These Quotes From Apollo Astronauts Might Make You Believe In Aliens

When Americans first landed on the moon back in 1969, it inspired a wave of excitement about space travel. Many believed that this excitement would lead to settlements on the moon, which would make mankind an interplanetary species. Sadly, that never happened.

Could that be because the first men on the moon weren’t alone up there? It sounds like an outlandish claim, but judging by these NASA transcripts from the Apollo missions, there might be some truth to it.

Apollo 8


Here’s an excerpt from that mission:

03 16 44 39 LMP: There’s a strange light down there.
03 16 h4 45 CDR: Is it a bonfire?
03 16 24 47 LMP: It might be campfires.
03 16 h5 03 C5: How does it look?

Apollo 11

This one is especially scary.

03 08 20 18 IRP: That’s a spectacular crater.
03 08 20 23 CDR: Did you shoot some pictures while you were over there?
03 08 20 25 CMP: No, it’s just going by. We’d better get it later. There will be better times.
03 08 20 42 CMP: Boy, there must be nothing more desolate than to be inside some of these craters, these conical ones.
03 08 20 50 CDR: People that live in there probably never get out.

Apollo 10

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Some weird stuff was happening on the Apollo 10 mission.

04 06 13 02 LMP: That music even sounds outer-spacy, doesn’t it? You hear that? That whistling sound?
04 06 13 06 CDR: Yes.
04 06 13 12 CMP: Did you hear that whistling sound, too?
04 06 13 14 LMP: Yes. Sounds like – you know, outer-space-type music.
04 06 13 18 CMP: I wonder what it is.

04 12 09 16 CDR: What the hell was that gurgling noise?
04 12 09 25 LMP: I don’t know. But I’ll tell you, that eerie music is what’s bothering me.
04 12 09 28 CMP: God damn, I heard it, too.
04 12 09 29 LMP: You know that was funny. That’s just like something from outer space, really. Who’s going to believe it?
04 12 09 34 CMP: Nobody. Shall we tell them about it?
04 12 09 39 LMP: I don’t know. We ought to think about it some.
04 12 09 41 CMP: Did you hear it, Tom?
04 12 09 42 LMF: Yes, he heard it.
04 12 09 43 CDR: Yes.
04 12 09 47 LMP: Hell, I just want to get out of this suit.

Apollo 14


And what they said during this conversation is more than a little bit freaky.

03 12 22 39 I2_P: Really an interesting one, huh? Got a rugged one right out here with the central peaks.
03 12 23 05: Sure does. Really got a very complex central structure.
03 12 23 08 CR: It’s got one of the biggest central peaks. It’s a very unusual crater. But there are some dark areas in it and Farouk has gone on record saying that they are dikes.
03 12 23 37 CMl: That’s one right down there. Just shows how it dominates the whole photograph. Just an extremely bright crater. Sun angle just isn’t high enough for you to see it here …. Yes, they’re mining it, I think.

(via Reddit)

If these quotes were taken directly from NASA transcripts, what the heck were these guys seeing out there? Sure, we’re reading them out of context, but they’re freaky nonetheless.

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/alien-quotes/

Her Grandma Gave Her A Cookbook From The ’50s, And The Recipes In It Are Nuts

We think we have it all figured out these days. We use our technology to help us find places that we’re unfamiliar with, we think our music is the best, and we feel that the foods we eat today are far superior to those eaten in the past.

Well, this girl decided to test out that theory. She received a cookbook from the 1950s and wanted to try out some of the recipes. The results were so weird.

Well, maybe we were right about the food thing. These recipes look peculiar to say the least (but I bet there’s some culinary gold in there).

Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/old-recipes/

You’ll Never Believe What Some Of These Old Photos Reveal About The Past.

Thanks to today’s technology, we are able to see nearly everything our family and friends are doing. Sharing photos with your friends (or even the world at large) is exceedingly simple. What was the world like before this digital age? 

Modern photography has existed since the 1800s, but until very recently, photo prints were the only way to share and view what was captured. If there weren’t any copies? Too bad. The limited amount of prints of each photo has resulted in many famous scenes getting lost in the annals of history…

Until now. These old photos were recently discovered. Most of them have never been seen before. What they reveal about life so many years ago is stunning.

1.) The Knickerbocker Baseball Club in 1858.

2.) French soldier tied to a stake receives a drink from a fellow POW in 1917.

3.) Washington, D.C.’s Union Station in 1910.

4.) Marilyn Monroe (then going by Norma Jeane Mortensen) working in a factory in 1944.

5.) LAPD officers dress as women to try and catch a purse snatcher in 1960.

6.) Filming of the MGM screen credits in 1928.

7.) The Yale-Vassar Bike Race in 1952.

8.) Wounded soldier dictates a letter in 1917.

9.) Dockworkers in New York City in 1947.

10.) Circus elephant helps unload train in 1948.

11.) Mohandas Gandhi in 1893.

12.) A New York City Easter in 1956.

13.) The Tasmanian Tiger (now extinct) in 1933.

14.) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1940.

15.) Eastern Kentucky in 1964.

16.) The Statue of Liberty surrounded by scaffolding as workers complete the final stages in Paris (1885).

17.) 152 mm Howitzer battery fires during Belorussian Strategic Offensive Operation (1944).

18.) In the aftermath of the D-Day invasion, two boys watch from a hilltop as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo. France (1944).

19.) Color image of the German Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-5 fighters, of Fighter Squadron JG54, during flight (1943).

20.) A female Lebanese fighter (1982).

21.) Evacuating Saigon. An American evacuee punches away a South Vietnamese man for a place on the last chopper out of the US embassy (April 30, 1975).

22.) One of the oldest photos of the Great Sphinx (1880).

23.) Jimmy Page performing live with Led Zeppelin (1972).

24.) Corporal Luther E. Boger of US 82nd Airborne Division reading a warning sign, Cologne, Germany (April 4, 1945).

25.) A baby cries at a bombed train station in Shanghai (1937).

26.) Woodstock’s Opening Ceremony in Bethel, New York (August 14, 1969).

27.) Chester E. Macduffee next to his newly patented, 250 kilo diving suit (1911).

28.) A Matilda tank of the Australian 2/4th Armored Regiment on the Buin Road, Bougainville (1945).

29.) Ethnomusicologist Frances Densmore recording the music of a Blackfoot chief onto a phonograph (1916).

30.) A napalm attack near U.S. troops on patrol in South Vietnam (1966).

31.) Fritz, a television celebrity bulldog, is shaved by a Californian barber (1961).

32.) Three German soldiers in body armor and gas masks demonstrate operating a 2cm Becker-Flugzeugkanone, an anti-aircraft gun, Western Front (1918).

33.) An RAF Pilot getting a haircut during a break between missions, Britain (1942).

34.) A US Marine prepares to enter a Vietcong tunnel (1969).

35.) A Panzer III tank crewman surrenders to an advancing Brittish soldier during the Battle of El Alamein (1942).

36.) Bob Marley on the beach with Miss World 1976 Cindy Breakspeare (mother of Damien Marley).

(via r/historyporn)

The world was truly a different place back then (or even in the 1960s). Share these incredibly revealing photos with others. They’ll take you back in time.

Read more: http://viralnova.com/historical-found-old-photos/