Posts Tagged ‘England’

A Spanish Picture-Gallery

September 19th, 2013 § in History

Portraits appeared in a mysterious way on a kitchen floor in Spain. They changed or faded by the time, attracted thousands of visitors and fooled psychologists and scientists. In the morning of 23rd August 1971, a housewife in the southern Spanish village Belmez de la Moraleda en[...]

Legends Of Spring Heeled Jack

September 3rd, 2013 § in Mystery

One very creepy criminal case that has never been solved concerns Spring Heeled Jack. For at least 150 years, there were many alleged, frightening experiences with this strange creature, and to this day, no one knows just who—or what—he was exactly. Of course most would write[...]

Black Shuck Mysteries

August 28th, 2013 § in Legends

Black Shuck, also known as Old Shuck, is the what the ghostly black dog which allegedly wanders the areas of  Norfolk, Essex and Suffolk in England. These legends of Black Shuck go as far back as the age of the Vikings; and many of these legends seem to be based on the huge dog [...]

Was the Titanic Tragedy Foretold

August 10th, 2013 § in Unexplained

Perhaps one of the strangest cases of foreshadowing the world has ever known was a novel written in 1898 by Morgan Robertson about a ship called Titan that crashes into an iceberg. And, of course, in 1912, the RMS Titanic crashed into an iceberg as well. Although the novel was wr[...]

Mysteries of Dudleytown

July 19th, 2013 § in Paranormal

In the early part of the 1740’s, Thomas Griffis bought a plot of land that would later be considered the first lot in Dudleytown. In northwestern Connecticut are the remains of a small township that was given the name of Dudleytown. The homes of this once thriving village that [...]

Jack The Ripper

June 16th, 2013 § in Mystery

What has caused the interest of many detectives throughout the years? Why is Jack the Ripper as famous as all of the world’s unsolved mysteries? Jack the Ripper was a serial killer that gained attention for killing Mary Jane Kelly, Catherine Eddowes, Elizabeth Stride, Annie[...]

Sweeney Todd the demon barber

June 6th, 2013 § in Mystery

Todd and he really did use a trapdoor and straight razor to rob and kill customers.  What’s more, his victims did end up as filling for meat pies.� Sweeney Todd was a very angry and bitter man who lusted for the  money and lifestyle of the upper class and and had no qua[...]

Bigfoot and Nessie: A Paranormal Problem

May 20th, 2012 § in Legends

A cryptozoologist has an explanation for why no one has been able to catch elusive creatures like the Loch Ness monster and Bigfoot: Because they’re not of this earth. Nick Redfern believes the monsters are not part of the physical world, but instead fall in the paranormal [...]

A Sad Farewell to the Piltdown Man Mystery

May 14th, 2012 § in History

Piltdown Man was the sensational discovery of a fossil human ancestor in southern England in 1908. It was a classic story of a dogged amateur collector, Charles Dawson, striking it rich. He fished a human-like skull and an ape-like jawbone out of a gravel quarry and took them to [...]

Astronomers Claim Dark Matter Breakthrough

May 8th, 2012 § in Universe

Astronomers Claim Dark Matter Breakthrough The identity of the universe‘s dark matter may finally have been discovered. In what seems to be the most convincing claim for dark matter so far, researchers in England and France say gamma rays coming from the centre of our galax[...]