On September 19, 1961, Betty and Barney Hill claimed to have been taken aboard a UFO, experimented on, and returned with missing memories. It was the first time an abduction like that had ever been reported, and now the story is becoming a feature film.
And here I thought stingrays were jolly surfers of the ocean. Not to crabs! Watch as this giant stingray catch a spider crab and vacuum suck the poor crab right into the stingray’s mouth. It’s like one minute the crab is there, the next he’s been vaporized. Poor crab was too busy molting to realize the UFO of the sea…
Charles Dellschau was a butcher, but after his retirement in 1899, he became an artist, laboring over intricate collages and illustrations of flying machines. He filled notebooks with gorgeous, multicolored airship designs and mysterious, coded records of the "Sonora Aero Club."
Americans and Europeans like to imagine that aliens will land in London, New York, or Washington, DC, but Russian history is filled with mysterious events that many have claimed to be the work of extraterrestrials. Here are a few of the freaky tales that have left many Russians watching the skies.
Even in the land of dashcams, many still find videos of last week's Chelyabinsk meteor to be insufficient evidence that the fireball tearing through the atmosphere was, in fact, a meteor.
There is a disco! Then aliens and blackouts! Then war! Plus Jean-Claude Van Damme and Pierce Brosnan's kid Sean Brosnan! That's right — it's your next straight-to-DVD fixation, U.F.O. (Not to be confused with the movie called UFO that is to be based on UK TV series created by Gerry Anderson.) This trailer is…
Let's say you saw a UFO. No, wait. Let's say one landed right in front of you and talked to you using a universal translator. And they let you take cell phone footage. Then they got back in their ship and flew away. Now what?
If you watch a lot of British science fiction from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, you'll notice the same faces (and voices) turning up again and again, almost as if SF TV and movies were a repertory company. And few other actors were as indispensible, among that crew, as Philip Madoc, whose deep voice and dark eyes…
Over at UFO Disclosure Countdown Clock, the UFO experts have put together an end-of-year feature about why 2011 was the year of the Orb. Above, you can see one of several videos they've posted to illustrate their point. This particular video was filmed by an "Orb caller," whose commentary track must be heard to get…
Now that it's conquered the zombie genre niche, AMC is taking on UFO space dramas. AMC has picked up the hour-long UFO drama Thunderstruck from David Eick of Battlestar Galactica. If The Walking Dead is any indication, you should brace yourself for some seriously depressing alien creatures.
This is the only picture available of a UFO that has been terrorizing residents in the state of Missouri for the past few days. Apparently the brightly-lit vehicle has been flying low over cars on the highway, and appears to break up into smaller craft. Dozens of witnesses have reported seeing it, boosting Missouri…
Welcome to the first io9 music smackdown! We're putting together the ultimate science fiction (and fantasy) playlist — all the music that everyone should have on his or her iPod.
Behold one man's tribute to the unknown: a 30-foot UFO that was constructed by alien hands! Watch the documentary about it along with a new horrifically titled short "We Ate the Children Last."
Alfonso Cuarón is doing his best Stanley Kubrick impression in his stranded astronaut epic Gravity. David Tennant discusses his sleazy, vampire-fighting magician in Fright Night. Plus why Conan the Barbarian had to be R-rated — and Jean-Claude Van Damme fights aliens!
There's no reason to think that crop circles are the work of aliens - particularly when human pranksters have already admitted to making them - but they're still mysterious... not to mention a fascinating junction point between physics and art.
Several days ago, we reported that a Swedish team of shipwreck hunters discovered a strange, circular object at the bottom of the Baltic Sea that looks sort of like the Millennium Falcon. The group was using sonar to plumb the depths of the waters, hoping to find shipwrecks that might contain treasures they could…
If you've heard people raving about fifty-year-old kiddie shows like Thunderbirds and couldn't understand what all the fuss was about...well, watch this clip from Paul Starr, made by a rival production company. It'll make you appreciate Stingray like never before!
The UFO-shaped pods in Taipei's Sanzhi District were constructed as a resort for military officers stationed in East Asia. But a series of accidents ended construction — and started rumors that the site was cursed.
Over the past few weeks, we've heard about several UFO sightings and mysterious animal mutilations in Argentina. Here's the latest UFO sighting.
In this gallery, photographers show us unidentified cloudy objects. These are clouds that look so weird that it's as if some kind of alien vessel shaped them. And who knows? Maybe one did.