Saturday, September 22, 2012

Archive: One of the Oddest Accounts I've Ever Read....

This narrative was forwarded to me in April 2010 and created quite a stir when I posted it. The story is truly one of the oddest accounts I've ever read. Its been a slow news day so I decided to post it again for the newer readers. Enjoy...

Several weeks ago, I called a reader who contacted me and wanted to discuss an incident his late father had written about. After a lengthy conversation and several emails, he agreed to forward the text. This is one of the oddest accounts I have ever read though I was intrigued by the possible implications:

Lon - my name is Ken and I am a reader of your blog. I would like to share a disturbing encounter my father wrote about. He passed away last year and had kept a journal which I found in his safe. There was a separate sheet of paper, folded with an envelope and placed in the journal. I suspect it was a letter he had intended to send at some point. It was dated October 25, 2002, though there was no addressee. By that time, we had moved to Arizona. My mother said that my father claimed he had a terrifying personal encounter but never told her the details. My father was a very serious, private and devout man who didn't indulge in drink or other vices. Because of his sincerity, my mother and I believe this story to be true. The following text was in the letter.

Dear Sir

In the summer of 1996, I was living with my family in northern Orange County, California. My wife was visiting relatives so I decided to go out for a bite to eat. I had just finished a late dinner at a local restaurant and started walking through a vacant parking lot. As I walked I saw an square-shaped lighted object hovering overhead. The UFO came closer but I could not hear any sound. There was also a pulsating white light located on the bottom. After a few seconds, the object simply vanished. I was stunned and stood there for a few minutes wondering if the object would return.

I continued to walk through the lot, coming to the entrance on the backside that led into an alley. As I walked through the well-illuminated alley, I noticed ahead of me a strange creature looking through a row of hedges. I stopped walking and crouched down behind a car so the creature could not see me. I realize that the description will seem ridiculous, but this is what I witnessed. The creature was about 4-5 foot tall and a bit frail looking. He wore a one-piece light blue bodysuit that had an iridescent look to it. It wore high black boots that seemed to glow from the bottom. The face had a well pronounced chin, tiny round eyes, holes where the ears should had been and a large bald head. As I watched, the creature looked like it was having trouble walking.

I continued to watched as it looked around the hedges and in a garbage can, then disappearing behind a garage. After a few seconds, I heard strange popping sounds. I continued to crouch down by the car wondering if the creature would come back. After a few minutes my curiosity got the best of me, so I raised up and started to slowly walk in the direction of the garage. As I neared, a tall hairy ape-like creature emerged from behind the garage into the alley while looking directly at me. I was stunned as my legs gave way and I dropped to the ground in horror. It had no clothing, with large, long hairy arms and red glowing eyes. In a weird way, this 'thing' didn't look solid, almost like a ghost or hologram. It made a few grunting sounds, turned around and started to run down the alley towards the woods at the dead end.

When I arrived home, I realized that my walk and encounter on the way lasted over 2 hours, though the distance of the restaurant and my house was only a few blocks. I wondered if I should report the incident but thought it was too ridiculous and I would never be believed anyway. Later, I told my story to my pastor as well as a friend at church, but both refused to take it seriously. I went back to the alley several times to see if any evidence could be found, for example, the light blue body suit and boots since I was sure that this was a metamorphic event.

Through the years, I began to wonder if this creature was actually a Bigfoot or Sasquatch. I have never heard any conjecture of Bigfoot as an extraterrestrial but I suppose it is possible. Can you elaborate on my experience? Please forward copies to other experts if you feel it is appropriate. Sincerely (unsigned)

NOTE: I want to thank Ken for coming forward though, he had several concerns about his father's account being published. Ken did ask that if anybody has information on this event or, specifically, if his father (Kenneth, Sr.) may have contacted anyone in reference to the event to forward it...Lon

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Just the Facts?: 'Field and Stream' Bigfoot Photo -- Other Russian Lake Monsters -- Pope John XXIII and ET

Bigfoot Trail Cam Photo From 'Field and Stream' Contest

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Raincoast Sasquatch: The Bigfoot / Sasquatch Records of Southeast Alaska, Coastal British Columbia & Northwest Washington from Puget Sound to Yakutat

Impossible Visits: The Inside Story of Interactions with Sasquatch at Habituation Sites


Iran Cleric Pummeled by ‘Badly Covered’ Woman After Warning

An Iranian cleric said he was beaten by a woman in the northern province of Semnan after giving her a warning for being “badly covered,” the state-run Mehr news agency reported.

Hojatoleslam Ali Beheshti said he encountered the woman in the street while on his way to the mosque in the town of Shahmirzad, and asked her to cover herself up, to which she replied “you, cover your eyes,” according to Mehr. The cleric repeated his warning, which he said prompted her to insult and push him.

“I fell on my back on the floor,” Beheshti said in the report. “I don’t know what happened after that, all I could feel was the kicks of this woman who was insulting me and attacking me.”

Since the 1979 revolution that brought Shiite Muslim religious leaders to power, women in Iran have been required to cover their hair and body curves in public with head-scarves and loose-fitting coats, to protect religious values and “preserve society’s morals and security.”

The government condemns short, tight and colorful coats and loosely tied head-scarves, and routinely organizes police patrols to enforce the Islamic dress code. Public surveillance increases in summer when some women opt for flimsier clothing.

Beheshti said he was hospitalized for three days. The Iranian cleric said it was his religious duty to apply the principle of “commanding right and forbidding wrong,” and that he would continue to do so even after living through what he called “the worst day of my life.”

It isn’t the first time that clerics in Iran have been beaten up after delivering warnings, Mehr said. - bloomberg

Note: 'attagirl'...Sharia rage! Lon

Heaven on Earth: A Journey Through Shari'a Law from the Deserts of Ancient Arabia to the Streets of the Modern Muslim World - this is one of the most outrageous books I have ever read! Lon

Cruel and Usual Punishment: The Terrifying Global Implications of Islamic Law


Other Russian Lake Monsters...

Lake Koskol, in the former Russian province of Kazakhstan, was reported to hold a plesiosaur-like, Lake Monster .The first account of the creature to reach western ears was reportedly broadcast on a Soviet radio program in 1977. These reports suggested that the animal was most likely prehistoric in origin.

'Nature' magazine carried an article in 1977,( just after Sir Peter Scott had given a scientific genre name to 'Nessie' ),that 'Koskolteras Rhombopterix' might have been seen in Lake Kos Kol in Kazakhstan. The monster was 15 metres long with a large, 2m x 1m head. It quoted an unnamed commentator on Moscow radio observing that since several "extinct" species had been recently rediscovered to be still surviving, it was possible that "unknown creatures of the kind reported in both these lakes" might, indeed, exist.

I could find nothing since then that had been reported about the monster. However that doesn't mean there hasn't been more reports.Please leave a comment if you know of any new sightings. Continue reading at Some Other Russian Lake Monsters

Encyclopedia of Lake and River Monsters

Shipwrecks, Monsters, and Mysteries of the Great Lakes


Pope John XXIII met an Extraterrestrial

One of the most spectacular revelations already disclosed on the Vatican tells the story reported by the assistant of Pope John XXIII (1881-1963) who, in statements to the press in 2005 (at the time being already 90 years old) said the strangest event involving His Holiness was a meeting between His Holiness and a man from another planet, an alien. According to the papal secretary, Loris Capolvilla (one of the oldest Catholic bishops in 2012), Pope John XXIII would have had a contact with a friendly alien in the gardens of the papal summer residence in Castel Gandolfo.

The incident happened in July 1961 when John XXIII, also called the Pope walked in Good Company Capolvilla. After walking a few minutes there, both observed a strange object in the sky oval emanating a bright light-colored blue and amber. The ship remained in the air for a few moments before landing on the lawn. Then, a being with human form surrounded by a golden aura and elongated ears left the spacecraft.

Pope and his secretary knelt, even without knowing exactly what they were seeing – and began to pray believing that it was a phenomenon or heavenly miracle. After a moment, the Pope decided to approach the creature and began talking to the stranger. This conversation lasted about 20 minutes. After the confab, the Pope returned to meet with the secretary and confided to him the following message: The children of God are everywhere though, sometimes have difficulty recognizing our own brothers. then declared that he would talk more on the subject and John XXIII never revealed, not even to their most loyal employees the unusual event.

