Map of Wonders

The Mantell Incident UFO
The Mantell Incident

On 7th January 1948, residents of Maysville, Owensboro and Irvington, Kentucky started reporting a UFO to their police.  The police reported this to the Military officials at Godman Air Force Base (close to Louisville). 

Cambodian Stegasaurus
The Cambodian Stegosaurus

This is a tough one for anyone to believe but it’s also proving quite difficult for scientists and archaeologists to effectively explain away. Some years ago an eagle-eyed visitor to the Ta Prohm temple in Cambodia noticed what looks like a carving of a stegosaurus – or at least of a dinosaur similar to the stegosaurus.

Stone Spheres of Costa Rica
Stone Spheres of Costa Rica

The archaeological record sometimes throws up oddities that can’t easily be explained.  From giant statues on Easter Island to the pyramids of ancient Egypt, these discoveries have often raised the question – ‘How could these possibly have been made by humans so long ago?’  The stone spheres of Costa Rica are definitely one of these mysteries.

The Curse of Tutankhamun
The Curse of Tutankhamun Facts

If you’re reading a website about mysteries and haven’t already heard about the Curse of Tutankhamun then you are definitely in the minority.  Here are the basics that just about everybody remembers.

Is a zombie apocalypse really possible?
Is a Zombie Apocalypse Really Possible?

Hollywood loves Zombies.  Actually, all film studios love zombies and why not? They look cool, they’re dangerous but beatable and, because they’re not really people anymore, it’s OK to blast them with everything from a flamethrower to a nuclear bomb.

Spy Fly

The only way to be invisible is to be very small or very camouflaged.  The dream of every espionage agent has always been the ability to send an invisible spy into just about any environment and then just watch, listen and learn.  Now it turns out that this technology may already exist and it adds a whole new meaning to the expression ‘bugging the opposition’!

Operation Tamerisk
Operation Tamarisk

Operation Tamarisk – as it would become known – was executed mainly by the military intelligence services of the United States, United Kingdom and France.  Operating originally in East Germany, the spy teams were at first tasked with gathering documents from garbage bins associated with key buildings.

Dragon & Knight Mythical Creatures
Mythical Creatures with Real Origins

Our myths and legends are full of wonderful mythical creatures from mermaids to dragons. They’ve spawned a thousand fantasy novels and still capture our imagination. Could it be that some of these creatures were based on real animals. You decide?

Baghdad Batteries
The Baghdad Battery

The Baghdad Battery is one of those rare archaeological discoveries that has the potential to make us doubt everything we assume we know about ancient civilisations and, as such, it really annoys many archaeologists and compulsive debunkers.

Secrets of the Dollar
Secrets of the Dollar
Secrets of the Dollar There is definitely something strange and weird about the USA Dollar. From hidden secrets and symbols to cataclysmic prophecies the Dollar has it all. Just have a look at this initial collection of bizarre findings. Please note that there are so many secrets that we’ve classified this as a “live” page which means we’ll keep adding…
Dyatlov Pass Foundation - 2009
Dyatlov Pass Letter

We would like to express our thanks to Dr. J. Kuntsevich. for his letter of commendation. The Aquiziam team genuinely try and approach our interests from a scientific point of view and make every effort to check and verify the information that we display on this website.

Dyatlov Pass Answers

What is the real mystery? When all the journalistic exaggeration and misinformation has been removed the real mystery is this: Why did nine, experienced and sensible, ski-hikers abandon their tent in such a hurry and in weather conditions that were hostile and almost certain to lead to their deaths?

The Dyatlov Pass Memorial
Dyatlov Pass – Original Unanswered Questions

The Dyatlov Pass Incident – the Original Unanswered Questions such as was Dubinina’s tongue ripped out before or after she died? Forensic science was still quite primitive in 1959 but the amount of bleeding she experienced can easily answer this question.

Dyatlov Pass The Bodies
Dyatlov Pass Incident Theories

The mystery of Dyatlov’s Pass is to understand what really happened that night. The Russian authorities’ may-or-may not know themselves. The available evidence may-or-may not be wholly accurate and our review of various versions of events – some in Russian – has already suggested some timeline.

Hellfire Caves - Map of Tunnels
Hellfire Caves Inner Temple

There has been much speculation about the layout and the design of the Hellfire Caves. This has been complicated by the fact that the names of the chambers have been changed at least several times. For example, the alcove nearest to the entrance has been called, the tool store, the steward’s cave and the Intersect of Ra. Paul Whitehead’s Cave was once known as the Robing Room (circa 1958). The Miner’s cave was once called the Buttery and the area of caves and pillars near what is called Franklin’s Cave was once just called the Catacombs.

Skull of the Hellfire Caves - Carving
Hellfire Caves Carvings

As you wander deeper in the caves you’ll suddenly notice that there are strange faces, skulls and imps carved into the stones and chalk of the walls. Once you realise that they are there you start to see them everywhere. The origin of these carvings is a mystery.

Hellfire Caves - Lord Sandwich Circle
Hellfire Caves and Club

We have been unable to find an original 18th century source that identifies a name for this part of the caves other than just “the Circle”. It does appear on several map layouts that can be found on the internet but does not appear on the website of the Hellfire Caves (2009).

Hellfire Caves - Lord Sandwich Circle
The Hellfire Club Caves

Talk of the Hellfire Club and some immediately respond with mutterings of dark satanic rites and debauchery of the most extreme kind while others simply laugh at the wild tales and dismiss them as exaggerations. The elusive truth is probably somewhere in the middle – a very complicated middle!


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