MJ Banias

MJ Banias is an author and freelance journalist who specializes in paranormal culture and the strange. You can follow him on Twitter or YouTube. He is the author of The UFO People: A Curious Culture.

UFOS

Senate Intelligence Committee Confirms the US Navy Has a UFO Task Force

Marco Rubio wants a "detailed analysis of unidentified aerial phenomena data and intelligence reporting collected or held by the Office of Naval Intelligence, including data and intelligence reporting held by the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force."
MJ Banias
Tim McMillan
6.24.20
UFOS

UFO Over Magé, Brazil Sparks Social Media Panic and Conspiracies

The mysterious lights were seen by thousands of people, there's video evidence, and people are saying posts disappeared from social media. What happened?
MJ Banias
5.15.20
ALIENS

UFO Conspiracy Theorists Offer 'Ascension' From Our Hell World for £270

David Wilcock and Corey Goode are peddling salvation, protection from the "illuminati deep state" and bogus COVID-19 explanations to millions on YouTube.
MJ Banias
5.14.20
UFOS

This Is the Real Estate Magnate Who Bought Skinwalker Ranch, a UFO Hotspot

Brandon Fugal bought the infamous Utah ranch from aerospace billionaire Robert Bigelow in 2016.
MJ Banias
3.10.20
Tech news

Leaked Documents Show Pentagon Was Studying UFO-Related Phenomena

Newly leaked documents published by Popular Mechanics show that a shadowy Pentagon program produced reports investigating phenomena such as injuries from 'exotic' propulsion that mention UFOs.
MJ Banias
2.17.20
UFOS

This Reporter Keeps Asking Presidential Candidates About UFOs and It's Amazing

"I feel like UFOs could be one of the greatest news stories of our time and I want a piece of it​," says New Hampshire-based reporter Daymond Steer.
MJ Banias
2.10.20
UFOS

The Navy Has Secret Classified Video of an Infamous UFO Incident

A records request shows the Pentagon has "discovered certain briefing slides that are classified TOP SECRET" and a "video classified SECRET."
MJ Banias
1.13.20
UFWhoa

Ohio University Won't Say If It Still Believes Insects Actively Live on Mars

Last month the public university published a press release claiming "there has been and still is life on Mars", complete with diagrams of "insects" on the Red Planet.
MJ Banias
12.12.19
UFOS

UFO Researcher Explains Why She Sold 'Exotic' Metal to Tom DeLonge

The US Army will now look for "demonstrable physical phenomena" in a piece of metal the UFOlogist says came from an alien spacecraft.
MJ Banias
11.15.19
UFOS

The Army Told Us Why It Partnered With Tom DeLonge's UFO Group

The Army is looking for "military utility" in mysterious metals obtained by DeLonge's To the Stars Academy.
MJ Banias
11.4.19
UFOS

QAnon and UFO Conspiracies Are Merging

QAnon conspiracy theorists think UFO believers are easy marks, and, in the absence of new Q posts, some of its followers have turned to UFOs.
MJ Banias
10.29.19
UFOS

This Silicon Valley Startup Is Dedicated to Detecting UFOs Off the California Coast

UAP eXpeditions is made up of former military officials, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and academics.
MJ Banias
10.23.19
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