It’s the end of an internet era! After months of making headlines, the creator of Storm Area 51 announced that the epic event is officially dead. As a last swan song to the greatest worst event that will never be, we’re remembering Storm Area 51 with 20 of our favorite Area 51 memes! Take a last look at these meme gems from the good folks of the internet, and bid your dreams of joyriding a stolen alien spacecraft out of Area 51 goodbye.
The viral Storm Area 51-turned-AlienStock event, originally developed by Matty Roberts - first as a joke, and then as a controversial festival venue - has been officially canceled. News of Storm Area 51 has been circulating the internet for months, resulting in many safety concerns, copycat events, and some of the greatest memes in modern history. Check out all the details about the demise of Storm Area 51, and also its new replacement celebration in Las Vegas.
The following written confession, photos, and videos were submitted via email: I am originally from Brazil and my interest in UFO started in 2012 City of Salvador - Bahia, when I saw something really weird in the sky like a shooting star coming from the right to the left and it stopped in the air for around 1-2 minutes, I was so excited that I did not blink until it flies fast as lightning straight up . . .
In recent news that will probably not surprise anyone, a new Gallup poll has revealed that two-thirds of Americans believe the government is not being completely transparent about their UFO knowledge. The poll also includes some interesting statistics about UFOs and the American public, including the break down of how many citizens believe UFOs are really alien spacecraft, how many think the UFO phenomenon has a logical explanation, and how many have personally witnessed an unidentified flying object for themselves.
Ever wondered where in the world all the weird things are happening? Look no further than Liminal Earth! The web based mapping tool is on a quest to track bizarre stories, strange places, and odd encounters all over the globe. VICE offers details of the enterprising paranormal project in the article shared here, so check out Liminal Earth’s growing collection of weird accounts, and maybe submit a story of your own to the map!
If you were thinking of attending the viral ‘Storm Area 51’ raid/festival/calamity, you’ll have to find a new venue to plan your Naruto run: the omnipotent, omnipresent force that is Facebook has pulled the plug on the original Area 51 event page, shutting down the crazily popular event (emphasis on crazy?) that over 2 million Facebook users had pledged to attend!
Authorities in Alabama managed to pull off what paranormal researchers have been trying to do for decades: capture some crop circle makers. According to a local media report, cops in Etowah County arrested five individuals who were responsible for crafting a rudimentary design in a cornfield located in the community of Ballplay. However, unlike those who fashion the formations using planks of wood and careful planning, this particular cadre of crop circle makers had a decidedly less nuanced technique.
The Rendlesham Forest Incident is one of the United Kingdom’s most famous UFO sightings. Check out the following video, new from New York Post’s “The Basement Office” series, as an air force officer describes his firsthand account of investigating a “craft of unknown origin” in the Rendlesham Forest in 1980.
Whether you believe in them or not, UFOs are currently a hot topic in the United States as civilians, military personnel, and politicians alike are calling for more disclosure about mysterious unidentified flying objects. It also makes it a perfect time to start searching the skies for your own UFO sighting! And where better to do that then in the U.S. states with the most UFO sightings? According to data from the National UFO Reporting Center and compiled by the folks at Satellite Internet, every single state has reports of eerie lights, erratically moving aircraft, or mysterious metal saucers. So where can you find the best hotspots for glimpsing a UFO?
Start looking skyward - July 2 is World UFO Day! Held on July 2 every year in commemoration of the infamous 1947 Roswell UFO Incident, World UFO Day turns a spotlight on the endless and ever-growing phenomenon of UFO sightings all over the world. Are these UFOs secret government aircrafts? Extraterrestrial visitations? A little of both? While the true identity of UFOs is still hotly under debate, it cannot be denied that for over a century - and quite possibly in many centuries past - people have been witnessing unidentified flying objects in the skies.
Earlier this year, cruise company Portland Spirit announced they would be offering Bigfoot boat trips to search for Sasquatch… Now the Holland America cruise line has revealed their exploratory UFO cruise around Mexico in October 2019! Is searching out mysteries via waterways the new trend in paranormal investigation? Check out the details below, originally published by Travel Wires:
“I just wanted to share a short experience with you. It occurred around 2017 probably March or so. My husband and I were driving through Frederick Maryland. We had just gotten off RT340 onto I-70 heading east bound. It was daytime, traffic was the usual, busy. This area has four lanes each direction. On the left is a Costco. As we were approaching this area, we saw a saucer type object, clearly above the road, just above the traffic. I asked my husband, What the hell is that...his casual response was, it looks like a UFO…