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BBC film crew arrested at Area 51

The crew were filming a documentary for the BBC called ‘UFO: Conspiracy Road Trip’ when they were caught. The 12-member crew which included UFO conspi…

B-23 Bomber in the Woods

When our friends Juergen and Mike of For 91 Days were hiking in the Payette National Forest, Idaho, they ran across this wreckage of a B-23 Bomber and told us this fascinating story: In February of 1943, a B-23 Bomber got lost [...]

11 Eye-Opening NASA Wakeup Calls

NASA has been waking up astronauts using music since the Apollo Program. Sometimes those wakeup calls get pretty weird. 1. STS-111 – “I Got You Babe” from Groundhog Day On June 19, 2002, the crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour awoke to a tinny rendition of “I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher, taken [...]

Pigs in Space!

Remember Pigs in Space? It was a series if sketches on The Muppet Show parodying Star Trek (and other 60s/70s space-themed TV shows), featuring the adventures of a crew of pigs aboard the Swinetrek. Pigs in Space became so popular that it was used to wake up actual astronauts on the Space Shuttle [...]

ISS crew take refuge in escape capsules

The crew of the International Space Station took shelter when space debris was detected nearby. The exercise was mostly a safety precaution and has ha…

Bat Infestation Under a Tile Roof

(Video Link) A crew working for Istueta Roofing in Miami, Florida tore up an old tile roof. Below it, they found thousands of bats. It’s a good thing that the roofers didn’t try this in Gotham City. -via Blame It on the Voices

How It Should Have Ended (and Began): Return of the Jedi

The crew at How It Should Have Ended spends four and a half hilarious minutes exposing the gaping plot holes in Episode VI, especially taking into account the changes made to this movie after the release of the prequels. Nevermind the extermination of the Ewoks. Video Link -via The Mary Sue

Aches on a Plane

On April 7, 1994, pilots Captain David Sanders and Captain Jim Tucker took off in a FedEx cargo jet from Memphis. Andy Peterson was their flight engineer. Also aboard was Auburn Calloway, a FedEx flight engineer who was just hitching a ride. But getting a ride wasn’t his entire plan, which became evident only a [...]

Christmas in Space!

Apollo 8 wasn’t just a NASA mission; it was the biggest, coolest, most mind-blowing Christmas special of all time. The men of Apollo 8 -Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders- had their work cut out for them. They were slated to become the first humans ever to leave the Earth’s orbit, enter lunar orbit, and [...]

Mythbusters crew fire cannon through house

During a segment about cannons the crew managed to accidentally shoot through a family’s house wall. The popular Discovery Channel show is well known …