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No. The original source of this claim is a satirical news site. This claim is from an article in World News Daily Report, which carries the following disclaimer in the footer: World News Daily Report assumes all responsibility for the satirical nature of its articles and for the fictional nature of their content. All characters appearing in the articles ...


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Like most things, it's impossible to conclusively prove a negative (i.e. that this didn't happen), but the supposed sources are pretty questionable and the lengths to which things would need to be changed to cover this up rule out any reasonable possibility of this being true. In reverse order: 4. NASA has lost original recordings of most Apollo 11 ...


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Is there an independent verification of the claims made by University of Buckingham researchers? No. Currently. Google Scholar only finds two citations of this 2013 article. Both are by co-authors of the original article. In fact both citations seem (at least superficially) to be the same article repeated twice with minor variations in title. The Journal ...


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The current answer correctly addresses the truthiness of the claim; but neglects to mention that the satirical article in question from WNDR was actually NOT made up from scratch, but instead cued from an actual news of Bolden's statements in 2015 that discussed aliens and Area 51 (albeit, far less content in his statement, as far as exciting news). He DID ...


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Disclaimer: This is a partial answer, as I don't have access to any of the sources I'm summarizing summarizations of. Feel free to edit or change to community wiki. Most of the summaries used are made by wikipedia user Paul H, who is by the looks an experienced geologist and woo fighter (Just look at the talk page for Pumapunku). I've no reason to doubt the ...


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Ellis Silver takes a number of features of human physiology, claims they are inexplicable by evolution, and comes to the extreme conclusion that aliens placed humans on Earth. However, each of the features are actually prosaically explained by evolution. For example: Bad backs - The Daily Telegraph (A terrible source, I admit, but I only have to do ...


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How reliable is that information? Not reliable at all. The Sunday Sport wikipedia entry says as much: ...It prints plainly ludicrous stories, such as "London Bus Found Frozen In Antarctic Ice", or "World War II Bomber Found On The Moon". Defenders of the paper pointed out that it was not intended to be taken seriously. They may have a wide audience, ...


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forbes says that this whatdoesitmean.com article is the original source. As @user5341 said, Fox News and most other sources refer to FARS. The fars article is available online and indeed refers to whatdoesitmean.com. Fars also added a rather long disclaimer, saying that they are not reliable for the authenticity of the article. whatdoesitmean.com say that ...


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Can any human technology available to common people create this (probably) over night during reduced visibility? How? Maldekian A better name for this artwork is the "Crabwood Formation" as it is a corn-drawing revealed on August 15, 2002 at Crabwood near Winchester in Hampshire, England. Human technology To flatten crops in circles, you just need stone-...


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According to Donald Menzel (he is the earliest source of this information I know of), the term "flying saucer" first was mentioned in '47 and the traditional shape followed on, although in reality most of these "objects" are not very saucer-like. Here is some write-up on this story I found here: On June 24, 1947, an amateur pilot named Kenneth Arnold was ...


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Yes, there's some alien hunting going on. Detection Well, yes, money is being spent to search for intelligent aliens. The obvious case is SETI, the Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence. Quoting from their mission statement, Our mission is to explore, understand, and explain the origin and nature of life in the universe, and to apply the knowledge ...


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The claim of extraterrestrial origin has been debunked in the same wiki: The hypothesis' authors – G. Louis and Kumar – did not explain how debris from a meteor could have continued to fall on the same area over a period of two months, despite the changes in climatic conditions and wind pattern spanning over two months. Samples of the red particles were ...


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Evidence: The Sphinx is a natural rock formation in the Bucegi Natural Park located at an altitude of 2,216 metres (7,270 ft) which is in the Bucegi Mountains of Romania. It is also true that the area contains a variety of caves and caverns. Claim explanation: The claim of Holographic library (Holographic control panels) of the Earth's past history under ...


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Actually, your brother is right. The answers here all are for Earth-class facilities, which indeed are inadequate for the task. But planet-sized, or even smaller antennas, can do the trick out to anywhere our signals have gotten so far. I've written up (with some reasonably detailed computations) what would be possible with alien-class facilities, and ...


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