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Monday, August 15, 2011

Just the Facts? - UFO / Flying Entity, Allies' Bizarre Plan For Hitler and Ontario City Rumbles

UFO / Flying Entity....?

MUFON CMS - 7/27/2011: I was in Jalisco, Mexico visiting family and sites. When I came home and uploaded my picture, I saw this object in one!


Bizarre plans by allies to turn Hitler into a woman revealed in new book

Bizarre plans hatched by the allies to win the second world war have been revealed for the first time – including a plot to turn Hitler into a woman.

Allies thought by smuggling female sex hormones into the fuhrer’s food they could turn him into a woman and curb his aggressive impulses.

The plot was just one of a number of wacky schemes cooked up to break the war’s stalemate, according to a new book by a Welsh-based author.

Others included dropping glue on Nazi troops in an attempt to stick them to the ground, as well as creating bombs made to look like everyday tins of fruit and chocolate.

The hare-brained schemes are revealed for the first time in a new book called Secret Weapons: Technology, Science And The Race To Win World War II.

They have come to light now because of the publication of new documents not previously seen because of their sensitive nature.

The book is authored by Professor Brian Ford, a fellow at Cardiff University and pioneer of popular science.

He said the allies were deadly serious about turning the evil Austrian transgender – to be more like his placid sister Paula.

Professor Ford said: “There was an allied plan that they would smuggle oestrogen into Hitler’s food and change his sex so he would become more feminine and less aggressive.

“Their research had showed the importance of sex hormones – they were beginning to be used in sex therapy in London.

“The plan was to give sex hormones to Hitler and counterbalance his unnecessary aggression.”

Professor Ford said the plan was perfectly plausible because British spies were in place to lace his food with the hormones and it would have avoided detection for months.

“In fact it was found there were agents who would be able to get it into his food,” he said.

“It would have been entirely possible.

“He had testers who used to taste his food. There was no mileage to putting poison in his food because they would immediately fall victim to it.

“Sex hormones were a different matter. They only affected you if you took them for weeks or months on end so no-one would have realised the hormones were in the food.”

And Hitler’s sex change was not the only trick they had up their sleeve.

Another tactic saw allies draw up plans to drop boxes of poisonous snakes on the enemy, while they also spent fortunes developing a calamitous explosive-laden cart for an assault on Normandy – called the Great Panjandrum.

Professor Ford said: “The nuttiest one was the Panjandrum – an enormous wheel full of explosives with rockets strapped to the wheel.

“Although the rockets at the top are pointing backwards, the ones at the bottom are pointing forwards so there is as much energy blowing backwards as forwards.

“It couldn’t have worked yet they spent what, in modern parlance, is £1m on the idea, testing it over the waters of Cardiff and Western Super Mare.”

And despite the fact the Panjandrum was developed in top secret, when it was completed it was taken onto the beach at the seaside town of Westward Ho!(corr) – in full view of thousands of holidaymakers.

In his book, Professor Ford describes how the Germans and the British developed weapons at full-tilt and the Brits asked all scientists with ideas to call the war centre.

The race to win the war meant jet aircraft called the Volksjäger(corr) went from being a sketch on a piece of paper to its first flight in just 90 days.

Professor Ford said: “The Germans and the Brits were both building the first ever jet aircraft at exactly the same time almost to the month, without knowing of each other’s work.

“It really was a remarkable coincidence.

“It was going to be flown by hastily-trained members of the Hitler Youth.

“In less than three months it was designed, built and flown.

“In the modern world it would take five years at least before they agreed to have it designed and it could easily take 20 or 30 years now to go from concept to first flight.”

And many of the ideas stimulated by the crisis and desperation of war remain a vital part of society’s fabric today.

“A lot of British ideas were very advanced,” Professor Ford said.

“Not a lot of people realise but radar was in existence in World War One and was perfected in World War Two. And everything in the world as far as transport goes is radar.

“Also, in the war Churchill realised having soldiers with infected wounds would mean the army was put out of action

“He wanted to find a drug that would cure soldiers in record time and send them back to the front.

