Tag Archive for unsolved mystery

Has Jack The Ripper’s identity finally been determined?

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Another claim to have “definitively” solved one of the world’s most enduring mysteries. This time using modern technology. ‘Jack the Ripper was Polish barber called Aaron Kosminski’, new book claims. Jack the Ripper was a 23-year-old Polish immigrant called Aaron Kosminski, according to an author claiming to have exposed the serial killer’s true identity using…

Valentich mystery mongering fueled by UFO group

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A young, rule-breaking pilot disappeared over Australia decades ago. Yep, UFO. (roll eyes) Farmer may hold UFO clue to 36-year Valentich plane mystery. Almost 36 years to the month that Victorian pilot Fred Valentich vanished without a trace, an independent researcher says there is evidence suggesting the 20-year-old’s Cessna was spotted in the sky over…

Modeling Ripper Street

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Using a model, criminologists have proposed a theory about where the infamous Jack the Ripper lived in Whitechapel. They say the technique works because most criminals operate close to their home or workplace but keep a “buffer zone” around it. ‘We know where Jack the Ripper lived’ By using the latest geographical profiling techniques based on the…

Psychics comment on missing plane

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No word yet on the missing plane. Time to call out the psychics? (They never seem to PREDICT this in any way that would be at all helpful.) “Raja Bomoh” at KLIA to help find missing plane – Bernama – Yahoo News Malaysia. The mystery surrounding the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has captured the…

Yet another insight into the Voynich manuscript

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More on the Voynich! Everyone has their own ideas about it. 600 year old mystery manuscript decoded by University of Bedfordshire professor – beds.ac.uk. AN award-winning professor from the University has followed in the footsteps of Indiana Jones by cracking the code of a 600 year old manuscript, deemed as ‘the most mysterious’ document in…

Noisy booms in Kentucky baffles locals

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Don’t panic. Ah… too late. Unexplained “booms” leaving local neighborhoods shaken. For the past two days in a row, people in the Local 6 area have reported hearing loud, jolting booms. The story we first posted Saturday night has more than 500 comments from people who say they have all heard and felt the same…

New theory of ball lightning published

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Mystery of Ball Lightning Solved. Previous competing theories have cited microwave radiation from thunderclouds, oxidizing aerosols, nuclear energy, dark matter, antimatter, and even black holes as possible causes. The new theory, reported in a paper in the Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, focuses on how ball lightning occurs in houses and aeroplanes – and how…

Call me when they actually find Jimmy Hoffa’s body (UPDATED: Fail)

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Police to search for remains of Jimmy Hoffa under Roseville driveway. Police will be taking soil core samples at a home in Roseville on Friday in search of the remains of missing Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, whose 1975 disappearance sparked one of the 20th century’s biggest mysteries. “We received information from an individual who saw…

The search for Amelia Earhart’s plane ends with conflicting reports

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In an update to this story, the search for Amelia Earhart’s plane has been called off. TIGHAR Ends Earhart Aircraft Search. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery has ended a much publicized search for Amelia Earhart’s aircraft after being stymied by technical issues and difficult underwater topography. “After discussion and analysis of the results…

Hyping the Baltic anomaly as UFO

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The truth is out there about UFO in Baltic Sea, Swedish scientists say Swedish scientists plan to explore a mystery ripped straight from the “The X-Files.” Rather than Mulder and Scully, this adventure features Swedish researchers Peter Lindberg and Dennis Asberg. They too know the truth is out there — and in mere days plan…

Psychic Acorah quoted saying Madeleine McCann is dead but disavows the claim

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TV psychic Derek Acorah: ‘Maddie is dead’ – Telegraph The medium, who has allegedly “sickened” the McCann family with his predictions, said the little girl would soon be reincarnated after joining the “spirit world”. Mr Acorah, 62, said: “I know her parents are convinced Maddie is alive and I’m really sorry – but the little…

Family experiences fleet-footed figure in Surrey – Spring Heeled Jack? (Updated)

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Terrified Banstead family confronted by ‘dark figure’ on bypass (From Surrey Comet). A taxi ride home on Valentine’s night turned into a nightmare when a family were confronted by a terrifying apparition that looked and moved like the legendary Spring Heeled Jack. Scott Martin and his family were travelling home by taxi from Stoneleigh on…

Sounds from the sky: Reflections on historical observations and recent events

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The recent wave of sky noise videos and reports from across the globe have sown concern and copycat hoaxes. Historical observations disclosed here reveal that mystery noises in the sky are not new and have many and various potential explanations. Our urban and industrial society may be contributing to the recent events, if they are…