Inaugural Oddities: A Few Things You May Not Know

On Monday, January 21, 2013, the public inaugural ceremony for Barack Obama will be held for purposes of swearing our 44th President into office for his second term. According to projected attendance estimates, as many as 800,000 people may flock … Continue reading

Enabling the Disabled: Restoring Movement with Machines

By Caleb Hanks Former fiction murder/mystery writer Jan Scheuermann has, for the last 10 years, lived a in a motorized wheelchair, unable to move except for her head and neck. But despite being diagnosed with spinocerebellar degeneration, Schaeuermann is now … Continue reading

Some Thoughts on Evading Temporality

By Micah Hanks Over at the Mysterious Universe blog, my fellow researcher Nick Redfern recently did an article on “Time Traveling Ufonauts,” in which he speculated on how the appearance of some UFO and MIB-related phenomenon could actually stem from … Continue reading

The Eye of the Beholder: Technology in Foresight

By Micah Hanks On the most recent edition of The Gralien Report Podcast, I spent a good bit of time during the first hour discussing how future technologies will soon begin to change the world around us in rather innovative … Continue reading

Weirdness in the Outback: Nicholson’s Latest Delves into Strangeness and Delirium Down Under

For some time now, Australian researcher Andrew Nicholson has helped supply unique stories of strange lights, airships, and other oddities from half a world away (what can we say… some of the best researchers come from Down Under!). But in … Continue reading

A Singular Review: The UFO Iconoclasts Discuss “The UFO Singularity”

By Micah Hanks In what I’m proud to announce as being the very first public review of my new book, The UFO Singularity, the fine folks over at The UFO Iconoclasts have procured a very thorough and thoughtful analysis of … Continue reading

Haunting Reads: An Excerpt of the New Book, “Reynolds Mansion: An Invitation to the Past”

For listeners of my weekly Gralien Report Podcast, I’m certain that my new book, Reynolds Mansion: An Invitation to the Past will be a very familiar subject already. This story details my own personal, in-depth investigation into the history and … Continue reading

Unknown Quantities: How Do We Search for the Invisible Unknown?

The date was February 12, 2002, and United States Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, had been speaking at a press briefing, detailing the apparent lack of any proof that the Iraqi government had been working to supply various terrorist organizations … Continue reading

The Gralien Report Podcast for October 31, 2012

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Happy Halloween all you Graliens out there! In addition to celebrating the season, this week’s edition of the Gralien Report Podcast also features a post-Paradigm Symposium wrap-up, in … Continue reading

The Gralien Report Podcast for October 16, 2012

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS This week on the Gralien Report Podcast… we’re now just two days from the Paradigm Symposium 2012. And as has become a tradition here at Gralien International, we’ve … Continue reading

The Gralien Report Podcast for September 11, 2012

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS This week on The Gralien Report Podcast… we pay tribute to the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks, in addition to sharing a nice conversation with Anya … Continue reading

Thought Experiments: Could Brain Interfaces Lead to Animal “Communication”?

In the coming years, advanced whole-brain mapping technology and interfaces that may allow connectivity between the brain and computers located externally will likely change the world we know today. Such technologies will eventually begin to allow control of devices remotely, … Continue reading

Sacramento Sunscreen: A Supernatural Summer with Strange Lights in Sacramento

5:04 PM PT, 6-17-12: It’s presently five o’clock Pacific Time, and while the temperature here in Sacramento is about 96 degrees, it feels like it’s about 196. Having arrived early Saturday morning for Anthony Sanchez’s Strange Lights UFO Paranormal Conference, … Continue reading

The Gralien Report Podcast for June 6, 2012

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS This week on The Gralien Report Podcast… SETI continues to underwhelm with attempts at discovering alien life, and commentary regarding the conflict between spirituality and “ancient aliens” theories… … Continue reading

Entering the Memory Mine: Unconventional Methods of Memorization

My colleague Chris Heyes, co-host and producer of the weekly Gralien Report Podcast, often mentions how our various exploits remind him of BBC’s popular series Sherlock, which features a modernized rendition of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous sleuth. Whether it’s … Continue reading

Hot Rocks: Were Phosphorous Deposits to Blame for “Burning Pants” in SoCal?

The mystery surrounding alleged cases of spontaneous human combustion have riddled researchers for decades… and now, a similar incident reported out of San Clemente states that a 43-year-old woman has undergone surgery following a fire that set her pants ablaze, … Continue reading

Mysterious Manifestations: Did Madame Candler Conjure Spirits of the Dead?

Looking back on the practice of mediumship during the nineteenth century, the majority of the claims made by spiritualists of that strange period are taken today with a healthy dose of skepticism. Known for elaborate trickery involving moving tables, the … Continue reading