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Alejandro Rojas is the director of operations, a writer and radio host @ OpenMinds.tv. You can also follow him on Facebook at: Facebook.com/alejandro.rojas.om.

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Video Shows Family Held At Gunpoint At Area 51

(2) Comments | Posted April 10, 2016 | 6:45 PM

A video recently posted by tourists in Nevada shows a family being held at gunpoint after crossing the warning signs at Area 51. Guards quickly swooped in, seconds after they drove onto the grounds of the high security base.

For many years, people thought the existence of a secret government...

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UFO-Hunting Mini-Satellite Gets Funded

(4) Comments | Posted March 12, 2016 | 3:58 PM

A group of techies have turned to crowdsourcing in order to fund their idea of a UFO-hunting mini-satellite. After an unsuccessful run on the crowdsourcing website Indiegogo, their second campaign, via Kickstarter, has proven successful, and they have received the funding needed to build and launch their mini-UFO hunting device.

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From Fixing Computers To Voice Acting: An IT Cinderella Story Behind The Scenes Of Sony Animation's Open Season: Scared Silly

(0) Comments | Posted March 7, 2016 | 5:27 PM

Sony Animation IT guy Will Townsend never imagined he would end up having an opportunity to do voice acting. Let alone taking over a character who had previously been voiced by superstars Ashton Kutcher and Joel McHale. He feels that being a helpful and positive IT guy helped him make...

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Government Says It Has Lost More UFO X-Files

(3) Comments | Posted February 12, 2016 | 12:42 PM

Government UFO-related documents seem to have a habit of disappearing. This time the files belonged to the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).

John Greenewald has been using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to get formerly classified documents from the government, and to post them online for decades. He began his...

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Hotel Transylvania 2 Set Design, Although Animated, Is Still Serious Business

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2016 | 1:12 AM

This week, Sony Animation released a video on the production design of their Dracula-based animated movie, Hotel Transylvania 2. Even though the movie is animated, the set designers take their job very seriously. In the video, they talk about the set as if it is a real place.

2012's Hotel...

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Women Bust Ghosts Too

(0) Comments | Posted December 28, 2015 | 6:58 AM

The new Ghostbusters movie will have an all-female team, which in the real ghost-busting world is not so strange. Ghost hunting is one area of the paranormal that includes a lot of female participation. So much so, that I have known guys who have gotten into ghost hunting primarily to...

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NASA는 '마션'처럼 정말 사람을 화성에 보낼까?

(0) Comments | Posted December 20, 2015 | 10:21 AM

나는 지난 주에 휴스턴에 있는 NASA의 존슨 우주 센터에서 열린 '마션'의 DVD와 블루레이 발매 홍보 언론 행사에 다녀왔다. 우리는 NASA 직원들, 우주인 한 명과 함께 화성 유인 탐사 계획에 대한 이야기를 나누었다. 그들은 그 목표를 이루기 위해 해결해야 할 어려운 문제들이 무엇인지 알려주었다. 그러나 그들은 이 목표를 진지하게 생각하고 있으며...

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Will NASA Really Take Humans to Mars in the 2030s Like The Martian Movie?

(21) Comments | Posted December 12, 2015 | 8:19 AM

Last week, I participated in a press event at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston promoting the DVD and Blu-ray release of The Martian movie. We spoke with several NASA officials and an astronaut about their plans to take humans to Mars. They all shared with us the significant challenges...

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Do You Need to Tell a Buyer Your House Is Haunted?

(1) Comments | Posted October 30, 2015 | 4:16 PM

So you want to sell your house, but it is haunted and you are worried that will dissuade potential buyers. You may be tempted not to tell them. Heck, most people don't believe in ghosts anyway, right? Believe it or not, that strategy did not work out for a seller...

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Neuroscientist Discusses the Idea of Consciousness Transfer From the New Movie Self/less

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2015 | 5:47 PM

A new thriller starring Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds explores the idea of transferring consciousness from one body to another. Unlike Freaky Friday, or the myriad of other family movies and comedies that have explored the idea, this one actually explores the science of the process.

In the movie Self/less,...

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Is a Self-Aware Robot Like Chappie Possible?

(1) Comments | Posted March 6, 2015 | 10:54 AM

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I was fortunate enough to be invited to a screening and press conference for the movie Chappie. It is a great movie about a police robot named Chappie that is downloaded with a program that makes him self-aware.

At the press...

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UFO Buzzed French Nuclear Power Plant Says Director

(10) Comments | Posted January 28, 2015 | 9:14 PM

Several unidentified flying objects have been spotted over nuclear power plants in France and Belgium over the last few months, and the story has been all over European news.

Thus far, the media has reported that the UFOs are likely drones. However, currently, months after the sightings began, the French...

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USAF Investigation of UFO Over Travis Air Force Base Among Unidentified

(8) Comments | Posted January 22, 2015 | 4:09 PM

I recently wrote about the United States Air Force's files regarding their investigation of UFOs, Project Blue Book, and how they have become more accessible. The news regarding these files has become a big national story, albeit much of the coverage has been inaccurate.

Among the cases listed...

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Stephen Hawking's Love Life Inspired The Theory of Everything Producer

(1) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 5:45 PM

Over the years, I have on occasion written about Lucy Hawking, the daughter of famed theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking. Inevitably, people are shocked when they hear that Stephen Hawking has children. They ask. "How can that be?"

Most of us think of Hawking as paralyzed and wheelchair bound....

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Well-Known Alleged Alien Abductee Returns to the Site He Was Taken (VIDEO)

(3) Comments | Posted November 24, 2014 | 11:11 AM

Travis Walton's alleged UFO sighting and subsequent abduction is one of the strangest, most credible, and most famous alien abduction stories. His experiences were the focus of the 1993 movie Fire in the Sky. Now, 39 years after the event, Walton invited the public to join him for a nighttime...

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Visit a Real Haunted Location This Halloween, the Feds Can Help

(0) Comments | Posted October 30, 2014 | 11:27 AM

Halloween is a great time to visit your local haunted locations. I am sure your neighborhood ghost will appreciate it. In fact, ghosts might moan just to dramatically make it known they are bored, just like your kids do.

National Historic Landmarks are some of the best places to find...

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Five Great Ghost Video News Reports (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted October 24, 2014 | 9:30 AM

Ghost stories haunt the headlines during the Halloween season. However, eerie stories of paranormal activity are covered throughout the year, especially if they are particularly strange.

The ghost stories covered in news stories this last year were better than ever. Particularly the video report from a news crew that...

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German Space Agency Chimes In on Alleged Discovery of Sea Plankton on ISS

(11) Comments | Posted September 20, 2014 | 12:53 AM

Last month Russian scientists said they discovered sea plankton on the International Space Station (ISS) that might be alive and thriving. NASA shed doubt on the discovery, and little has been said since. However, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) recently responded to questions on the issue, confirming the discovery of...

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Megan Fox Defends Her Belief in All Things Paranormal

(7) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 1:57 PM

Megan Fox defended her belief in paranormal phenomena in an MTV News interview the other day.

Fox is promoting her new movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which hit movie theaters on Friday and made $65 million dollars in its opening weekend. Fox plays...

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Majestic 12: Is This Legendary UFO Conspiracy U.S. Air Force Disinformation? (VIDEO)

(3) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 4:29 PM

Majestic 12 is the name of an alleged organization created by President Truman to manage UFO and extraterrestrial investigations and maintaining strict secrecy in these areas. Many believe they have gone so far as to kill to keep secrets regarding interactions with the U.S. government and extraterrestrial civilizations.

The Majestic...

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