Bizarre Mysteries That Remain Unsolved to This Day

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Throughout history, there have been hundreds of events and phenomena that just can't be explained. From Area 51 to vanishing planes, these are the most mysterious occurrences in history...

Bermuda Triangle

Over the course of half a century, airplanes and ships have vanished inside a triangular portion of the North Atlantic Ocean known as the Bermuda Triangle. In 1964, Vincent Gaddis wrote "The Deadly Bermuda Triangle," which asserted that the disappearances were all strangely connected to the region.

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The first known instance of a ship disappearing in the area was the USS Cyclops in 1918. After departing the island of Barbados, the ship and its crew of 309 vanished without a trace. Those who believe in the legend of the Bermuda Triangle stand by a number of theories, including extraterrestrial activity and paranormal explanations.

Voynich Manuscript

The Voynich Manuscript is a 240-page book that is written in a completely unknown language. Its pages are filled with strange, colorful drawings and diagrams, as well as bizarre events and plants that cannot be identified. The original author remains unknown, but the manuscript is dated somewhere between 1404 and 1438.

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