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University lecturer claims to have photographed real-life tiny tinkerbells

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John Hyatt, 53, says his series of photos which were taken over the past two years prove that they do exist in the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire

And he has now put his photographs on display at a special exhibition.

Mr Hyatt, who was a member of the Three Johns punk band in the 1980s and 1990s, says adults that have seen his photos have started to harbour ideas that they may indeed be real.

He said: ‘It was a bit of a shock when I blew them up, I did a double take.

John Hyatt, 53, says his series of photos which were taken over the past two years prove that they do exist in the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire

Mr Hyatt insists his photos are genuine and have not been altered in any way

Mr Hyatt insists his photos are genuine and have not been altered in any way

'From my experience they were just enjoying themselves and there was a little dance in the sunlight going on' said Mr Hyatt

‘From my experience they were just enjoying themselves and there was a little dance in the sunlight going on’ said Mr Hyatt

‘I went out afterwards and took pictures of flies and gnats and they just don’t look the same.

‘People can decide for themselves what they are.

‘The message to people is to approach them with an open mind.

‘I think it’s one of those situations where you need to believe to see.

‘A lot of people who have seen them say they have brought a little bit of magic into their lives and there’s not enough of that around.’

Mr Hyatt, who lives Rawtenstall, has posted some of his images on social media and says they have attracted much debate.

He said: 'It was a bit of a shock when I blew them up, I did a double take,' he said

Mr Hayatt is on a mission to get more adults to believe and ¿bring a bit of magic into their lives.¿

The existence of fairies has long been resigned to the realm of children’s books and Disney films, such as Tinkerbell in Peter Pan, right, but Mr Hyatt, left, wants to get more adults to bring ‘magic into their lives’

The exhibition, called Rossendale Fairies, will be on show at The Whitaker Museum in Whitaker Park in Rossendale, throughout the spring.

Mr Hyatt said the name is a nod to the famous story of the Cottingley fairies where two schoolgirls in Bradford claimed to have photographed fairies in their garden, which they confirmed 60 years later had been faked with cardboard cut-outs.

However he admits the creatures he snapped are a long way from the characters depicted in children’s stories and hopes his pictures will change people’s perceptions of them.

‘Everything gets stereotyped, whatever it is.

‘But there are stranger things in life than fairies, and life grows everywhere.

A black fly, also known as the buffalo gnat, this parasitic blood-suckinmg insect is closley related to mosquitoes.

Crane fly

Experts and the simply sceptical will no doubt point to explanations involving reflections, flashes or technical glitches or that the tiny shapes could be a flea, left or a fly, right

In 2009, Phyllis Bacon, 55, believed she took a photo of a fairy at the bottom of her garden in New Addington, near Croydon in South London

In 2009, Phyllis Bacon, 55, believed she took a photo of a fairy at the bottom of her garden in New Addington, near Croydon in South London

‘I don’t believe they are just smaller versions of us and go home and have a cup of tea at the end of the day.

‘And one is suggesting they have any special powers.

‘From my experience they were just enjoying themselves and there was a little dance in the sunlight going on.

‘They are just beautiful pictures and beauty can make people believe.’

In 2009, Phyllis Bacon, 55, believed she took a photo of a fairy at the bottom of her garden in New Addington, near Croydon in South London.

THE COTTINGLEY ‘FAKE’ FAIRIES WHICH MADE HEADLINES AROUND THE WORLD

Two schoolgirls in Bradford claimed to have photographed fairies in their garden, which they confirmed 60 years later had been faked with cardboard cut-outs

Cottingley, a village outside Bradford in Yorkshire, would have remained in much deserved obscurity had 16-year-old Elsie Wright not taken a remarkable photograph of her ten-year-old cousin, Frances Griffiths, playing with ‘fairies’ on the banks of a stream which ran behind the garden of Elsie’s house.

A few days earlier, in the summer of 1917, Frances had slipped and gone into the stream, later telling her mother she had fallen into the water while she was ‘playing with the fairies’.

Her mother, unamused, sent her up to the attic bedroom she shared with Elsie where, later that afternoon, the two girls hatched a childish prank that would make headlines around the world, severely damage the reputations of eminent public figures and generate a controversy that endured for generations.

Elsie suggested they should take a photograph of the ‘fairies’ to prove to Frances’ mother that she had been telling the truth.

The girls drew some fairies, cut them out and pasted them on to cardboard. With a few long hatpins on which to mount their ‘fairies’ and a roll of zinc oxide bandage tape.

