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  • 'Perplexing' find at Alderney Roman dig

    07/29/2012 4:45:13 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 25 replies
    BBC ^ | Saturday, July 28, 2012 | unattributed
    Archaeologists have found something "interesting" and "perplexing" at a Roman dig in Alderney. A team from the island, the UK and Guernsey are excavating land at the fort of the nunnery at Longy Common. The dig is focusing on a gateway and wall but the team said they were "not expecting" the way it was laid out. Dr Jason Monaghan said: "We've found something interesting, but we don't actually know what it is until we take a bit more dirt out." Dr Monaghan, Director of Guernsey Museums, said the team had dug a trench to examine the gateway. "It's a...
  • Mile-wide UFO' spotted by British airline pilot

    06/22/2007 7:27:08 AM PDT · by Havok · 173 replies · 6,368+ views
    thisislondon.co.uk ^ | London, Friday 22.06.07 | thisislondon.co.uk
    One of the largest UFOs ever seen has been observed by the crew and passengers of an airliner over the Channel Islands. An official air-miss report on the incident several weeks ago appears in Pilot magazine. Aurigny Airlines captain Ray Bowyer, 50, flying close to Alderney first spotted the object, described as "a cigar-shaped brilliant white light". Scroll down for more Aurigny Airlines captain Ray Bowyer, 50, described what he thought to be a UFO as 'a cigar-shaped brilliant white light', similar to the image supplied by Dennis Plunket of the British Flying Saucer bureau As the plane got closer...
  • Palin cuts ties to Soros-linked aides

    05/03/2011 7:01:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Salon ^ | 5/3/11 | Justin Elliott
    The big Sarah Palin news today is that she has lost her longtime foreign policy adviser, Randy Scheunemann. Scheunemann is a well-known neoconservative who worked for Jesse Helms and was intimately involved in the push for the Iraq war. He later became an aide to John McCain on the 2008 presidential campaign, where he met and linked up with Palin. He's been associated with her ever since. The question is: Why did they Scheunemann, who runs the lobbying firm Orion Strategies, leave Palin now?
  • Cruise Liner with 708 Aboard on Fire 20 Miles Off Southeast England

    05/05/2006 9:16:28 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 94 replies · 6,877+ views
    Reuters ^ | May 6, 2006
    Reuters - CRUISE LINER WITH 708 ABOARD ON FIRE 20 MILES OFF SOUTHEAST ENGLAND-SKY TV