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Writer, reporter, and paranormal expert Lee Speigel is the former host of NBC Radio's "The Edge of Reality." He's hosted nearly 1,500 programs on unexplained phenomena, and previously worked at Westwood One Radio and ABCNews.com. He is the only person to produce a presentation at the United Nations on the subject of UFOs.

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'Men In Black' Inspired By Scary Stories Of People Who've Seen UFOs

(0) Comments | Posted May 23, 2012 | 4:54 PM

When "Men in Black 3" opens everywhere over Memorial Day weekend, most moviegoers will just be hoping this sequel matches the original for popcorn-munching fun.

But there are many people who say they've been victimized by and live in fear of real MIBs. And those stories, told for decades,...

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UFO Amnesty: Ex-Army Colonel John Alexander Seeks Amnesty For Military Who Witness UFOs [EXCLUSIVE]

(4) Comments | Posted May 16, 2012 | 8:52 AM

If you're in the military and have ever seen what you believe to be a UFO, but were reluctant to mention it for fear of ridicule or, worse, repercussions that might end your career, take heart. Things may change.

A former military insider with top secret clearance who created Advanced...

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Alien Abduction Stories Inspire Photographer Steven Hirsch (PHOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted May 11, 2012 | 8:09 AM

Alien abduction -- the stuff of science fiction novels, movies, television and, many claim, real life.

Whether or not you believe the stories of people who say they've been spirited out of their cars on lonely country roads or lifted out of their beds while sleeping or zapped into a...

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Alaska Lake Monster May Be Giant Sleeper Shark, Biologist Claims

(3) Comments | Posted May 8, 2012 | 10:07 AM

Just as Scotland's Loch Ness has an alleged lake monster known as Nessie, Alaska's Lake Iliamna has its own reported beastie dubbed "Illie."

But is the Alaskan version of the Loch Ness Monster a true unknown elusive creature? As with all unexplained phenomena, it depends on whom...

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Triangle-Shaped UFOs Buzz Over United States, England And Australia

(2) Comments | Posted May 3, 2012 | 11:21 AM

Those triangle-shaped UFOs just don't seem to go away. Whether they're conventional planes, experimental stealth technology or truly unexplained vehicles, reports continue to surface about these aircraft.

And the sightings aren't isolated to a single location. Reports and videos have emerged recently from the United States, the United Kingdom and...

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UFO Dangers Examined By U.S. News & World Report

(0) Comments | Posted May 1, 2012 | 1:06 PM

Why are UFOs dangerous? U.S. News & World Report is tackling that question in a special Mysteries of Space magazine that recently hit newsstands.

Every year, thousands of UFO sightings from around the world are reported. And, as the magazine points out, about 95 percent of those reports are explained...

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Exobots And Robonauts: The Next Wave In The Search For Extraterrestrials

(2) Comments | Posted April 26, 2012 | 8:05 AM

Self-replicating robots could be the solution to making first contact with an alien civilization.

These proposed exobots could efficiently explore our local galactic neighborhood and help locate any extraterrestrials that may be sending radio signals in our direction.

After 50 years of searching the heavens with radio telescopes and coming...

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UFO Encounter Revealed After Almost 40 Years By Ex-Military Pilot: Exclusive

(27) Comments | Posted April 3, 2012 | 11:53 AM

On the night of Feb. 6, 1975, Marine Reserve Squadron Capt. Larry Jividen was piloting a T-39D Sabreliner (see image above) combat trainer and utility aircraft with five Naval officer pilots on board for a special training flight. He didn't know the evening would evolve into a game of "tag"...

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Russian Roswell UFO Debris Is Part Of Area 51 Exhibit At National Atomic Testing Museum

(0) Comments | Posted March 22, 2012 | 3:03 PM

When the Area 51 exhibit officially opens today at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas, visitors will see something that may startle them: a display titled "Authentic Alien Artifact." (See photo above.)

"Area 51: Myth or Reality" presents the historical records of what's been considered the...