Arthur Wright willingly agreed to lend his daughter his camera and girls set off, blissfully unaware that they were about to create one of the most reproduced photographs in history.

They arranged the four fairies – three with wings and one playing a piped instrument – in front of Frances, who put flowers in her hair, cupped her chin in her hand and, curiously, stared intently at the camera rather than the fairies when Elsie took the picture.

Wright developed the exposed plate a darkroom he asked Elsie what they were, and she told him they were the fairies that she and Frances played with by the stream – they took another photo a month later.

Two schoolgirls in Bradford claimed to have photographed fairies in their garden, which they confirmed 60 years later had been faked with cardboard cut-outs

Polly Wright, Elsie’s mother, and her sister, Annie Griffiths, Frances’ mother took the photographs to a meeting of the Theosophical Society in Harrogate.

Knowledge of photography was not widespread at this time and few understood that the ‘spirit’ could be introduced by a simple double exposure on the same photographic plate.

As a result, many Spiritualists were encouraged to believe that the camera could ‘see’ what the naked eye could not, a belief which helped legitimise the Cottingley fairy photographs.

Soon the word spread and it was only many decades later did they admit that the photographs were faked and involved cut-out drawings of fairy figures that were fastened to foliage with hatpins.

Elsie and Frances stuck doggedly to their story for years. Not until March 1983, when she was 76 years old, did Frances finally confess.

‘I’m fed up with all these stories,’ she complained. ‘I hated those photographs and cringe every time I see them. I thought it was a joke, but everyone else kept it going. It should have died a natural death 60 years ago.’

Elsie at first refused to comment, but later confirmed her cousin’s story: ‘I do not want to die and leave my grandchildren with a loony grandmother to remember.’

Frances continued to claim, contrarily, that she had seen fairies and that the fifth photograph – the fairy bower – was authentic. She died in 1986; Elsie died two years later.

‘The joke was only meant to last two hours,’ said Elsie towards the end of her life. ‘It lasted 70 years.’

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UFO or hoax: what is found in Antarctica?

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Ufologists predicted that the melting of glaciers would help answer the question of whether aliens have visited Earth. Information appeared on the network that a UFO was found in Antarctica. Several popular bloggers reported about unidentified objects in the North.

In 2020, statements about possible alien ships have become more frequent. So, UFOs were recorded on several videos of the International Space Station and NASA. But these glowing balls may have an explainable origin, like a swarm of small satellites from Earth. 

Objects hidden by glaciers are another matter. The melting of permafrost, accelerated by climate change, is exposing ancient rock layers. The network has already reported several times about the ship that has come to the surface.

UFO or pond

In 2017, alien hunters announced that a flying saucer was captured in Google Earth images. The ship is still half hidden in soil. In 2020, photography has surfaced again. Popular European blogger MrMBB333 posted a video in October “proving that aliens have visited Earth.”

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“The object is clearly of artificial origin. It looks like it’s made of metal, ”wrote the author of the video, viewed hundreds of thousands of times.

According to the blogger, the width of the plate is about 18 m. Many statements by MrMBB333 have convinced. But skeptics doubt a UFO has been found in Antarctica. According to experts, a photo from Google satellites shows a reservoir.

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MrMBB333 rotated the picture about 130 ° clockwise. He also edited the image to “show subtle details.” But the contours that appeared were the result of jpeg compression.

Alien reports in Antarctica and Antarctica

The British blogger was not alone in referring to Google services claiming the existence of aliens. In 2017, a Russian ufologist reported that satellite photos captured a thawed ship the size of a 12-story building.

In August 2020, news appeared about a disc of unknown origin with a light stripe. The radius of the new UFO is about 100 m. Supporters of ufology suggest that the disk is a hatch into an alien base. According to an alternative version, there is an object from the Second World War under it.

Antarctica is characterized not only by round alien contours. Scott K. Waring, a renowned alien hunter, is confident that he noticed the outline of their ship in a picture of one of the islands in the region.

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“In the pictures I noticed a triangular apparatus. It has a protrusion in the center, ending with a three-sided bulge. The object appears to be metal and is located in the area of ​​the possible location of an ancient alien base, ”he wrote in his blog.

Waring spotted a potential UFO on Google maps of Lavoisier Island. But many commentators considered it an ordinary stone.

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Psychics from Poland and UK scare with catastrophic predictions for 2021

Psychics from Poland and UK scare with catastrophic predictions for 2021 103

Throughout September, October and November, a large part of Poland is in some panic, frustrated by the predictions of its famous psychic Krzysztof Jakowski. And now, to this mass of excited Poles, the British were added, who listened to what their favorite renowned parapsychologist was saying.

