UFO News Article: “This former Navy pilot, who once chased a UFO, says we should take them seriously”

16 January 2018 (The Boston Globe, Massachusetts) The Boston Globe interviews Commander David Fravor, U.S. Navy (Ret.), about the 14 November 2004 USS Nimitz UFO incident (occurred about a hundred miles south west of San Diego, California). Fravor was flying his F/A-18F Super Hornet jet fighter when the incident occurred. […]

Cringeworthy Dental Procedures of Ancient Times

Most people don’t enjoy going to the dentist. There’s just something off-putting about having your mouth wide open while someone’s scratching and scraping your precious chompers. But at least dentists can give you Novocain to make your mouth go numb for the more intense procedures. You were born in the […]

How Mantis Shrimp Punch So Hard Without Hurting Themselves

Oftentimes, throwing a punch at something (or someone) ends up hurting the hand behind it more than anything else. Bruised skin, sore knuckles and even cracked wrists can result from an ill-fated punch, and that’s just with human-level strength. Just imagine what it’s like to be a mantis shrimp. One-punch Crustacean Mantis […]

Fart-Sniffing Pill Reveals Secrets of the Gut

Your nose, mouth, skin pores and…other…body holes each serve their unique functions. But most of them also double as biological exhaust pipes, spewing gaseous byproducts of the myriad internal chemical reactions keeping you alive. And, just as we measure emissions form our internal-combustion vehicles, advances in medical technology make it […]

Navy Pilot, Who Chased A UFO, Says ‘We Should Take Them Seriously’

     David Fravor is a recognizable type. Affable, neatly dressed, with a men’s regular haircut and semi-rimless glasses, he’s a retired military man who works as a consultant in the Boston area. He could be standing in front of you in a Starbucks line and you wouldn’t notice him […]

O’Hare UFO Eye Witness Appears in Silhouette on CNN | VIDEO (Redux)

     Mainstream media’s interest in the “O’Hare UFO Incident” hasn’t waned yet; the latest to jump in on the UFO bandwagon was/is Anderson Cooper of “Anderson Cooper 360°” aired by CNN. Interesting to note that on CNN’s web-site for Cooper’s show, it’s described as follows: “ . . . […]

Pulsars Could Guide Autonomous Spacecraft of the Future

Although it’s possible for space missions to communicate data with Earth, the process is anything but fast. Voyager 1, for example, takes about 19 hours to send a signal back to Earth, and that lag only increases as the spacecraft gets further away.  For truly long-term, deep space missions, the […]

The Professional UFO Skeptic Who Believed in Aliens

‘The Close Encounters Man’ tells the unlikely story of how the government’s astrophysicist debunker became the phenomenon’s most expert defender. If you’re jonesing for an extraterrestrial, you should check out The Close Encounters Man by Mark O’Connell. O’Connell, a writer for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and founder of the UFO blog High Strangeness, set out […]