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Mystery of the Brown Mountain Lights


Posted on Tuesday, 30 June, 2009 | Comment icon 11 comments


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One of the most enduring aerial phenomena of recent times is the mystery of the Brown Mountain Lights or North Carolina. The lights have been reported for hundreds of years and have been investigated by the US Geological Survey.

"The Brown Mountain Lights are one of the most famous of North Carolina legends."

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Comment icon #2 Posted by Lady Amethyst on 30 June, 2009, 14:12
This is really good to watch
Comment icon #3 Posted by Eternal Light on 30 June, 2009, 14:16
Yes, very interesting. There was a recent documentary on them, but unfortunately I was unable to watch it throughout...
Comment icon #4 Posted by Cryptid_Control on 30 June, 2009, 15:20
what was the doccumentary called?CC
Comment icon #5 Posted by Eternal Light on 30 June, 2009, 15:24
Oh man! I've slept since then. lolSorry...
Comment icon #6 Posted by ROGER on 30 June, 2009, 16:16
Here is a link to some fascinating studys done trying to find the source of these lights.http://shadowboxent.brinkster.net/brownplasma.htmlThe gist of it is that it's balls of naturally produced PLASMA. A long read, but with a scientific backing.Roger L.
Comment icon #7 Posted by nightstalker_dain on 30 June, 2009, 21:45
Man i live in the town they are in. The area to see them is really overgrown now so you can't see them
Comment icon #8 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 2 July, 2009, 17:57
Man, the guy shooting the video was annoying with his gum chewing. LOL!
Comment icon #9 Posted by Warbringer on 3 July, 2009, 15:35
So they are like lights, but brown?
Comment icon #10 Posted by Graveyard Hound on 14 April, 2010, 15:32
FIRST RULE OUT SWAMP GAS, NOT ANY SWAMP NEAR BY. ALSO RULE OUT HEADLIGHT REFLECTIONS, THAT GOT PUT AWAY FAST.LIVING IN N.C. MOST OF MY LIFE, I'VE SEEN THEM, ALL OVER THE MOUNTAIN,WITH NO RHYME OR REASON TO THE LIGHTS AND WHERE THEY MIGHT SHOW UP NEXT.THE LEGENDS GO BACK TO THE CHEROKEE, AROUND 1200 A.D. WHO FIRST SPOKE OF IT, TO THE POST CIVIL WAR DAYS THAT A SLAVE GOT LOST LOOKING FOR HIS OWNER, WHO HAD GONE OUT AND WAS NEVER SEEN AGAIN, ALONG WITH JUST ABOUT EVERY OTHER POSSIBLE REASON, SANE OR LESS REALISTIC, AS TO WHAT THEY ARE. TRY A VISIT. BTW, THERE IS SUPPOSEDLY AN UNDERGROUND ... [More]
Comment icon #11 Posted by Lizardian_guy on 15 April, 2010, 10:25
CAPS LOCK IS CRUISE CONTROL FOR AWESOME. Seriously though, this kind of thing usually turns out to be something extremely boring and disappointing.


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