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The Out There section collects stories about strange events from all over the internet.
Videos and some other stories are graded:
A--Probably true, B--Likely true, C--Likely false, D--Probably false.

Stories are not researched by Unknowncountry.com staff before posting and video evaluations are based on experienced observation, not video analysis.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

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I am often asked if I have any favorite videos, so I thought I'd post a few on weekends. As you know, your oh-so-cynical Out There editor usually comes down on the side of hoaxes and mistakes of various kinds--especially when it comes to video of actual aliens. However, this is among my favorites, an amazing security-camera video of two very strange creatures creeping through the dark of a property near Yosemite.

This has never been debunked, and it would not be easy to create in an animation program. Not impossible, of course, but my money's on this being authentic. Creepiness note: If you listen to the first David Paulides show on Dreamland, he says that Yosemite is an area where there are a large number of unexplained disappearances. If you didn't listen, you have a treat in store. It's in our archive, available if you subscribe.
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Unless this is an outright hoax, it shows unknown objects rising off the surface of the moon. It would be easy to hoax, unfortunately, but if it's real, it is an extraordinary catch.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

This is a pretty weird one. Apparently Google Street View captured a UFO image while recording the streets of Jacksonville, Texas.
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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These three night lights may be a group of UFOs in rough triangular formation, but there is no way to be sure given the fact that there is no detail. Local residents were shocked because of the lack of sound, and it's not likely that a UFO hoax would be perpetrated in a war zone, so these may well be genuine unknowns. Because the lights change position in relation to each other, it's not a single aircraft such as a US spy plane.
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Australia has always been a hotspot for UFO sightings, and there are quite a few in and around Melbourne at present, and to this recent video, also from Melbourne. This video seems similar to the stills in the Melbourne story we published a few days ago, and, once again, quite similar to the Stephensville, Texas UFO.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

No reason to doubt this report. It is one of many from Arizona in recent days. Last May, there was another pilot report from Arizona. There have been many UFO reports from pilots, as pointed out by Leslie Kean in her book UFOs: Generals, Pilots and Government Officials go on the Record.
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Thursday, September 20, 2012

A UFO was sighted low over West Hollywood in Los Angeles, headed toward Venice Beach. This seems like a straightforward witness report, but there is no video.

Monday, September 17, 2012

This object seems more defined than the Stephensville, TX, UFOs, but it also changed colors and was highly maneuverable. Hopefully, the video will eventually be released.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

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This could be a reflection on the cockpit window, but given that the pilot noticed it and quickly turned his camera on it, that seems unlikely. From his point of view, a reflection would have been obvious. Too bad he had such a low resolution camera! It's unlikely, also, to be a hoax video, so it's a probable unknown.

Thanks to UFOBlogger.com

Thursday, September 13, 2012

This strange contrail was originally described as a missile test out of White Sands. Now it's not clear what it was. Certainly not a jet.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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There is quite a UFO flap going on in Myrtle Beach, and this appears to be an excellent example of video from the area. It appears to be authentic, despite the fact that it has been posted on Third Phase of the Moon.
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There is no reason to disbelieve this witness, and there was a time when the British Ministry of Defense would have investigated this sighting. No more--so they say. But note the comment about the helicopter. We are told almost nothing of the truth these days.

Monday, September 10, 2012

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These columns of light, if not some sort of hoax video, are really very difficult to explain except as plasmas mediated by some sort of unknown and powerful magnetic phenomenon emerging out of the planet. What they may mean is anybody's guess, but the notion has been put forward that similar things happened before the Tunguska event of 1908.
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In 2008, Paul Hellyer summed up what he had bee saying for years: that the US is working with aliens. It's not news. The big media won't touch it, at least, not in any rational way. But it is true.
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Sunday, September 9, 2012

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There is quite a flap going on in Myrtle Beach, SC. From the description of the movements, there is little question that these are unknown objects. There are many videos of them. For a sample of one, click here.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

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This object probably is not a bird or an insect near the camera lens because it is moving in a very straight line and is not surrounded by the faint blur of wings generally seen in bird videos. It appears to be a genuine unknown, and a reminder that they are really all around us.
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Saturday, September 1, 2012

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This could easily be a digitally produced hoax, and the lack of any other videos or news stories about what would seem to have been a very prominent event would suggest that this is the case. Also, the video is abruptly cut off before the object does anything. Was this because the animator got tired of extending the image? It would seem that a person videotaping the real thing would have continued until it moved away, and not simply abandoned this incredible sighting right in the middle of the action. Making animations, on the other hand, is tedious, which is why most of the hoaxes we see end abruptly, usually in the middle of the action.

