Around in Circles
Exactly who, or what, is responsible for peppering Britain's landscape with the now familiar crop circles and the fantastically elaborate "pictogram" designs has been hotly debated for years. Indeed, worldwide interest in the subject is so intense that it even became a key aspect of the summer 2002 blockbuster movie starring Mel Gibson, Signs.
Official interest in these mysterious "circles" began early on. According to the Wall Street Journal
of August 28, 1989, "British agriculture and defense officials want to know more about the mysterious...