Thursday, June 14, 2007

Too Fast For Smart People to See: Skyfish and Rods

From Wikipedia:
Rods, a rather new entry in the field of Cryptozoology, are said to be creatures that flit about in the air at such a high speed as to not be seen by the naked eye. Rods appear to be observational artifacts produced by rapidly flying animals. Practically all sightings of rods are based on video evidence, due to the propensity of video cameras to produce characteristic stroboscopic artifacts when imaging rapidly flying animals, especially insects, but also including birds. Their recent popularity seems to be a result of media exposure in television and in tabloids. Jose Escamilla, who runs the website, has appeared in numerous interviews and television "investigations".

And there are even toys - collect the whole set (if you can find them, that is):

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