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Originally posted by debris765nju
I have also read of submarines that have traveled underground to bases in Utah.
Originally posted by debris765njuThis one is a story in the Salt Lake Tribune, i certainly do not endorse her views nor her sanity but you have to admire her perseverance.
"A new species of jellyfish with a yard-wide (meter- wide) fleshy red bell and a cluster of wrinkled thick arms has been found by scientists nearly a mile (1,200 meters) beneath the cold, dark waters of the Pacific Ocean." "Marine biologists at Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute," near San Francisco, California "discovered 23 of what they call Big Reds in Monterey Bay and the Sea of Cortez" in Mexico "and off Hawaii, Japan and the Farallon Islands near San Francisco, according to the latest online edition of the journal Marine Biology."
Originally posted by Nervouscoma
reply to post by jkrog08
Ok so this my first time ever posting something on a forum so don't beat up on me too bad. I stumbled across this and it instantly brought back a memory from when I was younger. I was about twelve so it would put it around 1990 and my dad had this old neighbor that used to talk about all kinds of crazy things. I always thought he was off his rocker and never gave them much thought.... until now! His story goes like this: He used to work for a high level agency that was attached to the Department of Defense and his main job was maps. His nickname around the neighborhood was "Map Man" and the reason why. was he had a photographic memory. He could literally look at a map or picture or newspaper and copy it to the T! All to scale, with no errors. He told my dad and I that the government had started building some high speed train tunnels that were capable of going thousands of miles an hour. My dad was skeptical to say the least. He asked how they made the tunnels. The guy said it was with a machine that super heated the rock. It didn't drill like a normal TBM but rather turned the rock to glass so it could have a near perfect surface to seal the train against the walls. Then the tunnels had no air inside of them to allow the trains to go that speed without any wind resistance. My dad said that it wasn't possible because we didn't have that kind of technology. The guy told us "We don't but they do" He then started telling us that our government has been working with "Earth-like beings" that have the technology, however we don't have the resources to fuel it. Some of it we have harnessed and some we are still trying to synthesize material similar to it. He said if we don't believe him it wasn't going to hurt his feelings. He just felt that it was time to tell someone. He also told us to look at our technology advancement now compared to a couple hundred years ago. Back then there were many years between new forms of technology. Now most technological things are obsolete before they are really put to use.
I could never get one thing out of my head all these years. He did draw me a map one time of the tunnels he was talking about and I will swear to anyone who reads this, it looked exactly like the ones in this thread. Now I'm not one of those people to go around screaming saying that people are getting abducted by aliens and probed in the you know what. But I do believe that there has to be intelligent life other than here and it is quite possible our government as well as others are working together. That guy told me tons of stories that I am now interested in authenticating. I remember asking him how high his "secret level" was ( being that I was twelve, I had no clue as to what the levels were called.) He told me that it was all top secret and there was some other level with it. It's hard to remember but I swear he said something like a level "J" or something along those lines. Now I was in the Army for several years and due to my MOS, I had a top secret clearance. I remember having to get a polygraph test, they contacted people from my high school that I never even told them I talked to or knew. They took samples of my blood for DNA which I think they do for everyone that enlists. But I have never heard of anything higher than "Top Secret" So my question is: Has anyone else ever heard anything higher than this?
Originally posted by facchino
Imagine being trapped in this tunnel when a quake hits - and having no means of getting back to where you came from or out to the destination. What a horrific thought
The Transbay Tube is the part of BART which runs under San Francisco Bay in California. The tube is 3.6 miles (5.7 km) long; including approaches from the nearest stations (one of which is underground), it totals 6 miles (9 km). It has a maximum depth of 135 feet (41 m) below the surface.
The tube was constructed on land, transported to the site then submerged and fastened to the bottom (mostly by packing the sides with sand and gravel). This immersed tube technique is in contrast to bored tunneling, where rock is removed to leave a passage.