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Crop Circles More Than Just Modern Pranks?

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2013 07:02:55 -0500
Archived: Sun, 03 Feb 2013 07:02:55 -0500
Subject: Crop Circles More Than Just Modern Pranks?

Source: Time Magzine


Feb. 02, 2013

Are Crop Circles More Than Just Modern Pranks?
By Yue Wang

A Tasmanian historian used Google Earth images to argue that
crop circles, which are often dismissed as jokes taken too far,
are not simply a modern hoax, according to the Huffington Post.

Many were persuaded that the intriguing circles were nothing
more than pranks when two British men, David Chorley and Doug
Bower, revealed in 1991 that they, under the cover of darkness
and armed with wooden planks and barrels, had been creating
circles across the wheat fields of southern England since 1978.

The two  jovial con men in their 60s, as described by a local
newspaper at the time of the revelation, demonstrated in front
of groups of journalists how they trampled out the patterns that
were often attributed to aliens, reported the New York Times.

But historian Greg Jefferys, who has a degree in archaeology,
says he has new evidence that not all crop circles have a human

[More at site... thanks to Diana Cammack for the lead]

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