world of weird things podcast: area 51, so hot right now

Memes and jokes about raiding Area 51 are taking over the internet. But what is Area 51, why is it so secret, and what would we really find if we ever made it inside?

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Secrecy breeds conspiracy and fanciful rumors, and no place on Earth today seems to be more secretive and more shrouded in mystery than Area 51. It’s suspected to be home to specimen of alien life, a place to reverse-engineer extraterrestrial technology, or even a front for something a lot more secretive buried under the Nevada desert. But believe it or not, we actually do know a lot about Area 51 and what happens there, as well as many glimpses into its dark and unsettling history the government will neither confirm or deny.

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Articles covered or touched on in this episode…

How Close To A Viable Warp Drive Are We?
How Do You Edit The Periodic Table?
Why Military UFO Sightings Are So Hard To Explain
Bob Lazar: Area 51 And Flying Saucers

Related articles and further reading…

Why Reverse-Engineering Alien Tech Is A Pain
Ich Bin Ein UFO?
The Hypersonic Wonder That Could’ve Been

Intro/outro by Absolute Valentine, courtesy of Lazerdiscs Records

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