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Russian Roswell UFO Debris Is Part Of Area 51 Exhibit At National Atomic Testing Museum

(0) Comments | Posted March 22, 2012 | 3:03 PM

When the Area 51 exhibit officially opens today at the National Atomic Testing Museum in Las Vegas, visitors will see something that may startle them: a display titled "Authentic Alien Artifact." (See photo above.)

"Area 51: Myth or Reality" presents the historical records of what's been considered the...

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UFO Photo Mysteriously Vanished From British Ministry Of Defence Office

(0) Comments | Posted March 19, 2012 | 2:00 PM

It was said to be one of the best photos of a UFO, and a poster-size image of it hung on a wall of Britain's Ministry of Defence. But then, at some point between 1991 to 1994, it vanished, gone, never to be seen again.

On the day in 1991...

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UFO Photo Mysteriously Vanished From British Ministry Of Defence Office

(0) Comments | Posted March 19, 2012 | 2:00 PM

It was said to be one of the best photos of a UFO, and a poster-size image of it hung on a wall of Britain's Ministry of Defence. But then, at some point between 1991 to 1994, it vanished, gone, never to be seen again.

On the day in 1991...

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Chupacabras With Fangs, Wings Blamed For Sheep Deaths In Mexico

(4) Comments | Posted March 5, 2012 | 3:59 PM

Did a legendary chupacabras kill 35 sheep in the Mexican town of Paracuaro? That's what local citizens want to know as they ponder the mysterious deaths of their farm animals.

According to the UFO Chronicles website, the Mexican state Michoacan's Diario ABC reported that the unfortunate sheep...

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Bigfoot Hunters: Animal Planet's Monster Sleuths Go High-Tech To Catch Legendary Man-Beast

(2) Comments | Posted February 15, 2012 | 4:05 PM

Armed with a military-type array of special night-vision and infrared technology, a group of determined hunters has only one mutual outcome on their collective mind: "Finding Bigfoot."

That's exactly what the four-person team of Animal Planet's popular series hopes to accomplish, finding ultimate evidence that groups of...

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Woolly Mammoth Video Is A Big Hairy Mammoth Hoax

(1) Comments | Posted February 13, 2012 | 1:33 PM

It's not exactly the boy who cried wolf - it might be more correct to call it the man who hollered woolly mammoth.

It appears that a story last week about a hairy, woolly mammoth seen walking across a Siberian river is a hoax.

In the opening frame...

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Iceland's Loch Ness Worm Monster: Real Or Robot? (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted February 7, 2012 | 3:43 PM

Something that looks very much like a giant snake -- or worm -- is slithering its way out of Iceland and causing viral speculation around the Internet.

Lake Lagarfljot -- 25 miles long and 367 feet deep in eastern Iceland -- has been called home to a local legendary beast...

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Nichelle Nichols On Having First Major Black Female TV Role And That First Interracial Kiss On 'Star Trek'

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2012 | 11:04 AM

Nichelle Nichols' life has moved at the kind of warp speed her "Star Trek" character Lt. Nyota Uhura took for granted.

When television writer and producer Gene Roddenberry's "Star Trek" science fiction series debuted on NBC in 1966, the Civil Rights Movement -- under...

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National UFO Reporting Center Plans To Turn ICBM Site Into Headquarters

(0) Comments | Posted January 19, 2012 | 10:16 PM

Over the Cold War years underground missile sites were built in the United States to house weapons to defend America from attack by outside forces.

In an odd twist, one such decommissioned site in Davenport, Wash., might end up becoming the future home of the National UFO...

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UFO Clouds: More Mist Than Mystifying (PHOTOS)

(27) Comments | Posted January 3, 2012 | 11:18 AM

A large, silent, circular, brightly-lit object hovers in the sky with the appearance of brushed metal. You aim your phone camera up and snap what you think may be the smoking gun image of an extraterrestrial spacecraft.

And then, as it eventually dissipates and breaks apart, in your disappointment, you...

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2011's Top UFO Sightings And News (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted December 26, 2011 | 8:20 AM

2011 was a very -- watch out, here it comes -- out-of-this-world year for UFOs. Every month of the year gave us UFO stories to digest, wonder about, or laugh at -- depending on your point of view or belief about UFOs.

Ancient UFOs; scores of

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