“As they went through the published papers, they made the discovery of penicillin and wrote to Fleming and said: ‘Do you still have the culture of the mould?’ and he said: ‘yes’.”

Meanwhile the V2 rocket – created by notorious Nazi scientist Wernher von Braun(corr)– was later used for frontier-breaking space research.

And there was a darker side to the story when “Operation Paperclip” saw von Braun and his colleagues pardoned by the US in exchange for their expertise in America.

Professor Ford said: “Many should have been arrested as war criminals.

“What the secret services did – quite illegally – was re-wrote these people’s CVs and took these fake CVs and clipped them to their passports and took them to America to continue work but this time for America rather than the Nazis.

“Everybody knows about the Nuremburg trials but the only people on trial at Nuremburg were senior Nazis that were of no use to the West.

“They just made a show trial of it to make it seem as though we were getting rid of all the great criminals.” - walesonline


Pyramids and "Ancient Astronauts"

Scott Corrales has posted another excellent article - Pyramids and "Ancient Astronauts"

“Ancient astronauts” – a term that conjures up the covers of dozens of paperbacks in the mid-Seventies, juxtaposing advanced technical machinery, humanoids, primitive humans and some of the impressive stone monuments that have survived to the present, confounding experts and laymen, thrilling visitors who make pilgrimages to see them, and of course, representing a dynamic market for filmmakers and writers alike.

Impressionable audiences, fresh from the discoveries and adventure of the Apollo Project, had no trouble accepting the possibility that if humanity could now leave the confines of Earth, it was likely hat others had left their worlds, and perhaps visited our own in ages past. Science fiction authors of the calibre of Arthur C. Clarke had put the thought of ancient astronauts in the mind of Dr. Heywood Floyd, in 2001: A Space Odyssey, as he considers that possibility of a terrestrial civilization in the Pleistocene – albeit non-human – being responsible for the “monolith” that drives the entire story. Collectors of ancient figurines now pored over their dusty curios to see if charming native antiques suggested helmeted space visitors rather than priests in ceremonial garb. A documentary inspired by Erik Von Daniken’s “Chariot of the Gods” had a theatrical release in many countries, and its intriguing soundtrack found its way into many musical collections in the golden age of LP records. Continue reading at Pyramids and "Ancient Astronauts"


Ontario city mystified by whole lotta shakin' underground

For months, residents of south and west Windsor have been wondering and worrying about vibrations of unknown origin.

And now, those mysterious rumblings under the city have found a new believer — the city's Ward 10 Coun. Al Maghnieh, who says it's time to start taking the phenomenon seriously.

"It's very present and real," he said.

Maghnieh added that those who think the phenomenon is a joke or that its proponents are "crazy" need to grasp the implications in terms of health and the environment.

"I mean, it's actually scary to think that this is going on and we still can't pinpoint what it is," he said.

"This is potentially very dangerous."

Maghnieh said he first started receiving calls from concerned citizens back in March.

But it wasn't until the early hours of Friday morning — when he'd arranged to visit the homes of rumble witnesses — that he experienced the sensation himself.

"It's a very sharp, consistent rumble sound," Maghnieh said. "Sometimes it's like a hum."

The city councillor said that at one point, he put a half-full water bottle on the ground and could see the vibrations causing ripples on the water's surface.

At another point, he could hear the aluminum siding of a house rattle due to the vibrations.

"It was very obvious. It was very evident," Maghnieh said. "It sent shivers up my spine."

Maghnieh said he's so far received about two dozen calls and a half-dozen emails from different people in his ward with complaints about the rumble.

When he followed up on some of the recent reports, two homeowners agreed to let him on their properties and investigate.

The time period between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. was chosen because that's when the vibrations are reportedly the most distinct.

"I don't know if it's stronger then or not. Maybe it's just because it's quieter outside," Maghnieh said.

Although the Ministry of the Environment has studied the matter and has ruled out industrial sources, Maghnieh said there needs to be further and fuller investigation.