Recently, Vatican officials commented on the high probability of the existence of intelligent extraterrestrial life or, indeed causing controversy even among the religious. One of these statements came from the director of the Center for Astronomical Observations Vatican, José Gabriel Funes, in an interview with the official newspaper of the Holy See, L’Osservatore Romano, said that not only exists but that extraterrestrial life would she work of God. JOHN XXIII, POPE occultist John XXIII is a mysterious character. Reportedly one of the few members of the Summit of the twentieth century Vatican formally initiated into the mysteries of esoteric tradition.

As Pope, showed how far he was allowed to, information regarding the Third Secret of Fatima, prophesying future events of a political nature and cosmic. Predicted the death of President JF Kennedy. The Italian writer Pier Carpi (1940-2000), who wrote about the secrets of Count Cagliostro also held up the unofficial biography of Pope prophet. Carpi would have had access to this data through a mysterious source, undisclosed, described by Carpi just like … an old man with a long beard.

The mysterious Eugenio Siracusa (1919-2006 – Italian mystic, reportedly contacted by aliens from childhood), would also be responsible for the safekeeping of certain documents that would have shared with Carpi. PROPHECIES OF A POPE John XXIII had left, the esoteric order to which he belonged, texts containing a series of prophecies. Some were posted by Pier Carpi, others remain secret.About the mysteries of mankind and the aliens, the Pope reportedly said: “rolls will be found in the Azores. will speak about ancient civilizations and teach men about things long past. rolls will talk about things of heaven. Signals are increasingly numerous. lights of heaven are red, green and blue. São fast. Someone comes from afar and want to meet men on Earth. Meetings are already happening. remain But who really saw silent “…. - O PAPA JOÃO XXIII E O EXTRATERRESTE

Pope John XXIII: A Spiritual Biography (Lives & Legacies)

A.D. After Disclosure: When the Government Finally Reveals the Truth About Alien Contact

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Lloyd Pye: 'Starchild' Update

According to the AMMACH Project Starchild researcher Lloyd Pye author of Human Origins: Intervention Theory revealed the following information in front of a small audience at StarChild Sponsor Belinda McKenzie's Highgate residence in the UK:

Revelations in this update:

1) Though from a very short 'humanoid'...this is the skull of an adult being.

2) The thin-boned tough-boned i.e. fiber-reinforced tooth-enamel-like skull of the Starchild has a capacity of 1600cc, that's 200cc more than a full-grown human adult.

3) A piece of collagen was discovered in the area of the eye. From this sample, it was determined that the eye of this being was fixed and the outer lens that we associate with Grays (the black almond-shaped eye) is actually some sort of lens giving 180 degree vision.

Click for the video - Lloyd Pye

From what I can gather from the video, Lloyd is stating that the Starchild skull is actually 'the skull of an adult Gray'. In our last interview with Lloyd at 'Beyond The Edge Radio, he stated the characteristics of the fiber-reinforced tooth-enamel-like skull. The other information, in reference to the Starchild being an adult and the eye collagen discovery and configuration, is new. I intend on contacting Lloyd for an update after he returns from his series of lectures in the UK.

I posted the following information the day after our most recent interview:

Researcher / author Lloyd Pye joined Beyond The Edge Radio Sunday evening and discussed his ongoing research into the Starchild Project and Intervention Theory. Lloyd presented new strong evidence that the Starchild Skull is indeed extraterrestrial in origin.

Podcast - Lloyd Pye on 'Beyond The Edge Radio' - June 17, 2012

More information can be found at

In the interview, Lloyd stated that he had intended to prove that the skull was a cross between a normal human female and an extraterrestrial male. With more sophisticated DNA testing available, he's not only uncovered potential alien DNA, he thinks the Starchild Skull may be entirely alien.

As well, you may want to check out Peruvian "coneheads" possible aliens?. In June 2011, Lloyd Pye received samples from several Peruvian "conehead" skulls. Thanks to the diligent work of Brien Foerster, who has a website at Hidden Inca Tours and obtained the samples, Lloyd's geneticist is now working to obtain viable DNA results from these unusual skulls for comparison to the Starchild Skull. Results are not anticipated until later in 2011. but apart from the Starchild Skull, these Peruvian relics provide the best possibility for obtaining alien DNA.

NOTE: The Starchild Project is currently seeking major funding for complete genome sequencing and documentary production. If you or someone you know personally may be interested, please email

Just the Facts?: 'Only Kooks See UFOs' -- 'The Shining' Sequel -- Wyoming Double Rainbow Photo

Lord Martin Rees: Aliens Fascinate Everyone, But Only Kooks See UFOs

Astronomers -- the men and women who study the stars, galaxies and beyond -- have an almost universal agreement that there's nothing of scientific interest when it comes to the subject of UFOs.

In fact, many professionals who gaze into the heavens actually speak about UFO sightings with disdain -- even though countless military officials, heads of state, newsmakers and commercial pilots have said they've seen unidentified flying objects.

"No serious astronomer gives any credence to any of these stories," said Lord Martin Rees, the official U.K. astronomer royal.

Rees, author of the new book, From Here to Infinity: A Vision for the Future of Science told The Huffington Post that, while "everyone's fascinated by aliens," he's in favor of the ongoing SETI Institute program -- the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

"We should look by all possible techniques," Rees said. "We've no idea what's out there, and so we should look for anything that might seem to be some sort of artifact rather than something natural."

While Rees said he hopes real extraterrestrials will be detected within the next 40 years, he's completely and "utterly unconvinced" that any ETs have been visiting Earth.

"I think most astronomers would dismiss these," Rees said. "I dismiss them because if aliens had made the great effort to traverse interstellar distances to come here, they wouldn't just meet a few well-known cranks, make a few circles in corn fields and go away again."

Nevertheless, in a recent HuffPost blog, SETI Institute senior astronomer Seth Shostak wrote about the daily emails he receives from people describing "alien sightings, extraterrestrial plans for Earth, and agitated screeds about the reluctance of scientists to take the whole subject seriously."

Shostak said very few of those emails "are penned by hoaxers. The correspondents are sincere, and many simply wish to help us in our search for evidence of extraterrestrial intelligence."

While Shostak may at first appear sympathetic to folks claiming that aliens are already here, he said he sees no real evidence.

"It's hard to believe that the aliens have cleverly arranged things so that only governments can find convincing evidence of their presence. ... The fact is, if you're certain that our planet is hosting alien visitors, the way to gain acceptance for your point of view is to prove it." Continue reading at Lord Martin Rees: Aliens Fascinate Everyone, But Only Kooks See UFOs

UFOs: Myths, Conspiracies, and Realities

Exposed, Uncovered & Declassified: UFOs and Aliens - Is There Anybody Out There?

Secrets of Antigravity Propulsion: Tesla, UFOs, and Classified Aerospace Technology


Stephen King to publish sequel to 'The Shining'

Fans of Steven King horror novels are counting the days until he publishes the sequel to one of his greatest spine chillers The Shining. The book is due to come out on September 24th, thirty five years after he published his first saga.

Although little is known about the plot, it’s clear that the long-awaited follow-up novel, Doctor Sleep, depicts Danny Torrance, the young boy who survived the bloody events of The Shining.

According to King's official website, the lead character encounters "a twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals."

The Shining has sold over a million copies since it was first published in 1977.

The prolific multi-award winning author is often referred to as a writing machine: he has released a novel every year since 2001.

His books are in demand by filmmakers who are ready to adapt King’s novels for the silver screen even before he finishes them. According to Hollywood Reporter, nine of his books are in development for TV or film adaptations, with more are being added nearly every month.

The biggest rumor, Hollywood Reporter claims, is that Warner Bros. is allegedly working on a prequel film to The Shining. Those who watched the movie starring Jack Nicholson and adapted for the big screen by Stanley Kubrick claimed it was the scariest film ever made. Whether King would be involved in revamping his bestselling story for the Hollywood project is unknown. - RT

Jack Nicholson (The Shining) Signed 8x10 Autograph Photo

The Shining

The Shining [Blu-ray]


China rounds up and puts its beggars in they couldn't spoil the fun at town fair

Beggars at a religious folk festival in southern China have been ordered to stay in purposely built cages, or be removed from the festivities. Organisers gave the beggars an ultimatum saying their presence ruins the experience for visitors at the temple fair in Nanchang, Jiangxi province and if they wished to beg they had to do so from inside small cages. The zoo-like cages are so small adults are unable to stand and although they are free to leave at will, they are immediately banished from the festival area and have to leave the city if they do so.

