Mythical creatures from Africa
For centuries, Africa remained for Europeans unknown mysterious continent. It was believed that ancient creatures could still live on the "black" continent, and that is why numerous scientific expeditions were…

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Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: "The skull of a child of Taung"
Let's continue the series of articles on unsolved mysteries of the 20th century. This time about the found at the beginning of the last century, in 1924, during the excavations…

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Last executed witch
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…

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Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: “Tungussky Meteorite”

Against the background of human life, the concept of “cosmic catastrophe” sounds somehow abstract, unreal. But just look at the photographs of the Moon, Mercury, Mars, the moons of Jupiter and Saturn, their face, “disfigured” by meteorite bombardments, as it becomes clear that cosmic catastrophes in the Solar System occur much more often than we suppose. The recent fall on Jupiter of the Shoemaker-Levy comet is direct evidence of this. The Earth, thanks to its dense atmosphere, is well protected from small meteoroids weighing tens and hundreds of kilograms. But what will happen if the Earth collides with an asteroid or a comet weighing a million tons? Continue reading

Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: “The Mystery of the Loch Ness Monster (Nessie)”

A lot of time has passed since the last article in the unsolved mystery series of the 20th century was published, the editors of our site decided to continue this series. And the next in turn is the Mystery of the Loch Ness Monster (Nessie).
If you turn to the very depths of Celtic legends, then this creature was first noticed by the Roman conquerors. The very first mention of the Loch Ness monster dates back to the 5th century AD, where in one of the chronicles the water beast of the River Ness is mentioned. Continue reading

Parallel Worlds

The idea of ​​the existence of parallel worlds became especially popular after astrophysicists proved that our Universe has limited dimensions — about 46 billion light years and a certain age — 13.8 billion years.
There are several questions at once. What is beyond the boundaries of the universe? What happened before its emergence from the cosmological singularity? How did the cosmological singularity come about? What awaits the universe in the future? Continue reading

Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: "The skull of a child of Taung"
Let's continue the series of articles on unsolved mysteries of the 20th century. This time about the found at the beginning of the last century, in 1924, during the excavations…

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10 most popular theories explaining the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle
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…

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Ghosts
Whether we want it or not, a sense of the reality of what underlies these legends is absorbed by us before birth. And no matter how hard a person is…

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Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: "The skull of a child of Taung"
Let's continue the series of articles on unsolved mysteries of the 20th century. This time about the found at the beginning of the last century, in 1924, during the excavations…

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Unsolved mystery of the 20th century: "Piri Reis Card"
The mystery of the mysterious Piri Reis map was not included in the series of articles about unsolved mysteries of the 20th century. We decided to correct this inaccuracy and…

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