The earliest UFO sightings date back to the late 19th century and were often hard to corroborate and only reported locally. But they set the stage for what was to come: worldwide sightings, purported landings and abductions likely to live forever in UFOlogy lore.
You can't beat Ripley's Believe It Or Not! when it comes to the outlandish or simply stories and images sure to capture your attention if not make you an actual believer. Here are more than 50 of Ripley's weirdest culled from many years of inconceivable stories.
There are a million ways to digitally manipulate images today, and, in fact, creating pictures of "ghosts" using all manner of chicanery with the sole purpose of scamming people is nothing new. But we'll let you be the judge: do any of these pictures make you believe?