MYSTERY & STRANGE

Rudolf Hess was born on April 26, 1894 in Alexandria, Egypt. His father was a wealthy Bavarian merchant. He grew up in Alexandria until the age of 12 when he was sent back to Germany to continue his education at Bad Godesberg.

For years, shortwave radio enthusiasts have noted a curious phenomenon: radio stations that seem to pop-up out of nowhere, read a list of numbers, then disappear... sometimes forever.

Despite the technological and scientific progress, our world is still full of phenomena, stories and sites that raise questions and/or are difficult or impossible to explain rationally.

The CIA declassified hundreds of documents in 1978 detailing the Agency’s investigations into Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs).

The UFO phenomenon, shrouded in mystery throughout the modern era of American science — and still today — has received mixed treatments from historians of science.

Mother and daughter, the spirits of barleycorn and love, and the queen of the dead, were honored with great and popular celebrations twice a year, at the time of sowing and the time of reaping.

Abandon all your possessions and run for the hills: It has been foretold that the world is coming to an end sooner than you think, in the year 2012. It seems that you can't pick up any newspaper or magazine without reading that the apocalypse is almost upon us.

Amelia Mary Earhart was a noted American  aviation  pioneer and author. Earhart was the first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross

The Bloop is the name given to an ultra-low frequency and extremely powerful underwater sound detected by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) several times during the summer of 1997.

The Battle of Mons was the first major action by the British Expeditionary Force during World War I.  From August 22-23 1914, despite being heavily outnumbered by German forces

Cryptozoology is the science of hidden animals. The term was coined in the 1950s by Dr. Bernard Heuvelmans, who became president of the International Society of Cryptozoology when it was formed in 1982.