Monday, June 30, 2014

Close encounters: Everything you need to know about UFOs | The Economist

Thanks to The Daily Grail for the this link:Close encounters: Everything you need to know about UFOs | The Economist. Typical debunkery, including the snarky tone required for such skeptiod fluff pieces.  Example, the following, which tells us that the aliens are "considerate" in the timing of their appearances:

". . . they [aliens] tend to arrive in the evening, especially on Fridays, when folks are sitting on the front porch nursing their fourth beer, the better to appreciate flashing lights in the heavens. . . "
If it's not the beer and all those drunken porch sitting sky watchers, it's the stoners in Washington state, which has the highest number of UFO sightings, according to the article:

"The state aliens like best is Washington—a finding that pre-dates the legalisation of pot there."
What is interesting about the map shown is the number of UFO sightings along the west coast  -- underwater bases?

1 comment:

Terry the Censor said...

That article was pretty bad. Even as a piece of humour, it lacked wit.

Skeptic blogs tend to like that sort of thing, which is one reason I stay away from them.