The annual fair celebrates a religious holy day with a funfair, market and entertainment as pilgrims come to the temple from all over China. Due to the thousands of visitors it has become a magnet for down-and-outs looking for charity from festival-goers. ‘This year we decided we would no longer accept beggars wandering everywhere, distressing our guests and spoiling it for everyone else,' explained one organiser before adding that no one is forcing them to beg and that they have voluntarily entered the cages. Over the last few years we have had increasing numbers of beggars turning up at the festival and it was becoming very intruding for our visitors. They were being harassed and made to feel uncomfortable.

‘We had no choice but to ban them from the grounds. We found the cages a good solution for everyone. People can still give them donations if they desire too but are not harassed and followed around the festival when they are having a day out with their families. The beggars are quite comfortable in their cages, people send them food and water as gifts. In a way it is better for them there than having to find a place on the busy streets. Our guests come here to enjoy themselves and that is our top priority. The beggars can leave whenever they like but they have to leave the city too, they can't go into the fair,’ they added.

The cages have infuriated human rights campaigners in China who have branded them a human zoo. ‘They are treating them like zoo animals. What will they have to do next - tricks for their food?‘ said one. ‘They are kept behind iron railings at the entrance to the fair, they are supplied with water and food by festival organisers but have to eat it stuck in these cages. This is nothing less than public humiliation. Do they want people to believe the region has no poor people and just put on a good show? These people need help. We should not be allowing them to be locked away in cages. These people are human beings too.’ - dailymail

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Wyoming Double Rainbow Photo Stuns Onlookers

Wyoming resident Jonmikel Pardo took this spectacular photograph of a double rainbow on Sep. 1. from his backyard in Lander, Wyo.

"It was just after a fast-moving thunderstorm passed through," he told OurAmazingPlanet. "There was a break in the clouds just as the sun was about to set behind the mountains. The break was large enough to allow the full sunlight through and the rainbow was incredibly bright, even more so with the dark storm surrounding us."

Pardo takes photographs mostly as a hobby, but has had his work included in several regional publications and Boys Life magazine.

To see a rainbow, you need two ingredients: sunlight and raindrops. When sunlight passes through a prism — in this case, drops of water — some of the light is refracted, or bent, more than other portions, based on the wavelength (or color) of the different parts of the light spectrum. Light leaving the prism then spreads out into a continuous band of colors called a spectrum.

As in this case, sometimes a secondary bow forms outside the primary, giving the look of a double rainbow. It's always fainter and usually disappears more quickly than the primary. - THP

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Just the Facts?: China Makes ET Priority -- Jesus Referenced 'Wife' -- NASA Developing Real Warp Drive

China makes extraterrestrials a priority

Space exploration has become a national priority for China ­— and a Hong Kong scientist appointed to an international body searching for alien life says he is confident many of us will live to see the first evidence of extra-terrestrial life.

It was at the opening of the General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union in Beijing that it dawned upon Professor Sun Kwok, the University of Hong Kong's dean of science, just how seriously China takes the quest for space exploration.

To the surprise and delight of Kwok and his colleagues, the assembly at the end of August was opened by the country's Vice-President Xi Jinping who made it clear China was determined to be not only a world leader but a pioneer in intergalactic affairs too.

"Vice-President Xi gave a very good speech," said Kwok. "It seems he has a substantial plan on how China will move forward in the field of astronomy. I have no doubt China will make substantial financial investments both in the space program and putting facilities in Antarctica.

"China is moving full steam ahead. China wants to be a major partner in the world scene of astronomy and the simple fact that Vice-President Xi was at the assembly is a great indication that this is a matter of national priority."

It was an address that clearly fired the enthusiasm of the scientists. "He indicated in his speech that China considers this (field) to be important and has every intention to invest more to participate more," said Kwok.

"Personally, I am interested in international collaboration. I want China to participate more because in the past it has been a primarily American and European affair."

With global interest in space exploration currently at its highest level in years as the NASA rover Curiosity beams extraordinary images from the surface of Mars, there have been few better times to be involved in the field of astronomy.

There have been few more opportune times, either, to be involved in the search for alien life, Kwok believes — and at the Beijing assembly, he was elected vice-president of the International Astronomical Union's bio-astronomy Commission 51 for the next three years.

The commission is a dedicated body of scientists searching for evidence of extra-terrestrial life and Kwok — believed to be its first Chinese member — is convinced it is a search that will be rewarded within the lifetimes of many people alive today.

"My guess is that we will find evidence of life outside our planet within 50 years — but it might be as soon as 20 years," he said.

"When I say life I don't mean aliens, or ET walking around. Most likely what we are looking for now are micro-organisms — bacteria. We have very strong indications that there is a good chance we will find extra-terrestrial micro-organisms very soon."

Kwok's estimates are based on recent findings about the "very extreme environments" that bacteria have been found in on our own planet. "We find them in Antarctica. We find them in the hot (volcanic springs) in Chile, we find them under deep water thermal vents, under very hot and very unfavorable conditions," he said.

"They seem to be everywhere, and if you look at Mars, from what we have learnt from the past rovers, the condition of Mars is very similar to these harsh conditions on earth. In terms of environment, there is no reason why we cannot find micro-organisms on Mars.

"I think there is a lot of activity on Mars and that is a good place to look. There are other kinds of missions being planned and other places like Titan and Europa that are interesting. The conditions are very favorable there — they have atmosphere, they have oceans — and all of these things offer possibilities of finding life."

Kwok's work is in the field of bio-astronomy, or astrobiology — a relatively new scientific field that involves the study of the origin, evolution and distribution of life in the universe. Commission 51 is at its cutting edge.

Discoveries in recent years had made the field "a very hot topic" and significantly raised scientific expectations of discovering life outside our planet, Kwok said.

"We are excited for several reasons," he said. "I myself have been working on organic compounds in space for the last 10 or 15 years and we have been finding very complex organic substances being made by stars in the solar system. These are considered to be the building blocks of life. So if nature is able to manufacture very complex organic substances, life may be very common.

"The second thing is there has also been a lot of activity in the past 10 years in the search for so-called extra-solar planets. In our solar system we have eight planets. But there are 100 billion stars in our Milky Way galaxy and each of them is most likely to have planets.

"In the past we assumed they would have planets but we never had any evidence for it. But in the last 15 years we have found over 700 extra-solar planets — planets around other stars.

"A European mission which went to Titan (the largest moon of Saturn) and landed on the surface found a lot of organics there. They found an interesting surface geology and an environment which seems to be very favourable to the presence of life. All of these things make this commission an extremely exciting and timely one."

Whether the current missions in space discover evidence of existing life or past life, long ago extinguished, remains to be seen. Kwok believes either discovery would have an enormous impact.

"In the case of Mars, we really don't know what to expect," he said. "We could find evidence of past life — for example in fossils. We could find existing life — life which is still on-going. Both are possible.

"There is the possibility that life existed say a few billion years ago on Mars but is now extinguished. I wouldn't rule out that possibility.

"On earth, human beings have only been around for 100,000 years but bacteria have been around for three billion years. They have been around much, much longer and there are a lot more bacteria than mammals or birds. They are the dominant species.

"We are not looking for ET or aliens in the popular sense. We are looking for life in the basic forms like bacteria but even that is extremely important to us because we have only one example of biology as of now.

"If we find life elsewhere, even a lowly bacteria it would give us a totally new look on the working of biology. It would no longer be restricted to one example — you would have other examples of how biochemistry could be at work."

While he is careful to dismiss the idea that anyone should expect to find or detect an ET-style alien in the search for other life forms, Kwok's answer to the question of whether intelligent life might exist somewhere else in the universe is surprisingly unequivocal.

"Oh yes, yes," he replies. "I think a lot of scientists also hold the opinion that there is intelligent life out there. That is only based on the very simple observation that we are one planet around the sun, the sun is a star and there are 100 billion other stars in the Milky Way galaxy and in the universe there are 100 billion other galaxies.

"There are a huge number of stellar systems out there and we now know that each stellar system has planets. So it is extremely hard to believe out of these hundreds and hundreds of billions of stars, there is no other place that has evolved life in the way we did.

"In my work, we are finding complex organics everywhere. If these organics have to do with the origin of life, that means they are very common. Life could be common elsewhere."

