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UFO resembling jellyfish seen 'swimming through the sky' over Mexico

Have UFO hunters just sighted a gigantic, glowing creature 'swimming through the sky' over Mexico?

Or is it just a plastic bag?

Tireless alien-hunter Scott C Waring of UFO Sightings Daily says, 'It is not often you get to see a UFO that moves like a living, breathing animal, but this is one of those.

'Such creatures do exist in space and have been recorded on live cam, but to see them in our sky, that is even more rare.'

Even die-hard UFO fans are a little sceptical of this supposed 'sighting' - with one saying, 'I totally believe in UFOs, but that kinda looks like a torn blue bag caught in an air current.'


'Shiny' UFO filmed hovering near massive lightning storm, disappears inside cloud

© Via YouTube/Edmar Silva
The video, shot in Brazil, shows a towering bank of cloud looming over a city skyline, lit up by brilliant flashes of lightning

This footage purports to show a 'shiny' UFO hovering near a massive lightning storm and then zooming inside.

The video, shot in Brazil, shows a towering bank of cloud looming over a city skyline, lit up by brilliant flashes of lightning.

Part of the clip, filmed at dusk, also shows a small bright spot hovering outside the gathering storm - by then looking much more ominous - before it disappears inside.

It was posted to YouTube by UFO-chasers Secureteam and has racked up more than 40,000 views.

One commenter called the footage "super provocative" and added: "The connection between UFO & lightning is becoming stronger every day".


Mysterious explosion rattles residents in West Auckland, New Zealand

© Brett Phibbs
An explosion was heard by residents in Te Atatu and other parts of West Auckland.
West Auckland residents are not sure what hit the area last night.

People living in Ranui, Massey, Henderson and Te Atatu said they heard a bizarre explosion around midnight.

A Massey resident who did not wish to be named said a loud noise rattled through her house waking up the family. Some of the neighbours also stepped out to check what had happened.

The police and fire service have no information regarding the explosion.


Strange sounds recorded in Mexico City's sky

© Via YouTube/Rafara Cares
El miércoles 20 de Abril pasadas las 12 am en la Ciudad de Mexico estaba descansando y comencé a darme cuenta que afuera se empezaban a escuchar sonidos extraños, me levante y empece a grabar. El video dura poco mas de dos min. pero los sonidos según mi calculo duraron de 10 a 15 min.
* Se escucha mejor con audifonos.*

Comment: Google Translation:
"On Wednesday April 20 past 12 am in Mexico City was resting and I began to realize that outside was beginning to hear strange sounds , I got up and started recording. The video lasts just over two minutes . but the sounds in my calculation lasted 10 to 15 min."

Mexico City, 20 April 2016 - I recorded this strange sounds.

Comment: For a more in-depth look at strange sounds occurring across the globe and what they might be, check out our Sott Report: Strange Noises in the Sky: Trumpets of the Apocalypse?


Bigfoot, "government agents," and "giants"

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Back in the mid-1950s, a highly unusual and brief account of a cryptozoological nature surfaced. It came from one C.S. Lambert. The subject matter? The world's most famous man-beast. We're talking about Bigfoot, of course. In 1954, Lambert commented on his knowledge of very strange activity not too far from the Canadian city of Vancouver, British Columbia. It was activity which reportedly occurred almost two decades earlier, in 1935. While Lambert's account is brief, it contains a handful of intriguing nuggets of material that could still potentially be worth following up on - even decades after he told his story. Particularly so because it revolved around a band of violent and mysterious "giants."

Lambert wrote: "After a series of alarming reports that these giants were prowling around Harrison Mills, 50 miles East of Vancouver, disturbing the residents by their weird wolf-like howls at night, and destroying property, a band of vigilantes was organized to track the marauders down. However, no specimen of the primitive tribe was captured, and many white people became openly skeptical of the existence of the giants."

