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Unexplained Mysteries

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“We don’t know.” answers too many questions. But in this podcast, we don’t take “we don’t know” for an answer. Every Thursday, Unexplained Mysteries investigates the greatest mysteries of history and life on earth, because the answer “we don’t know” is always the scariest. Unexplained Mysteries is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.

“We don’t know.” answers too many questions. But in this podcast, we don’t take “we don’t know” for an answer. Every Thursday, Unexplained Mysteries investigates the greatest mysteries of history and life on earth, because the answer “we don’t know” is always the scariest. Unexplained Mysteries is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.

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“We don’t know.” answers too many questions. But in this podcast, we don’t take “we don’t know” for an answer. Every Thursday, Unexplained Mysteries investigates the greatest mysteries of history and life on earth, because the answer “we don’t know” is always the scariest. Unexplained Mysteries is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.

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English


Episodes

Havana Syndrome Pt. 1

7/7/2020
In 2016, U.S. diplomats in Havana, Cuba experienced something odd: a shrill noise that sounded like metal scraping against metal. Many of those affected complained of feeling nauseous and weak shortly after the experience, and some inside the embassy worried they were victims of a sonic attack.

Duration:00:38:20

D.B. Cooper Pt. 2

7/2/2020
Over the course of their decades-long investigation, the FBI interviewed thousands of potential D.B. Cooper suspects. All leads ran cold. But in 2011, citizen sleuth Tom Colbert started his own search—and he believes he may have finally found the real identity of the mysterious hijacker.

Duration:00:35:30

D.B. Cooper Pt. 1

6/30/2020
In 1971, a man operating under the pseudonym "Dan Cooper" hijacked a plane, stole $200,000, strapped the money to his body, and then parachuted into the darkness below. Who was he? And what happened to the money?

Duration:00:38:00

The Disappearance of Bobby Dunbar Pt. 2

6/25/2020
Margaret Dunbar Cutright set out to discover if her ancestor Bobby Dunbar was actually the son her great-grandparents lost in 1912. What she found rocked her family to its very core.

Duration:00:47:45

The Disappearance of Bobby Dunbar Pt. 1

6/23/2020
In 1912, the nation was captivated by the saga of Bobby Dunbar, a four-year-old who disappeared from Louisiana. When a boy matching his description was discovered in Mississippi, the courts and the Dunbars both struggled to confirm if he was indeed the missing boy.

Duration:00:48:29

Spontaneous Combustion Pt. 2

6/18/2020
An acupuncturist that can apparently turn human energy into fire? The science behind spontaneous human combustion might be more surprising than you think.

Duration:00:43:01

Spontaneous Combustion Pt. 1

6/16/2020
Stories of inexplicable fires have been around since the Bible, when a person erupting into flames meant they were a sinner. Now, spontaneous human combustion is considered a myth. But tell that to the family of Jeannie Saffin. In 1982, they watched her blow fire out her mouth after breakfast one morning...

Duration:00:40:25

Oakville Blobs Pt. 2

6/11/2020
30 years after they first rained down over Washington, the mystery still remains: What caused the Oakville Blobs? People have blamed everything from airline dumping, a jellyfish accident, or even biological weapons testing.

Duration:00:43:26

Oakville Blobs Pt. 1

6/9/2020
On August 7th, 1994, transparent, gelatinous blobs rained down over the city of Oakville, Washington. The townspeople quickly fell ill, and many blamed the blobs for the mysterious disease. But even after a barrage of independent tests, no researcher could discover what the “Oakville Blobs” really were.

Duration:00:40:52

Pic de Bugarach Pt. 2

6/4/2020
For centuries, Bugarach has attracted those seeking to learn its secrets, including occultists, New Agers, hippies, and esoterics. These free-spirits wanted to experience the mountain’s mysterious power firsthand. But they all had different theories on where that power came from...

Duration:00:36:08

Pic de Bugarach Pt. 1

6/2/2020
It was rumored to be the only location on earth that would survive the apocalypse predicted by the ancient Mayans. For centuries, this mystical mountain peak in southern France has attracted New Age believers, ufologists, occultists, hippies, doomsday cults, and the curious.

Duration:00:40:24

PNW Feet Washing Ashore Pt. 2

5/28/2020
Between 2007 and 2020, a total of 21 human feet have washed up on beaches throughout the Pacific Northwest. Some suggest a 2005 plane crash could account for some of the feet. Others attribute them to the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004. Others see the feet as a warning—a product of gang intimidation.

Duration:00:36:00

PNW Feet Washing Ashore Pt. 1

5/26/2020
In 2007, a little girl enjoying a beach day with her family made a gruesome discovery. A human foot had washed ashore—and it was far from the last. Over the past 13 years, 21 feet have been found in the region, and no one seems to know where they’re coming from…

Duration:00:36:57

The Bennington Triangle Pt. 2

5/21/2020
Some believe there are legendary cryptids in the woods. Others believe a killer might be on the loose. But what makes the missing cases of Vermont’s Bennington Triangle so intriguing is that, 70 years later, there’s little evidence to suggest people didn’t simply vanish into thin air…

Duration:00:31:32

The Bennington Triangle Pt. 1

5/19/2020
In 1945, college student Paula Jean Weldon went missing near the southern Vermont town of Bennington. Over the next five years, four more people disappeared without a trace. Rumors began to circulate that something supernatural was going on, and others began to fear that more people would vanish.

Duration:00:33:26

Codex Gigas Pt. 2

5/14/2020
For 800 years, the identity of the Codex Gigas' author has remained a mystery. Many believe only the Devil could have crafted the impossibly large tome, while others think it was the work of a single hermetic monk. But the text itself tells a surprising story: perhaps the man behind the masterpiece was a passionate, unskilled amateur.

Duration:00:42:57

Codex Gigas Pt. 1

5/12/2020
Three feet high and weighing in at 165 pounds, the Codex Gigas is the largest surviving illuminated manuscript from the medieval era. Some say the ghastly portrait of the devil inside the book is in fact an image of the author. According to local legend, the book was created when a desperate monk struck a deal with Lucifer.

Duration:00:38:44

The Roanoke Colony Pt. 2

5/7/2020
In 1590, when ships arrived carrying emergency supplies for the Roanoke settlers, they found the camp abandoned. It was as if the settlers had vanished into thin air… For centuries, researchers have wondered about the fate of the Roanoke colonists. Disease, famine, and even cannibalism have been popular theories.

Duration:00:41:27

The Roanoke Colony Pt. 1

5/5/2020
In 1585, the first English settlement was established on an island off the coast of present day North Carolina. The colonists developed relationships with the local natives but found themselves clashing culturally. After making a trip back to England for supplies, Governor John White returned to find all of the colonists had vanished.

Duration:00:41:19

NEW: The Crying Boy Paintings

4/30/2020
We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Unexplained Mysteries today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. They were a series of portraits that were mass-produced and sold in department stores during the 1980s. The somber images of a crying child were connected to a number of house fires throughout the U.K. It happened so often, in fact, that many began to wonder if there was more to the object than met the eye...

Duration:00:37:28