Archive for the ‘Wiki Mystery’ Category
A bizarre ghost story is in circulation in a part of old Indore after the parents of a 14-year-old girl, who was found with cent percent burn on Wednesday afternoon , told the police that two mysterious girls had asked their daughter to pour kerosene on self. Their neighoburs are also attesting to the ghost..
Russia clashes over energy with Belarus, Ukraine, EU
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Simple test may predict life expectancy
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
For North Korea, next step is a nuclear test?
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
NASA releases “Told Ya So” apocalypse video early
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
A 504-year-old sculpture created by Leonardo da Vinci was unveiled to the world in a special ceremony in Los Angeles this week. "Horse and Rider" is the only known three-dimensional piece of art created by Leonardo to still exist and one of only about two-dozen authenticated works in the world today. "It’s a momentous occasion,..
A footprint left by one of the astronauts of the Apollo 11 mission shows in the soft, powder surface of the moon. Commander Neil A. Armstrong and Air Force Col. Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. became the first men to walk on the moon after blastoff from Cape Kennedy, Fla., on July 16, 1969. The..
Stephon Tull was looking through dusty old boxes in his father’s attic in Chattanooga a few months ago when he stumbled onto something startling: an audio reel labeled, "Dr. King interview, Dec. 21, 1960." He wasn’t sure what he had until he borrowed a friend’s reel-to-reel player and listened to the recording of his father..
Skeleton could hold key to century-old puzzle of what caused Joseph Merrick’s terrible disfigurement He was the thing of children’s nightmares, outcast by a Victorian society unable to comprehend his grotesque deformities, but was later immortalised in films and plays. Joseph Merrick, better known as the Elephant Man, is one of medical history’s enigmas: 122..
Squatters have started raising pigs on the site of Peru’s Nazca lines – the giant designs best seen from an airplane that were mysteriously etched into the desert more than 1,500 years ago. The squatters have destroyed a Nazca-era cemetery and the 50 shacks they have built border Nazca figures, said Blanca Alva, a director..
A photograph of a dark grey shape rising out of the water has been hailed as the clearest picture yet of the elusive Loch Ness Monster. Loch Ness cruise boat operator and veteran Nessie hunter George Edwards yesterday published his photograph, which drew praise from a fellow monster expert, who described it as the best..
Photos of a bloated, hairless animal washed up on by a New York river have sparked debate over what the creature could be and whether it is related to the "Montauk Monster". The creature was spotted under the Brooklyn Bridge by Denise Ginley, who sent photos of it to New York-based news website Gothamist on..
Kim Jong Un and a mystery woman clap at a performance in Pyongyang, July 6, 2012. (Korean Central News Agency) That’s what people around the world want to know about a mysterious young woman who appeared with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a pair of events over the weekend. The woman first appeared..
Archaeologists working at the site of La Corona in Guatemala have discovered a 1,300-year-old-year Maya text that provides only the second known reference to the so-called "end date" of the Maya calendar, December 21, 2012. The discovery, one of the most significant hieroglyphic finds in decades, was announced June 28 at the National Palace in..
A team of researchers believe a knuckle bone found buried beneath a Bulgarian church may belong to John the Baptist, the New Testament prophet who heralded the ministry of Jesus. The archaeologists from Oxford University were surprised that the bones dated from the first century AD, the time of John’s life, and the DNA was..
Archaeologists in Bulgaria have found two medieval skeletons pierced through the chest with iron rods to supposedly stop them from turning into vampires. The discovery illustrates a pagan practice common in some villages up until a century ago, say historians. People deemed bad had their hearts stabbed after death, for fear they would return to..