The Voynich Manuscript

The Voynich Manuscript

  • A mysterious book written in the 15 century with an unknown language and writing system is considered as one of the most famous cases into the history of cryptography.
  • With a lot of pages missing and 240 remaining, the MS 408 (Voynich Manuscript) contains weird and bizarre illustrations that divides the book into six sections

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The Voynich Manuscript

  • A mysterious book written in the 15 century with an unknown language and writing system is considered as one of the most famous cases into the history of cryptography.
  • With a lot of pages missing and 240 remaining, the MS 408 (Voynich Manuscript) contains weird and bizarre illustrations that divides the book into six sections

The Beinecke MS 408, or mostly know as “The Voynich Manuscript,” has been a mystery since the moment it was discovered back in 1639 by Georgius Barschius. In a written letter Athanasius Kircher claims that he found a book with an unknown script and illustrated pictures of plants, chemicals, and stars. Since he couldn’t read the text, he was hoping that Athanasius could do it for him, but neither was he up to the task.

The book was passed from hand to hand and gaining the fame under the name of “Unknown book.” In 1912, a book dealer named Wilfrid Voynich purchased from the Villa Mondragone in Italy. He presented to the public in 1915 and around that time cryptographers became interested in the writings. But no matter how professional or amateur they were, no one could understand the secrets behind it.

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MOTHMAN

MOTHMAN

  • A legendary creature of West Virginia described once as “Couples See Man-Sized Bird … Creature … Something”

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MOTHMAN

  • A legendary creature of West Virginia described once as "Couples See Man-Sized Bird ... Creature ... Something"

On the evening of 12 November, 1966, a group of five men were digging a grave in a cemetery on the outskirts of Clendenin, West Virginia. The deceased was the brother-in-law of one of the gravediggers, Kenneth Duncan. Suddenly, they spotted a creature they later described as a flying, brown humanoid rise up from the nearby trees and fly straight over their heads. They watched the thing fly about for a minute until it disappeared from view. This is widely considered the first canonical sighting of the creature that the media would later give the name Mothman.

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A haunting video found from a cellphone left in a taxi in Fiji

A haunting video found from a cellphone left in a taxi in Fiji

  • The video shows at least four unarmed men being gunned down in at sea.
  • Despite dozens of witnesses on the haunting videotape, the victims and killers remain a mystery.

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A haunting video found from a cellphone left in a taxi in Fiji

  • The video shows at least four unarmed men being gunned down in at sea.
  • Despite dozens of witnesses on the haunting videotape, the victims and killers remain a mystery.

Very little public information is available about the disturbing video. Most likely the action takes place in the vast Indian Ocean at some time between 2012 and 2013.

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D. B. Cooper: The Boeing 727 Pirate

D. B. Cooper: The Boeing 727 Pirate

  • A man hijacked a Boeing 727 aircraft in the air using a briefcase that he said contained a bomb and gathered $200,000.
  • Jumped out of the moving airplane with a parachuted to extreme cold and has never been located or identified.

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D. B. Cooper: The Boeing 727 Pirate

  • A man hijacked a Boeing 727 aircraft in the air using a briefcase that he said contained a bomb and gathered $200,000.
  • Jumped out of the moving airplane with a parachuted to extreme cold and has never been located or identified.

It’s one of America’s most enduring mysteries, baffling authorities for over 45 years. How was it possible for a man to hijack a Boeing 727 aircraft in the air using a briefcase that he said contained a bomb, demanded $200,000 (equivalent to $1,170,000), parachuted to an uncertain fate and has never been located or identified.

Now you surely think he died on the way out of the aircraft jumping into an extreme cold? — a portion of money with the same serial numbers that were part of the loot have surfaced and only deepened the mystery making it the only unsolved air piracy case in American aviation history.

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The Strange Murder of Holly Bobo

The Strange Murder of Holly Bobo

  • The disappearance of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo made news across the nation.
  • In a heavily criticized and bungled murder investigation, six men have been arrested in relation to the case; the prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for three of them.

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The Strange Murder of Holly Bobo

  • The disappearance of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo made news across the nation.
  • In a heavily criticized and bungled murder investigation, six men have been arrested in relation to the case; the prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for three of them.

Holly Lynn Bobo (October 12, 1990 - ?, 2011) was a 20 year old University of Tennessee nursing student who disappeared from her Darden, Tennessee home on April 13, 2011 under strange circumstances. Friends described Holly as sweet and shy. She lived at home with her father Dana, her mother Karen and her brother Clint. Famous country singer and Survivor and The Amazing Race star Whitney Duncan is Holly’s cousin.

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The Hinterkaifeck Axe Murders

The Hinterkaifeck Axe Murders

  • In 1922, the German public was shocked when a farmer Andreas Gruber and his family were brutally slain to death with a rusty pickaxe.
  • The farm was taken care of during the weekend: the food was eaten, the cattle was fed, the dog was let out. Smoke was rising from the chimney.

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The Hinterkaifeck Axe Murders

  • In 1922, the German public was shocked when a farmer Andreas Gruber and his family were brutally slain to death with a rusty pickaxe.
  • The farm was taken care of during the weekend: the food was eaten, the cattle was fed, the dog was let out. Smoke was rising from the chimney.

