A few hours ago 2020 became even more interesting when the Pentagon declassified three videos of unidentified flying objects (UFOs).
For those experiencing a bit of déjà vu, it may be because the videos had been leaked years ago and have been floating around ever since. Why declassify them now? The US Department of Defence (DOD) explains that it’s an effort to confirm that the videos are real, with the US Navy capturing the footage, and the objects remaining a mystery.
“After a thorough review, the department has determined that the authorized release of these unclassified videos does not reveal any sensitive capabilities or systems, and does not impinge on any subsequent investigations of military air space incursions by unidentified aerial phenomena. DOD is releasing the videos in order to clear up any misconceptions by the public on whether or not the footage that has been circulating was real, or whether or not there is more to the videos. The aerial phenomena observed in the videos remain characterized as ‘unidentified.’ Writes the DOD.
The videos are now reposted just about everywhere, but the official ones from the DOD can be found here.
While this is exciting news on its own, it has jogged the imagination of the world due to the increasing insanity which seems to be the theme of 2020. Threats of multiple wars, the COVID-19 pandemic and recently the missing leader of a rogue nuclear nation are just some of the highlights.
Hashtags such as #UFO, #UFOs, #Pentagon and more are flooding most social media sites. Regardless of where you are in the world, visiting a site such as Twitter will reveal one or more of those in the trending page.
There is, of course, the wave of memes which have become typical of any major incident over the last few years. Mixed in with the laughs are some serious conspiracy theories and doomsaying, but don’t let the existential dread set in.
Below is just some of what’s mentioned above from Twitter.
— Anthony (@Lifeofanthonyc) April 28, 2020
— Phroid #StayHaunted 👻 (@Phroid_) April 28, 2020
— ʍօӀօԵօѵ (@Faltu_username) April 28, 2020
everyone: “damn 2020 has been crazy. world war 3 trending, australia on fire, kobe bryant died, and a worldwide pandemic. What’s next? Aliens??
— ⎊ sᴛᴇᴘʜ ➐ (@fuckn_marvel) April 28, 2020
— elena c (@mselenacarraro) April 28, 2020
— Ramen🤡 (@rusikababu) April 28, 2020
— insecure Al (@insecure_al) April 28, 2020
— Mon (@teaaddict17) April 28, 2020
— 𝓐𝓿𝓪 (@AvaAppleRed) April 27, 2020
— Santiago Mayer (@santiagomayer_) April 27, 2020