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March 2017
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March 2017 - Austin, Texas. . .


We are excited to announce that we are resuming our monthly public discussion forum meetings beginning in April 2017. Previously these have been hosted and led by SAI-AA board members Mark Muecke and myself but beginning next month Anomaly Archives member John Hawkins will be leading monthly meetings on the last Saturday of each month from 1-4pm. This new series of monthly Anomaly Archives open discussion forum meetings are called, "The Third Door." Contact John Hawkins for details.


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Also, we will soon be announcing several new Fundraising Campaigns to help us expand our operations and further safeguard our collections.

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The Scientific Anomaly Institute / Anomaly Archives is proud to announce that we now have a Charitable Bingo License with the Texas Lottery Commission's, Charitable Bingo Division.

You can support local non-profit community groups by playing charitable bingo at the Ben White Bingo hall located at:

2101 W. Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

(Located on the South Frontage Road of Ben White
Between Pack Saddle Pass & Cactus Lane

Charities supported through this hall include:

  • Department Of Texas Veterans Of Foreign Wars Of Us    
  • Institute For Neuroscience And Consciousness Studies Inc    
  • Leander FFA Alumni
  • Red Men Tribe 19 Apache
  • Scientific Anomaly Institute (Anomaly Archives)
  • VFW Post  3377
  • Waterloo Counseling Center Inc

Find out more about Ben White Bingo at their website ( and at their Facebook page.


There are a bunch of great news links in our headlines section below.

Find all of them and more at our Flipboard page: Anomaly Archives Flipboard.


Coming in May 2017 is a brand new anthology of critical thinking about the state of UFO research. I am proud to have been asked to contribute to this collection of essays from fourteen amazing researchers. The book is called UFOs: Reframing the Debate and features a diverse array of independent thinkers on all things ufological. The brainchild of editor Robbie Graham (Silver Screen Saucers: Sorting Fact from Fantasy in Hollywood’s UFO Movies), it arose out of the disillusionment he's felt with popular approaches to the phenomenon (YouTube link). I'm very excited to see this book released as I am optimistic that it might actually help move UFO research forward.

Check out our Book-of-the-Week below!

See y'all next issue!
SMiles Lewis / Founder


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Book of the Week...
UFOs: Reframing the Debate
Edited by Robbie Graham


The UFO field has produced thousands of dedicated researchers over the years, and reams of literature; but to what end? What can we claim to know conclusively today about the underlying nature of UFO phenomena that we didn’t know in the late-1940s? UFO study has always suffered from major organizational and methodological problems. It has also become dangerously self-referential.

If ever we are to further our understanding of the UFO enigma, we must fundamentally reframe our debate. We must wipe the board clean and fill it with new ideas, new theories, even new language. We must be willing to start from scratch when the field stagnates. We must be critical, sober, and free of dogma—ready to rinse away the residue of our own beliefs.

UFOs: Reframing the Debate is a collection of original essays exploring alternative perspectives on UFOs and how we might more usefully study the phenomenon in the 21st Century. The book brings together some of the most progressive and iconoclastic thinkers in the field for an incisive deconstruction of current popular ideas. Critical but constructive, this challenging volume represents a range of differing (even conflicting) alternative viewpoints on UFOs and related phenomena.

UFOs: Reframing the Debate is a cold, hard, slap in the face for ‘UFOlogy,’ a call to break away from established ideas, approaches, and practices, and to boldly tread a new path in quest of understanding what may very well be the greatest mystery of all.

Source: White Crow Books


Featuring essays by:

Book Page at Anomaly Archives...
Here are some headlines of note for this week:

SAI Anomaly Archives eNews




Bibliophile / InfoManiac / Library News


Misc Mysteries


Cryptozoology, Entities, ETC.


Psi / Parapsychology News


Misc Technology News


Conspiracy / Deep State / Parapolitics


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and does not indicate endorsement.]
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70th Anniversary Roswell UFO Festival
is scheduled for
June 29, 30, July 1 & 2
Site being updated.

Confirmed 2017 speakers

Gregory Bishop
Jack Brewer
Mark D’Antonio
Richard Dolan
Michael Heiser PhD
Linda Moulton Howe
Joseph Jordan
Guy Malone
David Marler
Nick Pope
Nick Redfern
Alejandro Rojas
Lee Speigel
Debbie & Chuck Z.

for schedules and more 2017 upcoming events info!

Guy Malone – Roswell Author, Lecturer, Iconoclast, Trouble-Maker Presents...
Event Info...
We are trying to create an active and updated Anomaly Collections Directory and to actively help those with important collections find dedicated permanent homes for their materials.
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