Krzysztof Jakowski for 2021

Early in the morning of November 20, 2020, an interview with the famous Polish clairvoyant Krzysztof Jakowski was posted on YouTube with his predictions for 2021. The video was made in collaboration with a famous Polish youtuber, who asks Krzysztof various questions about what will and what won’t. In particular, there will not be European Union that falls apart. But let us quote the Poles in order.

According to Mr. Jakovski, 2021 will not be an easy year. Although many people would like to rest after the difficulties and challenges that 2020 has put before us, the situation in Poland and in the world will only get worse. The clairvoyant reiterated that a serious armed conflict was inevitable, which would affect many European states. It will start before Catholic Christmas 2020 and everyone will experience “great fear.”

There will be some kind of impact on property around the world – everyone who has something will be in a panic, as states will sharply raise taxes on the rich and begin to take property. The world will see an attempt to restore the building of communism.

This will especially affect Poland, where the local ruling party Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, PiS) will completely lose fear and begin to tighten the screws. As a result, even the socialism of the times of the Warsaw Pact will seem to the Poles as a children’s matinee and they will rears. By the end of the year, the PiS party will be gone and its former members will be driven through the gateways, as Poles once ran with sticks after the famous commies. 

Naturally, communism and revolutions will also affect the rest of Europe, which will systematically plunge into devastation and chaos. Ultimately, the European Union, or rather, what will remain of it will be dismantled, which will begin by the end of next year.

However, the most unpleasant thing that awaits the world in 2021 is some kind of armed conflict that will not affect Poland in any way, but will terribly scare everyone and, ultimately, destroy the EU economy. Mr. Jakowski finds it difficult to name the exact date of this conflict, since it will not immediately become global and will develop gradually, but historically its beginning will be recorded at the end of 2020. 

In addition, the famous Polish parapsychologist literally says the following:

Bad times are coming. My visions show that this will continue until 2021 and beyond.  There will be many cataclysms in the world. Every year. But in some country where we do not quite expect this, which should be strong and safe, entire cities will burn down. It will be some kind of big country.

Nicholas Aujula for 2021

The psychic’s name is Nicholas Aujula, who as he himself reports, in a past life he lived in Ancient Egypt and was a local princess: In the current call, at the age of 17, the guy experienced a cool out-of-body experience, from which he returned a little out of his mind and now works as a hypnotherapist, specializing in hypnotic regression and people who also returned from the other world and now get along badly with the world around them, not understanding how they got here again.

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Nicholas Aujula

Well, among other things, as Nicholas claims, he has various visionary incidents. Sometimes these are even just words, which, if the medium tries to interpret reality, then do not correspond in any way. But, if Nicholas later sees in his diary, then he writes, then everything comes true.

In particular, in 2020, the coronavirus came true, which Nicholas called “the flu that will stop the world” and the riots in the United States came true, the essence of which Nicholas did not see, but said that there would be dark-skinned people to fight against fascism. At the end of 2020, according to him, the Third World War will have to begin (the prophecies were made in 2018!), But now, Nicholas has again been hit with a new vision and talking about 2021.

According to Nicholas, the world governments will be able to cope with the coronavirus by next spring and the topic will gradually begin to fade, but at that moment a new virus will appear, which will be much worse than the previous one and the panic will be terrible.

Something like the “great migration of peoples” will begin – Nicholas saw how airports and train stations storm the crowds with suitcases. Some huge hospital will catch fire, but here Nicholas specifies – this may be a symbolic indication of the collapse of world health due to a new virus. But where it will burn for sure – this is in New York, in the visions of Nicholas the whole city was on fire. There will be some kind of world summit, torn apart by some kind of sex scandal, after which ultra-right politicians will begin to come to power all over the world – especially in southern Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

There will be an eruption of some huge volcano, leading to unimaginable climatic changes and which, obviously, will just cause riots that will last another three years and migration. Some kind of death of the world’s political, football and other stars will begin.

Someone will have a “broken heart”, someone will devour pills just to speed up – and so on. But most of all the people will remember Meghan Markle, who will appear on TV and begin to read all the terrible secrets of the royal family.

There will also be an attempt on the life of some famous world leader. Nicholas did not name the politician, specifying only that this leader is a man and that an attempt to kill him would literally blow up the whole world.

We do not know how right this Nicholas is in his predictions, but we noticed that the British press calls him “outrageous”.

