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  • Fishermen Plane Sighting a Tip or False Lead in MH370 Hunt?

    03/18/2014 5:00:52 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 25 replies
    ABC News via Yahoo News ^ | 18MAR2014 | Bob Woodruff
    Fishermen from this village believe they may have seen the missing Malaysia Airlines flight on the night it disappeared flying low over the Gulf of Thailand. It's not clear whether what they saw was flight MH370 or whether it is the latest in a string of false leads in the search for the missing plane, but if true it would suggest that the plane may have flown low to avoid radar, what is known as "terrain masking." On March 8 flight MH370 disappeared from radar as it flew north over the Gulf of Thailand towards Vietnam en route to Beijing....
  • Just saw an honest to goodness UFO

    03/06/2013 9:31:29 PM PST · by albionin · 139 replies
    Wow. Just saw a real life UFO. Southern Colorado. It happened around 8:25 P.M. On the way home and I saw a bright orange light off to the east. It looked like the top third of a really orange moon rising very fast from behind a cloud except there are no clouds tonight and there is no moon. It pulsed slowly on and then off. I pulled over and got out. No sound. Looked to be, and this is my best guess, about 10 to 15 thousand feet up and elongated. Seemed to be between me and the Sangre De...
  • In North Carolina, Bigfoot Crossed the Road

    03/24/2011 7:16:33 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 45 replies
    FOX News ^ | March 24, 2011 |
    Bigfoot caught on tape? A Shelby, North Carolina man claims to have a video of the legendary Bigfoot. Thomas Byers was driving with a friend when he says he saw Bigfoot cross Golden Valley Church Road in Rutherford County Tuesday evening. Naturally, he whipped out his video camera and was able to capture a five-second video from about 15 to 20 feet away. "It ran across the road and into the woods right in front of us and I was able to film it," Byers wrote in an e-mail to WCNC NewsChannel 36 in Charlotte, N.C. "In the short video...
  • Rare sighting in Laos of mysterious beast (twin-horned saola)

    09/17/2010 9:36:25 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 9/17/10 | AFP
    HANOI (AFP) – One of the world's rarest animals, the secretive and mysterious twin-horned saola, has been seen for the first time in a decade, conservationists say. Villagers in Laos captured a saola in August and took it to their remote community, but it died after a few days in captivity, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said in a statement. The animal was photographed before its death, the first confirmed record since 1999 when pictures of wild saola were taken by automatic cameras in Laos, said IUCN, a Swiss-based network of scientists and environmental organisations. No biologist...
  • WOODFORD GREEN: MoD appeals for calm after UFO sighting[UK]

    03/01/2008 11:47:39 AM PST · by BGHater · 4 replies · 214+ views
    Guardian-Series ^ | 29 Feb 2008 | Daniel Binns
    <p>THE Ministry of Defence (MoD) has appealed for calm after a UFO was spotted over Woodford Green.</p> <p>Two residents have contacted the Guardian saying they saw a strange object flying through the sky last weekend above the Winston Churchill statue on Woodford Green.</p>
  • Butterfly sighting causes stir in Texas (tiny green butterfly not seen in US in more than 70 years)

    10/12/2007 9:13:25 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 45 replies · 65+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/12/07 | AP
    FALCON HEIGHTS, Texas - A tiny green butterfly not seen in the United States in more than 70 years likes the new butterfly garden at Falcon State Park, experts said. Berry Nall of Falcon Heights took a photograph of his find on Monday, posted it on his Web site and asked members of an online mailing list to help him identify it. "I tried to get as many pictures as I could, but it took off," Nall said. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department informed him that he had taken a picture of a telea hairstreak butterfly. "I knew something...
  • Crews head to possible Fossett sighting (Sighting in Nevada isn’t Fossett’s plane)

    09/09/2007 3:16:54 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 1,628+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/9/07 | Martin Griffith - ap
    RENO, Nev. - Rescue crews were headed to another potential sighting of Steve Fossett's plane Sunday afternoon near where the famous aviator took off on Labor Day. The sighting occurred within a 50-mile radius of the airstrip about 80 miles southeast of Reno, said Kim Toulouse, a spokesman for the Nevada Department of Wildlife assisting in the search operation. "We have aircraft and ground forces en route to that location," Toulouse told reporters, refusing to take any questions. At least six times during the past week search and rescue crews have spotted airplane wreckage they thought might be Fossett's only...
  • UFO Sightings Published By MoD (UK)