He added: "I have to caution that although this is what we believe and what we speculate we have absolutely no evidence that there is any intelligent life. None has been detected so far."

If intelligent life does exist beyond our planet, Kwok believes it may prove to be more advanced than our own. "We are a relatively young (solar) system," he said. "The Milky Way galaxy is about 10 billion years old and the earth has been around for 4.5 billion years and so-called civilisation has only been around a few thousand years.

"If you have another system which is just say one billion years older than us, their technology might be totally incredible. They would be so far advanced compared to us that we can't even imagine what they are capable of.

"Look back a couple of hundred years: Let's say you go back to 200 years ago in Western Europe. If you showed them a DVD, they would have no idea what it was.

"If your civilisation is 10,000 or 1 million years ahead of us, you can't even imagine the difference. They could all be out there but we have no idea or have awareness of their presence."

No one should be surprised that we have not made contact with intelligent life forms outside our planet so far. "We are trying to contact ET by radio," he said. "Radio is a very primitive technology. To us it may be advanced. We have developed radio for about 100 years now.

"But if there are other civilisations, they may have technology which is totally unthinkable. It is not for us to speculate. As a scientist I want to be practical. We deal with things we can deal with. Exploring the solar system finding other primitive signs of life is practical and achievable."

The discovery of any alien life, however basic or advanced, would have immense implications not only for science but for the whole of mankind, Kwok believes.

Citing the Renaissance astronomer Copernicus who first concluded that the earth moved around the Sun rather than vice-versa, Kwok said: "We used to think we were the center of the universe. Then 500 years ago Copernicus told us that we are just a little planet, no different to Venus, Mars and Jupiter.

"It had a huge, huge impact on society. We were no longer God's favorite creation. The whole of society was turned upside down by Copernicus. I think the discovery of extra-terrestrial life may have similar sociological consequences. It will tell us that we are not alone and we are not unique."

Stars in their eyes

For a growing number of believers in Hong Kong, alien life isn't out there silently waiting to be found: It's already found us and it's hovering above us, watching our every step.

As space exploration becomes an increasingly hot topic, the Hong Kong UFO Club has seen its membership grow from around 150 a decade ago to some 2,500 today, including its Facebook followers.

"Lots of people see UFOs in Hong Kong," said Thomas Tsui, one of the group's organisers. "We have many cases where people see flying saucers but they get no picture. They just relate to us what they see."

Even in an age of smart phones, it seems alien technology is still confounding existing human technology in terms of collecting evidence. "There is too much ambient light in urban Hong Kong and it is hard to use an iPhone to capture a UFO sighting," Tsui said.

Some members have captured striking images and video, however, and a selection of the best pictures and movie sequences were shown to a packed meeting of followers earlier this month.

"I have seen UFOs many times, always in Hong Kong," said Tsui, who said the countryside areas of the New Territories, such as Sai Kung Country Park, were the best areas to see UFOs flying overhead. "They are always out there," he said.

Tsui believes the government is aware of the existence of UFOs but keeps them a secret. "They believe it's not a good idea for the public to know about aliens," he reasoned. "They think it will be too much for them."

Moon Fong, the club's president, said Hong Kong would host its first fully scientific conference on UFO research in November with 1,500 delegates from around the world attending.

She said the Internet and Hollywood's enduring fascination with the theme of aliens had helped interest in UFOs to grow in Hong Kong. "There is an ocean of information about them out there now," Fong said.

As for the search for alien life by scientists, UFO club members are somewhat ambivalent at the prospect of a breakthrough. "Scientists always need evidence, but we don't need evidence," said Tsui dismissively. "We already believe what we believe." - chinadaily

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Historian says piece of papyrus refers to Jesus' wife

A historian of early Christianity at Harvard Divinity School has identified a scrap of papyrus that she says was written in Coptic in the fourth century and contains a phrase never seen in any piece of scripture: "Jesus said to them, 'My wife …'"

The faded papyrus fragment is smaller than a business card, with eight lines on one side, in black ink legible under a magnifying glass. Just below the line about Jesus having a wife, the papyrus includes a second provocative clause that purportedly says, “she will be able to be my disciple.”

The finding is being made public in Rome on Tuesday at an international meeting of Coptic scholars by the historian Karen L. King, who has published several books about new Gospel discoveries and is the first woman to hold the nation’s oldest endowed chair, the Hollis professor of divinity.

The provenance of the papyrus fragment is a mystery, and its owner has asked to remain anonymous. Until Tuesday, King had shown the fragment to only a small circle of experts in papyrology and Coptic linguistics, who concluded that it is most likely not a forgery. But she and her collaborators say they are eager for more scholars to weigh in and perhaps upend their conclusions.

Even with many questions unsettled, the discovery could reignite the debate over whether Jesus was married, whether Mary Magdalene was his wife and whether he had a female disciple. These debates date to the early centuries of Christianity, scholars say. But they are relevant today, when global Christianity is roiling over the place of women in ministry and the boundaries of marriage.

The discussion is particularly animated in the Roman Catholic Church, where despite calls for change, the Vatican has reiterated the teaching that the priesthood cannot be opened to women and married men because of the model set by Jesus. Continue reading at Historian says piece of papyrus refers to Jesus' wife

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NASA developing a real warp drive

Oh, warp drive. It's the stuff of pure science fiction, and propels ships in Star Trek to brave new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations. But give NASA a few years, and warp speed may become sci-fact instead of sci-fi.

A team at NASA's Eagleworks research lab is working on "an interferometer test bed that will try to generate and detect a microscopic instance of a little warp bubble."

In layman's terms: They're trying to figure out if they can find a "loophole" in physics to create a warp drive for interstellar travel at speeds much faster than traditional propulsion will allow. So fast, we could potentially make it to Alpha Centauri in under a month.

We're not exactly sure how that averages out in Star Trek warp speeds, but it's a lot quicker than what we have now.

As NASA Engineering Directorate Dr. Harold "Sonny" White explains:

"By harnessing the physics of cosmic inflation, future spaceships crafted to satisfy the laws of these mathematical equations may actually be able to get somewhere unthinkably fast--and without adverse effects. The math would allow you to go to Alpha Centauri in two weeks as measured by clocks here on Earth. So somebody's clock aboard the spacecraft has the same rate of time as somebody in mission control here in Houston might have. There are no tidal forces inside the bubble, no undue issues, and the proper acceleration is zero. When you turn the field on, everybody doesn't go slamming against the bulkhead, which would be a very short and sad trip."
The next big question is energy. Luckily, White and his team is also working on something that could make power generation less of an issue.

Though exotic matter is the ideal fuel source, Gizmodo notes that White's team has determined that the amount potentially needed to power a warp trip is much less than initially assumed:

"Instead of a Jupiter-sized ball of exotic matter, you will only need 500 kilograms to 'send a 10-meter bubble (32.8 feet) at an effective velocity of 10c.'"

In case you're wondering, 10c is 10-times the speed of light. Now that's fast. - blastr

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Cosmic Cars and Other Road Oddities

By Albert S Rosales - Examining encounters with pseudo-vehicles and other strange things on roadways and expressways throughout the world. What are we to make of incidents describing flying cars, driverless cars, cars with no wheels and other bizarre details? Can these ‘vehicles’ be considered UFOs? Are they Interdimensional wayfarers? Or perhaps time travelers from the future or maybe the distant past? Besides the strange contraptions a more bizarre component is the occupants of some of these ‘cosmic cars’ and pseudo vehicles which sometimes accompany them. These events have been placed under the UFO umbrella perhaps by puzzled researchers that did not know what to make of these. But maybe they belong in a total different category one clearly fantastic and of the highest strangeness category. I will examine some of these events, many perhaps never before seen by students of the UFO phenomenon, I will not attempt to find a solution and I will leave to the readers to come up with their own conclusions.

Albert S. Rosales

September 16 2012

Figure 1. Futuristic looking DeLorean, would a flying vehicle look like this?

