What’s comforting about watching mystery thrillers on TV? That they are the figment of somebody’s imagination, that they aren’t true! But what would you call it if the incident turns out to be true? Learn about some of the mysteries around the world that nobody, not even the biggest experts has been able to solve yet.
The Dyatlov Pass Incident
It was the night of February 1959, when the death of nine ski-hikers in Russia sent shockwaves around the country. On a fateful night, the campers had their dinner and went off to sleep. But the group later was nowhere to be found. The searchers did find the abandoned tent, there were several footprints around the area too. The footprints led to the edge of the wood.
Although initially death was put down to hypothermia, it made no sense. From trauma to a brutal assault, each of the bodies had some inexplicable signs of torture. Explanations ranged from UFO attacks to Yeti. Later scientists gave a reason for infrasound a rare phenomenon of the wind that causes feelings of dread, panic, chills, and more. It remains one of the most chilling mysteries ever.
In the year 2016, the strangest thing happened to a CIA officer in Havana, who checked in to the American Embassy’s health office and reported issues of nausea, splitting headache, and feeling faint. Two more CIA officers had similar health complaints. The number continued to grow in 2018 as there were almost 26 Americans and as many as 13 Canadians who continued to report weird symptoms of nausea, vertigo, hearing loss, nosebleeds, and lapses in concentration.
What was a stranger that all the symptoms were set off by a strange noise that they had either heard in their hotel rooms or houses? One person even said that the sound was high-pitched. The sound was similar to that off marbles rolling on the floor. We know what you must be thinking: The Cuban government is up to something, right? Many theories were floating around the incident. What bamboozled the scientists were why the noise caused illness in the victims.
The Mystery of The Ghost Ship
In 1872 on a cold and balmy December day a ship called The Mary Celeste was found going adrift in the Atlantic Ocean. The cargo was there untouched but the lifeboat was missing. But strangely not a single person was spotted on the deck. The Mary Celeste set off for, Genoa, Italy. There was the Captain, Benjamin Briggs with seven crew members on board. Brigg’s wife and daughter were also there in the shop. The ship was stocked with supplies, luxurious or otherwise. So, what made the people abandon the ship? Did something alarming happen on the ship? But nothing was revealed even in the ship’s daily log. Everything seemed to be in order.
Theories have been floating since then, was there an attack from pirates or did a sea monster decide to unleash his anger on the hapless passengers. Scientists had posed several theories, one of them being that alcohol fumes may have caused the explosion which left the captain with no choice but to empty the boar
Theories over the years have included mutiny, pirate attack, and an assault by a giant octopus or sea monster. In recent years, scientists have posed the theory that fumes from alcohol onboard caused an explosion that made Briggs and company run for life. \
The Mystery Area 51
Area 51, a place in southern Nevada, is a military base in the USA, people were unaware of its existence till 2013. Area 51 was the place where experimental aircraft and weapons are made. The place is certainly shrouded in secrecy. Speculations are rife that Area 51 is used to conduct laboratory tests on UFOs. There are other theories including one that may cause time travel or find out new ways to control the weather.
While people continue to hatch one conspiracy after another about the place. The truth is there is something about Area 51. But it may be a government secret that most people may not come to know about in the years to come. In other words, the mystery will remain a mystery.
So, it is true with most other mysteries on this list, there is no plausible explanation and hence the mystery of these places continues.