Word of the Day
Uncouth un-KOOTH (adjective) Strange or clumsy in shape or appearance; outlandish; lacking in polish and grace; rugged; awkward and uncultivated in appearance, manner or behavior — www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
The Roswell Files
On July 8, 1947, news media reported that a UFO crash-landed in Roswell, N.M. Whatever you believe, this site has a comprehensive description of the events that reportedly took place, the people involved, and the theories surrounding the event.
Number to Know
1978: Year when the Roswell incident truly began to become a cultural phenomenon. It happened when Major Jesse Marcel said in an interview that he believed an alien spacecraft had crashed in 1947 (see below).
This Day in History
July 8, 1947: Reports are broadcast that a UFO crash-landed in Roswell, N.M.
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Singer Beck (42)
“There was all kinds of stuff - small beams about three-eighths or a half-inch-square with some sort of hieroglyphics on them that nobody could decipher. These looked something like balsa wood, and were about the same weight, except that they were not wood at all. They were very hard, although flexible, and would not burn....” — Major Jesse Marcel