Monthly Archives: July 2010
Thanks to everyone for making last night’s launch party such a great occasion, especially: – Jill Tipping for the amazing flying saucer cake (pictured left at the launching ceremony) – Roger and Alex at the Horse Hospital (John Lundberg and … Continue reading
I’m honoured by this review by John Rimmer from the world’s most insightful UFO journal, Magonia. When I first began looking seriously at the UFO story in the early 1990s it was Magonia that kept me sane. Drawing, unlike most UFO … Continue reading
Mirage Men contains a comprehensive potted history of American UAV development from the 1930s to the present, but if you want the motherlode then the Mitchell Institute has just published an intensely detailed account (PDF download) of the US Air … Continue reading
Books will also be available for £5. See you in space!
I’ll be speaking about Mirage Men tonight at Skeptics in the Pub at: The Monarch Bar 40-42 Chalk Farm Road Camden London NW1 8BG The evening starts at 7.30pm.
[Click to see the full page cartoon.] A charming satirical full-page comic strip depicting the New Zealand airship wave of 1909. Here’s an earlier article from the same paper. Perhaps a symptom of an increasingly high-speed global media, the airships were also … Continue reading
An economic take on China’s recent UFO flap from Bruce Watson of Daily Finance In 2009, China had 11% industrial growth and, according to China Online Daily, the country is working to achieve an equivalent growth rate this year. Such impressive economic … Continue reading
Couldn’t help noticing this in the new Beat Books catalogue: ‘”CIA-UFO” (Pink Floyd at the UFO Club). By HAPSHASH & THE COLOURED COAT. Original split-fountain silkscreened psychedelic poster, 1967 (OA 114). Depicts naked woman pulling a fairytale city through the … Continue reading
‘US firm Raytheon unveils its new anti-aircraft laser at the Farnborough Airshow in Hampshire, releasing a video of it shooting down an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at the US Navy test range on San Nicolas Island off the coast of … Continue reading