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UFO reported in Gulf of Mexico: OSV engineer and 4 others saw large craft hovering near rig


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A crew member of an offshore supply vessel in the Gulf of Mexico claims he saw a UFO 'fives times' the size of his vessel and UFO trackers are now looking for more witnesses to come forward with any information possibly related to the sighting.

The UFO sighting reportedly occurred on Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 80 miles southeast of New Orleans.

The sighting was submitted to the National UFO Reporting Center, which apparently tracks UFO sightings and data, by the chief engineer of an OSV working the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday afternoon. According to the eyewitness report:

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Missing 411: How 1,600 people went missing from public lands without a trace

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July 23, 2015 was the eve of Joseph Lloyd Keller's 19th birthday. The Cleveland, Tennessee, native had been spending the summer between his freshman and sophomore years at Cleveland State Community College on a western road trip with buddies Collin Gwaltney and Christian Fetzner in Gwaltney's old Subaru. The boys had seen Las Vegas, San Francisco, and the Grand Canyon before heading to Joe's aunt and uncle's dude ranch, the Rainbow Trout Ranch, in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado.

The ranch is in Conejos County, which is bigger than Rhode Island, with 8,000 residents and no stoplights. Sheep graze in the sunshine; potatoes and barley are grown here and trucked north to Denver. Three new marijuana dispensaries in the tiny town of Antonito lure New Mexicans across the nearby state line.

Conejos—Spanish for "rabbits"—is one of the poorest counties in Colorado. It's also a helluva place to get lost. While its eastern plains stretch across the agricultural San Luis Valley, its western third rises into the 1.8-million-acre Rio Grande National Forest, which sprawls over parts of nine counties. Go missing out here and your fate relies, in no small part, on which of those nine counties you were in when you disappeared.

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Top Secret

Linda Moulton Howe interview with UFO whistleblower: Ex-US Naval officer 'saw entrance to secret alien base in Antarctica'

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The whistleblower has alleged there is an alien base in the Antarctic.
The former military man, who is said to have seen 20 years of service, has allegedly revealed the startling story to US conspiracy theorist investigative journalist Linda Moulton Howe.

Mrs Howe, 75, from Albuquerque, New Mexico, who has been awarded for her paranormal research through website Earthfiles.com, says she was contacted several times by the whistleblower she has only been referred to as Brian.

In a series of videos released on YouTube, Mrs Howe is heard interviewing Brian about what he allegedly saw.

Brian, 59, who alleges to be a former retired US Navy petty officer first class flight engineer in a squadron called Antarctic Development Squadron Six, claimed to have been part of a crew that flew through a "no fly zone" above Antarctica, and saw UFOs, aliens, and a giant entrance hole to an alien base.


Comment: Keep in mind that Linda Moulton Howe is conversing with Whitley Strieber - whose information though at times may be accurate - may in fact have 'allegiances' that are quite questionable. As always, it behooves us to use our thinking caps here in any case.



Comment: See also: Nazis, E.T.'s, Deep States, the Admiral Byrd Expedition and the Exposure of Antarctica's Hidden Realms


Question

Weird geometric pattern etched into Iceland's largest lake baffles locals

© Thingvellir National Park / Facebook
Incredible images of an unexplained and somewhat eerie zigzag pattern stretching for more than two kilometers (1.25 miles) on a frozen lake in Iceland has baffled locals, sparking theories on its source ranging from aliens to aquatic monsters.

The bizarre markings on Lake Thingvallavatn in Thingvellir National Park were shared by the park's Facebook page earlier this month. The post reported that the unexplained pattern had been spotted by a nearby resident - a phenomenon apparently never seen in the area before.

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Why is the UFO question asked by so few in the mainstream media?

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Jimmy Kimmel (right) and Barack Obama share and exchange during a break on "Jimmy Kimmel Live".
Columnist Cheryl Costa breaks down the question about UFOs we all want answered.

The UFO question came about from Jimmy Kimmel. Not once, but four times in the past two years and seven months he has asked three former U.S. presidents and a presidential candidate the same query about UFOs. All of them brushed it off. Some side stepped it with a laugh, others with an uncomfortable snicker claiming they can't talk about it.


Comment: Or, they know far less than they think they do about the biggest question of all time and really have nothing to say; one imagines that as President (or former president) of "the most powerful country on earth" they might even be a little embarrassed by the realization that they are so far 'out of the loop' on a matter of such world-wide importance. Remember, US presidents are mostly puppets and know only what 'those in the know' want them to know.


Jimmy Kimmel is an entertainer and should be commended for bringing up the topic in front of a national television audience that a majority of Americans (70 percent, according to a 2012 National Geographic UFO poll) want to know the answer to. But why is Kimmel the one asking this challenging question?

Why haven't journalists affiliated with mainstream news stations or newspapers or, better yet, the White House press corps asked the same hard question? Do these world-class journalists feel that a question about UFOs and the extraterrestrial presence is silly and nonsensical?


Comment: If the vast majority of journalists hired in the US had any actual curiosity - instead of blindly following what they're told to think on most matters - they wouldn't be hired in the first place! And if, by chance, they were hired, then what is the likelihood that their editors and publishers (who are just extensions of the intelligence agencies), and who are themselves tools of 'those in the know', would allow them to say the truth? And the 'truth' regarding UFO's is a very complicated and explosive matter in any case.


