Here in America, this was reported nowhere in the in-your-face, 24-hour television news cycle. I stumbled across this on one of my alternative news sites. ABC News was the only agency to pick it up but, its glossy little article was only on its website and the tone of story was something along the lines of “…oh, gee, isn’t this cute…”
I encourage anyone reading this to dig. I don’t believe in coincidences, anymore. After MH370, I hope the Europeans crawl all over this…because it stinks.
It did not identify the military force, which Austrian media said was the NATO western military alliance. NATO had no immediate comment.
The Telegraph: 13 Planes Vanish From Radars Over Europe
An air-safety investigation has been launched after 13 planes flying over Europe disappeared from radar screens in two “unprecedented” blackouts, leading to reports stating air traffic control systems had been hacked.
“The disappearance of objects on radar screens was connected with a planned military exercise which took place in various parts of Europe … whose goal was the interruption of radio communication frequencies,” the Slovak air traffic services said.
Mail Online: Flights Briefly Vanish From Austrian Air Traffic
…a report in the Kurier newspaper said as well as in Vienna in Austria, flight controllers in Munich and Karlsruhe in Germany, and in Prague, the Czech Republic, and Bratislava in Slovakia also reported related problems.
A total of 13 aircraft suddenly vanished off radars for about 25 minutes on two occasions over Austria and neighboring countries, Austria’s flight safety monitor said, calling for an EU probe into the “unprecedented” incidents.
From The Metro UK…
An exhausted northern hawk owl rests on a canoe’s deck.
The exhausted and soaking northern hawk owl was found stranded in Lake Tuusula, north of Helsinki by local adventurer Pentti Taskinen.
The owl was taken safely back ashore and dried off before it was able to fly to the forest.
Poor little guy. How adorable…
This Egyptian statue moves! Watch the time-lapse video:
An ancient Egyptian statue appears to have started moving on its own, much to the amazement of scientists and museum curators.
The statue of Neb-Senu, believed to date to 1800 B.C., is housed in the Manchester Museum in England — at least for now. But if the statue keeps moving, there’s no telling where it will end up.
“I noticed one day that it had turned around,” museum curator Campbell Price told the Manchester Evening News. “I thought it was strange because it is in a case and I am the only one who has a key.
Well, isn’t this curious!