On 5th December 1945, just two months after the Allied powers won World War II, five Grumman TBM Avenger torpedo bombers vanished without trace over the Atlantic. It’s the event that put the Bermuda Triangle on the map. The Bermuda Triangle is a vast expanse of open water flanked on three sides by mainland Florida… Continue reading The Lost Avengers: Was Flight 19 sucked into the Bermuda Triangle?
The unexplained disappearance of the Princes in the Tower, aka 12-year-old Edward V of England and his nine-year-old brother, Richard of Shrewsbury, is one of Britain’s coldest cases. Five and a half centuries on, it remains the subject of debate and conspiracy theory. But are we any closer to the truth? When King Edward IV… Continue reading The Princes in the Tower: Britain’s most famous missing persons case
Just outside Dublin lies a place known to locals as the ‘Vanishing Triangle’. One of Ireland’s eeriest mysteries, it’s where eight women suddenly and inexplicably vanished in the 90s, never to be seen or heard from again... Annie McCarrick. Eva Brennan. Imelda Keenan. Jo Jo Dollard. Ciara Breen. Fiona Pender. Fiona Sinnott. Deirdre Jacob. Most… Continue reading Ireland’s big mystery – the Vanishing Triangle
The vanishing crew of the Mary Celeste is one of the biggest maritime mysteries in history. The Bermuda Triangle’s been blamed before, but is usually dismissed because the ship’s route didn’t pass anywhere near it. Could it be that whatever’s been swallowing ships and planes in the Triangle... moves? On November 7th 1872, the cargo… Continue reading Were the crew of the Mary Celeste swallowed by the Bermuda Triangle?
Born August 18th 1587, Virginia Dare was the first English child born in America. However, she was also part of the ill-fated Roanoke Colony, which mysteriously disappeared around the time of the Spanish Armada and thereafter became known as the “Lost Colony”... In 1584, Queen Elizabeth I instructed Sir Walter Raleigh to establish an English… Continue reading The mystery of Virginia Dare and the Lost Colony
In May 2007, Madeleine McCann disappeared. A few days later, Dutch shop assistant Anna Stam had a disquieting conversation with a little English girl called “Maddie”, who came into her shop and claimed the woman she was with had snatched her... On 3rd May 2007, the still unexplained disappearance of Madeleine McCann sparked the same… Continue reading “She is not my mummy.” Madeleine McCann spotted in Amsterdam
The disappearance of Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly the Atlantic, is to this day the most famous unexplained disappearance in US history. But could a secret briefcase be the key to what happened to her? In July 1937, during an attempt to fly around the world, Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan,… Continue reading The truth about Amelia Earhart lies inside a top-secret briefcase
We’re all familiar with the story of the Princes in the Tower, when 12-year-old Edward V and his 10-year-old brother Richard disappeared without trace in the Tower of London in 1483. But do you know the story of 16-year-old Prince Arthur, Duke of Brittany – the ‘Duke in the Castle’? Arthur, Duke of Brittany and… Continue reading Before the Princes in the Tower, there was the ‘Duke in the Castle’
In 1498, John Cabot set sail on his third voyage to North America under the commission of King Henry VII of England – and disappeared mysteriously. Was he the first victim of the phenomenon that resides in the Bermuda Triangle? The Bermuda Triangle is a region in the North Atlantic Ocean generally regarded as being… Continue reading The Bermuda Triangle’s first victim – Italian explorer John Cabot
Having visited twice, Yosemite National Park has got to be the most beautiful and awe-inspiring place I’ve ever seen. But is something sinister going on there? Are people being abducted by Bigfoot or perhaps even a clandestine branch of the government? David Paulides, an ex-cop who used to work near Yosemite National Park, has been… Continue reading Mysterious disappearances in Yosemite National Park – could it be Bigfoot?
Richey Edwards – former guitarist and lyricist for the Welsh rock band Manic Street Preachers – was known for having an air of mystery. On 1st February 1995, he became the centre of a new mystery – his own disappearance… Known for his eyeliner-heavy ‘Emo’-look, his enigmatic persona and his politically charged lyrics, Richey Edwards was the guitarist… Continue reading Manic Street Preachers’ missing guitarist – did he jump or was he pushed?