Chameleo: A Strange but True Story of Invisible Spies, Heroin Addiction, and Homeland Security

A enthralling mixture of Charles Bukowski, Hunter S. Thompson, and Philip ok. Dick, Chameleo is a real account of what occurred in a seedy Southern California city whilst an enthusiastic and unrepentant heroin addict named Dion Fuller sheltered a US marine who'd stolen evening imaginative and prescient goggles, and maybe a couple of most sensible mystery documents, from a close-by army base. Dion discovered himself arrested (under the ostensible auspices of The Patriot Act) for conspiring with overseas terrorists to smuggle top-secret army apparatus out of Camp Pendleton. the truth that Dion had totally not anything to do with foreign terrorists, smuggling, top-secret army apparatus, or Camp Pendleton did not appear to hassle the army. He was once published from penal complex after a six day lengthy Abu Ghraib-style interrogation. as a consequence he believed himself below severe govt scrutiny and, he suspected, the topic of unusual experimentation concerning "cloaking" - electro-optical camouflage so severe it renders observers virtually invisible from a distance of a few meters - by way of the dept of native land safeguard. Hallucination? possibly - other than Robert Guffey, an English instructor and Dion's good friend, tracked down and interviewed one of many scientists at the back of the venture, codenamed Chameleo, an experimental expertise that looks to were stolen by way of the U.S. division of safety and deployed on American soil. extra surprising nonetheless, Guffey came upon that the DoD has been experimenting with its most up-to-date applied sciences on a few americans. A condensed model of this tale used to be the canopy function of Fortean Times journal (September 2013).

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Tachi? S: Tachi. DF: Tachi, yeah. simply because he used to be beautiful younger, i presumed. however it may be… i've got photographs from the web that express him with a brick and he’s going like this, and it truly is actual clunky. in reality, it says that it’s very rudimentary and it says that you can use electronic video cameras to simulate the invisibility factor someway. S: Yeah. DF: And that anyone might do it. G: point out the silhouettes. DF: Yeah. there have been instances whilst i presumed that i used to be seeing a shadow, from them relocating. Is that attainable? S: Yeah, casting a shadow. DF: I additionally observed issues that, like, looking my window, i assumed i used to be… the only and merely time I known as the police on myself. simply because i used to be looking and it gave the look of humans have been leaping the fence to return into my apartment… S: Yeah. DF: and that i panicked and known as the law enforcement officials and the police officers have been at my entrance steps in seconds. They have been there. And it’s like I don’t comprehend what was once used precisely, yet i might glance out my window, oh, regularly, i'd glance out my window and that i may well inform what i used to be seeing was once no longer what used to be in the market. It used to be simply a picture of what used to be available in the market. S: Oh. DF: i feel this was once might be a know-how that had extra to do with whatever that’s inside of my head. S: Now, those people who got here into your room, they need to have solid a shadow except they'd very subtle shadow eliminators. DF: See, yet in the home, the shadow factor used to be like he used to be dimly lit and stuff. yet i used to be in San Diego and there has been stuff open air the home, so I do imagine I’ve noticeable, like, shadows relocating and stuff. And so I don’t imagine they’ve 100%— S: you could cast off shadows, however it takes strength to do it. DF: Oh, static electrical energy disrupts your imaginative and prescient, they usually have been in a position to… there has been occasions whilst I felt like my imaginative and prescient will be disrupted, then they'd implant a picture, like both open air of me or in all likelihood in, like, you recognize… I’m uncertain. It’s loopy. S: i'm wondering if they’re doing something with holographics. DF: Yeah, that’s what I intended. S: since you can do much with holographics. DF: Yeah. S: yet you want to have an exterior projection machine. DF: That’s with the issues at the home windows. It gave the impression of they have been simply exhibiting a hologram of clone of the surface. That’s what it was once, holograms. And I’d do, with my reflect factor… i've got a reminiscence of someone with a field this massive, and we had gotten stuff off the net that regrettably isn’t on your package deal, which talks approximately, like, utilizing the invisibility know-how for surgeons for doing surgical procedure. they can see via their very own fingers to… S: Yeah. That’s correct. I heard approximately that the opposite day. DF: that's simply, I suggest, that’s your paycheck. That’s your cash. If they’re taking this know-how that you patented and they’re going to exploit it in surgical program, that’s thoroughly— G: What you suggest is you certainly observed this sort of men for a second and he had a field— DF: Yeah, it used to be up above and stuff, you recognize. i might need to take a reflect and move like this, after which i'll seize a brief glimpse of it like above my head.

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