"You can't have hundreds of people just imagining these things," Maghnieh said. "We need resources. We need co-operation. We need somebody assigned to this."

Now Maghnieh is preparing a map of his ward to track the location of the rumblings, with radii indicating where the rumblings have been the strongest.

It might not be long until the issue hits Maghnieh even closer to home: He recently finalized purchase of a house on Everts Avenue, and some of the rumbling reports he's received are from fellow Everts Avenue residents.

"On my own street," Maghnieh exclaimed. "On my new driveway, my first day arriving at my home — three different residents from three different homes came to welcome me to the neighbourhood, and the first thing they said was: 'There are rumblings here. It's bad.'"

Maghnieh said he doesn't regret buying the house. "In fact, now I'm even more motivated to get to the bottom of this." - windsorstar


Another UK broadcaster has UFO close encounter

A national radio travel broadcaster has come forward saying she saw something inexplicable in the sky in Cottered the day after a BBC reporter spotted an object.

Last Thursday (August 4) the day after sports reporter Mike Sewell told Radio Five Live listeners about his encounter, Heart Radio’s Joanne Webb, who lives outside Cottered, told her story on presenter Jamie Theakson's breakfast show.

Describing an incident that happened one morning at 4am on her way to work, the 35-year-old said: "A few weeks ago I saw this ball of light, it was bright white and until recently I thought it was a shooting star.

"But it was so low it was like someone fired a firework completely horizontally in front of my car and then it just disappeared."

Joanna added her house was on the flightpath to Luton and that work behind her house in Buttermilk Farm where a crane is installing an anaerobic digester may have been the cause of the strange phenomena.

Host Jamie asked if she had been drinking. Joanne told the Mercury: "All my colleagues have been taking the mickey and think I made this up for effect. I think only my mum believes me but this is all most bizarre."

The mother-of-one reported the sighting on a UK UFO website and has had several replies from people who have seen similar things in the area.

And incredibly, she saw something very similar to what she had seen a few weeks previously the day after she revealed her original sighting.

She said: "I was driving on the A10 towards London on the way to work where there are just fields either side of the road when I saw something coming towards me really fast.

"It was getting to the stage where I started to brake and then it just disappeared at about tree level. I was really shaking.

"There's probably a logical explanation for it, maybe the military are doing some testing. But I sit on the fence with these things."

Traditionally, the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD) dedicated UFO hotline answer-phone service and email address dealt with these reports but was shut down on December 1 2009.

The MOD told the Mercury: "The MOD has no opinion on the existence or otherwise of extra-terrestrial life.

"However, in over fifty years, no UFO report has revealed any evidence of a potential threat to the United Kingdom. The MOD has no specific capability for identifying the nature of such sightings. There is no defence benefit in such investigation and it would be an inappropriate use of defence resources.

"Furthermore, responding to a reported UFO sighting diverts MOD resources from tasks that are relevant to defence. Accordingly, in order to make best use of defence resources, MOD will no longer respond to reported UFO sightings or investigate them.

"The MOD’s programme of releasing departmental files on UFOs matters to the National Archive will continue."

The latest batch of files to be released to National Archive was being released onn Thursday (august 11).

Meanwhile, Radio Five Live sports reporter Mike Sewell’s report of a UFO sighting over Cottered as he drove towards Stanstead Airport has received international coverage.

The Mercury has been contacted by UFO investigators across the UK as they try to piece together what Mike saw that morning.

One of them is Bournemouth-based Dave Haith, who has been researching the phenomena for more than 40 years.

He said: "Lots of people see things but if it’s reported by Joe Bloggs in his farmer’s field it won’t make a line in the papers, but a sports reporter gives it credence in the eyes of the public.

"This particular sighting has been blown up just because he is someone that’s not seen as a nutcase."

The former reporter added the trail has gone cold on this case because no-one else has come forward from that night to corroborate Mike's claims and there was no photo taken. - hertfordshiremercury