Writing for the pulp magazine “Exploring the Unknown” more specifically the August 1961 issue (Vol. 2 nr 3) on page 71 Ben Berkey writes about “flying automobiles” reportedly seen one by an Ohio housewife in 1959 and another one by an executive on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, both witnesses claimed they were driving behind the normal appearing 1959 vintage type vehicles when suddenly the drivers stepped on the gas and both vehicles appear to rise more than six inches above the pavement and disappear from sight, both incidents apparently occurred during 1959-1960. According to Berkey there were other rumors of flying vehicles and even inquiries made to the Ohio Turnpike patrol that dismissed them as unfounded rumors. There was even another ‘rumor’ of an accident regarding a sort of wing-tailed automobile that literally flew into the side of a tractor trailer, again on the Ohio Turnpike. Aeronautical scientists denied that there were cars capable of such a thing and speculated that it could have been a ‘regular’ accident involving a high speeding automobile. Whatever the case nothing else was heard about these ‘flying car’ incidents, at least that I know off.

Even stranger, in the classic study The Humanoids - A Survey of Worldwide Reports of Landings of Unconventional Aerial Objects & Their Alleged Occupants on page 22, Charles Bowen writes about a case from the lonely Costwold Hills in December 1965 in which a motorist reported being overtaken by an object shaped like a Land Rover, traveling at a high rate of speed without headlights, side lights, or rear lights, and only a sort of winking light on top. When the astounded driver flashed his headlights and tried to give chase, the object just disappeared ‘in a cloud of mist or smoke’.

The following report is from experienced Canadian Ufologist Christ Rutkowski quoting the 1987 Canadian UFO Report:

In Northern Manitoba, sometime in August of 1987 an Anglican priest was driving on a highway and came upon a dark “van” with no windows or headlights, with only small “Christmas lights” around it. It was in his lane, traveling in the same direction as he was going. The priest signaled and pulled over to pass. As he passed it, the “van” suddenly vanished into thin air. One has to ask why would an Anglican priest make up such a bizarre tale? A vanishing van? a real UFO would have been more believable.
But weird cars or automobiles are not the only strange oddities reported on our world’s roadways, we have cosmic motorcycles too!

The following report was narrated to me by one of the surviving witnesses who seemed sincere and genuinely still puzzled about the incident which had occurred years before:

In the summer of 1954 one late night a family of vie, including identical twins Gayle & Dave Rayburn were driving on the Alcan Highway somewhere in Northern Yukon when some lights approached from behind their vehicle. Soon two single-wheeled vehicles, silvery metallic in appearance passed their car at very high speed. On each of the vehicles sat a human-like figure that wore a metallic helmet. The vehicles had a single bright light on the front and were completely silent. They were soon lost in the distance. A similar case would surface 2 years later in France:

Figure 2. The Cosmic Motorcyclists at Ceret

On August 22 1956, at around 11:50 a.m. at a location between Le Boulu and Ceret a Ms. Porta, riding a moped, was passed by 2 enormous, absolutely silent motorcycles, appearing nickel plated, each carrying 2 passengers dressed in fawn colored satin, with boots & “closely sealed helmets.” They stopped, blocking the road, & as she squeezed past they looked at her; their faces were totally hidden by big smoked visors. Ten yards further on, she looked back; but they had vanished without a sound. Two almost identical cases coming from completely different parts of the world, and completely different witnesses. This case is from M. Vidal, in FSR Vol. 15 # 6.

The following case did not take place on a roadway but in does definitely involves a bizarre car-like device.

Fortean researchers, Janet & Colin Bord outlined the case in their classic work, Modern Mysteries of Britain:

One night in the year 1940 in a small village called Kilkhampton, Cornwall, England, three girls were sleeping together in a bedroom when they were awakened by a noise. One heard a buzzing sound the others music and bells, when they all looked out the window they saw a little man riding around in circles in a tiny red “car-like” device. The little man had a white beard and wore a red drooping pointy hat. Of course it could have been just little girl’s imagination but why make it up 20 years later after it allegedly took place?

Now we enter into another realm, one that includes more of a supernatural slant and breaks through into super high strangeness territory.

Figure 3. Telly Savalas
Telly Savalas' famous encounter with the black Caddilac and Harry Agannis. The Following narrative has been compiled from various sources but the main one is John Keel Our Haunted Planet

The location was somewhere in Long Island, New York and the date was June 26 1955 one late night:

Telly Savalas, the famous character actor, told Hollywood reported Dick Kleiner a weird story involving a black Cadillac. It happened when Savalas was young and flat broke. His car ran out of gas on Long Island, and after he started walking, a black Cadillac “seemed to appear from nowhere,” and the driver offered him a lift. The driver was dressed entirely in white---a refreshing switch---and said very little. But at one point he offered Savalas a dollar to buy some gas. The actor insisted that he man write down his name and address on a slip of paper so he could be repaid. They found a gas station, and the driver waited while Savalas bought a can of gasoline. Then they drove back to his own car in silence.

“I know Harry Agannis,” the driver said suddenly, Savalas asked who Harry Agannis was. “He’s a utility infielder for the Boston Red Sox,” the man answered. That was the end of the conversation. The man waited while Savalas poured the gasoline into the car, gave him a push to get him started, and then drove off with a wave. The next day Savalas was shaken by newspaper headlines announcing the sudden death of Harry Agannis He decided to call the phone number on the slip of paper given to him by the man in the white suit. It was in Massachusetts, and a woman answered. Savalas told her he wanted to speak to Bill, the name on the paper. There was a pause, and another woman came on the line. “I just met Bill last night,” Savalas began, ‘and something happened, and I wanted---“

“You met him last night?” she interrupted, choking on sudden tears. Then she told him that her husband Bill had been dead for three years. Later she met with Savalas in New York and told him that her husband had been buried in a white suit. She showed him the last letter her husband had written, and he was startle to see that the handwriting exactly matched the handwriting on the slip of paper given him by the Cadillac driver.

Make what you will of the incident, Savalas spoke about during numerous interviews and never changed his story. Of course all UFO enthusiasts know about the three men in black and their famous ride, (in most cases) a black Cadillac. The following report comes from official government sources from the United Kingdom; it involves three men in black in their peculiar mode of transportation:

According to U.K. Department of Defense Documents (DEFE24/20991/1 page 471). The date appears to have been sometime in September 2006 one early morning. The main witness was at his friend’s who had apparently had encountered a UFO on an earlier occasion and was debating whether to report it to the authorities or not. His friend (the UFO witness) had just gone to bed and the witness was using the downstairs toilet when he suddenly heard the back door to the house being tampered with. He silently peered through the gap of the in the toilet room door and saw 3 tall men standing in the doorway. They seemed to move silently. They were tall, broad individuals with dark hair, wearing black suits, white shirts and black ties. They went upstairs to the friend’s room. At this point the witness was very scared thinking they were robbers. He followed them as silently as possible. They were talking to his friend about something in his bedroom that he couldn’t quite hear. He then crept away and locked himself in the bathroom, petrified. After 5 minutes he came out of the bathroom. The men seemed to have left. He looked out the window and saw the three men leaving in what appeared to be a black Jaguar. He then asked his friend what it had all been about as they appeared not to have stolen anything. However his friend didn’t recall anything to do with seeing any “men in black”. Perhaps these three preferred to travel from their dimension to ours in black Jags instead of black Cadillacs.

During the month of July 1972 a bizarre series of little known but very strange events took place in and around the Spanish village of Cervia de les Garrigues, province of Lerida.

The first report involved one, Luis Manresa who was returning on foot to the village at around 13:00 one day during the middle of July when he noticed in the distance what appeared to be a sort of “tractor” that appeared to be abandoned at a crossroads. The apparent agricultural vehicle of decidedly anomalous aspect remained still for about 10 minutes while in view of Mr. Manresa. Later that afternoon, intrigued about the strange aspect of the “tractor” he returned to the crossroads where it had been ‘parked’ but only found a strange flattened circle of grass on the ground about 3 meters in diameter.

The second report, also around the middle of July, involved a woman named Antonia Marti who was collecting ground snails near the village when she saw on passing on the nearby road a strange looking “Seat 600” type vehicle whitish-gray in color and lacking any visible driver. The strange pseudo-car also lacked glass on its window and had what appeared to be a shiny celluloid type material instead, it emitted a sound much quieter than a conventional vehicle. It disappeared in the distance after rounding a curve.

A third report, also said to have taken place in the middle of July involved taxi driver Jose Rue Ferre who was traveling at around 18:00 near the village on the Borjas Blancas Road when he saw at about 700 meters away a silvery object about 3 meters in width that appeared to be sitting on a steep almost inaccessible embankment. After briefly losing sight of the object he rounded a curve and when he looked to where the strange object had been it had completely vanished.

