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Al Qasimi Palace | The Palace Of Nightmares | RAK

About 30 years ago, there was a great architectural plan for a massive building like a royal palace so called "The Al Qasimi Palace" in Ras al-Khaimah (RAK), UAE. The plan was including pools, rivers, garden, everything that would provide this place more fascinating and enriching features, but it was not to be.


All the joy of its opening ended up with a depressed shudder at the first night after people moved in. Nobody knows the exact reason, but people believe they witnessed such strange and terrible things inside the palace that forced them to flee on the very next day. Since then almost three decades have been passed but nobody has dared to make this luxurious palace worthy of its living.


Rumour has it that after the sunset or at the mid of the day, an inexplicable sound of moving furniture or heavy luggage can be heard occasionally from inside the abandoned palace. Even more terrifying that many people claim to have seen the faces of little children peering through the …
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The Klerksdorp Wonder Spheres | 3 Billion-Year-Old Strange Stones | South Africa

Klerksdorp spheres are small round shaped (often spherical to disc-shaped) objects each carved with a strange groove found in pyrophyllite deposits around Ottosdal, South Africa, which are believed to be at least 3 billion-year-old.


The existence of these Klerksdorp Wonder Spheres makes the Ancient Astronomer Theorists' claims more convincing. Whereas, the main stream scientists believe these wonder spheres are nothing more than the result of geological processes that were naturally formed by carbonate concretions about 3 billion years ago.

Popularly known as an inexplicable out-of-place artifact, the Klerksdorp Grooved Spheres are typically ranged in size from 0.5 to 10 cm and in colour from dark reddish brown to dusky red. The Petrographic and X-ray diffraction analyses of specimens of these objects found that they consist either of hematite or wollastonite mixed with minor amounts of hematite and goethite.


The Klerksdorp Grooved Spheres have been a hot debating topic among th…

Haunted Kempton Park Hospital | Johannesburg | South Africa

The story of the abandoned Kempton Park Hospital conveys a cold mystery that forces people to think more about it, so that, every year countless people make their destination here.


In 1996, it was after the Christmas party, when the hospital abruptly closed its doors to never be reopened. It seems as if they had realised what they were actually doing in the hospital and they fled to never return again.


The Kempton Park Hospital, once known as a luxurious hospital in the city of Johannesburg has now become a dark shell for ghosts. Various expensive stuffs including all the surgical tools and machines were left abandoned there. Even after a few years of closure, Jars of kidneys on the floor, blood stains, the purple graffiti on the wall, blood spattered sheets on hospital beds, open files and x-rays strewn across the tables could be seen there. There is always an unpleasant smell in the air in everywhere inside the building.


The Kempton Park Hospital is alleged to be haunted since the ti…

Strange Bird Suicide Phenomena In The Valley Of Jatinga | Assam | India

The small village of Jatinga situated in the Assam state, in India, is a place of natural beauty that seems like any other quiet-isolated village in the world except for one thing, every year around the months of September and October especially at the moonless-foggy dark nights when the nature is covered in silence, hundreds of birds descend to their deaths within its city limits.


To make things even stranger the events only occur in between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. across a roughly one-mile long strip of land. This phenomenon is confined to every single species of birds that found in this area. Nowadays, Jatinga valley is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Assam for the phenomenon of birds "committing suicide".


According to many Ornithologists and Naturalists, the birds are mostly juveniles and local migrants, so when they start to migrate south at the end of monsoon, they are disturbed by the high-velocity winds at their roost and hit with the high bamboo shoots of …

The Ghost of Elsa Cloete at Kitima Restaurant | Cape Town | South Africa

The Kronendal was established in the 1670’s and it was the first farm in the Hout Bay. Today, the homestead is known as Kitima Restaurant and is one of the oldest Cape Dutch architectures in the Cape Peninsula. The homestead was partly built, changing its ownerships several times throughout the centuries and was declared a National Monument in 1961.


Between 1835 and 1849 the Kronendal Farm was owned by Sir Abraham Josias Cloete. Legend tells that the homestead is still haunted by his daughter Elsa Cloete who spent the last days of her life very sad and died in this manor.


