrasound.There are, however, rare and completely unverified accounts of Bigfoot mutilating, killing, and even eating people. Thankfully, such reports are in the minority. Unless, that is, one is of the opinion that many of the thousands of people who go missing in the United States every year are helping, in a most unfortunate way, to feed and fuel Bigfoot. All of which brings us to a creature that has, for centuries, been greatly feared by Native Americans: the Wendigo (also known as the Windigo).

The late Basil Johnston - teacher, writer, and member of the Cape Croker First Nation - said of the Wendigo: "The Wendigo was gaunt to the point of emaciation, its desiccated skin pulled tautly over its bones. With its bones pushing out against its skin, its complexion the ash gray of death, and its eyes pushed back deep into their sockets, the Wendigo looked like a gaunt skeleton recently disinterred from the grave. What lips it had were tattered and bloody. Unclean and suffering from suppurations of the flesh, the Wendigo gave off a strange and eerie odor of decay and decomposition, of death and corruption."

Comment: There have been reports throughout the ages of various kinds of creatures whose frightening and mysterious behaviour has left communities and towns fearing for their lives - the Beast of Gevaudan being one of the most famous examples.

There is also another angle that the author alludes to: mythology and folklore. Every culture around the planet has the story of the vampire, the undead who prey on the living. Nowadays, these kinds of stories are dismissed due to their being taken literally, but people throughout history have used allegory and symbolism to explain deep truths. In this sense, we could liken the stories of vampiric beings to the behaviour of the psychopaths who run (and ruin) our world and our lives.


Over 80 schoolchildren in Tarapoto, Peru have 'contagious visions' of man in black trying to kill them

The mass case of 'demonic possession' has caused some pupils to suffer from seizures while others have fainted at the school

Almost 100 schoolchildren are thought to have been 'possessed' by the devil - and see visions of a man in black trying to kill them.

In what has been described as a mass case of demonic possession, the pupils in Peru are experiencing seizures alongside their horrifying hallucinations.

Experts have struggled to explain the strange goings-on, which also include widespread convulsions and fainting at the school, reportedly built on a Mafia graveyard.

According to local reports, as many as 80 students at the Elsa Perea Flores School in northern Peru's Tarapoto have been experiencing the supposedly contagious 'condition' since last month.


Strange sounds in the sky recorded in the US, Finland, Poland

The Strange Sounds phenomenon is back again in May 2016.

Here a compilation of the latest videos... And some are really creepy!

Strange sounds from the sky in Los Angeles 5/9/2016 9:18 am

Here the description left by the video uploader: I woke up to use the restroom when out of nowhere I heard a sound. I thought it was a plane passing by but after 30 seconds it kept going and going. I even snap chat a part of it as well.If anyone can help explaining where this could have been that would be awesome.

Weird noise at night, somewhere in the US on May 14, 2016

Note by author: I woke up in the morning (4:35 am) to hearing this strange sound for more than 10 minutes.


Bizarre UFO seen hovering above the south coast of the UK

The strange object was hovering above houses on the UK's south coast
An intriguing video has captured the moment an odd-shaped UFO appears to hover in the sky over the south coast of the UK - before disappearing into thin air.

The man who recorded the video said the object was moving south east for around three to four minutes before it was lost.

According to the commentary alongside the video, the UFO was spotted on May 15.

The man says: "It seems to be transforming or rotating.

"Wow, this is strange."


Mystery 'werewolf' creature terrifying people in Hull, UK

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Reports suggest the "beast" is similar to the creature from the film American Werewolf in London
The 8ft "beast" is said to have the upper body of a man, and feasts on dogs according to witnesses

Residents of Hull have reported several sightings of a mystery "werewolf" which has terrified locals and sparked a hunt for the creature.

Reports suggest the 8ft "beast" is half-man-half-creature, lurks around industrial estates and has allegedly been spotted eating a dog .

Some believe it is an old folklore legend called Old Stinker - a wolf that transforms into a man at the full moon.

Old Stinker is traditionally known to wander the Yorkshire Wolds.

The new sightings of the mystery being were reported at an old water channel called the Barmston Drain during Christmas.

© Keith Laverack/Flickr
Barmston Drain in Hull, where the mysterious beast was first spotted

One woman claims to have seen the beast stand on its hind legs in a terrifying incident which left her shaking.


Hoax? Tourists in India claim to have filmed 'portal with glowing UFO' (VIDEO)

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May 2016 - India, Bateshwar. Incredible footage filmed by tourists showing UFO coming out from Vortex Portal in the sky.
There have been various claims about UFO (unidentified flying object) sightings from around the world, stirring up debate on the existence of extraterrestrial life. And the latest one that has been doing the rounds on social media is - the reported spotting of a flying saucer in Uttar Pradesh, India. The UFO was sighted in November 2015 and has been filmed from an airplane window.


Six fascinating tales of kids who remember their past lives

Reincarnation is a fascinating subject that has remained on the fringe of scientific study for too long. Fortunately, it has recently begun to attract serious interest from the scientific community. Decades ago, American astronomer and astrobiologist Carl Sagan stated that "there are three claims in the [parapsychology] field which, in my opinion, deserve serious study," with one being "that young children sometimes report details of a previous life, which upon checking turn out to be accurate and which they could not have known about in any other way than reincarnation."

Fast forward to today, and amazing discoveries have been made, as multiple researchers have taken it upon themselves to study this intriguing and inexplicable — at least from a materialist scientific worldview — phenomenon. Subjects like reincarnation belong to the non-material sciences, an area of research that deserves more attention. As Nikola Tesla himself said, "the day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence."

Comment: For more listen to this Sott broadcast on reincarnation. Part 1 here and part 2 here.


'Ghost ship' washes ashore on Liberian coast, no crew aboard

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A huge oil tanker has washed up on a beach in Liberia with no captain or crew, leaving authorities baffled as they try to unravel the mystery surrounding it. The Panama-registered Tamaya 1's last location was recorded on April 22, when it was heading toward the port of Dakar, Senegal, according to Marine Traffic.

The 64-meter tanker drifted ashore May 4 on a beach near Robertsport on the northern Liberia coast. Locals spotted the vessel and reported it, but it took two more days before it was officially noticed by the Liberian government, according to the Daily Observer.

Liberia's coast guard chief, maritime security chief and high ranking government officials have since visited the scene and an investigation is under way. Officials told residents that the abandoned vessel posed no security threat, according to Farbric Radio. All communications and other major parts of the ship were removed before authorities arrived to inspect the vessel. There were no recent operational documents on board, just some papers dating between 2009 and 2014.

Armed police officers were stationed at the ship after several arrests were made for looting, though some of the stolen property - including crude oil - has been retrieved, according to a Farbric Radio update.