“Visitors descending on the remote Nevada desert for ‘Storm Area 51’ are from Earth, not outer space. No one knows what to expect, but the two tiny towns of Rachel and Hiko near the once-secret military research site are preparing for an influx of people over the next few days.” AP: Possible ‘Storm Area 51′ crowds worry Nevada desert towns. (And Nevada just got rid of the Burning Man crowds…)

+ Vox: Area 51 and aliens: the myth, the meme, and the strange reality, explained. (I don’t get the current obsession with Area 51. The shit you’re seeing right in front of you isn’t weird enough?)