Category: Unexplained Mysteries

Unexplained Mysteries

The universe is full of unexplained mysteries, and in the words of Aristotle, “The more you know, the more you know you don’t know.” Mysteries drive us to explore, to search, to think and experiment. Humankind has been to the moon, explored our solar system and beyond; we’ve created computers smarter than people, and we can store huge amount of data in tiny spaces. It is always intriguing when we solve mysteries, but in this category you will only find the unsolved variety.

Curiosity blooms when we don’t have all the answers. Our collection of stories will leave you wondering and keep you guessing. Your imagination will spark, as your mind attempts to draw plausible conclusions to some of the most thought provoking mysteries. Some are well known, such as the death of Elisa Lam. Others are more obscure, like the Hungarian Suicide Song. If you have a thirst for knowledge, you will love our broad range of topics and categories. Take your time browsing around our library of unexplained mysteries. They are sure to satisfy your sense of curiosity.

The Bizarre Story of Little Pauline Picard

The Bizarre Story of Little Pauline Picard

Pauline Picard disappeared from her family's farm, but they found her in another town ... or so they thought. Then a cyclist found her decomposing body.

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The Hanging Coffins of China: Mysteries Along the Yangtze

The Hanging Coffins of China: Mysteries Along the Yangtze

Along the dramatic cliffs of Southern China, coffins are suspended on open precipices or tucked inside caves that appear impossible to reach. Although it is assumed that the ...

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The Sarah Joe Mystery: Disappearance in the Pacific

The Sarah Joe Mystery: Disappearance in the Pacific

The Sarah Joe mystery is the story of 5 men who went fishing on a beautiful day in Hawaii, but never returned, only to have 1 man reappear 10 years later.

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Who Wrote “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”?

Who Wrote “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”?

A family feud has been raging over who wrote "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," the classic poem that dazzles kids with sugar plums and flying reindeer.

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The Lost Mine of Ophir and King Solomon’s Gold

The Lost Mine of Ophir and King Solomon’s Gold

King Solomon had more than $60 trillion in gold around 970 BCE. Explorers have searched for millennia for the lost mine of Ophir. Why hasn't it been found?

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Lady of the Swamp: Margaret Clement

Lady of the Swamp: Margaret Clement

They called her "Lady of the Swamp." Margaret Clement lived around the swamps and one day she vanished. Murder was suspected, but where was her body?

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Belmez Faces: Mystery of the People in the Floor

Belmez Faces: Mystery of the People in the Floor

The Belmez faces mysteriously appeared in the kitchen floor of a Spanish home. When they tore up the floor they found multiple skeletons and some without heads.

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Circleville Letters Mystery Still Unsolved

Circleville Letters Mystery Still Unsolved

They thought they convicted the right man, but the letters continued. Paul Freshour served a decade, but the Circleville Letters mystery remains unsolved.

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The Stolen Airliner TAAG Boeing 727-223 (N844AA)

The Stolen Airliner TAAG Boeing 727-223 (N844AA)

On 25 May 2003, a Boeing 727-223, registered N844AA, was stolen from Luanda, Angola airport and was never seen again. What happened to the plane and pilot?

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Madonna with Saint Giovannino: Painting with a UFO?

Madonna with Saint Giovannino: Painting with a UFO?

The Madonna with Saint Giovannino 15th century painting has created a lot of buzz. Some people think there's a UFO in the background. What do you think?

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The Emerald Tablet May Hint at the Secret to Making Gold

The Emerald Tablet May Hint at the Secret to Making Gold

The original text of The Emerald Tablet first appeared around 1500 years ago. Does its cryptic message hint at the mystical Philosopher's Stone?

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Nazca Lines of Peru and Recent Findings

Nazca Lines of Peru and Recent Findings

The Nazca lines of Peru are enormous geoglyphs of shapes and animals in the desert. What else have we learned about these strange pictures?

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The Sinking of  the Mary Rose

The Sinking of the Mary Rose

The fact that the Mary Rose sunk during the 1545 Battle of the Solent is not disputed. The reason, however, is the topic of debate that goes on to this day.

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The Disappearance of Ben McDaniel

The Disappearance of Ben McDaniel

Nearly six years have passed since Ben McDaniel disappeared while fresh-water scuba diving, despite extensive (and expensive) search efforts to find him.

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The Strange Death of Author Eugene Izzi

The Strange Death of Author Eugene Izzi

In 1997, author Eugene Izzi was found dead hanging from a 14 story building in Chicago. Was it death, murder or suicide? The evidence is a mystery itself.

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Historic Mysteries