In Photos: Mysterious Crop Circles

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Relatively Recent Phenomenon

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Crop circles first began cropping up in the 1970s, sparking claims that they were created by extraterrestrials. Although two men came forward in 1991 and…Read More »

said that they had created the patterns as a UFO hoax, they didn’t take responsibility for all of the crop circles, leading some people to believe that perhaps something paranormal is also responsible for the strange spheres. While scientists know paranormal forces have nothing to do with crop circles, the patterns are intriguing, with some scientists trying to figure out exactly how they are made.    Less «
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