Fringe News July 2021

Fringe News July 2021

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This Maine campout includes a midnight Bigfoot hike and UFO-summoning meditation Second possible sasquatch sighting reported in Ashland County
Belief in Conspiracies Tied to Lower Critical Thinking Skills, But Don’t Get Smug The Covid Wuhan lab leak theory is being twisted to validate conspiracy theories
UFOs exist, and might come from beyond Earth, the U.S. said. Will that encourage conspiracy theorists? Harvard’s Avi Loeb Thinks We Should Study UFOs—and He’s Not Wrong

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From flying boats to secret Soviet weapons to alien visitors – a brief cultural history of UFOs

From flying boats to secret Soviet weapons to alien visitors – a brief cultural history of UFOs

The worldwide fascination with UFOs started in the late 1940s after a few incidents made the news in the U.S.

by Greg Eghigian, Penn State

On June 25, 2021, the U.S. government released a nine–page preliminary report on UFOs, or, as it is now calling them, Unidentified Aerial Phenomena, or UAPs. The report is the latest notable event in what has been a renaissance for UFOs in recent years. Greg Eghigian is a historian of science at Penn State who has published research and is writing a book on the history of UFOs in the U.S. We spoke with him for The Conversation Weekly podcast the day before the new report came out to better understand the cultural history of UFOs in the U.S.

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