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Are those flying rods on tv real?

  1. Feb 1, 2008 #1
    just seen this flying rods on tv and people almost everywhere have seen and captured it on film just wondering if its real or something.

    here are some links if you dont know what iam talking about.

    http://www.subversiveelement.com/Rods.html
     
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  3. Feb 1, 2008 #2

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    They are real -- real moths, bugs, and birds, that is. The phenomenon is an optical illusion that results from the way video cameras work.
     
  4. Feb 1, 2008 #3
    geez thanks, that almost fooled me.
     
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