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.
During March and April 2016 a series of videos appeared on YouTube reporting on the discovery of a strange alien-like structure that had been located on Google Earth by UFO enthusiasts who claimed that it was a base for covert alien-human activities.
Pamukkale in the southwestern Anatolia region of Turkey is the finest example of cascading travertine pools anywhere in the world. In Turkish ‘Pamukkale’, translates as “cotton castle” but was originally known as Hierapolis – the sacred city and holy pools.
For centuries the locals of Costesti in Romania were aware that some of the boulders in the region appeared to grow and might even be alive. Word spread and visitors started to arrive from far and wide.
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?
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.
The Māoris were the first to find the strangely spherical Moeraki Boulders of Koekohe Beach and believed that they could be the eel baskets, calabashes and kumara washed ashore from the wreck of Arai-te-uru.
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’!
Located seven kilometres from Letnitsa and 15 kilometres northeast of Lovech, near the Bulgarian village of Devetaki, is the gigantic, mysterious and generally extraordinary Devetashka Cave.
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.