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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Daily 2 Cents: Russia Plans Permanent Lunar Base -- New 'Cross-Shaped' UFO Sighting -- High Strangeness Report

Russia to build permanent Moon base

Barely six weeks after rolling troops into the Crimean Peninsula, an official from Vladimir Putin's Russia has announced the country's next expansion target: the Moon.

As reported by the Voice of Russia, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told the government daily Rossiiskaya Gazeta that establishing a permanent Moon base has become one of the country's top space priorities.

"The moon is not an intermediate point in the [space] race, it is a separate, even a self-contained goal," Rogozin reportedly said. "It would hardly be rational to make some ten or twenty flights to the moon, and then wind it all up and fly to the Mars or some asteroids."

Rogozin's comments were an obvious dig against the US space program. NASA flew its last manned mission to the Moon in 1972 and currently has no plans to return humans to the Earth's satellite. The space agency's next major objective is to rendezvous with an asteroid, and a manned mission to Mars is a perennial favorite topic among US politicians, even if they seem unwilling to provide NASA the funding needed for such an endeavor. Read more at The Register

Russian Space Probes: Scientific Discoveries and Future Missions (Springer Praxis Books / Space Exploration)

The Race: The Complete True Story of How America Beat Russia to the Moon

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New 'Cross-Shaped' UFO Sighting

4/12/2014 - Manchester, UK: I had just been viewing Moon, Mars and Jupiter using my telescope. I had put the telescope away and was looking east from the door of my house. I looked up and saw a fast moving patch of light. The basic shape of the light was a cross with the cross beam towards the rear of the object

The shape was not well defined and not very bright. The shape appeared to be broken into sections. There was no noise at all and the intensity stayed constant. The speed was greater than that of any of the planes we see in the area. I observed for a few seconds then went to get my binoculars which took about 3 seconds by then it had disappeared. Either it had stopped giving off light or had gone below the hills in the distance. - MUFON CMS


More mystery ‘explosions’ in Highgate baffle experts

Noise experts are scratching their heads over mysterious “explosions” in Highgate – after dozens of residents reported hearing 
another loud bang this week.

People living in the Shepherd’s Hill and Archway Road area of Highgate said they heard a loud explosion noise – similar to a bomb or gas explosion – just 
before 10pm on Monday.

Last week, the Ham&High reported that residents in Highgate have been hearing the loud booming sounds for about 18 months.

Officers from Haringey Council’s noise team are investigating but the local authority has been left baffled by the phenomenon.

Will Wheatcroft, 31, said he heard the latest “very loud explosion” while sitting on the sofa with his fiancée Stephanie in his Stanhope Road home.

“Really it sounded like a car bomb or a gas explosion,” he said. “It made us turn around and say, ‘What the hell was that?’

“I expected to hear sirens a few minutes afterwards, but there weren’t any. After reading the Ham&High, I can now understand why, because it happens a lot.”

Residents in Muswell Hill and Crouch End have also reported hearing the noises, that are said to be so loud they shake the foundations of their homes.

One Twitter user reported hearing another loud bang on Tuesday night at about 10pm in Crouch End. A couple in Priory Gardens, Highgate, have contacted Haringey police about the sounds.

Ruled out

But after a short investigation a spokesman advised residents to alert the council’s noise team 
instead, unless it is an emergency.

The National Grid has ruled out gas explosions in the area while UK Power Networks said the bangs could not be caused by an electrical substation in Shepherd’s Hill Allotments.

The Met Office said there was no thunder or lightning on Monday night and Thames Water said the noises could not be caused by sewer repairs in Langdon Park Road and Northwood Road, Highgate. Haringey Council restricts building works to working hours, TfL is not carrying out explosive works at Highgate Underground station, Archway Road.

Mr Wheatcroft speculated it could be sonic booms caused by aeroplanes breaking the sound barrier. But a spokesman from the Department of Transport said they would be heard across a much larger distance if they were the source.

A council spokesman said it could be “kids with bangers” playing in Queen’s Wood, Muswell Hill, but none of the council’s noise team officers had a probable explanation for the explosions.

The local authority will now work with Haringey police to try and identify their source.

In an online poll, Ham&High website voters thought the noises were most likely caused by a faulty substation or UFOs. - Hamhigh


High Strangeness report

Albert Rosales of Humanoid Sighting Reports & Journal of Humanoid Studies forwarded the following report...stating it was similar to a recent blog post:

Location: Harlingen Texas
Date: 1973
Time: night

Carlos Canas woke up to see a translucent, 7 ft to 8 ft tall being that emitted a green glowing light floating in midair in his bedroom. The being appeared to have only eye sockets and it did not appear to have legs. The top part of the body was smaller than the lower part. It floated back and forth at the foot of the bed appearing to look at the witness. Canas attempted to scream but he could not emit a sound. He finally ran out the bedroom and into his grandmother’s room. Later upon returning to his room the creature had already vanished.

Source: Direct communication from witness Type: E
High Strangeness Index: 7
Reliability of Source: 8
Comments: Peculiar bedroom visitation case. The glowing green light property of the humanoid is interesting.

Occurred around the same time frame and the beings are similar, interesting eh??



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