Unexplained Mysteries

David Grann describes a legendary quest to uncover a lost civilization hidden in the Amazon, the City of Z, for the New Yorker: In the summer of 1996, rains flooded the Amazon,…


While neither the first nor the only one of its kind, Plato’s account is the best-preserved description of Atlantis to have survived antiquity. It is, therefore, the most important document available to…





With conventional, rational methods of investigation still coming up short, is it time to consider the paranormal in regards to the baffling disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370? A few days ago anchor Don Lemon queried a CNN panel of experts as to whether a black hole (by which he presumably meant a wormhole) may be the only explanation crazy enough to somehow make sense. Via Mediaite:







Until now crop circles were seemingly one of the New Age obsessions that didn’t originate in California. That’s all changed though, with the appearance of some complex new circles in Salinas, reports…






Disinfonauts, help a football (soccer) fan out: who are these robed figures photographed at Bayern Munich’s Allianz Arena this past weekend? According to Goal.com similarly dressed people have been spotted around the…



Try as I might, I can’t get this clown out of my head. The Northampton Chronicle and Echo has an update on the previously reported mysterious figure who has captured the public imagination by terrifying residents:

New video footage of the Northampton Clown emerging from Abington Park lake has been recorded by the Chronicle & Echo. It is the first video footage that has been obtained of the Northampton Clown, whose identity still remains a mystery.

In an exclusive interview with the Chronicle & Echo last week, The Northampton Clown, who wishes to remain anonymous, said that he was planning to continue making appearances in the town. The clown said he wanted people to see it as a bit of “harmless fun”.

The Northampton Clown said he had received more than 1,000 death threats sent to the message inbox of his Facebook page.