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The UFO sighted over the Windermere area of Cumbria was described at the time as triangular or diamond-shaped and rather like a twin-hulled catamaran.


Posted: 8/9/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 363   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
The new fragment from the Book of Revelation, written in ancient Greek and dating from the late third century, is part of a hoard of previously unintelligible manuscripts discovered in historic dumps outside Oxyrhynchus in Egypt.


Posted: 5/2/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 260   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: Religion

Category: Religion
Conspiracy theories surrounding the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, were fuelled yesterday after it emerged that the car in which she was meant to have travelled failed to start.


Posted: 3/16/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 261   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: Conspiracy Theories

The files, released under the Freedom of Information Act, show that, last year, the Ministry of Defence’s UFO unit received 88 reports from military staff and members of the public worried about unexplained objects in our skies.


Posted: 2/2/2005 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 274   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
For 250 years, the cryptic inscription has exercised the minds of Britain’s finest theologians, historians and scientists, including Charles Darwin, Josiah Wedgwood and, most recently, the Second World War code-breakers of Bletchley Park.


Posted: 11/26/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 264   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: Ancient Mysteries

A woman who for 15 years has lived in Rue des Fossés-Saint-Marcel in the 5th arrondissement said two inexplicable deaths and "a strange atmosphere’’ dominated the street until she found a skeleton in her cellar and arranged for its burial.


Posted: 11/17/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 291   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: Ghosts

Category: Ghosts
Armed with motion detectors, dark-vision cameras and electromagnetic monitors, the Paranormal Research Organisation is Britain’s most dedicated ’ghostbusting’ outfit. Matthew Sweet joined its top operatives for a spooky showdown on Bodmin Moor


Posted: 9/22/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 269   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: Ghosts

Category: Ghosts
Undrinkable water from Loch Ness has sparked an unlikely global sales boom.


Posted: 8/2/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 279   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: Oddball News

Category: Oddball News
Crop circles used to be the work of amateur pranksters. Now, flattening wheat fields is a lucrative commercial enterprise. Kate Burt meets the Circlemakers


Posted: 7/6/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 260   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: Crop Circles

Category: Crop Circles
... two young girls in Yorkshire launched what was to become one of the greatest hoaxes of the 20th Century. They claimed to have photographed the fairies at the bottom of their garden.


Posted: 2/18/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 257   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: General

Category: General
Jerusalem is said to be the only city in the world with its own psychiatric condition: Jerusalem Syndrome. This condition, causing sufferers to believe they are prophets or Biblical figures, afflicts religious tourists, and before the Intifada, when there were more tourists, there were as many as 50 cases a year.


Posted: 1/25/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 278   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: Religion

Category: Religion
One winter’s night in 1804, a vigilante fired a gun at a blood-curdling spectre he believed to be the "Hammersmith Ghost" that had terrorised the neighbourhood.


Posted: 1/3/2004 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 259   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: Ghosts

Category: Ghosts
The Christmas truce of the Great War in 1914 was started by a "peace movement" of German soldiers who won over their trenchbound British foes by lobbing chocolate cake at them instead of hand grenades, a new book claims.


Posted: 12/24/2003 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 275   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: General

Category: General
The tiny Queensland town of Boulia only ever had one claim to fame: the mysterious shimmering lights that appeared at night and chased terrified stockmen across the dusty plains of the desert.


Posted: 4/21/2003 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 252   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
It is Britain’s most celebrated UFO encounter: the sighting in 1980 of ’alien’ craft in a Suffolk forest.


Posted: 12/4/2002 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 260   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs
There has long been a suspicion in some quarters that the Moon landings were faked. Nasa, however, has always maintained a dignified silence on the subject. Until now... Andrew Gumbel reports on a new twist in the greatest conspiracy theory of all


Posted: 11/27/2002 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 266   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: Conspiracy Theories

Art student, 17, found guilty of stabbing widow and drinking her blood in the hope that it would make him immortal


Posted: 8/5/2002 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 247   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: Alternative Spirituality

A Canadian underwater exploration company using sonar has found what looks like an ancient lost city at the bottom of the Caribbean off Cuba.


Posted: 12/9/2001 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 286   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: Ancient Civilizations

Confession is never easy. When you are confessing to strangers that you believe you have witnessed UFOs, it is even more difficult.


Posted: 5/10/2001 12:00:00 AM   Reads: 255   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: news.independent.co.uk Category: UFOs

Category: UFOs