A fourth report, also during the middle of July involved father and son, Ramon and Jose Cami, respectively as one morning they were headed to a field about 4 kilometers from the village to collect some olive leaves bundles near the Borjas Blancas Road. They reportedly saw at about 30 meters away next to bundles of olive leaves bundles they were supposed to collect a strange object about 3 meters in length which they initially mistook as a tractor. The strange tractor had a reddish central section semi-circular in appearance and on each side it had other smaller semi-circular spheres greenish blue in color. As their truck negotiated a very tight curve they briefly lost sight of the strange object and once they left the curve behind they stopped their truck and quickly ran out to get a closer look at the object. According to the men no more than 10 seconds had gone by but the object was now nowhere in sight. They inspected the ground where they object had been very closely but failed to find any traces. They also searched the rest of the farm ground but nothing was found.

The last recorded event was on July 16 1972 at around 09:00 a.m. when brothers Jose and Miguel Farre were on their way in their car to a property they owned about 3 kilometers from the village close to Borjas Blancas. Suddenly they saw in the distance a strange vehicle about 4 meters long which they thought was a car. It was silvery in color and was moving very slowly towards them. They estimated that they would come face to face with the strange object with at about 100 yards ahead, but this never happened, the figure had apparently vanished into thin air. They also failed to locate any traces at the site where they had seen the anomalous object. (1) Translation by Albert S. Rosales

Whatever had been roaming the countryside of Lerida during July of 1972 appeared to have been able to attempt to camouflage itself into conventional earthly machines and if need be it would disappear in an instant. No explanation was ever found.
The following report appears involve the disappearance of a ‘normal’ looking vehicle and its occupants in plain sight of witnesses, this is also from John Keel, Our Haunted Planet

On March 4 1964 near Kanamachi, Japan, daytime

A leading Japanese newspaper, ‘Mainichi’ carried an unbelievable story about an automobile disappearing in full view of a crowded highway. The reporting witnesses were three officials of the Fuji Bank on their way to the golf course at Ryugazaki. As they drove outside of Kanamachi, they said they saw a black car ahead of them going in the same direction. Aside from the driver, they could see an elderly man in the back seat reading a newspaper. “Suddenly a puff of something gaseous, like white smoke or vapor, gushed from somewhere around the black car, and when this cloud dispersed, (a matter of not more than five seconds), the black car had vanished,” the newspaper account said. The trio of witnesses were so shaken by the incident that they stopped and reported it to the police.

The source does not describe the make or model of the vehicle only that it was a ‘black’ car nevertheless it is an interesting tale which has been circulating around Forteans and UFO enthusiasts for years.

Figure 4. Perhaps something similar to this is what the Filipino witnesses saw

The next event that I am going to outline is also a series of events of an object which was not necessarily seen on the road but was confused by witnesses as a ‘conventional’ car. The source of the reports was a Filipino military man who was also a member of A.P.R.O. his name was Col. Aderito de Leon. All three events occurred on the same day and in the same location only hours apart:

First incident: Near Baras Rizal Province Philippines
Date: November 1 1968 Time: 04:00 a.m.
A Filipino farmer saw an object with a red light land 100 yards away, making a hiss like an arc welder. He went out with a flashlight and encountered a white object “the size of a Volkswagen” with small wheels and 6 big exhaust tubes in the rear. Through a transparent canopy he saw two occupants wearing white coveralls, with earphones on their heads; they looked like “ordinary Caucasians.” As he approached, the object moved forward with a roar, and then took off vertically without making as much noise. It was not reported if traces were found at the site.

Second event: Near Baras Rizal Province Philippines
Date: November 1 1968 Time: 06:00 a.m.
The second encounter in this series occurred two hours later when another farmer, who was walking to Baras, “felt” an object land behind him. He saw apparently the same craft, with wheel, and occupied by the same two individuals. He ran to the mayor of the town to report the encounter.

The third event: Near Baras Rizal Province Philippines
Date: November 1 1968 Time: 11:00 a.m.
The third encounter was made by another farmer, bicycling near the site of the first reported incident. He saw the same “strange car” downhill from his position. As he coasted down toward the object on his bike, he saw two men; one, outside the object “looking around,” was “very tall,” and looked like a normal Caucasian; the other was inside the object. Both wore white coveralls and what appeared to be earphones. He stopped at about 20 yards past the object, looked back, and saw the man outside the object watching him. He was undecided as to whether he should go back and speak to him, but the man then got into the vehicle and, with a roar, it moved up the hill and then ascended silently into the sky.

What did the witnesses see? A helicopter?, I am assuming that Colonel De Leon was familiar with helicopters and felt these objects were anomalous enough to be investigated within the UFO context, also no propellers were ever reported by the witnesses.

The next report comes from the great late African UFO researcher Cynthia Hind from her book UFOs: African Encounters

On August 17 1975 at around 18:00 near Shabani, Zimbabwe
Two men traveling near the Ngesi River along an isolated strip of road saw what appeared to be a bus shaped object heading towards town. The witnesses approached the object and noticed that the object was domed with large panoramic windows and black pillar type objects inside. Inside there appeared to be two human like figures, one seated and the other standing. The object emitted a very strong white light from inside. It suddenly turned a corner and apparently vanished into thin air.

Again an object at first confused for a bus that was apparently able to disappear at will.

And then there are cases that are so bizarre and absurd in nature that they belong to a totally different category, either outright hoaxes there are indeed more things in heaven and earth than in our dreams!

This totally unbelievable event comes to us from Anne Jablonicky in article from UFO Universe November 1988:

The location given by Ms. Jablonicky is Minnesota, however no specific city or town is provided.

The date was November 1975 during the evening:

A couple was driving towards town when the man stopped at a payphone to make a phone call. As he was about to enter the booth a large black Cadillac pulled up in front and blocked his path. A man jumped out of the Cadillac pushed the witness aside and grabbed the phone receiver. The witness left and drove to another payphone location, as he neared it, the same black Cadillac appeared and drove the couple into a ditch. The same man as before jumped out of the black Cadillac and ran towards the payphone. This bizarre scenario was repeated a third time. At this point the couple began chasing the black Cadillac down the highway when incredibly right in front of their eyes the Cadillac rose up into the sky and disappeared.

The black Cadillac is again featured in the above report.

The next case involves first a UFO sighting and then an encounter with a strange vehicle and its occupants, this time the vehicle was not a black Cadillac:

The incident took place in Notre-Dame-du-Laus, Quebec, Canada one night late November 1975:

A 44-year old Royal Canadian Air Force Sergeant was returning home from visiting his in-laws with his wife, 14-year old son and 11-year old daughter. He was about half way home on Highway 309 and entering a highway intersection when he was suddenly cut off by a strange vehicle. He was driving south. The strange vehicle came from the east after crossing a bridge over the Lievre River. It turned right and narrowly missed hitting the witness’s vehicle. It was a dark misty rainy night and the village street was completely deserted. His wife kept saying repeatedly, “What is it? What is it?” The object was a round metallic disc with no windows, lights or bumpers and no wheels. He started chasing it. The faster he drove the faster it went. Two minutes later they were out of the hamlet and rushing south on Highway 309, the faster the witness went the faster the object went and it started to wobble, veering right and left. On each side of the road there was a large deep trench with a high embankment topped with a wire fence miles long. The UFO attempted to fly off the road, wobbling barely over the fence and then collapsed back on the road ahead of the witness. He was by then going over 100 mph when it suddenly veered to the left entering into a narrow dirt road. The object had the width of one and a half highway lanes and the height would be about the height of the witness’s car hood. It was totally silent. By now they were all shaken and the kids totally speechless. He made a formal report to the National Research Council of Canada. The following weekend since they were so shook up, they decided to tell the whole family in Notre-Dame-du-Laus about their “adventure”, that Sunday night when they were crossing the village of Notre Dame La Salette they were all thinking about last weekend and thank God everything seemed normal. However, a mile down the road after exiting the village, he noticed a parked Pontiac on the roadside. The car seemed occupied but had no headlights on. His wife suggested that he stopped the car and see if the occupants needed assistance. He parked the car directly in front of the Pontiac, got out and headed toward the car. It was totally dark and he could barely make out what was inside. He rapped on the driver side front door window asking, “Are you alright? Do you need any help?” No reply. He rapped on the right side door window again on both left front and rear windows. No movement. So he peered deeply with both his hands cupped on each side of his brow trying to look inside. His hair stood right up on end. Inside there were four dark human shaped passengers with black trench coats and raised collars staring straight ahead. He managed to get enough courage to repeat, “Are you alright? Do you need any help?” Finally he perceived that the nearest passenger seemed to slightly nod his head as a “Yes”. He then slowly turned around and headed toward his car. Suddenly the Pontiac headlights lit up, the motor revved up and the witness thought he was going to die. However the car veered on to the road and zoomed down the highway and coincidently (?) it turned left entering the strange dirt road that last week’s UFO disappeared into. (2)

This next incident describes an extremely bizarre creature that was seen entering a black car which disappeared into a dead end street, sounds familiar?

