During a competition to see who could dig the longest hole in the world, BBC received recordings of sounds supposedly coming from within the hole. Initially aired on the Art Bell show, the clip whipped speculators in to a frenzy, and went viral instantly.
This week may go down in UFO lore as the week UFOs went mainstream. Kind of like The Year Punk Broke, but with flying saucers instead of flannel and power chords. OK, maybe it isn’t full government disclosure, yet. But it sure makes a good Christmas stocking stuffer for many ufologists who are looking for confirmation, any confirmation, that aliens do in fact exist.