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Alien Conspiracy Podcast

English, Cultural, 2 seasons, 216 episodes, 2 days, 11 hours, 34 minutes
Come along as we examine UFO sightings, conspiracies, and all things strange.
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Bernie Madoff

Come along for a tale of financial shenanigans.  You can find all of our wonderful links on the linktree: Bernie Madoff was a financial advisor who ran a massive Ponzi scheme, the largest in history. A Ponzi scheme is a fraudulent operation that pays returns to investors from funds contributed by new investors rather than from any legitimate investment activity. Madoff's scheme defrauded thousands of investors out of tens of billions of dollars over many years. Here's a summary of what Bernie Madoff did: Created a fake image of success: Madoff cultivated a reputation for being a successful and trustworthy investment advisor. Promised high returns: He enticed investors with promises of consistent, high returns on their investments. Ran a Ponzi scheme: Instead of actually investing the money, he paid out returns to early investors with funds from new investors. Deceived investors for years: The scheme went undetected for decades until the financial crisis of 2008 made it difficult for him to maintain it. Faced consequences: In 2008, his scheme was exposed, and he was arrested. He was sentenced to 150 years in prison for fraud, money laundering, and other crimes.
3/25/20241 hour, 16 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Delphos Ring

Come along for a tale of a boy and his dog... and a UFO!   All of our wonderful links can be found here:   The Delphos Ring UFO case refers to an incident that occurred on November 2, 1971, near Delphos, Kansas, USA. The main event involved a family witnessing a bright, spherical object landing in a field on their property. Upon investigation, they found a glowing ring on the ground where the object had landed, which seemed to emit a phosphorescent glow. When the family touched the ring, it reportedly vanished, leaving a residue that caused physical reactions like numbness and burning sensations on their skin. The case gained attention from ufologists and researchers due to its unusual nature and the physical effects experienced by the witnesses. Despite investigations, the exact cause of the event remains unexplained, with speculation ranging from natural phenomena to extraterrestrial activity.
3/4/202458 minutes, 54 seconds
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Broad Haven Triangle

Come along for the strange UFO flap that started at a school.   You can find all of our wonderful links, on the linktree:   The Broad Haven UFO flap, also known as the Dyfed Triangle or Welsh Triangle, occurred in 1977 near the coastal town of Broad Haven in Wales. It featured a flurry of alleged UFO sightings, making it one of the most well-known UFO events in the UK. Here's a summary: Key events: February 4th: A group of schoolchildren at Broad Haven Primary School reported seeing a yellow, cigar-shaped craft land in a nearby field. Some claimed to have seen a silver-suited figure emerge. Following days: More sightings were reported in the area, including by teachers at the school and another witness who saw an "upside-down saucer" with two humanoid creatures. Media frenzy: The incident gained national and international attention, with the area nicknamed the "Welsh Triangle" in comparison to the Bermuda Triangle. Official investigation: The Ministry of Defence investigated the claims but found no evidence to support the UFO landings. They speculated on the possibility of local pranks. Outcomes: Despite the lack of conclusive evidence, the Broad Haven UFO flap remains a topic of discussion and speculation among UFO enthusiasts. The event marked a significant moment in UK ufology and continues to fascinate locals and visitors to the area. The story gained renewed interest in 2017 on the 40th anniversary of the initial sighting. Points to remember: The sightings remain unverified and unexplained. Different interpretations exist, ranging from hoaxes to extraterrestrial activity. The event serves as a reminder of the enduring human fascination with the unknown and the power of collective belief.
1/15/202456 minutes, 31 seconds
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High Frequency Trading

