Category: Human Mystery

La Doncella: The Girl Frozen for 500 Years

La Doncella: The Girl Frozen for 500 Years

Via Waffles At Noon A series of images circulating online show a perfectly-preserved girl who was said to be frozen for 500 years. Is this real or simply another internet hoax? It’s real. Known as La Doncella (“The Maiden”), the Inca mummy was discovered in Argentina in 1999 at the 22,000-foot summit of Mount Llullaillaco. The well-preserved teenage girl is frozen in time in a cross-legged sitting […]

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10 Unexplained Capabilities of Our Minds

10 Unexplained Capabilities of Our Minds

Via Humans Are Free At least once in our lives, we all have done or said things that gave us a strong impression that it had happened before. What games does our brain play with us? Here are the top 10 strangest phenomena that occur at times in our mind…..

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Mystery Of Amnesiac Who Knows Five Languages

Mystery Of Amnesiac Who Knows Five Languages

Via Sky News Norwegian police have released a photograph of a man found in a snowdrift with no recollection of his identity in an attempt to find out who he is. Authorities in Oslo said the man in his mid-20s was found “helpless in the snow” in December suffering from amnesia. He did not have any identification and did not remember his name, […]

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10 Most Curious Sideshow Performers of The Past

10 Most Curious Sideshow Performers of The Past

Via Oddee In the early 20th century, people who were born with deformities would join (or be forced to join) circus sideshows – attractions that were popular all over Europe and the US. For most of them, this was the only way they could earn money. The golden age of American and European freak shows – traveling exhibitions and carnival attractions, […]

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10 People With Shocking and Extreme Deformities

10 People With Shocking and Extreme Deformities

Via Listverse This list will detail ten unfortunate individuals who have suffered from severe disfigurements. A few of these people, with the help of modern medicine, have been able to live a more normal life. Some of the following tales are tragic, and others inspire hope. Here are ten shocking stories…….

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Brazil’s evangelical revolution sees miracle healers take centre stage

Brazil’s evangelical revolution sees miracle healers take centre stage

Via The Guardian The name Jesus is stamped behind the pulpit in thick blue lettering. But at the Pentecostal Church of the Miracle the headline act is not the Son of God but a six-year-old girl in a pink dress.  A banner advertises “an explosion of miracles” at the entrance to the church – a converted warehouse on the impoverished […]

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Southend Student Emerges from Coma with ‘Psychic Powers’

Southend Student Emerges from Coma with ‘Psychic Powers’

Via Yahoo News When Rob Ball was viciously attacked outside a Southend nightclub in 2009, the 6’8″ (2.02m) “gentle giant” was in a coma for two weeks and his family thought he’d never recover. However, since waking up, the former nightclub promoter discovered he had what appeared to be psychic powers…..

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Washington Irving Bishop – The Magician Killed by an Autopsy

Washington Irving Bishop – The Magician Killed by an Autopsy

Via Atlas Obscura In Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery, on a well-worn headstone, you can barely make out the inscription “The Martyr” above the name Washington Irving Bishop. The rest of the long epitaph below is too deteriorated to read, but the late Bishop was renowned in his time as one of the great mentalists of the 19th century. Yet it was […]

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The Woman Who Can Will Herself Out Of Her Body

The Woman Who Can Will Herself Out Of Her Body

By  Douglas Main The case of the voluntary out-of-body experience After a class on out-of-body experiences, a psychology graduate student at the University of Ottawa came forward to researchers to say that she could have these voluntarily, usually before sleep. “She appeared surprised that not everyone could experience this,” wrote the scientists in a study describing the case, published in February in Frontiers in […]

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What Are the Pearl-Like Objects Found in Monks’ Ashes After Cremation?

What Are the Pearl-Like Objects Found in Monks’ Ashes After Cremation?

By  Tara MacIsaac, Epoch Times  It has long been held in Buddhist tradition that accomplished monks accumulate a substance in their bodies that ordinary people do not. This substance is left behind in a monk’s ashes when he is cremated, appearing as pearl-like beads or gems. The substance is thought to be accumulated from other realms, to be not quite of this […]

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