Roswell Incident’s 66th Anniversary Celebrated With Interactive Google Doodle

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Google has been kind to sci-fi in the last year, dedicating some of their popular Google Doodles to such works of art as Star Trek (for its 46th anniversary) and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, referencing what would have been Douglas Adams’ 61st birthday. But instead of returning to narrative science fiction, Google decided to honor a slice of scientific folklore. (Don’t tell “The Believers” I called it folklore. Wink, wink.)

They’ve created an ?interactive game celebrating the 66th anniversary of the Roswell incident. With the growing number of random creature and alien sightings that play a large part in making the Internet the unique news source that it is, you’d think that people might forget about Roswell at some point. But that doesn’t look likely at all.

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Retired Air Force Officer Claims There Was A Second UFO Crash At Roswell, NM

In all of UFO lore, there is no story that refuses to quietly disappear and die like the 1947 crash in Roswell, NM. Every couple of years you can always count on a new wave of TV shows, books, and “eyewitness” accounts to surface and contradict each other. Now a retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. has come out and said that contrary to popular belief there were two alien craft that crashed at Roswell. Looks like it’s time for another Roswell Incident flap.

Lt. Col. Richard French claims that he has worn many hats over the years in his service to the USAF. Among those various jobs is that of fighter pilot (he also claims he holds the record for the most combat missions), a POW interrogator, creator of the Air to Ground gunnery program for Luke Air Force Base, and last but not least a UFO investigator working for Project Bluebook. He has decided now is the time to come clean about what he knows concerning the Roswell Incident. In a recent interview with the Huffington Post, French claims that not only were there two UFO crashes, but that the U.S. military shot down one of them with a top secret weapon…