World’s greatest unsolved mysteries

Amelia Earhart

One of the biggest aviation mysteries that continues to boggle the minds of both the young and old since she disappeared on July 2, 1937 over the pacific which would be both the longest as well as the first attempt by a woman to do the same. Because of her public persona and fair celebrity status, search efforts were undertaken immediately but to no avail. Theories of her disappearance have been diverse and unending. While many believe that Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan ran out of fuel and sank in the ocean, some believe that they crashed on an uninhabited island and ultimately died. Some have speculated possibilities of Earhart being a spy or even having assumed another identity. It seems this mystery won’t be laid to rest anytime soon.

Bermuda Triangle

The Bermuda Triangle, also referred to as the Devil’s Triangle, is a stretch of the Atlantic Ocean bordered by a line from Florida to the islands of Bermuda. It is one of the biggest mysteries of our time as several ships and planes seem to mysteriously disappear over that particular area. Several theories have cropped up including some magnetic force and methane eruptions from the ocean floor. Some bizarre theories have even gone as far as speculating some advanced race living underwater or in space that have a hand in this! (Images Source)

Yeti

 Tales of the Yeti or the ‘abominable snowman’ have been recorded and spoken about and even sent cryptozoologists in a tizzy but no one has ever come close to identifying the mythical creature. Though there have also been several reports and photographs and other traces of a large creatures footprints over open snow lands, no physical body has ever been found. Several studies have even claimed that the Yeti (or Bigfoot or sasquatches) might be an ancient relative of humans who is somehow thriving in complete solidarity. However, till some concrete proof is found the Yeti remains one of the biggest unsolved mysteries in the world. (Image Source)

Lochness Monster

 The very popular sea monster known to live in the deep, daunting depths of Loch Ness in Scotland, the Lochness Monster could debatably be one of the most talked about mysteries of the world. Thousands of people flock religiously to Loch to catch a glimpse of this mysterious creature. There have been several theories concerning the Lochness monster, while some believe that it might be a survivor from the dinosaur family, others are convinced that it’s a cryptic beast dwelling in the depths of the ocean. (Image Source)

Lost city of Atlantis

The mystery of the lost city of Atlantis still manages to hold the curiosity of people across the Globe. It is believed that simple, virtuous people once populated the island of Atlantis, but as the land started getting corrupted, Greek God Zeus gathered the other God’s and in a surge of anger and violence, the entire city and its people were swallowed completely by the sea. Evidence of Atlantis being a real place can be found in Plato’s writings and have sparked debates and controversies for centuries. (Image Source)

The Mary Celeste

 

This continues to be one of the most discussed mysteries of the world. When the unguided ship was discovered, the ship’s only lifeboat was missing and there was a six month supply of food and water, but no a single soul on board. What really happened to the ten people aboard the Mary Celeste? Such has been the mystery of the Mary Celeste that its inspired documentaries, TV series and even books. The mystery, however, remains unsolved. (Image Source)

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