If the object is real, then it is an unknown, and one has to wonder what would happen if such objects appeared over not one city, but ten, a hundred, a thousand?

Monday, August 27, 2012

Now that farmers can hire circlmakers to decorate their fields for fun and PROFIT, more and more manmade formations are appearing. Some of them are even quite striking--from a distance. Up close, though, you find broken stems, no interweaving and generally rough edges. This formation, however, is among the most magnificent ever created. No human circlemakers are even close to the skill level required to create this superb work. 


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This red streak shot by one of the the International Space Station's fixed cameras appears to be a meteor entering the earth's upper atmosphere, but if so, then it is fully alight at a very high altitude. It's an unusual image, possibly unknown in origin.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

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There have been so many of these objects recently, I thought that I would post this digest of a number of the sightings.

Friday, August 24, 2012

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A UFO has been videotaped by witnesses from inside a crop formation at Avebury. This is one of the rare occasions when a UFO has actually been recorded near a crop formation. The famous 'Oliver's Castle Video' of a UFO making a crop formation is widely discounted as a hoax. This could have been a high flying weather balloon or an iridium flare from a satellite, but it also could be a genuine unknown. It is not a hoaxed video. Your Out There editor has seen iridium flares, and they glitter, so that is probably the least likely explanation. In my book, a high-flying balloon is the most likely explanation, but it would have to have been quite large.
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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

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This object moves very quickly from left to right in the lower part of the frame. Its motion is too quick to be a balloon and too straight to be an insect or a bird. Probable unknown. (Note: One of the YouTube trolls comments that his "software" has determined a distance for the object, and that it is an insect. Without knowing its size or having any triangulation points, no such determination is possible, and no software exists that can do it without those inputs.)

Sunday, August 19, 2012

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The ECETI Ranch in Trout Lake, Washington has been a hotbed of UFO sightings for years. Locals have tried hard to shut it down, but it's still going strong.

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Friday, August 17, 2012

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This video has been made from a series of stills taken by Curiosity every few seconds. The stills were taken approximately every second or so, judging from the fact that the shadows and the sun do not move. If you look at this in full screen mode, you will see one object rise from the surface on the horizon, and another one cross the entire horizon from left to right. It isn't clear what these objects are. Contrary to some of the commentary (it is exceptionally stupid, even for YouTube), the objects are not part of the Curiosity mission's hardware. In addition, this low resolution camera would not be able to pick up an orbiting satellite from the ground. The object that crosses the horizon must be in the atmosphere, moving rather slowly in relation to the camera, and either very large or close enough for the camera to record it.

This is an interesting and unusual video. It is not presently explained.
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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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Interesting video shot on low-light camera.
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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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This video has caused quite a sensation, but apparently it's an actor called Frank Vidal. To see Mr. Vidal in another video, doing a monologue from a play, click here. The real question is who would decide to post such a video, and why now? The Earth's magnetosphere is well along in a process of change that will lead to another pole shift, but, contrary to the claim in the "Dr. Sal" video, there is no evidence that it will happen in August of 2016, nor is there any reason to believe that the Van Allen belts would come to Earth as the video claims. What will happen, though, is that during the period of magnetic chaos while the poles are shifting, the surface of the Earth will be exposed to gamma rays and other energies from the sun that the magnetosphere normally keeps away from the surface. There will be significant danger to crops, large animals that do not shelter, and people who cannot find adequate shelter. It will be a  difficult time on Planet Earth, but there is no evidence that it will happen in two years.

Monday, August 13, 2012

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The video is hardly conclusive, but the humming sound is very eerie and the dog's barking is typical of canine reaction to UFOs. Given the nearby thunderstorm and the lack of proper lighting, it is improbable that this is a blimp. An apparent genuine unknown, and an excellent audio catch.
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There are numerous UFO reports coming in from South Texas and Southern California at present. This video of pulsating lights over Beverly Hills is an example. The lights are not normal aircraft and do not appear to be floating like balloons. This could well be a video of unknown objects.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

This is a very good article that points out what I see every day: the vast majority of UFO videos that appear online are either crude hoaxes or impossible to pin down. I often wonder about the hoaxers. What are they trying to accomplish, I wonder? Drunks, maybe, trying to have a little fun between beers?
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