Come along for the strange world of HFT.    All of our wonderful links are here on the linktree:   A nice description brought to you from AI:   High-frequency trading (HFT) is a type of algorithmic trading characterized by the use of powerful computers and sophisticated algorithms to execute a large number of orders at extremely high speeds. The goal of high-frequency trading is to take advantage of small price fluctuations in financial markets, often holding positions for a very short duration, ranging from milliseconds to microseconds. Key features of high-frequency trading include: Speed: HFT relies on the speed of execution. These systems can analyze market conditions and execute trades in fractions of a second, allowing them to react to market changes faster than human traders. Algorithmic Trading: HFT algorithms use complex mathematical models and statistical arbitrage strategies to identify and exploit short-term trading opportunities. These algorithms can analyze vast amounts of market data in real-time to make rapid trading decisions. Volume: HFT systems often execute a large number of orders in a short period, aiming to profit from the cumulative impact of these trades on stock prices. Low Latency: To achieve high speeds, HFT systems invest heavily in reducing latency, the time it takes for a trading system to receive market data, process it, and send out orders. This involves using high-performance hardware and co-locating servers in proximity to stock exchange data centers. Market Making: Some HFT firms act as market makers, continuously quoting buy and sell prices for financial instruments. They profit from the bid-ask spread and aim to capture small price movements. While high-frequency trading has been praised for improving market liquidity and efficiency, it has also been a subject of controversy. Critics argue that HFT can contribute to market instability, create unfair advantages for well-funded firms, and potentially lead to market manipulation. Regulatory bodies in various countries have implemented measures to address some of these concerns and ensure a fair and transparent market environment.
12/18/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 12 seconds
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Come along this week as we discuss the mysteriousness of Hypnosis!   Support the show on patreon:   Hypnosis is a state of focused attention, heightened suggestibility, and deep relaxation that allows individuals to be more open to suggestions and influences. It is often induced by a trained professional, known as a hypnotist, through a process called hypnotic induction. In this state, individuals may become more receptive to changing their behaviors, perceptions, thoughts, and sensations. Hypnosis is often used for therapeutic purposes, such as managing pain, reducing anxiety, overcoming phobias, and addressing various psychological issues. History of Hypnosis: Hypnosis has a long and varied history that spans cultures and time periods. Here are some key points in its history: Ancient Practices: Traces of hypnotic-like practices can be found in ancient civilizations. The Greeks, Egyptians, and Romans all had rituals and practices that resembled what we now recognize as hypnosis. 18th Century: Franz Mesmer, an Austrian physician, is often credited with laying the foundation for modern hypnosis. He developed the concept of "animal magnetism" and used techniques to induce a trance-like state in his patients. While his ideas were later discredited, Mesmer's work influenced the development of hypnosis. 19th Century: James Braid, a Scottish surgeon, coined the term "hypnosis" in the 1840s. He rejected the metaphysical explanations of Mesmer and focused on the psychological and physiological aspects of the phenomenon. Braid's work helped establish hypnosis as a legitimate field of study. Late 19th to Early 20th Century: Hypnosis gained popularity and was used for various purposes, including medical and psychological treatment. Sigmund Freud initially used hypnosis in his psychoanalytic practice but later shifted to other therapeutic techniques. Mid-20th Century: Hypnosis fell out of favor in the medical and psychological communities due to misconceptions and the rise of other therapeutic approaches. However, it continued to be practiced by stage hypnotists and alternative healers. Late 20th Century: Hypnosis regained recognition as a legitimate therapeutic tool. Milton H. Erickson, an American psychiatrist, contributed significantly to the modern understanding of hypnosis by emphasizing the importance of tailored approaches for individual patients. Contemporary Usage: In the modern era, hypnosis is widely used for clinical and therapeutic purposes, often in conjunction with other forms of treatment. It is employed to address various issues, such as chronic pain, anxiety, stress, addiction, and trauma. Mechanisms of Hypnosis: The exact mechanisms underlying hypnosis are still not fully understood. However, it is generally believed to involve alterations in cognitive processing, attention, and suggestibility. While some individuals are more naturally susceptible to hypnosis, anyone with a willingness to participate and follow instructions can potentially experience hypnotic trance. During hypnosis, individuals are guided into a state of deep relaxation and heightened focus. This state may lead to changes in perception, memory, and suggestibility, allowing for the acceptance of therapeutic suggestions that can help address specific issues. It's important to note that while hypnosis can be a valuable therapeutic tool, it is not a magical or supernatural phenomenon. It operates within the bounds of an individual's existing psychological and physiological capacities.
9/11/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 50 seconds
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East Coast Adventure

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8/16/20231 hour, 28 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Chiles Whitted UFO Sighting

Come along this week for one of the classics!   Support the show on Patreon:   Find all of our wonderful links on Linktree:   Feel free to ignore this podcast summary by Chatgdp, which probably has nothing to do with the episode, but I hear these things are good for SEO:   The Chiles-Whitted UFO Sighting: An Unforgettable Encounter Introduction: Welcome to the latest episode of our podcast, where we dive into fascinating stories of unexplained phenomena. In today's episode, we unravel the mysterious and captivating Chiles-Whitted UFO sighting, an event that has puzzled experts and captivated the public for decades. Join us as we delve into the details of this extraordinary encounter. Segment 1: Setting the Stage To understand the significance of the Chiles-Whitted UFO sighting, we first explore the context of the era. It was July 24, 1948, a time when UFO sightings were gaining attention and public interest was piqued. The sighting took place aboard Eastern Air Lines Flight 576, with pilots Clarence Chiles and John Whitted at the helm. Segment 2: The Encounter We recount the thrilling experience of Chiles and Whitted as they flew their commercial DC-3 plane from Houston to Atlanta. Mid-flight, they noticed an unidentified object swiftly approaching their aircraft. The object was described as torpedo-shaped, glowing, and emitting a blue-white light. Its estimated speed exceeded that of any known aircraft at the time. Segment 3: Close Encounter As the unidentified object closed in, Chiles and Whitted were astonished to observe windows on the craft and silhouettes of what appeared to be humanoid figures. The eerie encounter lasted for an intense 10 to 15 seconds, during which the object passed incredibly close to their plane before veering away, disappearing into the night sky. Segment 4: Investigation and Debunking We delve into the subsequent investigation and how the Chiles-Whitted UFO sighting was met with skepticism from some quarters. Government officials and skeptics offered various explanations, including the possibility of a meteorological balloon or an optical illusion. Despite these attempts to debunk the sighting, Chiles and Whitted maintained their account of the encounter. Segment 5: Impact and Legacy We discuss the impact of the Chiles-Whitted UFO sighting on the field of ufology. This incident gained widespread attention, adding fuel to the growing interest in unidentified flying objects and extraterrestrial life. The credibility of the witnesses, their military backgrounds, and the detailed nature of their report contributed to its lasting legacy. Segment 6: Unanswered Questions We conclude the episode by reflecting on the enduring mysteries surrounding the Chiles-Whitted UFO sighting. Despite decades passing since the event, questions remain about the true nature of the object, its occupants, and their intentions. We examine some theories put forth by researchers and UFO enthusiasts, keeping the conversation alive. Conclusion: The Chiles-Whitted UFO sighting remains one of the most compelling cases in UFO history. The experience of Chiles and Whitted, along with the compelling details they provided, has left an indelible mark on the world of ufology. As we continue to explore the unexplained, this sighting serves as a reminder that the universe holds many enigmatic secrets waiting to be unraveled. Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this podcast episode are those of the hosts and do not necessarily reflect the official position of the podcast or its affiliates.
7/17/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Marley Woods

