It is a human nature that they interrogate every-thing in their surroundings and want to know the reason behind every happening but there are some events that can’t be explained. A mystery is something that is very difficult to solve or inexplicable events. A few stories are so fascinating that they are able to capture everyone’s attention. These intriguing stories derive all of ours attention and every one directly or indirectly start taking interest in these riddles. Myths also add a spice in mysteries and make them more interesting. There are some Top 10 unsolved mysteries of the world that shook the world and have captured everyone’s attention for a long time.
10. D.B Cooper
An unidentified man who hijacked the plane Boeing 27 between Portland, Oregon, Seattle and Washington and jumped with a parachute on an unknown place had a name D.C Cooper. He also exported $200,000 in ransom. FBI invested that the person did not survived due to his highly risky jump from the plane but again there are no conclusive ideas. His identity is still a secret unknown to everyone.
9. Tamam Shud Case
It is considered as “one of the most profound mysteries” at a time in which a dead, unidentified man found at 6 a.m. on 1st December 1948 at the Somerton beach of Australia. Due to the continuous cold war, the middle aged man was considered as a spy because his death was due to some unknown poison, removed labels of his clothes and there was a piece of paper in his pocket with some codes written on it but no government has claimed him to be a secret agent. The identity of man was not found and the case is named as “tamam shud” meaning “ended” or “finished but despite of continuous research the case is still unsolved.
8. The Lost City of Atlantis
An idea that an ancient city is lost underwater is still a mystery. Is it a myth or mystery?? There are many concepts about this city, some says it is a continent, some says it is real or some consider it a fake story. Plato was the first person who wrote first time on this lost civilization and according to him, Atlantis was adversary towards Athens due to which they were punished by the Gods. It is also thought that the lost ships and crafts lost in Bermuda are connected with the Lost City of Atlantis.
7. Voynich Manuscript
The book is named after the Polish-American book-Seller M.Voynich who acquired a 240-page book in a completely unknown language with the strange and different diagrams, events and odd plants that make the document more intriguing because those pictures do not match with any of the species of plants. Carbon between the pages has revealed that the book is made between 1024 and 1438 because the author of the book is still unknown. The diagrams in this book have revealed some astronomical origin therefore the book is known as “The World’s most mysterious manuscript”.
6. The Wow! Signal
On a hot night of summer in 1977, a signal caught by a big telescope present outside Delaware, Ohio and it seemed for a short period of time that human history is going to change. The message was sent from another world and lasted for seventy seconds. The signal was actually shift of letters to numbers and was so intriguing that Ehman circled the letters with red ink and wrote “Wow” on it, since then it is known as “The Wow” signal. Many professionals and astronauts tried to actually find out the exact meaning of that signal but did not succeed and the signal has never been found again.
5. Taos Hum
In a year of 1950’s a low frequency humming or throbbing sound was heard by the people of a town in Mexico. The area had a huge residence of 4,700 people and most of the people who heard the sound claimed that the sound was similar to diesel engine idling nearby. The mysterious sound was so torturous that made people restless, irritated and dizzy and an effect that caused nosebleed. Many scientists and investigators involved in this but did not get its original cause.
4. The Loch Ness Monster
It is very difficult to believe that there is a monster even in this modern era! The Loch Ness Monster is an unsolved mystery, many people have seen this giant monster but that monster is still a mystery and undiscovered yet. It is believed that the monster has a dinosaur type structure hidden in the deepest lake of Scotland known as Loch Ness Lake. Many photographs and sonar scans has shown its structure but the evidences are not fully trustworthy and are susceptible. Since 1930, the rumors have reaches to their peak and the mystery is still under discussion.
3. Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart was an American pilot and author who set many records and called as the first lady who crossed Atlantic and Pacific Ocean solo. But on 2nd of July 1937, her plane suddenly disappeared to nowhere over the central Pacific Ocean when she was on her circum-navigational flight. Suddenly her career and life disappeared. The mystery that where did she lost is still unsolved. According to British archeologists in 1999 they found a crashed plane on the Pacific island that contained Earhart DNA but the evidences were not conclusive and the mystery continued.
2. Jack the Ripper
During the last years of 19th century, a caped villain carrying a leather bag (undoubtedly a notorious serial killer) spread terror in the people throughout the London. The killer killed the people very unkindly and attacked them many a times. According to a retired police investigator Trevor Marriot who spent years on this case said:
“It is probably one of the great unsolved mysteries in British Criminal History.”
It has to be noticed that no-one was convicted of crimes so any information is actually the investigation of police and media has made this story more intriguing.
1. Bermuda Triangle
There is a region in the Western part of North Atlantic Ocean where the number of aircrafts and ships has been disappeared mysteriously. According to US Navy, there is no such area exists. Evidences show that many of the important incidents were not accurately reported and spurious.
Many explanations have been put forward for the explanation for the disappearance that includes violent weather, human error, compass variations, methane hydrates and Gulf streams but no documentation is still able to fully explain about the mysterious Bermuda Triangle that is also known as Devil’s Triangle. It is also said there is another world right there in the triangle of ocean between Florida, Bermuda and Puerto Rico where all the disappeared things are present.