Sometime in January of 1980 at night in Woodstock Ontario Canada:

The two witnesses were driving down a road when a strange figure ran up to their car. The figure ran zigzagging all over the roadway and acted as if injured. The being’s face was apparently scarred and his cheekbones protruded out. It had fangs that came down from its mouth and there was blood dripping from them. The being was about 6-foot tall, thin but well built, had had scraggly or tore up clothing and his eyes were very peculiar looking. The driver of the vehicle had to swerve in order to avoid hitting the creature. He dropped off his girlfriend then returned to the scene to see the creature enter a yellow and black car then proceeded to turn into a dead end street and vanish. (3)

We can only speculate as to the real nature of this apparently unfortunate creature was a lost and injured inter-dimensional traveler? I suspect we will never know.
Our next case is a bit more “ordinary” if there is such a word in our vocabulary. It apparently was just a quick flyby perhaps by a group of bored time travelers.
One evening in the summer of 1987 Near Frankfort Germany, a British family traveling on the Autobahn on their way to Frankfort were startled to see a large metallic cylindrical shaped craft passing by them at very high speed, apparently just above the pavement. The craft had large round windows and in each window a human-like figure could be seen. The craft lifted up and disappeared into the distance at high speed. (4)

Figure 5. Cosmic car?

The next encounter comes to us from Poland and it also involves a strange car-like device without wheels and its bizarre occupants:

Location was the city of Lodz, Poland
Date: Autumn 2001 Time: evening
On a dark autumn evening the witness was on her way to work and was passing through a suburban area of Lodz (in order to avoid traffic) when she noticed on her car mirror a small dark car following her. At first glance it resembled a small car (she thought it was some type of go-cart type vehicle) but the woman noticed that it was apparently devoid of wheels. After some time when the witness stopped at a nearby junction she was approached by the mysterious vehicle. When she looked left at the “vehicle” she noticed that it was actually a small craft with opened panes that revealed two odd passengers inside. She could see two unidentified beings wearing dark or grayish coveralls which had reddish eyes that stared at the witness. Scared the witness drove quickly away from the area. (According to the witness sister, she has been involved in other unusual encounters not detailed by the source). (5)

The following case appears to involve an anomalous ‘cosmic car’ and its equally bizarre occupant and direct interaction with the witnesses, is from Russia and also from 2001 and it also involves a loose connection with a previous UFO encounter:

Location. Papriha, Vologda, Russia
Date: autumn 2001 Time: unknown
Soon after a “remarkable” UFO landing was reported in the area (no details on that), a married couple, Mr. Sivtsov and Mrs. Sivtsova---both witnesses to the UFO landing, which had occurred very close to their house, were returning from the forest when they suddenly saw a car stop on the road near them. The outer appearance of the car was like a typical German “Audi”. The driver, sitting close to the steering wheel was a light haired blond male. He then offered the couple a ride in his vehicle. They agreed and went inside. As soon as they entered the vehicle they were both surprised as to the appearance of the inner structure of the car. The ignition panel, the pedals and the instrument panel were all absent. The only familiar equipment they saw was the steering wheel. There were numerous unusual buttons. Leonid Sivtsov tried to tell the stranger driver where to go but the driver stopped his attempt and told him that “he knew exactly where he was going”. (Apparently reading the witnesses minds?). When the car approached the witnesses home their son was outside to meet them, Sivtsov’s son was surprised to notice that the car was in a sparkling and clean condition despite all the autumn dirt and mud in the area. The “Audi” looked brand new as if it just had “come out of the plant”. However the young man described the driver as having dark hair contradicting his parent’s testimony (probably the humanoid had projected a holographic image of a human being which was seen in various forms by the witnesses). The Sivtsovs invited the driver to their home, but the stranger said he was in a hurry. Leonid Sivtsov wanted to accompany him to the car but the stranger “ordered him” to sit down and finish drinking his tea and then he will be able to get. Amazingly Leonid realized that he couldn’t move his legs and remained sitting. After several minutes this torpid state was gone. However by this time the “Audi” had already left the area. All three witnesses then agreed that the car’s engine did not emit a sound at all. (6)

Was there a connection between the previous UFO encounter and the bizarre vehicle and its occupant? We can only guess.

The next case involves a bizarre roadway encounter in Romania, and is from the files of the late great Romanian Ufologist, Calin Turcu:

Location. Sibiu, Romania
Date: September 1994 Time: afternoon
The witness, Radu N. Achim, 35 years of age and his wife were traveling in their car near Sibiu at approximate 90km per hour on a perfectly clear day, ahead of him were two large trucks. Suddenly he looked to his right and saw a very pale figure wearing a transparent parka driving a large black vehicle that was now traveling parallel to his car, apparently at the same speed. For no apparent reason the stranger kept pace with Radu and did not look at him, at one point Radu attempted to get his attention by making hand signals and yelling at the stranger, but was ignored. Radu momentarily took his eyes off the strange black car and when he looked the black car had vanished, he looked at his rearview mirror and could not see it anywhere. He realized that there was nowhere the strange vehicle could have gone to, as he could not see any exits anywhere and anyway it would have been impossible for any car to have driven away so suddenly. Confused Radu stood on the road hoping to see any other vehicles so he could flag them down and asked the drivers if they had seen the black car. His wife had also seen the strange black car and was at a loss as to what had actually happened. So surreal had the episode been that Radu was left to conclude that he had seen some kind of “chimera”.

Again we have a case in which a black vehicle of some sort and its occupant apparently disappears without a trace in front of the startled witnesses.

Next we have another roadway encounter this time from Scandinavia, Finland to be more specific; it seems as if a ‘cosmic car’ and its bizarre occupants had taken a brief spin around this beautiful countryside:

Location. Vihtilajarvi, Kankanpaa, Finland
Date: December 8 1993 Time: 1815
The witness, a 45-year old handyman had finished his daily work and was heading home to Nokia. Driving in his car he suddenly noticed that the surroundings had become brightly illuminated. He first thought that it was an airplane descending and he tried to look up, but could not see anything unusual. After a while bright lights could be seen in his rearview mirror. On the next straight section of the road the lights came up very quickly towards him and stayed just behind his car. The lights then briefly dropped back but then came up again on the next straight section of the road and passed his vehicle silently. The object behind the lights somewhat resembled a red car. The red color was glowing and appeared somehow transparent. In the “car” there were 3 or more beautiful completely white women, aged 20 to 30. As the “car” passed, they smiled and waved at the witness. Except for their black eyes and the mouth, they were completely white in color even their hair, which reached to their shoulders. After the “car” had passed it accelerated and vanished towards the end of the straight section of the road, about 500 meters away. After the observer had driven for a couple of km he noticed the “car” again. It had stopped on a downward slope after a curve. He began to brake cautiously but as the object began to move towards the observer and a crash seemed inevitable the witness braked hard. Yet the object continued to approach and the witness was sure he was going to hit it. Then suddenly as the object was only a meter away from his car it stopped and vanished abruptly. Astonished the observer got out of his car to see if he could find some traces of the object, but he could not find anything. (7)

The ‘cosmic car’ again vanished abruptly in plain sight of the witness, did it go back to its other-dimensional realm or was it suddenly ‘teleported’ back to its mothership? The next case in this listing appears to involve an otherworldly ‘car’ which then led to a full blown abduction onboard a possible spaceship:

