15 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries of All Time


Our planet is full of mysterious thing through science, technology and research have come a long way. Sadly as of now, we come up with a list of 15 Greatest Unsolved mysteries of all time. Now enjoy the list and tell us which one is your favorite?

Mystery of SS Ourang Medan

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The SS Ourang Medan was an alleged ship which, as per different sources, turned into a wreck in Dutch East Indies waters, or somewhere else, after its whole team had died under suspicious conditions either in 1940 to 1950 depending on the source. This is one of the fascinating unsolved mysteries that ever existed in history.

The saga of Ourang Medan started from an SOS message that motioned the whole team was dead, even the telegrapher died during the transmission of the message.  The message was sent into two-part:

The message was “All officer including the captain, are dead lying in the chartroom and bridge. Possibly whole crew dead” and the second was “I died”.

The most mysterious part of Ourang Medan is when it found by Silver Star (American Ship) all crew found in mysterious position, their eyes wide, arms grasping at unseen assailants and their face twisted into revolting visages of agony and horror. Captain remains on the bridge and the communication officer found on his post, as dead as the rest and his fingertips resting on the telegraph.

Finally, the captain of the Silver Star has decided to take Ourang Medan with themselves but as soon as the crew attached the tow line to the Ourang they noticed that smoke coming from the lower of the deck and Dutch such exploded with such tremendous force that it takes herself from the water and swiftly tank.

Mystery of Bhimkund


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Ancient India left some the mind-blowing mystery for future generations to explore and Bheem Kund is one of them. Bhimkund or Neelkund is a holy place which is situated Madhya Pradesh, India.

Bhimkund is a natural source of water and the water is so pure and clean even you can see fishes and other creatures living in the water to certain depths.

There are many stories behind the origin of Bhimkund, one is claiming the links from Mahabharata and another link from Lord Vishnu and Narad.

Now the mysterious thing about is that the depth of Bhimkund is endless and till now no one able to find the actual depth of Bhimkund. Once the discovery channel team came to measure the depth of Bhimkiund but they failed and like that every year number of researchers come and try their best to measure the limits of this Kund but no one gets succeed.

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Normally, when a person dies underwater then the body floats above the surface of the water but Bhimkund has different phenomena. Once the body drowned in this Kund, it never floats up. And the body can be never found back.

According to the local people, Bhimkund is also an indicator of an upcoming natural disaster. The water level of Bhimkund drastically changes whenever the natural disaster going to happen. In 2004, at the time of the Tsunami the water level rose about 15 feet and the same happened at the time of the Nepal earthquake.

Mystery of Tunguska event

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That was a normal morning on June 30. 1908 in Siberia, a fireball was seen streaking across in the daytime. And within moments, something exploded in the atmosphere above Tunguska River. Due to that, this event is widely known as the Tunguska event. Scientist believes that it caused due to coming asteroid which never actually struck with the earth instead exploded in the air, about 3 to 5 KM above the surface of the earth.

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This event released enough energy to kill reindeer and flatten tree for many kilometers. But the strange thing is that no crater was ever found. Over the years the scientist comes with much interesting theory for Tanguska event but none of them is proved yet – like the encounter of alien spacecraft, explosion of black hole and many more.

Mystery of Mount Kailash

Mystery of Mount Kailash

Mount Kailash is still one of the most mysterious and sacred mountains which is located at the top of the Kailash range. It is part of the Trans-Himalaya in the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China.

The mystery of mount Kailash is the most talked topic in the world of unsolved mysteries of all time. Who lives at mount Kailash? According to Hindus Mount Kailash is the home of Lord Shiva, Tibetan believes that Kailash is the adobe of tantric meditational deity Demchog but Jain believes that Kailash as the site at which their first Tirthankar attained nirvana. All of them is just a belief without any proof. Like that there are many unsolved questions about mount Kailash, for that you can check this: 13 unsolved mystery of mount Kailash

Mystery of Zodiac Killer

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The Zodiac killer was a serial killer who stalked parts of Northern California around 1968 to 1969. His name called Zodiac because of all cryptic letters he sent to press and police, he revealed his inspiration for the killing and offer pieces of information to the future murder plots. He accepting obligation regarding killing upwards of 37 individuals, however, police examiners have just affirmed 5 death and 7 total assaults.

“I am not sick. I am insane. But this will not stop the game.”

Those are the words written by the Zodiac killer.

According to some sources, his fist victim was Cheri Jo Bates, an 18-year-old freshman at Riverside City college. After a few days the police received a letter: “She was young and beautiful but now she is battered and dead. She is not the first and she will not be the last”.

Like that Zodiac killer send around 4 to 6 letters from 1968 to 1969.

Mystery of the Mary Celeste

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The saga of the Mary Celeste starts on 5 December 1872 when an unguided ship was discovered with six month supply of food and water but without any single person on board. The ship raft was missing and one of its 2 pumps had been dismantled.

No one knows what happens to those 10 people who had sailed aboard the Mary Celeste. Through many years the number of speculation is going around might have taken place like pirates of sea, sea monster etc. but none one of them is proved yet. There are many documentaries and TV series that have been inspired by the Mystery of the Mary Celeste but the mystery remains unsolved.