As the story goes, Elsa was once in love with a British soldier who hanged himself from an oak tree near the manor when Elsa's father forbade them to marry, and soon after, she had also died of a broken heart.


Nowadays, the staff members of Kitima Restaurant occasionally witness strange occurrences, like pots flying off their hooks on kitchen walls and lights dimming inexplicably. The guests often report to see a…

The Legend Of A Woman In Grey

This legend is centred on a small town-store and a silent lady. A pale woman dressed all in grey entered the store, picked up a glass container of milk from the dairy-case, and then walked out the door shortly. However, two men-workers of the store noticed it and together dashed out the door after her but she was already gone.


Two days later, the same woman had come again and did the same things as previous, but the two workers were again too late to notice her, and she was gone again.

The third time, the men were prepared. While she entered the store, they watched as she picked up the milk container and again walked out the door shortly.


This time they raced after her and chased her down the street to a dirt path at the edge of town where they suddenly lost sight of her. However, upon further exploration, they found an olden cemetery where they could hear the crying of a baby coming from the ground in front of a grave's head-stone and a clean gravesite of a woman who had been re…

The Forest Ring Mystery

Forest ring is a strange large-circular pattern of low tree density that is mostly reported in the boreal forests of northern Canada. It has also been reported in some forests of Russia and Australia. These rings can vary from 50 metres to nearly 2 kilometres in diameter, with rims approximately 20 metres in thickness.

The origin of forest ring isn't known, despite several mechanisms such as radially growing fungus, buried kimberlite pipes, trapped gas pockets, meteorite effect, craters etc. have been proposed for their creation.


The forest rings have been mostly thought to be the results of radial increasing fungi within the root system of black spruce scientifically known as Picea mariana, and possibly the fungus is Armillaria ostoyae.


A ring might start as a single point of contamination and grow outward in all directions. Affected trees could die inside the centre of the circle, and eventually, new trees might grow in their vicinity. But the biological speculation is no long…

Jean Hilliard | Who Came Back To Life After Freezing Solid For Six Hours

Jean Hilliard (born in 1961), from Lengby, Minnesota, is a survivor of a severe 6-hour freezing at -30 °C in the rural northwestern Minnesota, United States.


At the cold midnight of December 20, 1980, Jean was driving home from a friend's house when she faced an accident that resulted in car failure due to sub-zero temperature, and she started walking for a nearby friend’s house that was two miles away. Eventually, her body became so futile in the frosty weather that she collapsed 15 feet outside of her friend's door, and was found “frozen solid” at 7 a.m. after being in the extreme cold for atleast six hours. At that time, the temperature had already dropped down to −30 °C.



She was immediately transported to Fosston Hospital where doctors said her skin was too hard to pierce with a hypodermic needle and her body temperature was too low to register on a thermometer. Her face was ashen and her eyes were solid with no response to light. Her pulse was slowed to approximately 12 b…

Skull 5 | A Million Years Old Human Skull | Forced Scientists To Rethink Early Human Evolution

In 2013, scientists have first discovered the complete skull of an ancient human ancestor at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, Europe. It is believed to be 1.8 million years old.


Known as Skull 5 or D4500, is entirely intact and has a long face, large teeth and a small brain case. It was one of the five ancient hominin skulls discovered in Dmanisi, and has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.


According to the researchers, "the discovery provides the first evidence that early Homo comprised adult individuals with small brains but body mass, stature and limb proportions reaching the lower range limit of modern variation."



Scientists have mostly suggested it to be a normal variant of Homo erectus, the human ancestors which found in Africa from the same period. Whereas some have claimed it to be Australopithecus sediba that lived in what is now South Africa around 1.9 million years ago. There are various new possibilities that many…

Galvarino | The Great Mapuche Warrior | Who Attached Blades To His Severed Arms

Galvarino was the great Mapuche warrior who attached blades to his severed arms in the Battle of Millarapue and with infinite courage fought against the powerful troops of Spain.


It all happened during the Arauco War which was a long-running confrontment between colonial Spaniards and the Mapuche people that lasted from 1536 to 1810 and mostly fought in the Araucanía Region of Chile.