Location. St Petersburg, Russia (then Leningrad)
Date: 1971 Time: 16:00
Graduate student Tatiana Syrchenko was reading a technical manual accompanied by the student chief when she suddenly felt a “push” from the back and could not overcome an urge to go for a walk. She walked out in an area, which was pretty isolated at the time as twilight quickly approached. Suddenly she noticed a very strange “automobile” approaching her. It was cherry red in color with dark tinted glass, with a peculiar oval shape, never seen by her in the Soviet Union. She stood in stunned surprised staring at the “automobile”. The strange machine drove up to her and a door was slightly opened, a man wearing a black coverall leaned out and asked her if her name was Tatiana, if she were then she must go with them. She glanced into the machine and saw two men sitting inside. She was very afraid, but almost as if he was able to read her thoughts the man in the black coverall said, “Do not be concerned we will bring you back safely”. He smiled and this gave Tatiana confidence, she immediately entered the machine. She noticed as she looked out the windshield that the machine dipped down in a steep 180-degree angle and had bright lights on the front. In a moment she found herself sitting in a square room that had walls and ceiling covered with a material resembling cotton, very soft to the touch. The room was well lit but she could not see the source of the light. The men who she had previously seen in the strange vehicle now wore silvery gray coveralls. She was told by one of the men that someone called “The Cardinal” wanted to see her. She protested saying that she was not dressed for the occasion. One of the men then approached the wall, raised his hand and a slot opened, and inside was two coveralls; one was silver and the other lilac in color. She chose the lilac coverall and quickly put it on, she remember that the material was also very soft. An aperture then became visible in the room and a man wearing the same lilac colored coveralls appeared. He looked elderly with long silvery white hair. He said something like, “I am glad to meet you Tatiana”. As she approached the stranger in order to greet him she suddenly blacked out. She then found herself back at the Institute still reading the manual. The clock still read 1600 hrs. (8)

A cosmic car used in the commitment of a UFO abduction? Intriguing indeed. From the Bonnybridge Scotland area comes a case investigated by researcher Malcolm Robinson that appears to describe one of those elusive ‘cosmic cars’ in this case apparently a ‘cosmic truck’.

Sometime in July of 1992 the Slogget family was out walking on the moorland above Bonnybridge and as they claim, saw what daughter Carole then aged 26 described as a huge “Tonka Toy” emerge from behind some trees. The sighting was heralded by an intense blue light that illuminated the road around them and the object appeared emitting a loud whirring noise. A door was heard opening accompanied by a ‘howling’ sound. A brilliant white flash emanated from the object, rather like a photographic flash gun, then it disappeared behind the trees again.

One of the most bizarre ‘pseudo vehicle, cosmic car’ reports come from tireless and veteran researcher Don Worley and comes from that memorable year, 1973.

Location. Near Milroy Indiana
Date: September 2 1973 Time: 1430
Part time preacher, Conner Corey had prayer with his sister’s family in northern Kentucky and then headed north toward his home in Indiana. He stopped at Greensburg, Indiana and placed some religious tracts in autos parked there. He was on State Road 3 near Milroy when he noticed, in his rear view mirror, what appeared to be a dark green car with fenders like barrels. Suddenly it was very close to his rear window, and now looked like a van, but had a large curved windshield. A buzzing sound filled the air and he observed two indistinct human-like figures with shoulder length hair inside the object. There was a brilliant flash and the buzzing ceased. The witness continued to watch the scene on his rear view window by looking in his rear view mirror. Suddenly it looked like water filled his rear window. Then what resembled eagles moved across the top of the window and he felt the sensation of flying into the air. Next, he found himself looking at the inside of an indirectly lighted room. Three ordinary looking men in gray clothes came up into the room---two of them wearing hospital surgery-type masks. This scene faded and was replaced by a distant aerial view of an earth-like surface. A planet or moon came up between two mountains in the distance. Following this he viewed a water covered surface from a lower altitude. Situated in the middle of this surface was a huge dark cross-like area. Two man-like figures emerged from the center of this area and became luminous. They moved toward him as if they were on a conveyor belt, and steadily increased in size. The dark eyed figures were dressed in tight-fitting suits that had a cloak and sash tied in front. The on-coming figures seemed about to burst right out of his rear view mirror, and for the first time his intense desire to watch gave way to fear. At this moment he was released as his eyes dropped from the mirror and he found himself looking at a slow moving Amish buggy as he sped down the highway. The preacher’s radio and watch malfunctioned after this event. He does not know with certainty how much time he could have lost on his journey home. He thought he was driving about 50 mph, and he was sure he traveled ¾ of a mile during the contact.

Don Worley writing in UFO Universe summer 1993, apparently spoke about the same witness who in April of 1973 while working in his auto parts shop in Milan Indiana and after having photographed a UFO was visited by two very strange looking humanoids described as having long hair and pale expressionless faces and wearing tang clothing with very heavy gloves. One was very tall and the other was four foot tall with a long head. The witness’ dog began to whimper and hid in a corner. The beings spoke in a mechanical monotone and demanded the UFO photographs. They then left in what appeared to be a yellow Buick La Sabre with tinted windows and no seats or steering wheel.

A very bizarre and little known report investigated by John Giambrone of Massachusetts and published in the HUMCAT catalog, describes short humanoid creatures encountered by a motorist that were riding what appeared to be small surface vehicles resembling Roto Tillers (!), below is the report:

Location. Near Duxbury Massachusetts
Date: September 3 1974 Time: 03:00 a.m.
Late in August, while driving on her early morning paper route, the witness observed a red pulsating object at treetop level. When two beams of light emerged from its base to play across a nearby cranberry bog, her car engine “fluttered” and the car radio emitted much static. On either this occasion, or the following, the car interior became extremely hot and witness felt nauseated. Shortly after the above while driving in the same area as her previous sighting, the witness heard a voice “inside her head” telling her to run left at the next intersection, which she did. Then her car radio went out and the motor died. She saw four humanoid figures, each standing upon a “small surface vehicle” resembling a Roto Tiller, darting up and down the road a few inches above the surface. One figure approached her and requested her, telepathically, to open the car door; when she did not; all four doors flew open at once. The humanoids, after inspecting the interior of the craft, requested the witness to make certain arm movements, then to bend her head forward. Looking at the back of her head, one being said, “Yes, you are different,” and touched the spot with something that left 5 small puncture marks. He then “told” her that there were thousands of ships that have been visiting earth for many years and many people who have been examined by the occupants, voluntarily or otherwise.

They come from a planet whose name resembled “Omius” or “Omnigus;” there was a “mother ship” at that time in Scituate Harbor. In reply to her own questions, the examiner said that she was not permitted to touch them or to board one of their ships, but he promised that she would see a ship subsequently; she was advised that she would suffer headaches for some weeks, which proved to be true; he also said that she would “not like to look upon their faces.” They departed and she arrived home an hour and a half later than usual. The figures were 4-5 feet tall, with small heads in transparent helmets, through which she was able to see only “small, beady, very shiny eyes.” The spokesman had two stripes on the upper part of his arm; the other 3 had stripes that were longer on their sides, just above their waists. The leader had a buckle on his belt upon which was a wavy line. She was extremely upset by this encounter, and told only her husband, who gave details to the investigator. On the night following this encounter, the witness again experienced E-M effects in her car as a large, disc shaped object with multi-colored lights descended; 3 landing legs extended from the bottom, which passed barely inches from the windshield of the car; an insignia was observed “resembling mathematical symbols.” After hovering briefly, the object shot straight up and vanished. The witness refused to cooperate in any investigation.

There are possibly hundreds more of similar incidents in my humanoid summaries, I feel I don’t have to include all of them. I believe I have outline a fair cross section of this type of incidents which seemed to fit no clear category except perhaps the UFO phenomenon and UFOs they are indeed, what type and where from, and more importantly what purpose do they serve and they paranormal in nature as the Savalas encounter appeared to indicate or are they extraterrestrial in nature like the case from Leningrad (St Petersburg) appeared to show. Others are so bizarre in nature that clearly fit no category and are mostly ignored by researchers and investigators. I actually left some of the more bizarre reports out (if that is possible).

Anyone interested in contacting the author with any information or questions please do at or

Albert S Rosales,

September 17 2012

“And the waters in your desert will be mostly tears”

3. Pat De La Franier, Trofus December 1980
4. Ulrich Magin
5. Piotr Cielebia
6. Natalya Leuta in: “Chronometer” February 11 2003, Vologda # 7
7. Heikki Virtanen, Finland
8. X-Libri UFO Russia

NOTE: I want to thank Albert Rosales for forwarding his article and for his commitment and diligence to the study of this humanoids and other phenomena...Lon

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