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The Missing P40 Airplane

// December 27th, 2012 // No Comments » // Lost Objects

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Two American pilots sent to intercept a mysterious plane. As they approached the plane they radioed back to the ground to report that the aircraft was a P-40 and bore markings that had not been used since the attack on Pearl Harbor.

The Lost Letter

// December 27th, 2012 // No Comments » // Lost Objects

Lost letter

A letter, written in 1918, days before the end of the War, was sent by a soldier to his 9 year-old nephew. The soldier never returned home but 63 years later, the letter mysteriously found its way home.

The Indian Rope Trick

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Indian rope trick

The famed Indian rope trick – a myth, a product of mass hypnosis, or was it really magic? The trick, involving a coil of rope extended skyward, has yet to be duplicated by modern day magicians despite centuries of exhaustive study by scholars and expert magicians.

The Lost Colony

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Map of Roanake Island

In 1587, a colony of 114 men, women, and children became one of the earliest attempts to colonize the new world – America. Traveling from Britain to Roanake Island, on North Carolina’s coast, they were the first true attempt at colonization of the New World. They also became one of the Nation’s first great mysteries.

The Disappearance of David Lang

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David Lang

Here is the story of David Lang. Some believe this story to be a fake, probably due to the many variations that exist of the tale. But here it is, in its entirety, so you can decide for yourself…

The Disappearance of Amelia Earhart

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Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart, or ‘Lady Lindy’, had produced more aerial accomplishments than any female pilot in history. She had already crossed the Gulf of Mexico and flown the Atlantic alone. But on July 2, 1937, while flying what she described to a close friend as ‘her last flight’, the 2,556 mile, last leg of a trek around the world ended mysteriously.

The Disappearance of Agatha Christie

// December 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Missing People

Daily Mirror newspaper headline - Mystery of Woman Novelist

Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller, better known as Agatha Christie, has been named one of the greatest mystery writers of all times and is affectionately known to all as the Queen of Crime. Born in England to an American stockbroker and the English daughter of a British army captain, the young Agatha grew up in the United Kingdom and penned her first novel (The Mysterious Affair at Styles) as a result of a challenge by her sister Madge. Although happily married to Colonel Archibald Christie at the time, events would foretell an even greater mystery involving her husband– this time a real-life mystery involving the strange disappearance of Mrs. Agatha Christie herself.

The Eilean More Island Missing Lighthouse Keepers

// December 26th, 2012 // No Comments » // Missing People

Eilean More, meaning “big island” in Gaelic, is one of the Flannen Islands and is located 15 miles west of the Lewis in Scotland. In 1895 construction of the lighthouse began on the deserted island and 4 years later, it was opened for business. Staffed by three men, James Ducat, Donald McArthur, and Thomas Marshall, the lighthouse served as a beacon of safety – until December 15, 1900 when the light mysteriously stopped burning.