During the early period of the war, Caupolican was a great war leader of the Mapuche people, who led the resistance of his people against the Spanish Conquistadors who invaded the whole territory of today's Chileduring the 16th century.

In his time, there was another famed Mapuche warrior named Galvarino who was a significant character during the early part of the Arauco War. His brave story initiated from the Battle of Lagunillas where he fought against the Spanish governor García Hurtado de Mendoza and was taken as the prisoner along with 150 others Mapuche soldiers on November 8, 1557.


For insurrec…

The Baltic Sea Anomaly ― A Sunken UFO??!

The Baltic Sea Anomaly refers to interpretations of an indistinct sonar image taken in June 2011 by Peter Lindberg, Dennis Åsberg and their Swedish treasure hunter team named Ocean X. It was discovered on the floor of the northern Baltic Sea at the center of the Bothnian Sea. For its strange appearance, the Baltic Sea Anomaly has caused debates to what it could be.


The Ocean X team has claimed their image shows a 60-metre diameter circular object with features resembling ramps, stairways, drag marks and other structures, basically meaning it was not produced by nature.


Some experts, especially the ufologists have claimed it is the wreck of an alien ship. Whereas some other experts consider it to be nothing more than a natural rock formation.


On the other hand, a number of imaginative illustrations resembling underwater photos or high resolution scans were even circulated through various news-media sources, along with claims that the object could be a UFO, a portal into another world,…

June 1962 Alcatraz Escape | San Francisco | One Of The USA's Most Notorious Unsolved Mysteries

Late on the night of June 11 or early morning of June 12, 1962, the guards of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary in San Francisco checked into the cells of three inmates named Frank Morris, Clarence Anglin and John Anglin and everything seemed fine. But soon afterwards, the guards had realised that it wasn’t the inmates who were in the beds, rather than three dummies merely constructed from soap and toilet paper.


To this day, these three persons never been found again, their bodies weren’t discovered anywhere — a disappearance that is one of the country’s most notorious unsolved mysteries.

Did these three infamous prisoners who escaped in 1962 from the Alcatraz jail that was known as the world’s most impenetrable island prison in that time, survive their brazen attempt? And, if so, what happened to them? Are they still alive, nearly 56 years later?


A theory was officially prevailed that Morris and the Anglin brothers drowned after leaving Alcatraz Island and attempting to cross the frigid…

Lost Stranger Jophar Vorin | The Story Of A Time Traveller

In the April 5, 1851 issue of the British Journal Athenaeum, there was mentioned an engrossing story of a lost stranger calling himself Jophar Vorin, who was found wandering disorientated in a small village near Frankfurt, Germany. He had no idea of where he was and how he arrived there. Along with his broken German, the traveller was speaking and writing in some unknown languages he called Laxarian and Abramian.


According to him, he was from a country called Laxaria, situated in the portion of the world called Sakria that was separated from Europe by a vast ocean. He claimed the purpose for his travelling to Europe was to seek a long-lost brother; but he suffered shipwreck on the voyage—where he didn't not know—nor could he trace his route on shore on any map or globe.


He further said that his religion was Christian in form and doctrine, and that it is called Ispatian. He showed a considerable share of geographical knowledge that was inherited from his race. The five great compar…

Mystery of Musical Sands

According to reasearchers, musical sand is desert or beach silica that has the right abrasive qualities to make a variety of sounds when it moves over itself.


At first sight, a beach or dune of musical sands, also called singing sands or whistling sands or barking sands, appears like any other, but when these sands are walked on or are touched or the wind passes over dunes they produce a strange musical sound that seems to be from out of this world. In fact, the sands sing and emit musical tones on various notes that can range from high soprano to low bass, especially when it slowly sifted through the fingers.


There are various places around all over the world such as, dunes of Altyn-Emel National Park, Kazakhstan; the Kelso Dunes of California; Dunhuang Dunes of China; Kotogahama beach of Japan; Whitehaven beach of Australia; the Isle of Eigg beach, Scotland; etc. where this type of musical sand could be found.

The “singing sands”, their Gaelic name is Camas Sgiotaig, are a mystery …