Unexplained Mysteries

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O.Anne.g
 Jun 14, 2019
love it. exciting topics, such looooovely voices<3

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 May 25, 2019


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 Jan 7, 2019
Great voices. Effective and to the point. Well done team, excellent podcast. I love Conspiracy Theories too.

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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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Shepherd's Monument Pt. 2 - Codebreakers
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The search for the meaning behind the secret code on the Shepherd's Monument continues across multiple time periods and multiple locations. In 1979, a French expedition to a small town promises to connect the monument to the Holy Grail. Then, in 2004, the former Bletchley Park codebreakers reveal their theory. The monument may indeed have a connection to Christ himself.<br><br>Parcasters - This week on Crimes of Passion we take on the infamous case of Lorena and John Bobbitt! You won’t want to miss this one! Listen today on Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.<br>
Aug 22, 2019
Shepherd's Monument - The Shugborough Inscription
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In 2004 in northern England, a husband and wife team of former Nazi codebreakers believed they'd cracked a centuries-old mystery. Shepherd's Monument in Staffordshire had long perplexed visitors, as it contains an inscription of random letters with no obvious meaning. Had the couple finally provided an answer? Is the code a love letter, a key to treasure, or something more?<br><br>Parcasters - When Darwin published his thesis on human evolution, it was highly contentious. When John Scopes introduced the theory into his lesson plan, criminal charges were brought against him. Learn about this historic trial on our other podcast NOT GUILTY.<br>
Aug 15, 2019
The Tunguska Event Pt. 2 - Mission from Mars
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After the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945, some scientists began to wonder if the mysterious Tunguska Event was actually the result of a nuclear explosion. As the topic became increasingly divisive within the scientific community, experts struggled to find a concrete explanation of what could cause such devastating destruction.<br><br>Parcasters - Is there any truth behind the rumored society that protects the secrets of the Holy Grail? Learn more about the Priory of Sion on this week’s episode of Conspiracy Theories!<br><br>
Aug 08, 2019
Introducing: MEDICAL MYSTERIES, Molly and Richard's new podcast!
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In our new podcast, MEDICAL MYSTERIES, we follow desperate patients battling mysterious symptoms--from the bizarre to the terrifying--as determined doctors race against the clock for a diagnosis. From rare genetic disorders to a worldwide pandemics, we explore the high stakes world of medicine, and the secrets of the human body.<br><br>In this clip, we introduce one of the most notable patients of all time, Joseph Merrick, otherwise known as “The Elephant Man.” To listen to the end of this episode, subscribe to MEDICAL MYSTERIES, on Spotify or anywhere you listen to Parcast Originals!<br><br>
Aug 06, 2019
The Tunguska Event - The Southern Swamp
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On June 30th, 1908, a massive explosion in remote Siberia flattened over 2,000 square kilometers of forest. The only problem? Nobody knew what caused it.<br><br>Parcasters - This week on The Dark Side Of, we move on from Hollywood and start our exploration of the music industry. Our first episode details the myth of the 27 Club, you won't want to miss it! Subscribe to The Dark Side Of on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.<br>
Aug 01, 2019
The Zodiac Pt. 2 - Hide and Seek
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Following the string of brutal murders throughout the 1960s, the masked man known as the Zodiac Killer continued to write letters to the press and police, while capturing the imaginations of terrified onlookers across the country. Fifty years later, there is still no confirmed suspect as to the identity of the murderer.&nbsp;<br><br><br>Parcasters - Don’t miss all of our special Summer of ‘69 episodes by subscribing to Parcast Presents: Summer of ‘69, on Spotify, or anywhere you listen to podcasts!<br><br><br>Sponsors!<br><br><br>Veestro - Save 30% off any purchase when you visit Veestro.com and use our code UNEXPLAINED.&nbsp;<br><br>
Jul 25, 2019
The Zodiac - Summer of Slaughter
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In the summer of 1969, newspapers in Northern California began receiving coded letters from a person who would come to identify themselves as "The Zodiac." The author of the letters taunted the police by giving clues related to a series of unsolved murders, but did the cryptic messages truly come from the mind of the killer?<br><br><br>Parcasters - Don’t miss all of our special Summer of ‘69 episodes by subscribing to Parcast Presents: Summer of ‘69, on Spotify, or anywhere you listen to podcasts!<br><br><br><br><br><br>
