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37th Parallel on: December 01, 2014, 06:42:45 PM
Wow, I was watching something on the Science Channel when something else caught my eye. It was a clip from "The Unexplained Files" called The 37th Parallel.

http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/the-unexplained-files/the-unexplained-files-videos/the-37th-parallel.htm

It seems most UFO sightings and animal mutilations in the US occur along this line. It has been dubbed the Paranormal Highway by some and the UFO highway by others. (38-36n) with 37n dead in the center.

http://www.openminds.tv/chuck-zukowski-investigates-paranormal-highway-science-channel/29433

http://www.bubblews.com/news/7092016-the-mystery-of-the-37th-parallel-line

This caught my eye because I live smack on the 37th Parallel!

37.9756N to be precise. Right in the middle of the highway. LOL

Complete list
http://worldtruth.tv/the-mystery-of-the-37th-parallel-line/
« Last Edit: December 01, 2014, 07:03:29 PM by Tru »
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Re: 37th Parallel Reply #1 on: December 02, 2014, 04:16:42 AM
This may be of interest to this thread.

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Re: 37th Parallel Reply #2 on: December 02, 2014, 04:43:03 AM
And where were you while the cat was away, making like a mouse?



Re: 37th Parallel Reply #3 on: December 04, 2014, 09:20:35 AM
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Re: 37th Parallel Reply #4 on: December 04, 2014, 09:21:13 AM
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Re: 37th Parallel Reply #5 on: December 04, 2014, 06:12:01 PM
Hi John.

That story is not to strange, it's like anytime we are looking for something, it can be in plain sight but for some reason our eyes just pass right over it.

The first story, my first impulse would have been to call a tow truck. Those guys can open a door in five seconds flat. The fact you found the keys on the ground means they weren't left in the vehicle but you were distracted by something and thought you had left them inside.

Maybe they didn't make it all the way into your pocket and that's how they ended up on the ground. When you checked your pockets panic would have set in reinforcing the idea they had been left inside.

Sometimes it's better just to rationalize these things rather than let your mind run away down less likely avenues.

Oh and I don't think aliens, once the superstitious angles are dismissed can be grouped in with the other things you mentioned.
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Re: 37th Parallel Reply #6 on: December 05, 2014, 05:37:29 PM
Wow; I've had shit like that happen to me too, Johnny ...
It's bizarre at the time; even more so as time goes on ...
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Re: 37th Parallel Reply #7 on: December 14, 2014, 03:26:19 PM
First story I agree could easily be explained by just having not noticed having taken the keys out, especially since you said you suddenly realized that you hadn't taken them out, not that you saw them dangling from the ignition. And I don't think you would have had to have been having a psychotic episode to truly believe the keys were in the ignition and you were up shit creek. You were under a lot of pressure, basically emotionally battered by your father, and that sort of thing can really fuck with your mind.

Funny thing is, as I was reading the first story, I was already beginning to think about what my reply would be (because I'm a self-centred bastard, of course), in terms of experiences that can't be explained satisfactorily to someone who believes as little in anything supernatural as I do. And the only thing I was coming up with was the series of "deja vu" dreams I've had throughout my life.

It's never happened to me as coherently, and I don't think ever quite as quickly, as what you describe. But probably at least 50 times throughout my life, for as long as I can remember, I'll dream something and then it will happen. Usually it's at least days after the dream, if not weeks or months (it may be years too, but I have enough trouble remembering my dreams for even relatively short stretches of time). And it's never anything important or noteworthy. It'll be a certain view of something, like seeing something on TV from a funny angle, and then I happen to glance at the TV on my way down the stairs and realize I dreamed exactly what I'm seeing, and from where, x amount of time ago. Or it'll be snippets of conversation. The best way I can describe it would be that it's sometimes almost like a snapshot I dream that then happens, or maybe a very short video.

It happened to me recently, when my mum was visiting from Antigua and she and my wife and children and dad and I were all hanging out in the living room, chatting away about nothing important, just friendly family banter. Suddenly I realized that I had seen the entire scene play out in a dream, and recently, and could predict exactly what everyone would say, like we'd rehearsed a script. The skeptic in me wants to dismiss this as all of us just being terribly predictable, and it being easy to guess what everyone would say in any given situation. And that's true to an extent, but this particular time it was so exact that it really stuck in my mind.

I've never encountered someone else who has had anything similar happen, other than the new-age type idiots who believe that EVERYTHING in every dream is meaningful and important, and the secret to accessing it all lies in the healing power of crystals or a careful reading of one's horoscope.

Cool to hear I'm not the only relatively rational, skeptical person who's had experiences like that.
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Re: 37th Parallel Reply #8 on: December 14, 2014, 03:36:13 PM
I've had literally hundreds of those over the course of my life, and apparently so have a lot of people, but popular scientific opinion says it's a trick of neurology involving how the brain stores memories, and how events you're currently viewing can mistakenly connect to events in a dream you had that was similar, and then your brain thinks what you're seeing is what was in the dream.  That's not how it feels when it happenes to me, but that's what most people think it is, and it fits, so it goes into the "explained" file.
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Re: 37th Parallel Reply #9 on: December 14, 2014, 03:48:02 PM
Yeah, I've read that too. And I'm mostly satisfied with that explanation. But man, it's uncanny when it happens.

Does make one ponder, at the very least, the nature of perception and how it relates to memory.
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Re: 37th Parallel Reply #10 on: December 14, 2014, 05:27:25 PM
Yeah; it really does ...
I happens to me as well, and I never remember my dreams ...

I wonder if there's a connection there ...
How you can "recall" dreams you don't remember, that you just had ...
Maybe that's the way ...

Hmmm, you're making me think now ...
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