Conspiracy Theories, Missing People, Unsolved Mysteries

Manic Street Preachers’ missing guitarist – did he jump or was he pushed?

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?

Conspiracy Theories, Unsolved Mysteries

Is God a Martian? Ancient aliens and the Pyramids of Mars

Is there or was there life on Mars? Many people, including some scientists, believe that intelligent life used to exist on the Red Planet and that the evidence is already abundant. But how convincing is this evidence? And if ancient aliens did once dwell on Mars, what is their connection to us? Even though freezing… Continue reading Is God a Martian? Ancient aliens and the Pyramids of Mars

Cryptozoology, Ghosts, Time Travel, Unsolved Mysteries

The truth about Loch Ness – time travel and the Taos Hum

Loch Ness in Scotland is a hotbed of intrigue, mostly because of copious alleged sightings of the Loch Ness Monster, affectionately dubbed ‘Nessie’. A little further investigation reveals that Loch Ness has also played host to poltergeists, the famous Taos Hum, birds going berserk and time travel. So just what is going on at Loch… Continue reading The truth about Loch Ness – time travel and the Taos Hum

Unsolved Mysteries

The most mysterious body ever found… the Atacama Alien

In 2003, a skeleton was discovered near an abandoned church in the deserted town of La Noria, in the Atacama Desert in Chile. It had a vaguely human shape, except for having 10 ribs instead of 12, an abnormally large and pointed head, and being only 6 inches in length. Many suspected that the Atacama… Continue reading The most mysterious body ever found… the Atacama Alien

Historical Mysteries, Murder Mysteries, Unsolved Mysteries

The Death of Edward II – natural causes, suffocation or a red-hot poker up the bum?

The death of King Edward II during his imprisonment at Berkeley Castle in 1327 is shrouded in mystery. Nobody knows for certain whether he died of natural causes, was murdered on the orders of his wife, or in fact swapped his clothes with a servant and escaped… It’s an understatement to say that Edward II… Continue reading The Death of Edward II – natural causes, suffocation or a red-hot poker up the bum?

Conspiracy Theories, Murder Mysteries, Unsolved Mysteries

LA’s most dangerous hotel and the gruesome case of Elisa Lam

On February 19th 2013, 21-year-old Canadian student Elisa Lam was found dead and decomposing in a water tank at the Cecil Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles. Theories as to how she got there range from mental illness to murder to demonic possession… I've heard that Downtown LA has a bit of a bad rep. I… Continue reading LA’s most dangerous hotel and the gruesome case of Elisa Lam

Cryptozoology, Unsolved Mysteries, Urban Legends

Half-fish, half-polar bear – the mysterious ‘Trunko’

The world is full of stories about mysterious creatures that inhabit the ocean. One of those is the enigmatic Trunko, a half-fish, half-polar bear monster with an elephantine trunk, spotted battling two killer whales off the coast of Margate Beach, South Africa in 1924… This astonishing encounter between two killer whales and a large creature… Continue reading Half-fish, half-polar bear – the mysterious ‘Trunko’

Conspiracy Theories, Cover-ups, UFOs, Unsolved Mysteries

The Roswell UFO Incident – new ‘witnesses’ come forward

In the last article I examined the events of 1947. Now I’m looking at what set Roswell on the road to becoming the biggest and most written-about conspiracy theory in history. The events of 1947 were actually rather… uneventful. Everything died down until UFO researcher Stanton Friedman interviewed Major Jesse Marcel in 1978, who recovered… Continue reading The Roswell UFO Incident – new ‘witnesses’ come forward

Conspiracy Theories, Cover-ups, Time Travel, Unsolved Mysteries

Time travellers spotted in Cumbria, New York and… Downton Abbey

Stephen Hawking once said, “If time travel is possible, where are the tourists from the future?” Well, Stephen, maybe they’re already here. Time travel won’t go away. It continues to be a prominent and beloved theme in all kinds of fiction. From light-hearted comedy adventures like Back to the Future, to romances like Somewhere In… Continue reading Time travellers spotted in Cumbria, New York and… Downton Abbey

Historical Mysteries, Murder Mysteries, Unsolved Crimes, Unsolved Mysteries

Mystery solved? Jack the Ripper and the blood-stained shawl

The identity of notorious serial killer Jack the Ripper has long been one of Britain’s biggest unsolved mysteries. Not anymore. According to Russell Edwards, Jack’s name is Aaron Kosminski. Between 31st August and 9th November 1888, Jack the Ripper brutally murdered five prostitutes – Mary Ann Nichols, Annie Chapman, Elizabeth Stride, Catherine Eddowes and Mary… Continue reading Mystery solved? Jack the Ripper and the blood-stained shawl

Conspiracy Theories, Cover-ups, UFOs, Unsolved Mysteries

The Roswell UFO Incident – let’s start at the beginning…

Conspiracy theories about the 1947 Roswell Incident are probably the most famous conspiracy theories of all. I'm about to take a look at what is a very complex web of evidence, allegations, tall tales, hoaxes and still-unanswered questions. Roswell is too big a story to tell in one article. Over the coming months, I'll be… Continue reading The Roswell UFO Incident – let’s start at the beginning…

Conspiracy Theories, Cryptozoology, Hoaxes, Unsolved Mysteries

Two new sightings of the Loch Ness Monster?

As the vote on Scottish independence looms, one of Scotland's most famous residents appears to have weighed into the argument - the Loch Ness Monster. It's been reported by several newspapers over the last few days that the Loch Ness Monster - nicknamed Nessie - has registered her vote on the issue of Scottish independence… Continue reading Two new sightings of the Loch Ness Monster?