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'Beyond our knowledge'? Scientist claims crop circles are hidden messages left by aliens or human time travelers


Dr Horace Drew says crop circles could contain hidden messages from aliens
Dr Horace Drew, who holds a PhD in Chemistry from Caltech, says advanced alien species could be using plants to communicate peacefully with humans

CROP circles are real and contain hidden messages from aliens or human time travellers, a scientist has claimed.

Dr Horace Drew, 61, also suggested that the mysterious phenomena are a method extra-terrestrial beings are using to try and peacefully communicate with the human race.

Dr Drew, who holds a PhD in Chemistry from the prestigious California Institute of Technology, made the claims at the UFO & Paranormal Research Society of Australia last Wednesday.

Comment: As for the main thrust of Dr. Drew's ideas, see this and this for much more on what crop circles may actually be. He's probably not far off.


Flashlight

'Ghosts', bad vibes drive Brazil's president from official residence in capitol

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Michel Temer and his former beauty queen wife Marcela have moved out of their mansion.
Brazil's president Michel Temer blames bad vibes and even ghosts for driving him from his sumptuous official residence in the capital Brasilia, a Brazilian news weekly reported Saturday.

Temer surprised Brazilians this week with the revelation that he has decamped from the Alvorada Palace and moved with his former beauty queen wife and their seven-year-old son down the road to the smaller vice presidential residence.

The modernist Alvorada, which means Dawn and was designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, would be a dream home for many. It has a huge pool, football field, chapel, medical center and vast lawn. But Temer, 76, and his 33-year-old wife Marcela, find the cavernous, glass-fronted building spooky.

"I felt something strange there. I wasn't able to sleep right from the first night. The energy wasn't good," Temer was quoted as saying by Veja. "Marcela felt the same thing. Only (their son) Michelzinho, who went running from one end to the other, liked it.

We even started to wonder: could there be ghosts?" he reportedly quipped to Veja.
According to a report in Globo newspaper, Marcela Temer brought in a priest to attempt to drive out any evil spirits, but to no avail.

The Temers then moved to the still luxurious but smaller Jaburu Palace nearby.

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US Exorcists: Demonic Activity on the Rise

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Relief of St. Michael vs. the devil at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
A look at the growing need to battle the devil

There is an alarming increase in demonic activity being reported by those who work in exorcism ministry, said the exorcist for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Although steps are being taken to increase the number of exorcists, demand is still outpacing supply.

Father Vincent Lampert has been an exorcist for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis since 2005 and is the pastor at St. Malachy's in Indianapolis. He trained at the North American College in Rome and assisted with more than 40 exorcisms with longtime Italian exorcist Father Carmine De Filippi. Although the identities of most exorcists are hidden, Father Lampert often gives talks to warn against evil and turn people toward the power of God.

In an interview with the Register, he said that he sees an increasing number of people involved in Satanic rituals and opening themselves up to evil.

"The problem isn't that the devil has upped his game, but more people are willing to play it," Father Lampert said. He pointed to rampant pornography, illegal drugs use and the occult. "Where there is demonic activity, there is always an entry point," he said.

Comment: See also: Seeking liberation from demonic influence - Italy is experiencing a 'boom' in exorcisms


Black Cat

El Chupacabra? Mysterious 'beast' thought to be roaming Scottish Highlands stripping all the flesh off sheep and eating them

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Crofter Susan Mackay with the carcass of her dead
A large "cat" with a taste for mutton is believed to be roaming the most remote parts of northern Scotland, stripping sheep from their skin and leaving no trace but bones and wool.

The mysterious beast's latest catch is a hefty and healthy ewe of about 50kg. Her wool was neatly peeled off her skin before it was eaten. The carcass was found less than 100 yards from a croft in Swordly at the weekend.

The ewe belonged to Susan Mackay, who is not the first crofter to fall victim to the unknown animal.

Comment: Path of the Skinwalker: A small ranch in northern Utah, US may be the strangest place on Earth?


UFO

Retired Air Force Colonel spills the beans on UFO contact with Apollo 13 mission

Since we first turned our dreams of travelling to the moon into a reality, there has been controversy. Some believe that most of the landing footage was faked, and others believe we never even went there, despite there being plenty of evidence suggesting we did. But here's the tricky part — some of the footage from various Apollo missions might indeed have been faked or even "refurbished." Many insiders have also accused NASA of doing things like this, but, based on the information we have from sources like these, and many others, it seems the problem is not that we didn't get to the moon, but rather what we found — and concealed from the public — when we got there.

In fact, the Russian government has accused the U.S. of concealing film footage. Agency insiders, like Norman Bergrun (view some of his publications for NASA, where he worked for more than a decade, here), or Bob Dean, United States Army Command Sergeant Major, who also served at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) of NATO as an intelligence analyst, are a few out of many.

"Ladies and gentlemen, my government, NASA, which many of us in the United States say stands for Never A Straight Answer, proceeded to erase 40 rolls of film of the Apollo Program — the flight to the Moon, the flight around the Moon, the landings on the Moon, the walking guys here and there. They erased, for Christ's sake, 40 rolls of film of those events. Now we're talking about several thousand individual frames that were taken that the so-called authorities determined that you did not have a right to see. Oh, they were 'disruptive,' 'socially unacceptable,' 'politically unacceptable.' I've become furious. I'm a retired Command Sergeant Major. I was never famous for having a lot of patience." (source)