Jul 22, 2019
The Yeren Pt. 2 - Wild Man
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Since it was first allegedly spotted in 1976 outside the Shennongjia forest in China, the Yeren has captivated hundreds of scientists and amateur monster hunters across the world. And yet, despite hundreds of reported sightings, there is still no photographic evidence that this creature even exists.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Gabi - Take 2 minutes and see if you can save up to $865 when you go to Gabi.com/UNEXPLAINED.<br><br>Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/UNEXPLAINED.<br><br>Veestro - Try the 6 most popular Veestro meals for just $49 at TryVeestro.com/UNEXPLAINED.<br>
Jul 18, 2019
The Yeren - China’s Bigfoot
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There is an ancient legend of a massive, hairy beast that lives in seclusion in the forests of China. They call it The Yeren, and since 1976, over four hundred people have claimed to have spotted the creature.&nbsp;<br><br>Parcasters - What is it like to be abducted by Somali pirates? Find out today on Hostage, where we cover the lengthy captivity of journalist Michael Scott Moore. Available now on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast Originals!<br><br><br>
Jul 11, 2019
The Shroud of Turin Pt. 2 - Blood and Pollen
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The Catholic church spent centuries encouraging the faithful to pray to the Shroud of Turin, even as they refused to issue an official edict on whether they believe the Shroud of genuine. But as science has improved over the course of the 20th century, scholars have gained new tools with which to determine where the Shroud of Turin really does bear the imprinted image of Jesus Christ.&nbsp;<br><br>Parcasters - Cults...UFOs...Nazis? If you don’t know about the Vril Society, you’re in for a treat! This group allegedly developed flying saucers for the Third Reich. Search for Extraterrestrials on Spotify or wherever you listen to Parcast Originals.<br><br>
Jul 04, 2019
The Shroud of Turin - Holy Image
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Today, a chapel in Turin, Italy, bears an ancient burial shroud that bears the faint image of a man. For centuries, this image is believed to be the burial image of Jesus Christ.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/UNEXPLAINED.<br>
Jun 27, 2019
The Zone of Silence Pt. 2 - Do You Hear Something?
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Mexico's Zone of Silence has been a spot of mystery for decades. Though there may be a geological reason for why radio signals seem to fail within the Zone, locals have spent years promoting the more bizarre theories that extraterrestrial activity may be involved.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Gabi - Take two minutes and see if you can save up to $865 a year on car insurance at Gabi.com/UNEXPLAINED. There are NO fees, NO forms, and NO spam.<br><br>Veestro - Try the 6 most popular Veestro meals for just $49! Visit TryVeestro.com/Unexplained.<br>
Jun 20, 2019
The Zone of Silence - Silencio
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There is a patch of desert in northern Mexico where no radios work. Compasses point the wrong way. And all manner of strange occurrences have been reported within its borders.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>The Farmer’s Dog - Get 50% off your two week trial of fresh, healthy food at TheFarmersDog.com/UNEXPLAINED. Plus, you get FREE shipping!<br>
Jun 13, 2019
The Man in the Iron Mask Pt. 2 - The Scapegoat
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In 1703 a prisoner died in captivity in the famed Parisian prison, The Bastille. No one knew his name, or even what his face looked like, as he had spent the entire period of his sentence confined in a harsh Iron Mask.&nbsp;<br><br>Parcasters - This week on Extraterrestrial, we take on the mysterious Anunnaki, supposed ancient alien gods. What is their origin? What interactions have they had with our planet? Find out today at parcast.com/extraterrestrial<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off your first order at PairOfThieves.com/UNEXPLAINED.<br><br>
Jun 06, 2019
The Man in the Iron Mask - Infamous Prisoner
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At the end of the 17th century, Parisians witnessed a strange man being escorted into the fortress prison known as the Bastille. He wore a dark metal mask, and for centuries historians, scholars, and writers have tried to determine this mystery prisoner's identity.&nbsp;<br><br>Parcasters - A famous actress captured and forced to act in movies for a totalitarian regime, how would she escape? Find out this week on Hostage! Both parts available now at parcast.com/hostage<br>
May 30, 2019
Kensington Runestone Pt. 2 - Hoax?
