it's one of the most fascinating phenomena in the world. The existence of UFOs and aliens. It's such a hotly contested topic that people have been known to get into literal fights over their existence.

We've heard it all at this point. Area 51, alien abductions, flying saucer type of aircraft up in the sky, etc. It seems every day someone had a sighting of a UFO or an encounter with an alien.

The "Men In Black" movies made us believe that aliens are already here on Earth, just disguised as human beings. Whether you believe that or not is up to you, I'm not going to argue with you about it. However, it does seem UFOs are something Texans really have on their mind right now.

According to some new data by Bet Texas, Texas is the EIGHTH most obsessed state when it comes to Google searches for UFOs. No, really. Can't make this stuff up. It's science. It's data.

Here are some of the stunning numbers. Over the last year, Google searches for UFOs in Texas have increased by a staggering 98%! There are only three states who saw a larger increase, and those are Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina.

It seems there's something with the south and people having a renewed interest in UFOs and their existence. Are there flying objects in the air that I'm simply not seeing? I feel like that would be the only reason we'd see numbers increase so dramatically.

The number of searches for UFOs in Texas was an amazing 1,311,000 searches in 2022. That's just wild. Maybe it has something to do with 25 different sightings here in Amarillo alone.

Whether you believe, or don't believe, doesn't matter. It seems curiosity is getting the better of all of us. Those "Chinese spy balloons" didn't help.

UFO Sightings in Amarillo

Amarillo has had 52 UFO sightings over the years.

All the sightings were reported to the National UFO Reporting Center.

All of the following stories were from data collected from the National UFO Reporting Center.

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