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The Encyclopedia of the World's Greatest Unsolved Mysteries by John Spencer

the encyclopedia of the worlds greatest mysteries

Some believe that the indigenous people used the lines as a navigational tool during sacred pilgrimages. The only anomaly was that a single lifeboat was missing. A week later, she had been joined by 100 people and within a month there were four times as many who began to collapse from exhaustion β€” a large number died. This very captivating sculpture was created by Jim Sanborn to show that everything can be resolved and decoded with the use of patterns and clues. Is it possible that the designers of these spaces knew something that modern scientists are just rediscovering? The Nazca Lines The Nazca Lines cover more than 190 square miles in the southern deserts of Peru. Its size is about a small hill when there is no wind. Superstitions and religions evolved into accepted rules for appropriate human behavior customs and forbidden behavior taboos.

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25 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries

the encyclopedia of the worlds greatest mysteries

Was it the work of a cruel practical joker? The Sajama lines cover an area of approximately 22,525 square kilometres 8,700 square miles , with the longest lines measuring 20 kilometers 12 miles in length. They are among archaeology's greatest enigmas because of their quantity, nature, size and continuity. At certain pitches, one feels the sound vibrating in bone and tissue as much as hearing it in the ear. Here are some of the best enigmas the world has to offer… 2. This involves an understanding of why Stonehenge is located where it is, what the materials consist of, and what archaeology has uncovered about the people who built it. Although the words of Herodotus have frequently been drawn into question, the detailed and consistent descriptions of the labyrinth from multiple sources indicate that it is a place that did indeed exist in the ancient past.

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5 Unsolved Mysteries Of The World That Will Give You The Chills

the encyclopedia of the worlds greatest mysteries

Related: This map, of which only about a third survives, was discovered in 1929. The most commonly held hypothesis is that the henges had something to do with a religious or spiritual ritual. With the lengths taken by both the White House and the Kremlin to preserve secrecy at the height of the Cold War we may never know the truth. Air Force to develop and test new aircrafts β€” such as the U-2 Spy Plane, A-12 Blackbird and F-117 Stealth Fighter. To this day, the burial site of Alexander the Great has never been found.

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Top 12 Unsolved Mysteries of the World

the encyclopedia of the worlds greatest mysteries

In this chapter the universality of accounts of the manifestation of ghostly entities is explored. Enormous blocks weighing up to 800 tons, consist of perfectly straight edges that lock perfectly into each other and contain no chisel marks. None of these theories have been confirmed. Some scientists say it is volcanic ash but it keeps shifting with the wind, grain by grain: for ever and ever! Still others search for mysterious relics imbued with supernatural attributes that have accomplished miracles so that such powers might be theirs. It was carved from soft limestone, and has been slowly falling apart over the years. The sense of bewilderment and fear caused by The Mothman climaxed with a tragic accident that killed 46 people. Perhaps you can challenge this one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of the world and see if that is really a treasure.

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The Greatest Mysteries of the Ancient... (Book published April 20, 2015)

the encyclopedia of the worlds greatest mysteries

Numerous suspects have been investigated, but despite the enormous man hours that went into the investigation, both the murders and the letters remain unsolved. Greek philosopher as a large island located near the Rock of Gibraltar, home of the most advanced civilization and being of unrivaled refinement with a glorious palace. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. Until these mysteries are resolved, enjoy our 25 greatest unsolved mysteries ever. The eeriest thing about this road? The Lost City of Atlantis The Lost City of Atlantis was introduced to the West 2,400 years ago by Plato, who claimed it to be the island home of an advanced society.

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The Greatest Mysteries Of The World

the encyclopedia of the worlds greatest mysteries

Throughout the evolving centuries to the present day, humankind continues to seek magical means of improving its lot in life, providing order to the chaos of the physical world, and winning the favor of the inhabitants of the unseen world. Was it an instance of mass hysteria? Its impressiveness comes not only from its size and remarkable level of preservation, but more so because of the incredible precision with which it was constructed during an era of simple technology and social organization. Many think it is simply a myth conjured up in the minds of old sea dogs, designed to both entertain and terrify. The unusual site of thousands of megalithic stone jars scattered across nearly one hundred sites deep in the mountains of northern Laos has fascinated archaeologists and scientists ever since their discovery in the 1930s. There are many unsolved mysteries in life even though science, technology, and research have come a very long way. All of these feet have been somehow separated from their bodies.

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Go figure

the encyclopedia of the worlds greatest mysteries

These roads quickly began causing historians, civilians, and divers to imagine a long-lost civilization, no longer known to mankind. The pillar, made from 98% wrought iron, has been astounding scientists by its ability to resist corrosion after all these years. At the heart of this is the mysterious figure of Jack Ruby, who shot Oswald soon after his arrest. Although we may demand a logical explanations for these mysterious things, as of now we will have to settle with mere speculations. In this chapter, the colorful and controversial lives of such mystics and mediums will be examined and their philosophies, techniques, and spiritual tools identified.

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Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained

the encyclopedia of the worlds greatest mysteries

The images could have been fertility icons. Jersey Devil According to legend, 250 years ago a Jersey woman by the name of Mrs. It was first discovered by Jacques Mayol, a record-holding free diver, and two friends. Scientists, historians and enthusiasts have dedicated their entire careers to trying to solve some of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the world, yet there are many just seem unsolvable. The Serpent and the Rainbow combines anthropological investigation with a remarkable personal adventure to illuminate and finally explain a phenomenon that has long fascinated Americans. Between August 2007 and May 2014 over 10 dismembered feet β€” still in their and shoes β€” washed up somewhere along this stretch of sea. Despite the rugged topography and natural obstacles, they are remarkably straight, formed into a web or network.

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