    08/06/2007 4:20:33 PM PDT · by blam · 19 replies · 1,695+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 8-6-2007 | Stephen Adams
    UFO sightings published by MoD By Stephen Adams Last Updated: 2:45pm BST 06/08/2007 A rotating silver pyramid, a "metallic spinning object" with green engines and a "mother ship with two smaller orbs" were among the bizarre UFO sightings reported to the Ministry of Defence last year. UFOs filmed by Mexican Air Force pilots in 2004 The ministry has published details of 97 reports of unidentified flying objects in 2006, opening a treasure trove of potential information to those who believe we are not alone. It has also published details of reported sightings going back to 1998, showing there have been...
  • Louisiana Cougar Caught On Trail Cam

    05/14/2007 10:20:23 PM PDT · by omegaman66 · 6 replies · 399+ views
    TheJump.Net ^ | 5-14-2007 | Mike Guerin
    For those that don't believe the picture comes from Louisiana, these other animals at the same location helps narrow down where the picture was taken. The opossum and bear range only overlaps in a few places. One being in Louisiana!
  • Man believed to be N. Korean leader's son arrives in Beijing (Kim Jong-nam sighting)

    02/11/2007 7:14:51 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 13 replies · 567+ views
    Kyodo News ^ | 02/11/07
    Man believed to be N. Korean leader's son arrives in Beijing (Kyodo) _ A man believed to be Kim Jong Nam, eldest son of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, arrived in Beijing on Sunday for what he said was a personal visit. "I have nothing to do with the six-party talks or some kind of financial sanctions," the man told reporters in Korean at a Beijing hotel, referring to the nuclear negotiations and the source of a feud between North Korea and the United States. "I came only for personal affairs," he added. Dressed in a cap, sunglasses and...
  • Mystery Americans on the trail of bin Laden?(bin Laden sighting)

    05/15/2006 10:35:21 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 32 replies · 1,889+ views
    NYT ^ | 05/15/06 | Carlotta Gall
    Mystery Americans on the trail of bin Laden? By Carlotta Gall The New York Times MONDAY, MAY 15, 2006 CHITRAL, Pakistan This quiet mountain resort, better known for its polo games and mountain treks, has become the latest site of interest in the hunt for Osama bin Laden, much to the outrage and bemusement of its inhabitants. Chitral is the remotest northwestern territory in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan, stretching along the Afghan border to the high mountain ranges of the Hindu Kush and the Pamirs, following the Wakhan Corridor, the long finger of Afghanistan that reaches to the...
  • Dragon-shaped Flying Object Appears in Jilin Province(dragon-sighting continues)

    09/13/2005 7:06:48 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 82 replies · 10,497+ views
    Dragon-shaped Flying Object Appears in Jilin Province The Epoch Times Sep 12, 2005 An image of the phenomenon captured on an observer's picture-phone (The Epoch Times) At about 6 p.m. on August 6, two students walked out of their library in Jilin University and looked up. “Look! A flying dragon appears in the sky!” A student named Li captured an image of the dragon on his picture-phone, providing the second instance of photo documentation of a dragon flying over China so far this summer. “When I was walking out of the library, I saw a bright, animal-shaped object flying in...
  • Bin Laden Spotted at CNN

    08/18/2005 8:26:45 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 17 replies · 899+ views
    Chronwatch ^ | 18 aug 05 | Jeremy Robb
    Osama bin Laden, long thought to be hiding in Pakistan or Afghanistan, is now thought to have been hiding out in the newsroom at CNN. The savvy news veteran has apparently been a senior editor at CNN for over two years, but slipped away before FBI agents could apprehend him. The FBI is keeping an eye on other known al Qaeda cells, like The New York Times, CBS and NPR to see if bin Laden surfaces there.
  • UFO sighting in Exeter - again! - (Retired Navy officer reports his sighting in detail!)

    07/28/2005 8:25:37 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 131 replies · 2,465+ views
    SEACOAST ONLINE.COM ^ | JULY 25, 2005 | Adam Dolge
    EXETER - There was something odd in the sky last week, something that caused a Navy veteran with 10,000 hours of flight experience to have his own close encounter. The former flight engineer, who wished to be identified only as "David," said of the experience, "this was like nothing I’ve ever seen before." What the retired Navy chief petty officer said he saw last Wednesday could only be classified as a UFO, an unidentified flying object. It was a bright and sunny afternoon, about 3:15 p.m., and David was outside preparing his lawnmower. He had filled the mower with gas,...
  • Bigfoot spotted in Yukon: 9 people claim to see giant creature in backyard-(he's ba-a-a-akk!)

