If you're into aliens, and you're not too busy being rectally probed by some little gray dude with huge eyes, you might want to check out the Out of This World! UFO Conference and Festival in Edinburg this weekend. The extraterrestrial extravaganza will feature bigwigs like Stanton Friedman, who, ... More >>
On this day in 762 A.D., caliph Al-Mansur founded the city of Baghdad in what is modern-day Iraq. The area was and remains one of the commercial and intellectual centers of the Arab world, though it's obviously had a few problems since the U.S. invaded in 2003 and toppled Saddam Hussein's regime. No ... More >>
Having grown up on Unsolved Mysteries and Time-Life books... as well as being completely ignorant of organized religion, my head is full of a thousand examples of Fortean phenomena, unexplainable happenings, and tales of a eldritch and incomprehensible world that gnaws at the edge of reality like a ... More >>
If you want a place to try beer, the shiny new Flying Saucer in Sugar Land does everything it can to help you achieve that goal, and it does it in a way that makes you want to come back again and again. There are 86 beers on tap, and another hundred and some odd beers by the bottle. All told, the n ... More >>
Seventy years ago today, the Battle of Los Angeles occurred, a vicious fight that resulted in three civilian deaths. Haven't heard of it? We're not surprised. The U.S. government said what happened was nighttime antiaircraft crews protecting Los Angeles got nervous -- it was just two months after ... More >>
Vertigo Blue on FacebookVertigo Blue live at Numbers, where the Houston-area DJ will open for Peter Murphy Saturday night.Truth be told, Rocks Off just didn't care much for Area 51, the last album by Mike Naus, better known as Vertigo Blue. Frankly, the fault must lie with us, since he was re ... More >>
UFOs, as all perceptive scientists know, do most of the F-ing in the rural portions of the world. Something about supple farmer ass just begs for an anal probe, we guess. We don't judge. Here in Texas, the western part of the state gets its fair share of UFO claims, but we prefer the East Texas kin ... More >>
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