The time: March, 1922. The place: the Hinterkaifeck, a small Bavarian farm nestled in the woods about 70 km north of Munich. Andreas Gruber, aged 63, farmed the land with his wife, 72-year-old Cäzilia and their daughter, the widow Viktoria Gabriel, aged 35. Viktoria’s children also lived at the farm. A daughter, aged 7, also named Cäzilia, and a son, 2-year-old Josef. Karl, Viktoria’s husband, was presumed to have been killed fighting in the Great War, although his body was never recovered.

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"The Dyatlov Pass Incident": Who or What Slaughter Nine Russian Skiers in 1959?

  • The mysterious deaths of nine Russian students on a skiing trip to the Ural mountains lacks an easy explanation.
  • Only a few cases are more bizarre or stranger than the Dyatlov Pass Incident of 1959.

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  • The mysterious deaths of nine Russian students on a skiing trip to the Ural mountains lacks an easy explanation.
  • Only a few cases are more bizarre or stranger than the Dyatlov Pass Incident of 1959.

We may never know exactly what happened on the highest slope of Kholat Syakhl (‘Mountain of the Dead’ in the old tongue), in the Ural Mountains on February 2, 1959. Let’s start with what we do know. Ten experienced ski hikers, led by 23-year-old engineering student Igor Dyatlov, set out to reach the mountain Otorten on January 25. The keen mountaineers were students at Ural Polytechnical Institute. This trek would be a Category III (the highest difficulty). After arriving by train at Ivdel in Sverdlovsk Oblast, the group took a truck to Vizhai, the last inhabited settlement so far north.

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"Tamam Shud"

  • Unidentified man found dead on Somerton beach, just south of Adelaide, South Australia, on 1st of December, 1948.
  • Inside the man’s trousers, piece of paper with a phrase tamám shud, meaning “ended” or “finished” in Persian, was found.

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  • Unidentified man found dead on Somerton beach, just south of Adelaide, South Australia, on 1st of December, 1948.
  • Inside the man’s trousers, piece of paper with a phrase tamám shud, meaning “ended” or “finished” in Persian, was found.

The Tamam Shud case came about on 1 December 1948 at Somerton Beach, South Australia. At 6.30am, police were notified that a male body had been discovered lying in the sand opposite the Crippled Children’s Home. His head lay against the seawall, legs outstretched and feet crossed. He appeared to have died in his sleep. Nobody knew who he was and a search of his person did not shed any light on the matter. He had an unused train ticket from Adelaide to Henley Beach, a bus ticket, an American comb, half a pack of Juicy Fruit, half a pack of Kensitas Club smokes (one of which lay unlit on his coat collar) and a Bryant & May matchbox.

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What Happened to Amos?

What Happened to Amos?

  • The 12-year-old disappearance of Amos Mortier — a shy 27-year-old known for his extraordinary kindness.
  • Journalist Nathan J. Comp challenges detectives’ theory with new evidence in disappearance of an enigmatic cannabis distributor named Amos.

Amos Mortier was a live-off-the-land type who went missing on Nov. 8, 2004. Investigators quickly uncovered the double-life the 27-year-old introvert led as a marijuana distributor for a trafficking operation based in upstate New York that flew beneath law enforcement radar for six years.

The trafficking operation, headed by an east coast man named Reed Rogala, wasn’t sophisticated, but its operators were disciplined. Between 1998 and 2004, Rogala delivered hundreds of pounds of marijuana to Mortier and another Madison, Wisconsin man named Brian Hutchinson. When Hutchinson left Madison in 2003, Rogala informed Mortier deliveries of marijuana would cease.

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What Happened to Amos?

  • The 12-year-old disappearance of Amos Mortier — a shy 27-year-old known for his extraordinary kindness.
  • Journalist Nathan J. Comp challenges detectives’ theory with new evidence in disappearance of an enigmatic cannabis distributor named Amos.

Amos Mortier was a live-off-the-land type who went missing on Nov. 8, 2004. Investigators quickly uncovered the double-life the 27-year-old introvert led as a marijuana distributor for a trafficking operation based in upstate New York that flew beneath law enforcement radar for six years.

The trafficking operation, headed by an east coast man named Reed Rogala, wasn’t sophisticated, but its operators were disciplined. Between 1998 and 2004, Rogala delivered hundreds of pounds of marijuana to Mortier and another Madison, Wisconsin man named Brian Hutchinson. When Hutchinson left Madison in 2003, Rogala informed Mortier deliveries of marijuana would cease.

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Amerithrax: The Anthrax Attacks in America

Several prominent figures in the press and two senators received letters containing toxic military-grade bacteria called anthrax, killing five and infecting 17.The letters warned about upcoming attacks, praised Allah, vowed death to Israel and America….

Amerithrax: The Anthrax Attacks in America

  • Several prominent figures in the press and two senators received letters containing toxic military-grade bacteria called anthrax, killing five and infecting 17.
  • The letters warned about upcoming attacks, praised Allah, vowed death to Israel and America.

September 18, 2001. One week after the notorious 9/11 attacks, several prominent figures in the press, and two senators receive letters containing toxic military-grade bacteria called anthrax, killing five and infecting 17.

The American nation was paralyzed and in fear. The simple act of opening a letter anywhere in the country could be deadly.

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