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A--Probably true, B--Likely true, C--Likely false, D--Probably false.

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

Thursday, August 10, 2017

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This object was recorded by an impressive array of equipment. The witnesses reported that it was silent, meaning that it probably wasn't a drone, but that possibility cannot be completely ruled out. The recording was done in the Squamish area of British Columbia, a region noted for unusual sightings of orbs, UFOs and bigfoot. Rated A.

Thanks for this to Mysterious Universe!

Sunday, July 30, 2017

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This was shot in a small town in Serbia, as the witness reports, "above Lepenski Vir." (Should say "In the direction of Lepenski Vir." There is no way to determine how far away the objects were.) Lepenski Vir is an important mesolithic archaeological site dating back to around 9,000BC.

The triangular formation in the video is typical of such formations. It is not a triangular object, but a group of bright objects that form into a triangle, then wink out one by one.

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Your ever skeptical Out There editor is going to take the elderly couple who claim to have taken this shot at their word and say that this could be quite a spectacular UFO photo. It would take me perhaps three minutes to create the exact same image in Photoshop, so I can't say that it is absolutely authentic. But if the witnesses are real, then in all probability they saw and photographed what they say they did.

The Shropshire Star reports that the couple, in their 60s, were on their way to the airport at about 6:45 AM in a taxi when they heard a low humming sound and saw the object. While the husband and the taxi driver marveled at what they where seeing, the wife took this shot of it.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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Lest this clever hoax go viral as the real thing, take a look at this sequence of videos, then at the revelation at the bottom that they were all posted by graphics experts. It's a PR campaign of some kind, or maybe just a little midsummer madness.

To read the full tweetstorm, click here.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

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Inexplicata, the Journal of Hispanic UFOlogy, reports that a flashing bright object was seen overhead in the Argentine town of Barrio el Carmen at noon on June 24. Video of the object is not detailed enough to determine whether or not the object is a piece of debris turning in the sun, but the reaction of residence suggest that what they were seeing had an extremely unusual appearance.

This is a probable unknown.

Friday, June 23, 2017

This object was photographed on June 17 at about 7:45 PM in Oshawa, Ontario. "It came out of nowhere" said wildlife photographer Ken Rice. It was visible for a short time, during which Rice managed to take two clear shots with his camera. He has been unable to identify it, and that goes for our photographic experts, too. It's not a computer graphic and if Mr. Rice's description of its speed of movement is correct, it isn't a balloon, either. This leaves "unidentified flying object" but don't assume that your Out There editor has concluded from this that aliens are now speeding around in giant pies.

The object is unidentified, and if anybody has seen or photographed anything similar, please send information to and we will share it with Mr. Rice and the rest of the world.

Ken Rice is an accomplished wildlife photographer, as is evident from his Facebook Page.

Thanks to Coast to Coast AM for referring us to this story.

Ken Rice Photograph


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

There have been a number of UFO sightings in Arizona recently, one on April 10 which was photographed by one witness, Maricio Morales, and, according to Mr. Morales, videotaped by another witness a hundred miles away.

Approximately 10 minutes prior to the sighting, a large meteor was sighted over the region, but the anomaly does not appear to have been related to it. Mr. Morales states, "ABC15 is reporting that the photos were part of the meteor. They were not. The meteor struck about 10 minutes before I pulled over on HWY 95 and got footage of these lights. The difference in lighting you see in the photos is because I was using different settings to get a more visible photo of what they were."

The witness who wrote Unknowncountry on April 18 stated, "Last night as my husband and I were sitting outside watching our new firepit - we were in the dark with no other lights on other than a softly glowing propane fire, I looked up into the sky and to the right of Venus in the East at approximately 8:15 PM, I saw a huge upside down triangle of lights." Both husband and wife saw them, and they disappeared one by one. This is a very typical description of a nighttime UFO triangle event.

Mr. Morales' photographs could be atmospheric refractions of car lights, but not if a video was made from the opposite side of the state, and not all of Mr. Morales' photos look like refractions. The Unknowncountry witness does appear to have seen something anomalous on April 17.


Monday, February 20, 2017

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This object was recorded during an airshow by three different witnesses, all from different angles. One video would mean that the object could have been a bird flying at close range to the camera, but not three. In the third video especially, the object's motion suggests that it is not a bird or close-flying insect.
The object is not the plane creating the contrail. It is the small bright object that races past in all three videos, showing no contrail.


Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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It is claimed that this object was taped in Normandy in western France, if so, then it is a form that appears from time to time and is a genuine unknown. However, it could also be fire on a mountainside and taped elsewhere. There are no mountains in Normandy high enough for this to be a fire on a mountainside in this geographical location.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

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This video from MUFON shows a white object shadowing a jet. The person who made the video says that other jets and helicopters followed soon after. There is nothing to suggest that this object is a drone, a balloon, a bird or any natural object. It is also pacing the jet, so it's not a celestial object. The only possibility other than a UFO is that it is a smaller plane at a lower altitude and so not emitting a contrail. But it is moving very quickly.

Your Out There editor concludes that this has a better than average chance of being a genuine unknown.
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