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This article was published on April 18, 2011

    ‘Dead Alien’ found in Russia [Video]

    ‘Dead Alien’ found in Russia [Video]
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    Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-qualit Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-quality, compelling content for them. He previously served in several roles at TNW, including Editor-in-Chief. He left the company in April 2016 for pastures new.

    Here’s a great example here of how Web video has transformed folklore.

    This video of a supposed ‘Dead alien’ found in Russia is currently doing the rounds on YouTube. The story goes that a UFO crash was sighted in the Irkutsk region of Siberia a month ago and that the ‘corpse’ in this video was subsequently found in the snow.

    Is it real? Well – that’s unlikely, but as Mulder’s poster in The X-Files used to say, “I want to believe”.

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