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The main predictions of Nostradamus for 2021, Deciphered

The main predictions of Nostradamus for 2021, Deciphered 105
Servants of the false prophet and antichrist, illustration to Dante's poem

Leap year 2020 brought with it a lot of troubles and problems. People around the world are waiting for the next year, 2021, to come, on which there are already high hopes. Humanity hopes that the COVID-19 pandemic will pass, that there will be no more squabbles between countries, that it will be possible to travel without restrictions, that people will stop killing and maiming each other due to differences in political views.

What awaits people in 2021? The answer to this question can be found in the forecasts of Nostradamus, who did not predict anything good. Nostradamus is perhaps the most famous clairvoyant in human history. His predictions are written in the form of quatrain verses (quatrains), and many of them have already come true. 

There have been many predictions about the future this year that are believed to belong to the great Nostradamus. All the trials for humanity are only ahead, and it is worth enjoying the minor troubles of the current leap year.

Zombie apocalypse

A Russian scientist will create a biological weapon-virus that can turn people into zombies. The end of humanity may be closer than we think.

If there is no worldwide uprising of the dead, then especially for skeptics there is a prediction about global hunger, earthquakes, diseases and epidemics. The Prophet reported that a catastrophe of this magnitude would throw the human race into the past, and most of them would not be able to survive this “curse.” In principle, a similar situation could be seen in 2020, so this prediction so far sounds like a logical continuation of events.

Biblical famine

Nostradamus predicts that the first signs of the end of the world will be hunger, earthquakes, various diseases and epidemics. They will happen more often.

The 2020 coronavirus pandemic marks the beginning of a series of adverse events that will affect populations around the world. A catastrophe of enormous proportions will return us to the past, and most of the world’s population will not be able to overcome this curse.

Muslims will take over Europe

Further, Nostradamus decided to go over sensitive political issues. Despite the fact that the soothsayer lived in the 16th century, his predictions contain references to the terrorist problem in Europe. The bright mind of that time wrote about a camel that drinks water from the Rhine.

He will get drunk on the Danube from the Rhine, the great Camel (and) will not repent of this. Rhone and the stronger from the Loire will shudder, and the Rooster will destroy him near the Alps, – wrote Nostradamus at the moment of the revelation that came from above.

The “camel” from the prophecies of Nostradamus is a symbol of the Arab population that floods all of Europe. It is unclear whether 2021 will see a new wave of emigration, or demographic projections of low fertility in Europe and large numbers of refugees will catalyze this change.

predictions of Nostradamus: what awaits humanity in 2021
Photo source:  nasa.gov  – NASA / GSFC / SDO

Solar storms

In 2021, there will be powerful solar storms that can cause great damage to the planet. It is believed that Nostradamus warned:

“We will see how the water rises, and the earth hides under it.”

The harmful effects of climate change will lead to a multitude of wars and conflicts as the world competes for resources and massive migration ensues.

An asteroid will collide with the Earth or come close to it

“In the sky, a person will see fire and a long trail of sparks.”

It is impossible to start a single year without the threat of an asteroid falling to Earth. This can be interpreted as impending natural disasters, but according to other interpretations of this quatrain, we are talking about a large asteroid that will collide with Earth.

Once in the Earth’s atmosphere, the asteroid will heat up and will seem like a fire in the sky. Indeed, NASA has announced that there is a very real danger that asteroid 2009 KF1 will collide with Earth on May 6, 2021.

A terrible earthquake will destroy California

States should be especially careful in 2021. According to the interpretation of the quatrain written by Nostradamus, an extremely powerful earthquake will destroy California in 2021.

Nostradamus predicts that a massive earthquake will hit the New World (“western lands”), and California is the most obvious place where it could happen. Astrologers expressed solidarity with the forecasts of the forecaster, setting the disaster for November.

According to astrologers, the verse “Mercury in Sagittarius, Saturn is extinguished” indicates the next date when the planets Mars and Saturn will be in this position in the sky – November 25, 2021.

Microchips will be implanted into the heads of American soldiers

American soldiers will become the first human robots to save humanity. The chip implanted in his brain should give us the digital intelligence we need to go beyond biology.

Pope Francis will bring people closer to the church

No matter how many years Pope Francis remains the leader of the Catholic Church, he will leave a wonderful and impressive legacy in his wake. The church will become a lifeboat for more and more people.

Apparently, part of humanity will completely lose hope, so they will have no choice but to pray fervently for mercy?

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