A mystery! Scary, intriguing and a perfect plot for a whodunit. These mysteries have had the most amazing genius minds run out of answers and explanations. A perfect alias for a hijack, a mastermind carrying out planned murders or disappearance of a whole city! Everything under the proud nose of the most intelligent human forces. How? Why?
Well, here let me take you to the GREATEST MYSTERIES OF THE WORLD; that remain unsolved. Scientists and researchers have come up with various plausible theories to explain them. Why don't you share it with your friends and make your own theories,try solving these mysteries your own way.! Hit share. You can follow us on Twitter too.
Jack , the Ripper is the name given to a serial killer who murdered 11 people brutally in Whitechapel district of London. The name was coined when a newspaper claimed to receive a letter from the killer himself in 1888. Some people believe that the letter was a hoax and was only meant to achieve attention. Jack, viciously murdered 11 people, most of them being women prostitutes. It is often claimed that he used to rip out the internal organs of his victims, deciphering that he had a knowledge in surgery. The throats were ripped out and the sight of Jack's victims were difficult to see. Till today, the man who is responsible is still a mystery.
A brunette in her young thirties was spotted taking photographs during John F Kennedy's Assassination. She was called so, because she was spotted in a scarf that Russian ladies at the time used to wear, called Babushka's. FBI humbly requested her to come forward during investigation, but she never did. Nor does anyone know what was it that she was taking pictures of. She still remains an unsolved question.
D.B Cooper is the mysterious man who is considered to have hijacked Boeing 727 on November 27, 1971. He jumped from the plane with a parachute and $2,00,000. Neither the man nor the money has been found. In fact, the man to get on the flight used an alias on Dan Cooper, but due to errors in communication he became D.B Cooper! His true name, his whereabouts or any other information is unknown till date. The only picture of him is the one made by FBI sketch artist; as perceived by the fellow passengers of the flight.
A loosely formed triangle, joining Miami, San Juan and Bermuda. These mysterious waters have been acclaimed to swallow many mighty ships, aircraft and everything that passes through it. Many people believe that these waters house a underwater alien species that swallow every thing that passes through it. Bearing in mind, the paranormal activities associated with the place; it is also called the Devil's Triangle.
The Zodiac killer was a serial Killer who murdered 4 men and 3 women in northern California. Some say that there were as many as 30 victims but police records say otherwise. His name was coined because of the cryptograms he used at the end of his letters. In fact, out of 4 only one of his cryptogram has been successfully deciphered. The case of this man remains open till date in San Francisco Police Department; but whereabouts of this man are unknown.
The Shroud of Turin is a centuries old Linen cloth that is supposed to bear an imagery of a man who has been crucified. Christians believe that the image is of Jesus of Nazareth. It remains a mystery as to how the image was embossed on the cloth. Believers say that this must be the cloth which was wrapped around the deceased body of Christ. Various experiments and theories exist but all them fail to explain its existence. In spite of all unending debate, it remains of Historic and religious importance.
Mary Celeste is called to be one of the greatest maritime mystery of all time. This ship was discovered on September 5,1872 in the Atlantic Ocean, completely abandoned, in good shape, no signs of robbery or disaster; but only a life boat and captain's logbook missing.The ship took off to make a one month journey to the Bay of Gibraltar; with Captain, his family and a crew of 7 men. The ship was equipped with food for 6 months. But still, everyone went missing.The reasons as to why they left the boat remain a mystery. Furthermore this ship has earned the fame of being a ghost ship; because all her owners have somehow went mysteriously missing or have suffered serious losses or misery in different forms.
The Wow! Signal, was detected by Jerry R. Ehman on August 15, 1977. He was working on SETI(Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) on Big Ear Radio telescope, in The Ohio State University. The scientist on deciphering the signal, encircled a few digits and wrote Wow on the left hand side of the paper, amazed by what has just happened. It was a full 72 second long signal and nothing like that has ever been encountered ever again. This signal remains a mystery and so does life other than that on earth.
The Greek Philosopher Plato in his works mentioned about the Great City of Atlantis, during 360 B.C. He wrote that this beautiful city, existed 9.000 years before his time. It was found by men and God; and this beautiful city was made in the form of concentric circles, having moats all around and a perennial river flowing through the center connecting all the islands. But when the men and God of the city became involved in inhuman practices, and forgot about their real duties; Zeus made the city to sink in the water. As tangible as Plato is; its tough to ignore that this city is not true. How can a whole city vanish just like that? This legend is still popular though no explanation is yet available.
Voynich Manuscript has been carbon dated to 15th century. The pages are made of vellum and is adorned with an unknown hand written text and paintings. These paintings of plants have not been known to resemble any of the known species. The writing has till date not been deciphered; could it be a book recounting the plants at the time or of the future? Is it something of huge mystery or something useless? I leave it to your imagination!