Congress Is Taking the UFO Threat Seriously — University of Cryptozoology
In 2004, two Navy pilots near San Diego encountered what they said was a strange aircraft: “whitish” in color, oval in shape, and capable of accelerating “like nothing I’ve ever seen,” one of the pilots would later tell the New York Times.
'Bombshell revelation': Pentagon admits it investigates UFOs through secret initiative, report says — University of Cryptozoology
The Pentagon admitted that it still investigates reports of UFOs, or "unidentified aerial phenomena," in a statement that a former U.K. defense official called "a bombshell revelation," according to a New York Post report.
Navy withholding data on UFO sightings, congressman says — University of Cryptozoology
A top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee is accusing the Navy of withholding information about reports of unidentified aircraft after officially requesting more data on the mysterious encounters.
The Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs — University of Cryptozoology
The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them.
Senators get classified briefing on UFO sightings — University of Cryptozoology
Three more U.S. senators received a classified Pentagon briefing on Wednesday about a series of reported encounters by the Navy with unidentified aircraft, according to congressional and military officials — part of a growing number of requests from members of key oversight committees. One of them was Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, whose office confirmed the briefing to POLITICO.
Scientists describe 229 new species in 2018 — University of Cryptozoology
In 2018, researchers added 229 new plant and animal species to Earth’s tree of life. The new species include 120 wasps, 34 sea slugs, 28 ants, 19 fish, seven flowering plants, seven spiders, four eels, three sharks, two water bears, one frog, one snake, one seahorse, one moss, and one liverwort plant.
How UFO Reports Change With the Technology of the Times — University of Cryptozoology
In 1896, newspapers throughout the United States began reporting accounts of mysterious airships flying overhead. Descriptions varied, but witnesses frequently invoked the century’s great technological achievements. Some sources reported dirigibles powered by steam engines. Others saw motorized, winged crafts with screw propellers. Many recalled a flying machine equipped with a powerful searchlight.
Aliens, ahoy! Navy developing guidelines on reporting UFO sightings — University of Cryptozoology
Encounters with unidentified aircraft by pilots have once again prompted Department of Defense officials to take action. More specifically, the Navy confirmed that the service is drafting guidelines to establish a formal process for pilots and military personnel to report UFO sightings, Politico first reported. The move comes following a surge in what the Navy called a series of intrusions by advanced aircraft on Navy carrier strike groups.
The Greatest Werewolf Art Of The Middle Ages And Renaissance — University of Cryptozoology
While they weren't always depicted as shirtless teen heartthrobs, creatures who turn from human into wolf (and vice versa) appear in tales dating back to antiquity. So throughout the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, artists have had plenty of strange and creepy stories to inform their werewolf illustrations.
CIA Has Interfered With Over 81 Foreign Elections in the Past Century — University of Cryptozoology
The CIA has accused Russia of interfering in the 2016 presidential election (with absolutely zero evidence) by hacking into Democratic and Republican computer networks and selectively releasing emails. But critics might point out the U.S. has done similar things. The U.S. has a long history of attempting to influence presidential elections in other countries – it’s done so as many as 81 times between 1946 and 2000, according to a database amassed by political scientist Dov Levin of…
A Man Returns to the Site of his First Bigfoot Encounter — University of Cryptozoology
Matt Moneymaker–as featured on Animal Planet - takes his team to the legendary spot in Ohio where he encountered his first Bigfoot 20 years prior.