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In 1898 a Swedish immigrant farmer uncovered a rune-covered stone buried in Minnesota. Over the last 120 years, the Kensington Runestone has been denounced as a hoax time and time again, but continually resurfaced in the public eye as a potentially authentic relic of an ancient Viking expedition.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>The Farmer’s Dog - Get 50% off your two week trial of fresh, healthy food at TheFarmersDog.com/UNEXPLAINED. Plus, you get FREE shipping!<br>
May 23, 2019
Kensington Runestone - Vikings in Minnesota
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At the turn of the 19th century, a Swedish American immigrant uncovered a strange stone slab on his land. It looked ancient and was covered in a mysterious writing. This was the Kensington Runestone, and its discovery would spark a century-long debate about its authenticity.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Pair of Thieves - Get 20% off when you go to PairOfThieves.com/UNEXPLAINED.<br>
May 16, 2019
Uncovering Atlantis Pt. 2 - Undiscovered
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Over 10,000 years ago, the city of Atlantis was believed to exist as a pinnacle of human achievement before it was suddenly, mysteriously wiped from the face of the earth. Over millennia of human evolution, our species has returned time and time again to the mystery of the Lost City. &nbsp;<br><br>Parcasters - Checked out Not Guilty yet? We’re following up our examination of the Robert Blake trial with a real corker, the trial of Cythia Payne, the Madam of London. Find out more at parcast.com/notguilty<br>
May 09, 2019
Uncovering Atlantis - A Mythical Empire
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Known as the first Empire, this great city ran afoul of the gods and was destroyed over 10,000 years ago. Despite expeditions made by everyone from Spanish Conquistadors to Nazis, there’s no proof the Atlantis actually ever existed.&nbsp;<br><br>Parcasters - Have you checked out Mythology yet? This week we tell the story of Poseidon's son, Bellerophon, and his quest to ride the mythical Pegasus. Available now at parcast.com/mythology&nbsp;<br><br>
May 02, 2019
Ettore Majorana Pt. 2 - Argentinian Exile
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Italian Physicist Ettore Majorana vanished without a trace in 1938. Some suspected a suicide. Others surmised he may have been kidnapped. And some even considered that possibility that Ettore had vanished willingly, in a dramatic attempt to leave his old life behind.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Robinhood -&nbsp; Robinhood is giving listeners of Unexplained Mysteries a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Unexplained.Robinhood.com.<br><br>
Apr 25, 2019
Ettore Majorana - Lost Genius
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In 1938, Italian Physicist Ettore Majorana boarded a boat from Palermo to Naples, Italy. When the boat docked, Ettore wasn't on it, and in the 80 years since he vanished, nobody has ever been found.&nbsp;<br><br><br>Sponsors!<br>Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners of Unexplained Mysteries a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Unexplained.Robinhood.com.<br><br><br><br>
Apr 18, 2019
The Curse of the Hope Diamond Pt. 2
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The infamous Hope Diamond was donated to the Smithsonian museum in 1958, which seemingly ended a nearly 300-year legacy of ruin, tragedy, and death. In the decades since, scientists and skeptics have continued to debate whether the diamond is truly cursed... or if it's just truly unique.<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br><br>CBS All Access - Visit CBS.com/UNEXPLAINED to watch the Twilight Zone. Redeem your FREE trial TODAY.&nbsp;<br><br>
Apr 11, 2019
The Curse of the Hope Diamond
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In 1668, merchant explorer. Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, returned to France with a haul of diamonds, including a massive, magnificent Blue Gem. Over the next 350 years, the diamond travelled the globe in the hands of kings, bankers, and thieves. Everyone who possessed this jewel met with misfortune and, in some cases, death. They were victims of the Curse of the Hope Diamond.<br><br>SPONSORS!<br><br>CBS All Access - Watch the Twilight Zone on CBS All Access. Visit CBS.com/UNEXPLAINED to redeem your FREE trial today and watch.<br><br>
Apr 04, 2019
Jack the Ripper Pt. 2 - A Coverup Afoot
