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Black Ring Over England Sky. Nothing But Smoke

April 15, 2014 – 9:52 AM | One Comment | 742 views

The video of a strange looking black ring in the sky over England is making its way through the various streams of social media. The video shows a dark smoke ring gliding effortlessly just above …

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Articles by Xavier Ortega

I'm a writer, a runner, and a hell of a coffee drinker residing in Los Angeles. I'm currently working on a book about Doris Bither and her terrifying account of a haunting in Culver City, California. The case was dubbed "The Entity" and it stands to be one of the most controversial cases ever to be studied by parapsychologists.

Hollywood: Arson Fires and UFOs

January 2, 2012 – 9:54 AM | 6 Comments | 343 views

Hollywood is a strange city. No doubt about it. Among all the weird and craziness that happens on a daily basis, the new year brings us more disturbing news about serial arsons and UFOs in …

Friday Video: Amherst Mystery

December 30, 2011 – 12:30 PM | 8 Comments | 1,060 views

Most of your might have read my earlier post titled “The Amherst Poltergeist“. A strange and well documented poltergeist case that took place in 1878 after Esther Cox survived an attempted rape. The attack left …

Peterborough UK: Police Respond To A List Of Paranormal Goings-on

December 30, 2011 – 10:29 AM | 8 Comments | 1,027 views

Police in Peterborough have had a busy time dealing with situations that are out of this world. Responding to calls about ghost children, ghostly hitchhikers and poltergeist activities, the police department’s incident database shows that …

Video: Exploding UFO Over Tijuana, Mexico

December 28, 2011 – 10:18 AM | 15 Comments | 765 views

A video was captured of a supposed exploding UFO over the border state that is Tijuana, Mexico. The video was captured on Christmas day and shows extreme light displays and acrobatic moves by some glowing …

Family Captures ‘Christmas Ghost’ On Cell Phone Video

December 28, 2011 – 9:27 AM | 5 Comments | 1,429 views

A family from Claypool, Indiana claim to have captured a “sweeping ghost” through a cell phone. The family posted the video online and claims that the ghost resembles a relative of theirs, calling the sighting …

Trekhgorny UFO: Lost Russian Satellite

December 27, 2011 – 11:42 AM | One Comment | 321 views

A strange light was observed floating through the Russian skies on December 23rd, 2011. Multiple citizens were able to capture the odd “halo UFO” on their cellphones as it flew silently across. The word started …

Friday Video: Dark Matters

December 23, 2011 – 10:07 AM | 2 Comments | 305 views

Hey gang!
It’s gonna be a short post for today’s FV. You know, on account of it being a holiday and all.
The great “Dark Matters: Twisted but True“. I got a great response from the previous …

‘Nature mourns’ Kim Jong-il

December 23, 2011 – 8:50 AM | 3 Comments | 511 views


Just when you thought you’d heard it all from North Korea, here comes a story about divine mourning for the late “Great Leader”. According to North Korea papers, Kim Jong-il’s death was mourned not only …

100 Year-Old Letter To Santa Found In Chimney

December 22, 2011 – 1:01 PM | 5 Comments | 528 views

The IrishTimes posted the following article about a letter to Santa that was written 100 years ago. The letter was found in 1992, when the current homeowner of a Dublin house was installing central heating.
The …

Adam Curtis: The Ghosts In The Living Room

December 22, 2011 – 10:10 AM | 2 Comments | 1,078 views

One of my favorite documentarian, Adam Curtis, writes an interesting blog post about the evolution of paranormal reality television.
Before Ghost Adventures, Ghost Hunters and Paranormal State there was GhostWatch. A “paranormal documentary” that became …

Did UFO Hunters Accidentally Film Drug Smugglers?

December 21, 2011 – 9:14 PM | 12 Comments | 1,436 views

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Tamaulipas, Mexico is a border state. Like all border states in Mexico, it has its share of problems with drug cartels, gang violence and corrupt cops. Now we can add UFOs to the …

Witnesses Spot Bigfoot In West Virginia

December 21, 2011 – 9:29 AM | One Comment | 1,774 views

In the lonely stretches of highway that cut through West Virginia, two women claim to have seen a Bigfoot-like creature off the side of the road. Terri Bessler and Crystal Krieger spotted the massive creature, …

Video: Unidentified Flying Object Vanishes Over London

December 20, 2011 – 5:00 AM | 12 Comments | 858 views

I’ve been seeing a lot of UFO videos lately, and as usual, most represent a blurry and shaky mosaic of pixelated nothingness. Regardless of what the headlines say, the videos are rarely clear and stable …

Smuggled UFO Turns Out To Be A Military Drone

December 19, 2011 – 3:33 PM | 2 Comments | 457 views

So much for the fun mystery. It turns out that the “Smuggled Kansas UFO” was in fact a military drone.
Gizmodo updates us on the latest:
the UTO (unidentified towed object) was actually an X-47B Unmanned …

25 Dead Ponies Mystery Baffles Police

December 19, 2011 – 8:07 AM | 10 Comments | 508 views

Not to bring a damper to your holiday cheer, but this is just too strange to pass up.
The Sydney Morning Herald has a post about something completely bizarre and disturbing. 25 ponies have been dumped …

UFO Fleet Flying Over Chile

December 19, 2011 – 5:16 AM | 4 Comments | 502 views

Edit: The video is said to have been shot in Chile, even though the video states that it was shot in Kansas. Further online searches yielded no further information.
The video was uploaded to YouTube …

Unexplained “White Web” Found Growing On Nuclear Waste

December 17, 2011 – 12:38 PM | 3 Comments | 796 views


io9.com has a story about a mysterious “white web” that has been recently discovered growing at a South Carolina nuclear reservation. The staff at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site are baffled.They’re puzzled as to what this …

Phantom Signal Fries 40 Garage Doors In A Neighborhood

December 16, 2011 – 8:31 AM | 8 Comments | 496 views

A mysterious radio signal shot-out a strong enough pulse to fry forty garage doors in Arvada, Colorado. Residents in the small community were shocked to learn that in nearly a half mile radius, almost all …

Green Mask Found Underneath Mexican Pyramid

December 15, 2011 – 9:41 AM | 10 Comments | 1,067 views
A detailed green stone mask unearthed beneath Mexico's Pyramid of the Sun may be a portrait of a specific individual. CREDIT: INAH

Archaeologists have unearthed a small hidden treasure which remained dormant underneath Mexico’s Pyramid of the Sun for thousands of years. Underneath the massive pyramid, they dug out animal remains, some pottery and a very beautiful …

Residents Confuse Top Secret Craft With UFO

December 14, 2011 – 9:29 AM | 13 Comments | 630 views

When a transport company called the Cowley County Sheriff’s office and asked for their assistance in maneuvering a large cargo through their town, Sheriff Don Read didn’t realize that it would be a top-secret experimental …

New ‘Dudley Dorito’ UFO Video

December 13, 2011 – 10:31 AM | 12 Comments | 922 views

The “Dudley Dorito UFO” is the term given to the black triangular craft that has been spotted hovering above the West Midlands conurbation of the United Kingdom since 2007. There has been several reported sightings of …

Arkansas Bigfoot: Norfork Man Talks About Encounter

December 13, 2011 – 8:55 AM | 5 Comments | 1,489 views

Norfork, Arkansas. 73 year-old Clifford LaBrecque stands in front of the replica 8 foot-tall Bigfoot ( it cost him $9,000), which was modeled after the real life beast that he encountered decades ago.
Mr. LaBrecque is …