Monday, October 18, 2010

Joan of Arc’s Homeland: Domremy and Vaucouleurs | Trifter

Around Nancy in Lorraine, let us discover the homeland of Joan of Arc where her heroic epos began.

Monument to the glory of Joan of Arc, statue by Halbout du Tannay (1951) erected in 1966.  Image credit:

Domr√©my was a border town in the Middle-Ages, surrounded by ramparts. As it became a “Royal Town” in 1365, it was governed in the name of the King of France by the Lord Robert de Baudricourt. This is when Joan of Arc, a young peasant aged 16, came and talked to this governor on  May 13, 1428 and stated she was the only person capable of delivering France from the British. Baudricourt just laughed and ordered the young girl be taken back to his father “with a good slap in her face”.

However, Joan of Arc proclaiming her mission,gained the people little by little, to such extent that the inhabitants of Vaucouleurs  clubbed together in order to raise money and buy her a horse and equipment. In front of this movement of opinion, Baudricourt, staggered and much impressed by the news of the defeat of Dunois on February 12, 1429 given to him by Joan of Arc on the same day, finally granted Joan an escort of six men to meet the King in Chinon. Dressed as a man, her hair cut, Joan left Vaucouleurs through the “Porte de France”, on February 23, 1429, greeted with the cowd cheers…
Full article by Francois Hagnere :

Joan of Arc’s Homeland: Domremy and Vaucouleurs | Trifter

Thursday, October 07, 2010

China Sees an Increase in U.f.o. Sightings | Socyberty

The recent U.F.O sightings in China could be motherships…

China has been experiencing a new wave of U.F.O sightings. Among recent sightings as of July a photography student said, that the U.F.O.s were flat and tubular. According to the Epoch Times, these sightings are predicted to be on the upswing. I wonder how on earth, that they could make such claims, unless apparently the idea is there will be copycat sightings, or of course the theory, that Wang Sichao a researcher of these anomalies claims a pattern. The pattern being U.F.O’s appearing in years ending with 1 ,2, and 7.

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China Sees an Increase in U.f.o. Sightings

by cassandra antares 

Monday, October 04, 2010

Official Denial of Alien Ambassadorship | Scienceray

Did you hear the rumors that the United Nations appointed Malaysian astrophysicist Mazlan Othman to be the “Official Alien First Contact Spokesperson”?

Many not only heard this rumor, but spread it like wild fire. Unfortunately it is not true. On September 26, 2010 the internet buzzed with unofficial announcements that Malaysian astrophysicist Mazlan Othman was about to be appointed UN ambassador to extraterrestrials. This rumor, which appears to have started with the Sunday Times, was then carried by numerous media outlets on-line and television, even making it to CNN, as it turns out is false. The next day on September 27, 2010, the Guardian reported that Dr. Othman sent them an e-mail in response to their request for her comments on this matter. She is reported to have said in this e-mail, “It sounds really cool but I have to deny it.”
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Official Denial of Alien Ambassadorship

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