Top 10 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries of all Time
Our world is a mayhem of intangible and tangible stories, some false, some true and some are still to be explored. Our article discusses the stories which are still considered mysteries. For many hours, science is trying its theories, tactics and logics to get the truth out of these mysteries but no output is produced yet. There are a lot of mysteries that are under scientific evaluation but we are listing top 10 of them. We hope this article will be a fine piece of interesting and worth reading information.
No. 1 on our list is MH370, a Malaysian flight scheduled from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on 08 March,. The flight was carrying 227 passengers from 15 different countries and 12 Malaysian crew members. The flight magically disappeared and nothing has been found till date except a flaperon. Despite of multinational search program, the mystery of MH370 is still unsolved. The last voice contact made with flight was when it was flying over South China Sea. The airplane magically disappeared from radar screens of air traffic control. Malaysian Military radar tracked it when it was deviating from its planned route. Finally the aircraft left the range of Malaysian radar while flying over Andaman Sea.
The Malayans considered it a start to collapse of world while their monks were of the view that this was the price paid by humans for their ill deeds and misgivings. The authorities are searching the vast area of expected crash site again and again but the accident left no clue so far.
2. City of Atlantis
The civilization of Atlantis is like Athenians and other related civilizations which are yet to be dug and found. Its presence is based on its indication in work of Plato which shows the importance of state machinery. The city still remains vague with some bridges and rocks found. The reason behind its no. 2 standing on the list is the fact in the book “The Republic”, which says that the great city was as large as Asia and Libya combined together. Moreover, its gold worth the weight of all Greece. The powerful city perished under water smacked by the waves of Atlantic Ocean. It is assumed that the city was punished by god of water and earth, Poseidon.
Some other remains of Atlantis were found under the seabed off coast of Bimini Island, Bahamas in 1968. It was a 1km long limestone block formation. No one is sure that it is exactly the remains of Atlantis. But, Edgar Cayce’s prediction in 1938 about discovery of Atlantis’ ruins around Bimini seems creepily accurate here, after 30 years.
3. Bermuda Triangle
Bermuda triangle comes at no. 3 among top 10 unsolved mysteries of all time. It is situated on Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda, Miami and San Juan, making a triangle. It is said that many ships and planes have disappeared magically without leaving a trace. In cases where wrecks were found, the crew had vanished without leaving any clue. These incidents have been occurring since centuries. If we discuss the facts and figures, we come to know that in last 5 centuries, more than 1000 ships and planes have got disappear. The mystery behind Bermuda is that, all these things happen when there are no natural disasters, human error or equipment failure. The vehicles just vanish with no reason. Many scholars argue that Devil is playing at Bermuda triangle, that’s why it is also called Devil’s Triangle. Despite of different explanatory theories and logics, Bermuda Triangle is still an unsolved mystery.
4. Shroud of Turin
The shroud of Turin is a sepia colored sheet which shows the imprint of a man with a beard and long hair. The body of this man is nail wounded to his feet and wrists, a spear wound on his chest and pinpricks from thorns around his forehead, all consistent with crucifixion. It is Christianity’s one of the greatest holy objects. Placed in climate controlled case in Turin Cathedral, it attracts millions of pilgrims each year. It is a mystery from the time when it was investigated and results revealed human blood traces and pollens that only grow form the plants around Jerusalem. Science is still unable to explain how the image of a body of a man with such details could have formed on the cloth. It is yet a mystery whether this shroud is the original burial of Jesus or what.
5. Zodiac Killer
On number 5 of our list, is a serial killer who achieved fame for her notorious letters sent to Bay Area police in north California. He used to write coding digits in his letters. Among all of them, only one was decrypted. The man with unashamed madness claimed 37 murders. He used to tease the police by leaving clues and hints for any future plans in his coded letters along with the strips of bloody clothing as a proof of his statement. With his first murder in 1968, the man has been involved in a serial killing but police were unable to tack him. Despite of rigorous investigation and search for the killer, no one was ever arrested for the murders. The mysterious killer named himself Zodiac. He suddenly got off the scene with no trace behind. The case is still open.
6. Green Children
Two children were discovered in the England, in the kingdom of Suffolk under King Stephen’s region. These children were found in Woolpit village when formers were reaping their harvest. The children were hiding in a deep pitch dug to trap wolves. Their skin was covered with a green hue and their clothes were made up of some unidentifiable material. These children were offered bread which they refused to eat as it was entirely a new food for them. They spoke the language which no one was familiar with. Both of them were fed on harvested beans until they developed the taste for bread. The boy got shrink, weakened and died. The girl lived a healthy life and learned to speak English. By the time, her green tone changed into a normal skin.
Later of her age, she told that they used to live in a cavern where everything was green. They were gazing their father cattle when they heard church’s bell and followed. She only remembered these very few things of her childhood. The descendant to that lady exists today but the story is still a mystery till date.
7. Pollock Twins
Jacqueline and Joanna Pollock were twin sisters who died tragically at a very young age. A car smashed them while they were walking towards the church. After one year, Mrs. Pollock got pregnant. Despite the opposite views of doctor, the father insisted it would be twin girls. At the time of birth, they were twin girls who were named Jennifer and Gillian. The weird similarities and behaviors of the girls were observed that gave rise to the belief of re-creation (reincarnation). Many leading psychologists, who had been studying this phenomenon, studied their case and confirmed the miracle.
The twin sisters had same birth marks and scars. They asked for the same toys, even recalling the same name of dolls asked by their deceased sisters. They always asked to visit the same park. The twin sisters were unaware of their deceased sisters, but these strange facts and bizarre similarities make this case another unsolved mystery ranked no. 7 on our list.
Doppelganger is a German word which means the Evil Twin. This paranormal phenomenon is mentioned by many popular people such as Emily Stagee, Abraham Lincoln and Percy Shelley through their journals or personal accounts. According to this belief, every person has a duplicate but demonic twin that wanders a parallel universe experiencing and doing exactly the same things. One becomes aware of such twin in a state of post disaster or deathful sickness. This phenomenon, up to some extent, explains the phenomenon of déjà vu and an extra unseen person that follows us everywhere and gets explicit only under extremely grave conditions. Regarding Emily Stagee, it is said that more than 50 students witnessed her twin having a black shadow that encircled her writing on black board while she actually was sitting in a garden pulling out the weeds. This scary and weird unsolved mystery comes at number 8 on our list.
9. The Hum
This mysterious sound with its devastating results comes at no. 9 of our top 10 greatest unsolved mysteries of all times. The mystery of Hum preludes the era of 1950’s. Reports of an unpleasant acoustic low frequency disturbance were famous from specific zone of Taos (Mexico), Bondi (Sydney), Bristol (England) and Windsor (Ontario). The people complained of a disturbing drumming, throbbing, humming sound that resulted in depression and sleepless nights. The possible causes might be the activities in hum prone zones but no scientific reasons could explain this paranormal phenomenon. These Hums were heard by 11pc of total population resulting in headaches, nausea and even suicides. The Hum still continues to be an unsolved mystery.
10. The Great Attractor
The universe is so large that our galaxy, the Milky Way, is just a minute particle in it. There are a lot of things beyond our galaxy. Among all of them, there is something so massive, so big that it is pulling us towards itself from hundreds of millions of light years. Scientists have named it The Great Attractor. It has the ability to suck the whole universe into it. It is a diffuse mass concentration, a space anomaly which is 250 million light years away. It is not just pulling our galaxy but the millions of other galaxies as well. We are yet not sure what it is and why it is attracting us towards itself. This is still the mystery yet to be solved. The great attractor with its great mystery comes at no. 10.