Today in popular culture there is a surge of interest in paranormal phenomena. Ghosts, UFOs and Yeti are portrayed on the pages of newspapers and magazines almost more often than pop stars. Television programs on the work of psychics and mediums have high ratings.
In this regard, it is not surprising that haunted houses are especially popular with tourists: the mystical stories associated with a particular landmark add to its popularity. Continue reading
Over the years, various theories explaining the mysterious disappearances in the triangle between Miami, Bermuda and Puerto Rico have accumulated a huge amount – from the most idiotic to quite reasonable. We selected the most popular:
10 most popular theories explaining the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle
According to this version, a comet fell to the bottom of the ocean 11,000 years ago – just at the place where the notorious Bermuda Triangle is located. Continue reading
Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: “The shooting of Russian Emperor Nicholas II and members of his family”
Dear friends, I would like to continue the series of unsolved mysteries of the XX century. This time I would like to tell you about the execution of Russian Emperor Nicholas II and members of his family. On the night of July 16-17, 1918, Russian Emperor Nicholas II, his wife, Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, their children, Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, the heir to the Tsarevich Alexei, and also the leib-medic Evgeny Botkin, the valet Alexei Troupe, the room girl Anna Demidova and the cook Ivan Kharitonov. Continue reading
The time has come for another unsolved mystery of the 20th century from our already half-lost series of secrets of the 20th century. The Veles Book is a written text first published in the 1950s by Russian emigrants Yu. P. Mirolyubov and Al. Kurom (A. A. Kurenkov) in San Francisco. According to the stories of Mirolyubov, he was written off from the wooden planks lost during the war, allegedly created around the 9th century. It contains legends, prayers, legends and stories about the ancient Slavic history from about the VII century BC. er until the ninth century n. er
Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: “The Book of Veles” Continue reading
When Anna Göldi, a forty-six-year-old resident of the Swiss city of Glarus, hired a servant in the house of local judge Jacob Chudi, she still didn’t know that she would soon go down in history in a very sad way: to become the last woman in Europe executed on charges of witchcraft.
Last executed witch
It may surprise someone that the last such incident occurred in Switzerland, a country that today is seen as a kingdom of order, law and tranquility. However, we must bear in mind that such a reputation of Switzerland has developed only in the last two hundred years. Continue reading