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24 facts tagged with Mystery Facts
Mysterious Ghost Yacht
In 2007, an unmanned yacht was discovered drifting off the coast of Australia. The engine and a laptop were running, the radio and GPS were working and a meal was set to eat, but the three-man crew were not on board.
In 2003, a Boeing 727-223 was stolen from an airport in Angola. Despite a worldwide search, it still has not been found.
In 1977, researchers detected a strong and unusual radio signal from space that lasted 72 seconds. It hasn't been detected since.
A year after his wife's disappearance, a Dutch crime writer named Richard Klinkhamer wrote a suspicious book about seven ways to kill your spouse. He became famous and spent the next decade hinting in print and on TV that he had murdered her. Finally, it turned out that he really had.
In 2003, the skeletal remains of a human that measured 6 inches in length were found in a Chilean ghost town. A definite explanation for its size, mutations, and origin has yet to be found.
Lobster-Claw Alien Abduction
In 1973, two men arrived at a sheriff's office claiming to have been abducted by aliens with lobster-claw hands. Left alone in a room with a secret recording device to expose their lie, they instead continued to talk in "terribly distressed" voices about the abduction.
In 1876, there was a mysterious shower of meat that rained down from the sky for several minutes on a Kentucky town. It is now known as the Kentucky Meat Shower.
There's a mysterious satellite of unknown origin that's orbiting Earth. Dubbed the Black Knight Satellite, astronomers have been reporting strange radio signals allegedly coming from the satellite since the 1930s - before NASA or the Soviet Union put satellites into space.