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Interesting Well-Illustrated Primer Site

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2007 07:06:52 -0400
Archived: Fri, 05 Oct 2007 07:06:52 -0400
Subject: Interesting Well-Illustrated Primer Site

An interesting, well illustrated Primer site on many aspects of
'Folklore, Mythology, Lore, Legends, Culture, etc'.



Source: Folk Nation Web Blog! - [Somewhere Outhere]


Thursday, October 4th, 2007

Unidentified Flying Object

An unidentified flying object, or UFO, is any real or apparent
flying object which cannot be identified by the observer and
which remains unidentified after investigation. The term flying
saucer is also sometimes used. Every photograph and film footage
of flying saucers has been adequately explained by patented
technology (see the “UFO How-To” series UFOHowTo.com).

Reports of unusual aerial phenomena date back to ancient times
(see Ancient astronaut theories), but reports of UFO sightings
started becoming more common after the first widely publicized
United States sighting in 1947. Many tens of thousands of UFO
reports have since been made worldwide. Many more sightings,
however, may remain unreported due to fear of public ridicule
because of the social stigma surrounding the subject of UFOs and
because most nations lack any officially sanctioned authority to
receive and evaluate UFO reports.

Once a UFO is identified as a known object (for example an
aircraft or weather balloon), it ceases to be classified as a
UFO and is reclassified as an identified object.



[Thanks to Stuart Miller of http://uforeview.net/ for the lead]

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