    07/14/2005 7:54:51 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 42 replies · 1,984+ views
    WORLD NET DAILY.COM ^ | JULY 14, 2005 | Staff Writer
    The legendary creature "Bigfoot" has been spotted again, this time in Canada, where nine people in the Yukon community of Teslin claim to have seen the legendary creature. According to the CBC, the witnesses, some of whom are children, saw the hairy, human-like creature pass in front of a house window, and then later behind an abandoned car near some houses last weekend. Roger Smarch of Teslin, Canada, shows off track where mysterious creature was spotted (courtesy: CBC) Those who claim to have seen Bigfoot, which is also known as a sasquatch, said they heard trees snapping and creaking despite...
  • Iraq: al-Zarqawi Seen Handing Out Alms Near Syrian Border

    06/28/2005 8:12:00 AM PDT · by jmc1969 · 27 replies · 1,268+ views ^ | June 28, 2005 | AKI
    Baghdad, 28 June (AKI) - Jordanian terror mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has been seen handing out money to evacuee families in the small town of al-Karabla, near al-Qaim on the Syrian border, according to a message posted to various Islamist websites, signed by 'Muhib al-Faruq'. The message is headed "Allah is great: an urgent message from a brother from the town of al-Karabla who swears by what he says". In the message, al-Faruq says he has spoken with the "brother" from al-Karabla, who claims al-Qaeda has given some 700 dollars per household to 85 families whose houses have been destroyed...
  • Iraq: Reported Sighting of Al-Zarqawi in Ramadi Hospital

    04/28/2005 3:54:52 AM PDT · by jmc1969 · 47 replies · 1,909+ views
    Baghdad, 28 April (AKI) - The Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is reported to have been seen on Wednesday at the hospital in Ramadi, which was later searched by US forces. The director of the hospital, Munam Aftan, told the Iraq-based newspaper Al-Zaman that US troops surrounded and raided the entire hospital, searching for al-Zarqawi, who is believed to be al-Qaeda's leader in Iraq. "They told me they had to search the entire hospital - Aftan explained - because they had received information saying that al-Zarqawi was here, accompanied by four Opel cars, inside of which were his bodyguards and...
  • 'Sighting' Of Tasmanian Tiger Sparks L1.2m Bounty Hunt

    04/02/2005 5:47:25 PM PST · by blam · 24 replies · 1,473+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 3-4-2005 | Anna Gizowska
    'Sighting' of Tasmanian tiger sparks £1.2m bounty hunt By Anna Gizowska in Sydney (Filed: 03/04/2005) Officially, the last of their kind died out more than half a century ago, their downfall brought about because white settlers believed they had a voracious appetite for sheep. Now the Tasmanian tiger is once again the subject of a manhunt - this time to prove that the species still exists. The Tasmanian tiger was officially declared extinct in 1986 After dramatic claims by a German tourist to have seen one of the mysterious, meat-eating marsupials lurking deep in the Tasmanian wilderness, Australian magazines and...

    03/11/2005 1:16:59 PM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 45 replies · 1,925+ views
    English DongaNewspaper(online) in English, Seoul, Korea ^ | 11 March 2005 | English DongaMagazine (online)
    March 8, 2005, Pyongyang, North Korea Kim Jong il, the Chia Pet (center) Alive and kickin' folks. Live sighting. Second or third live sighting in North Korea in the last several weeks, another one at a Russian ballet presentation in Pyongyang.For the Free Republic KIM JONG-IL file (the "when was he last seen alive?" file)....
  • First direct sighting of an extrasolar planet

    01/12/2005 7:07:27 AM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 56 replies · 1,910+ views news service ^ | Tuesday, January 11, 2005 | Maggie McKee
    Astronomers have directly observed an extrasolar planet for the first time, but are at a loss to explain what they see. More than 130 planets have been detected orbiting stars other than our own, the Sun. But because the stars far outshine the planets, all of the planets were detected indirectly - by how much they made their host stars wobble or dim, for example. Now, astronomers say they are almost certain they have snapped an actual image of an extrasolar planet. It was first seen at infrared wavelengths with the Very Large Telescope in Chile in April 2004, and...