Anomaly-NOW! 4/19/2023 – Senate UFO/UAP Briefing Reviewed, SpaceX Spirals, ATX Rain Dome, and Mysterious Creatures Galore!

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Anomaly-NOW! 4/19/2023

Sen. Gillibrand Chairs the SASC Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Hearing

10 key questions for this week’s historic UFO hearing
By Marik Von Rennenkampff, Opinion Contributor – 04/17/23 (Autoplay Video)

U.S. Space Force – Together Expanding our Competitive Advantage in Space
FPC Briefing: Maj. Gen. John Olson, Mobilization Assistant to the Chief of Space Operations for the U.S. Space Force
Friday, April 14, 2023, 2:00 P.M. ET / New York City

Sentient Unveiled: This Highly Classified AI Can “See” and “Detect” UFOs
Ivan Petricevic – April 3, 2023

Giant Spiral Appears Amid the Aurora Lights in Alaska’s Night Sky
APR 17, 2023 by Matt Growcoot

Odd spiral appears amid northern lights in Alaska night sky
APR 17, 2023 by Mark Thiessen

Eerie flying spiral spotted by Mauna Kea telescope (VIDEO)
By Caelan Hughes Published: Jan. 23, 2023

Spectacular Aerial Display Over Norway on Eve of Obama’s Nobel Prize Visit
December 10, 2009 by SMiles Lewis

Austin’s invisible rain dome is all ‘Balcones Fault’
By Meteorologist Dan Robertson Texas, Apr. 14, 2023

Anomalous Wildlife… Beyond Texas Blue Dog / Chupacabras / Weird WhatsIts

Locals baffled as ‘alien-like’ sea creature with spiked tail found on UK beach
Marilyn came across the “alien-like” animal while taking a stroll along a beach in West Sussex.
By KatieWeston, Rachel Hains, Tue, Apr 11, 2023

Mystery ‘Loch Ness’ Fish Sets New Orleans Fishermen Buzzing (VIDEO)
By Jess Thomson 4/12/23

Endangered hellbender dad found fathering eggs in Missouri river. ‘He’s made history’ – Missouri Department of Conservation
by Kaitlyn Alanis (Kansas City Star) Thu, April 13, 2023

Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division Identifies Strange-Looking “Chupacabra”
The Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division recently shared trail cam photos of a shockingly hairless creature. It’s actually a common species afflicted with mange
By Sage Marshall, APR 14, 2023

Bizarre sea creature washes ashore on Bolivar, unsettling Texas beachgoers
Patricia Ducote sought out the help of Bolivar Beachcombers to identify the unknown creature.
By Ariana Garcia, Chron April 15, 2023

Bizarre discovery on Aussie beach stuns locals: ‘What is it?’
By Kamilia Palu, News Editor Sat, 15 April 2023

SMiles Lewis


SMiles Lewis has had a lifelong interest in all things anomalous. An early age proclivity at recalling his nightly dreams as well as several personal experiences with ESP, precognition and dream switching bolstered his interest in the paranormal. Shortly after high-school he joined the local MUFON chapter in Austin, Texas. He would later become a MUFON State Section Director for that group as well as leader of the local UFO Experiencer Support and Study Group. A lover of books, SMiles collected over 1000 titles before founding the non-profit Anomaly Archives that serves as the lending library of the Scientific Anomaly Institute (501c3). For over twenty years he has worked with digital audio, video and other bleeding edge internet technologies. He has published his own print journal (E.L.F. Infested Spaces), edited a local paranormal newspaper (Austin Para Times), maintained a large network of websites (, organized a national UFO conference (NUFOC-38), spoken to anthropologists about UFOs and parapsychology (Encounters with the Fantastic), hosted (and been a guest on) both terrestrial and webradio talk shows and has been podcasting since before the phrase existed. All these efforts and more have led radio talk show host Robert Larson to describe Miles as a “Gonzo Alt-Media Proprietor and Informationalist.” He was also the LOWFI-Texas State Bureau Chief of The League of Western Fortean Intermediatists. In 2015 he was one of several people in the Roswell Slides Research Group (RSRG) that solved the mystery surrounding claims of an alleged alien in an old photo slide promoted by unscrupulous UFO community profiteers. In 2017 he contributed an essay (“TrUFO vs UFaux: Planetary Poltergeists & Weapons of Mass Enchantment“) to the UFO anthology, UFOs: Reframing the Debate, which has received much praise. SMiles’ currently hosts the weekly news-roundup vodcast of the Anomaly Archives, called “Anomaly NOW!” and in 2020 hosted over 40 hours of live-streaming lectures, music and more as part of the Anomaly Archives’ 2020 Streamathon Emergency Fundraiser. In his day job with the Texas State Library and Archives Commission's Talking Book Program he manages a Volunteer Recording Studio (and formerly, the audio duplication department) and has been a consultant on two digital audio development documents for the Library of Congress' National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled.