Crop circles in Batangas, Nueva Ecija: ‘Ancient Aliens’ host sheds light

Jan Milo Severo (Philstar.com) - August 13, 2018 - 1:25pm

MANILA, Philippines — Giorgio Tsoukalos, host of History Channel’s longest-running show “Ancient Aliens,” said that crop circles usually happened in England, so he was surprised to know that there were “crop circles” reportedly found in the Philippines recently.

The crop circles found in Batangas and Nueva Ecija, however, have turned out to be just a marketing strategy for the History Con event held in Pasay City over the weekend. Pictures of the alleged crop circles in the Philippines became among the top trending topics on Twitter last week, appearing under #UFOmg.

In an interview with Philstar.com, Tsoukalos explained the difference between real crop circles and those made by humans or by artists claiming that extra terrestrials made them.

“The way you can prove this is by looking at the end product of the finished crop circle. If you have a crop circle that was created by putting wooden boards by flattening the wheat stacks by wooden boards, at the bottom of the ground where the wheat stacks are, oftentimes you see that the stacks are broken and they are in complete disarray,” he said.

A real crop circle supposedly made by extraterrestrials, he said, has everything looking very flattened, but without the distraction of the stacks.

“Sometimes the stacks are intertwined with each other, a tell-tale sign that a crop circle is real, when the nodes of the stacks can be scientifically measured to be 300 percent larger than the nodes outside the crop circle in the same region or area. Right there, we have a gigantic mystery because nothing that we know of on Earth can increase the size of nodes by 300 percent,” he noted.

A term coined in the early 1980s by Colin Andrews, a crop circle or a crop formation refers to a giant pattern created by flattening crops in a field, usually cereal crops. Its first sighting was reported in 1678 in England. — Video by EC Toledo IV

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