From the don't believe your lying eyes department, see below: Detail: Looks like a missile launch, right? Not according to the authorities: Mystery object spotted over Washington state island, military denies missile launch Note the cropped picture accompanying the article: Gee, I wonder why they did that. There's another article that takes the denial further: Mystery of object spotted over Whidbey Island apparently solved So what do you say, folks? Was this a wayward air ambulance with its lights on? Or were you born at night, just not last night?