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Prince's otherworldly encounter as a child [video]

© Steve Parke Photography
There was always something otherworldly about Prince - a pixie-like man (both in stature (he stood 5'2"), and in his facial features) who possessed musical talents that one can only assume were bestowed at a crossroads in the deep south around midnight (he was said to be proficient on at least 35 instruments, and pretty much a master at guitar, piano, bass and drums). He was like a prince of the fairies who decided to slip into our reality through a mushroom ring, just to screw with our heads for a bit. (Which is one of the reasons I love the photo above)

So it doesn't seem too surprising that in 2009 Prince told of how - according to his mother - as a youngster he had an encounter with an 'angel', who cured him of his childhood epilepsy:
I've never spoken of this before, but I was born epileptic. And I used to have seizures when I was young. My mother and father didn't know what to do, how to handle it, but they did their best they could with what little they had.

My mother told me one day I walked into her and said 'Mum, I'm not going to be sick anymore'. She said, 'Why?', and I said 'An angel told me so.'

Now, I don't remember saying it, that's just what she told me.

Black Magic

Mass hysteria over sightings of 'black figure' in Malaysian school

© Philip Golingai/Twitter
A student's photo of the "black figure" at the school.
A school in Malaysia was forced to close after sightings of a mysterious "black figure" sparked a suspected outbreak of "mass hysteria".

The panic began last Monday when several students and teachers in the city of Kota Bharu said they had seen a "black figure" in the school.

Sightings continued to be reported for the next two days, with about 100 people affected by what they believed were supernatural experiences.

The school was shut on Thursday while Islamic traditional experts, scholars and even witch doctors were called in to carry out prayer sessions and "exorcisms".

Although the school reopened on Sunday, screaming and shouting continued to be heard at SMK Pengkalan Chepa 2 secondary school on Sunday, according to Free Malaysia Today.

"Our students were possessed and disturbed [by these spirits]. We are not sure why it happened. We don't know what it is that affected us," a senior school staff member told the BBC.


Nottinghamshire, UK residents hear strange noise, see bright light in sky

© Via flickr/Tracey Whitefoot
A strange noise was heard in a Nottinghamshire village in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Post reader Danielle Metcalf reported that she heard a loud noise and witnessed a bright light in the night sky in Burton Joyce - but what could it have been?

The noise was heard around 1:15am and startled Danielle, who told the Post: "It was an extremely loud noise, and one that I've not heard before." She added: "It didn't sound like a police helicopter and it didn't seem to move for ages. "It was really low and had a light which just shone and didn't really move. I would have expected to see it move into the distance. It seemed to just disappear to nowhere eventually. "To be honest, I was quite scared."

Michelle Pavey added that she heard the noise in Ruddington: "Initially it appeared as if it had travelled from across the Clifton area. I assumed it was the police but it was very dark so could not be sure."

Nottinghamshire Police were contacted by one of Ms Metcalf's friends, who also heard the noise, but reported that there were no records of helicopters in the area at that time. The Post has also contacted police, who said they are investigating the reports.


Mysterious moving lights filmed above Liverpool, UK

© Telegraph
Strange lights were filmed over Liverpool on Sunday evening which caused confusion between observant local residents.

Residents in Bootle, Anfield and Kirkby all reported seeing the phenomenon. Lots of people speculated the flashing moving lights were extra terrestrials.

In the video above, there are several lights of different sizes moving in random directions in the clouds.

Some Twitter users offered explanations to what the lights could be...
@LivEchonews 3 lights seen across Liverpool sky is coming from the Circus based in Walton Hall Park.
— Maz Power (@mazpower) April 17, 2016

I, for one, welcome our new alien overlords #LiverpoolLights
— Matt (@Duttstep) April 17, 2016

3 weird lights in the sky in the vicinity of the racecourse. Cross crossing spotlights on the clouds - where from?
— Nick W (@ukefc) April 17, 2016


The man who first saw "the Men in Black" dies

The man who brought the UFO silencers, the men in dark clothing, into modern consciousness, Albert K. Bender, 94, died on March 29, 2016, in California.

"Men in Black" (MIBs) are what appear to be male humans dressed in black suits who claim to be government or paramilitary (or even alien) agents and who harass or threaten UFO witnesses to keep them quiet about what they have seen.