Of course this unusual Mars rock is probably just a trick of light and random erosion, but it is sufficiently regular to allow one to imagine that we might not understand Mars nearly as well as we think we do. We’re not making any claims about the object beyond saying that it is as regular as if it had been carved, seems out of place in its surroundings and appears to be part of something that is buried. If a photograph like this was taken in a desert on Earth, the only question would be, ‘who carved it?’

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As the infamous Ebola virus continues to spread across the African continent, world leaders are now sending aid in an attempt to stop the virus from escalating out of control.

But have they left it too late?

Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit of the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg thinks so. He told Germany’s Deutsche Welle that there is now little hope for the populations of Sierra Leone and Liberia and that the virus will only “burn itself out” when it has infected the entire population and killed five million people.

“The right time to get this epidemic under control in these countries has been missed,” said Schmidt-Chanasit. “That time was May and June. “Now it is too late.”read more

This image was captured by a skywatcher over Newburgh, NY, on September 15. It’s an unusual image, and has elements that suggest that it’s a CGI effect. And yet the spoken narrative that accompanies it seems entirely sincere. We’re including it in Out There for that reason, and also because Newburgh, NY is about midway between the area where Whitley Strieber had his famous experiences and where the Hudson Valley UFO mystery unfolded. The whole region remains to this day an area of extensive UFO activity.
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Why do they do it? Stupid, lying morons. For the skinny on this asinine prank, click here. There are tens of thousands of genuinely unexplained UFO images out there, so why does the troll patrol even bother? But they do, they do…

It was done as a vicious publicity stunt for a Sigh-Fie and Fantasy weekend in Portsmouth. Do yourself a favor and stay away.
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