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.

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
2.14.20
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
Tech news

The Mysterious Skinwalker Ranch is Getting Its Own TV Show

The air date for History Channel's latest non-fiction paranormal TV show has been announced.
MJ Banias
2.6.20
UFOS

Inside Skinwalker Ranch, a Paranormal Hotbed of UFO Research

Locals say the ranch has been plagued by strange creatures and cattle mutilations. It's also been used for government UFO research. So what's really happening there?
MJ Banias
1.30.20
UFOS

Hollywood's UFO Stories Are Becoming Way More Realistic

The Pentagon admits UFOs are real. So Hollywood is making a flurry of movies and TV shows about how we should look for them.
MJ Banias
1.17.20
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
1.10.20
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
12.11.19
UFOS

This University Just Acquired a Massive Collection of UFO Files

The University of Manitoba has acquired thousands of documents, many of which relate to the infamous "Falcon Lake" case.
MJ Banias
12.10.19
UFOS

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

The U.S. Army will now look for "demonstrable physical phenomena" in a piece of metal the UFOlogist says came from an alien spacecraft.
MJ Banias
11.14.19
cryptids

Viral Video Captures the Screams of a Mystery Creature

Cryptid enthusiasts say this is evidence of Bigfoot.
MJ Banias
11.12.19
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
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