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Teenagers find 'alien eggs' in frozen lake

By T.K. Randall
December 20, 2015 · Comment icon 14 comments



The circle was filled with hundreds of strange crystals. Image Credit: YouTube / Jason Nilson
Two friends in Utah have recorded footage of a mysterious ice circle filled with egg-like objects.
The peculiar phenomenon, which was found by the teenagers in the middle of a frozen lake, consists of a circular feature filled with strange white crystals that seem to defy explanation.

In the video the two youths can be seen inquisitively poking and prodding at the objects while jokingly referring to them as 'alien eggs' due to their 'gross' and 'slimy' consistency.

The footage has proven quite popular since appearing online with Internet users offering explanations ranging from a frozen puddle of paint to a meteorite impact crater.

Some have even suggested that it could be some sort of viral marketing campaign.

So far however no definitive explanation for the phenomenon has been found.



Source: IFL Science | Comments (14)


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #5 Posted by GreenmansGod 7 years ago
Aliens went to Starbucks? Look like something someone made. I go along with hoax.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Nnicolette 7 years ago
Alien eggs? I don't know if that would be my first conclusion... but what is it? Those pieces are crystals?
Comment icon #7 Posted by pallidin 7 years ago
Alien eggs? Good. Maybe they eat Ice, I mean ISIS, I mean Ice, for breakfast.
Comment icon #8 Posted by Goodnite 7 years ago
Probably due to changing weather and the lake algae being thawed and re frozen.
Comment icon #9 Posted by nothinglizx2 7 years ago
Dream Catcher!
Comment icon #10 Posted by Sundew 7 years ago
You don't touch it or poke it with a stick, didn't you ever watch The Blob?
Comment icon #11 Posted by Dr.Brian 7 years ago
I would say a viral marketing campaign could be eliminated as a possible reason. This video was uploaded back on September 18, 2013. I also doubt these are alien eggs. The big thing here is that the video was shot very close to shore at Vineyard Beach on the eastern shore of Utah Lake. The boys admitted to taking two approaches to the site while filming, but that still leaves plenty of other foot traffic to the location. https://www.google.c...2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0 Ice pellets for melting snow? That seems like a plausible answer, not very smart for ice fishing, but looks to be something dumped on to... [More]
Comment icon #12 Posted by SylviaBee 7 years ago
homemade play dough, without food colouring!!
Comment icon #13 Posted by soultrain35 7 years ago
Sorry for my humor but what I find difficult about this story to believe is that 2 teenagers took their eyes off of their cellphones and actually looked at something they had never seen before.
Comment icon #14 Posted by Jg2016 7 years ago
https://www.ksl.com/?sid=38880293&nid=148 This was an art project as the 'eggs' are shown above the ice when made but the salt in the flour/salt/water dough mixture made the ice melt


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