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In 1888, five women were brutally murdered in London's Whitechapel district. Bound by masonic loyalty, the police may have covered up Jack the Ripper’s identity to avoid bringing negative press upon their fraternal order. &nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>CBS All Access - Cross over into another dimension April 1st and watch the new Twilight Zone only on CBS All Access. Visit CBS.com/UNEXPLAINED to redeem your FREE trial TODAY.<br><br>
Mar 28, 2019
Jack the Ripper - Infamous and Unknown
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In 1888, London was terrorized by a series of brutal murders. Due to the grotesque mutilation of the victims, the murders were referred to as "rippings." The deaths created a frenzy of panic and paranoia that lasted long after Jack the Ripper vanished from the public eye.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>CBS All Access - Visit CBS.com/CULTS to redeem your FREE trial of CBS All Access.<br><br><br>Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners of Unexplained Mysteries a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Unexplained.Robinhood.com.<br><br><br><br>
Mar 21, 2019
The Holy Grail Pt. 2
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They say that before his Crucifixion, Jesus Christ drank wine from a cup. This Holy Grail vanished from historical record for a 1000 years before it emerged as a part of the Arthurian Legend. Is the Holy Grail just a myth? Or is it possible that it was smuggled out of Jerusalem and remains hidden to this day?<br><br>BetterHelp - Unexplained Mysteries listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code UNEXPLAINED. Go to BetterHelp.com/Unexplained.<br><br>
Mar 14, 2019
The Holy Grail
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Most people know the story of the Holy Grail, but in fact there is little evidence in the Bible that it actually exists. Over the past two centuries, everyone from Arthurian Knight to Renaissance painters to contemporary thriller novelists have questioned the location of the cup of Christ. This religious relic, has taken a number of forms in human consciousness over the years, and may have never existed at all.<br><br>Parcasters - To learn about an iconic event in American history, check out our our new episode on John McCain on HOSTAGE, wherever you get your shows. Listen now at parcast.com/hostage<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>BetterHelp - Go to BetterHelp.com/Unexplained to get 10% off your first month with discount code UNEXPLAINED.&nbsp;<br><br>
Mar 07, 2019
Lourdes Water Pt. 2 - Testing a Miracle
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Since 1858, millions have bathed themselves in the Sacred Waters of Lourdes in France with the hope to be cured of their terminal illnesses.&nbsp; While many are healed, many more are not. To this day, it is still a mystery if Lourdes water is actually a mystical fountain or just the world’s largest placebo effect.&nbsp;<br><br>Sponsors!<br><br>Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code UNEXPLAINED15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!<br><br><br>
Feb 28, 2019
Lourdes Water - A Holy Cure?
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This natural spring in the Grotto of Massabielle is a small cave-like enclosure in the southern countryside of France. In 1862, the Catholic Church authenticated claims that the Virgin Mary made an apparition at the grotto to a young girl. Blind people can suddenly see, the lame can walk and the depressed experience euphoria. Is it a placebo effect or does the water have magical powers only some can experience?<br><br>Parcasters - Are you searching for a miracle cure for your podcast lineup? Check out our new show, CRIMES OF PASSION today! Listen now at parcast.com/passion<br><br>
Feb 21, 2019
Welcome Trailer!
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Stonehenge. Bigfoot. The Bermuda Triangle. Every Thursday, Unexplained Mysteries searches for answers to the greatest mysteries of history and life on earth. Unexplained Mysteries premieres Thursday, March 1. Here's a sneak peek!&nbsp;
Feb 21, 2018
Find Full Archive of Unexplained Mysteries on Stitcher Premium
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We now offer our complete AD-FREE archives of episodes six months or older on Stitcher Premium!&nbsp;<br><br>To get a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to StitcherPremium.com/PARCAST and use the promo code PARCAST.&nbsp;
Dec 31, 2013