The Marley Woods is an area often compared to Skinwalker ranch. many things such as triangle UFOs, cryptids, orbs, poltergeists, and more have been reported there. While the area is supposedly shrouded in secrecy, it's actually not that hard to find it's real location thanks to some intrepid internet sleuths. Come along as we discuss the strange Marley Woods!  Bob Marley has nothing to do with the Marley woods, but he often comes up when searching for information on the paranormal event, so check out some products related to Bob Marley! This is an affiliate link. Your purchase supports the show and doesn't cost you anything extra. Support the show on patreon! Find all of our other wonderful links on linktree.
1/30/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 52 seconds
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Ch13 The Flying Saucers Are Real by Donald Keyhoe

Chapter 13! This is a fun one, in this chapter Keyhoe gets a hot tip from a questionable informant. Is it real, or just a diversion?    Check out these futuristic magic magnetic hovering pens! This is an affiliate link. Your purchase supports the show and doesn't cost you anything extra.   You can follow the show on twitter @alienconpod. We also have a facebook page. Join us on Discord for live shows, discussion, and other tomfoolery. New! We now have a subreddit.
9/20/202219 minutes, 7 seconds
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Action Park the Most Dangerous Amusement Park

Come along for this week's episode as we discuss the general insanity that was Action Park!   Want some sweet Action Park t-shirts, or perhaps a book written by uncle Gene's son? Check out this affiliate link. Your purchase helps us out, and doesn't cost you anything extra.   Check out ExpressVpn! Get a special deal, three months free when you subscribe for a year, when you sign up using our link.   You can follow the show on twitter @alienconpod. We also have a facebook page. Join us on Discord for live shows, discussion, and other tomfoolery. New! We now have a subreddit.   It all started in the late 70's when Uncle Gene wanted to make money with his ski resort in the off season. He installed the infamous alpine slide. Over time he installed more rides until Action Park became a full blown amusement park. But it wasn't your normal park. Unlike places like Disneyland or Cedar Point, there was no concern for guest safety. There was also no concern for actual ride design. Whether making a ridiculous looping slide, or building tacks out of pvc pipe, the rides were not designed by actual engineers who knew about stuff like momentum and g-forces. Instead, rides were designed and installed by people with no previous experience. For example the infamous canonball loop was designed by Uncle Gene himself on a napkin. The park was open until 1996. During that time many people were injured, and 6 people tragically perished. The lack of safety, the culture of danger, and the party atmosphere where underage guests and employees were drunk much of the time, has earned Action Park the reputation of the craziest and most dangerous amusement and water park ever.
6/16/20221 hour, 22 minutes, 31 seconds
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CH 11 The Flying Saucers Are Real by Donald Keyhoe

Come along for another riveting chapter of Keyhoe's book! This time around he talks mostly about space travel and stuff. It's pretty interesting to read a discussion of space travel before the first satellite, Sputnik, had gone to space.   Nerds unite! Check out the rattleback, a strange toy that only spins in one direction. Seems like magic, but it's only physics, or so I am told. This is an affiliate link. It helps the show and doesn't cost you anything extra.     Check out ExpressVpn! Get a special deal, three months free when you subscribe for a year, when you sign up using our link.   You can follow the show on twitter @alienconpod. We also have a facebook page. Join us on Discord for live shows, discussion, and other tomfoolery. New! We now have a subreddit.   Sorry for the short episode this week I am running way behind schedule. Short chapter is better than nothing? Enjoy!
6/9/202223 minutes, 9 seconds