Level Beyond Newsletter
Volume 1, Issue 8, 6 October 2008
In this issue:
* Beware of La Llorona
La Llorona is the legend of a woman who drowned her children, and who can be heard, and sometimes seen, weeping in the night for her dead offspring.
* Was A UFO Destroyed By Lightning?
On September 17, Jairo Esparragoza recorded a UFO on his Motorola Motoraz V3 cellphone when he was driving along the Guarenas-Guatire Expressway in the vicinity of the Buenaventura Shopping Mall in the state of Miranda in north-central Venezuela.
* Isabella ‘Mary’ Rutherford’s Haunted Gravesite
The West Bentinck Cemetery has always been the meeting place to share ghostly stories and haunting legends over a case of beer. For the past 40 years, a visit to Isabella ‘Mary’ Rutherford’s grave has become more of a “right of passage” for local teenagers. Venturing out into the dark, gloomy night to see and touch the infamous grave, and to perhaps catch a glimpse of her spectral being gliding through the trees surrounding the yard.
* Siener van Rensburg: Visions of the Future
Nicolaas Pieter Johannes “Siener” van Rensburg (August 30, 1862 - March 11, 1926) was a Boer from the South African Republic -also known as the Transvaal Republic- and later a citizen of South Africa who is seen by some as a prophet of the Boere (or Afrikaners). Therefore his nickname soon became Siener, which is Afrikaans for “seer” or “soothsayer”. His seemingly accurate predictions of future events were typically wrapped in religious patriotism.
* Introducing the Level Beyond Podcasts
Level Beyond has started releasing podcasts!
Each week we will be bringing you shows about the weird, strange, mysterious and bizarre.
... and in the forums you can find news on:
* A detailed study of the Roswell incident - a UFO cover up?
* Flintshire mayor calls for witnesses after seeing 'pipe-like' UFO
* Haunting History at an Old W.Va. Hospital
* Local author skips over ghostly legends to talk with real people
* Bigfoot lore alive in Estacada area
* Dead Monster Washes Ashore In Russia
* Pupils hit by 'evil spirits'
* Former Government Ufo Expert Defends Sci-Fi Type Research
... and in Opinion Pieces:
* "UFO article and MUFON reaction!
* Crop Circles: Messages From the TimeWave?
* Orwellian America: 9/11 and the Road to Iran
* Science blogs: What are they good for, anyway?
* Sex and Religion: Not Just a History of Repression
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