Mystery of Stonehenge

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Stonehenge is one of the most prehistoric monuments in Wiltshire, England. It is a property of the UNESCO world heritage site. Archaeologists believe it was built around 3000 BC and it took 1500 years to erect.

Stonehenge is one of the most mysterious places in the world. The biggest stone of Stonehenge is known as sarsens, are up to 9 meters (30 feet) and around 25-ton weight. And the smallest stone of Stonehenge is known as bluestones, weight around 4 tons.

There are many mysteries associated with Stonehenge like who built it? how it was built? Why built it? What was Stonehenge used for? Was it a temple for sun worship?

Some of the stone weight dozen of tons and were only available hundreds of a kilometer away. It is still a mystery how they could be transported over such distances.

Mystery of Lochness Monster

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Lochness Monster could be one of the most talked topics in the world of mysteries. The extremely prominent ocean beast known to live in the deep, daunting depth of Loch Ness in Scotland.

Every year a huge number of individuals rush religiously to Loch to get a look at this mysterious animal. From many years the number of speculation is going; some believe that this could be the survivor of the dinosaur.

According to the latest research, this shy snake-like head and long, green body creature could be a giant eel. But again this is the only speculation without any proof.

The Taos Hum

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Taos is a small town in North-central, New Mexico. To a passerby, it looks like a normal place but it’s not when you listen carefully you may listen a low-frequency buzzing noise like a diesel engine idling in the distance. It is a hopeless noise for those who can hear it. It never stops, interferes with sleep, and is increasingly perceptible around evening time and indoor.

Since the 1990’s the Hum became a big concern for the local resident. According to one study only 2 percent of people reported hearing the Hum but Taos is not so special about strange and mysterious sound. Actually, there are numbers of places around the world where similar Hum sound can be heard which remains an unsolved mystery.

There are many stories, theories going around about Hum like Hum can be the result of a military experiment or submarine communication or it can be due to alien spaceship.

Mystery Shepherd’s Monument Inscription

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The Shepherd Monument located in Staffordshire, England was commissioned by Thomas Anson, paid by his brother Admiral Anson and designed by Flemish stone carver Peter Scheemakers.

From a long time Shepherd’s Monument hold a mystery of cryptic message which is considered a great puzzle for them who tried to solve the fathom of mysterious letter combination.

Many world greatest mind have tried to crack the puzzled of the 10 letter inscription – “DOUOSVAVVM” but failed.

The code engraved on the Shepherd’s Monument has evaded decipherment for more than 250 years. Those of a romantic disposition believed it to be a coded message of the sort utilized by the Knights Templar and their successors to point to the whereabouts of the Holy Grail or some different strict relic. Others trusted it to be a private insistence of love.

Mystery of 9 Unknown Men of Ancient India

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India have own version of Illuminati the 9 Unknown Men which is considered as one of the most powerful secret group. Actually, according to the legend the society of 9 Unknown men was created Emperor Ashoka around 226 BC after the battle of Kalinga that took lives of more than 1 Lakhs people.

The main objective of this society was to protect the method of destruction from falling into the hands of wrong people and to further pass knowledge which would help humanity. Every one of the Nine Men is probably liable for guarding a solitary book which managed an alternate part of possibly risky learning. The books are known to cover the accompanying subjects: Propaganda and Psychological Warfare, Physiology, Microbiology, Alchemy, Communication, Gravitation, Cosmology, Light and Sociology. Hypothesis about Nine unknown men was lived for more than 2000 years.

Mystery of Ghost Village Kuldhara, Jaisalmer India

mystery of ghost village india

From 200 years ago, in the era of king, Kuldhara was home of around 1500 Paliwal Brahmins. But at one night they all disappeared from village without a trace. No one know why but they neither died not get abducted.

According to the legends “Once an evil minister in the ruling kingdom saw the daughter of the village chief and decide to marry to her and he set the deadline for the marriage after they forcefully enter in the village and take the chief daughter. So to the sake of their pride they decide to left the village and cursed the area so no one live there ever again.”

Till now the curse stay true because the village is still barren and uninhabited.

Mystery of Nazca Lines

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The Nazca Lines are enormous examples of work of art scratched into the ground in Nazca, Peru. Some take the shape of creatures and abnormal animals. The Nazca civilization is responsible for Nazca line. The Nazca culture flourished from 100BC to 800AD.

They include some strange drawings like a large spider, monkey (size of 2 football ground), sharks, flowers and many more. According to archaeological research the ancient Nazca civilizations famous for their ceramic art and giant drawing.

Why they draw these giant images? How these images were created? These are still unsolved questions for us.

Mystery of Jack the Ripper

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The saga of Jack the Ripper has been started when around 1888 the police received many letters from a person “Jack the Ripper” with the message that he had killed many prostitutes. And eventually, during those days more than 5 prostitutes had been murdered who worked in the slums of East End of London.

According to the police the killer has been good knowledge of surgery because he cut down their throats, abdominal and took their internal organs. Till now we don’t have any clue about who is he?, why he murdered those prostitutes?, still unsolved.

Who was D.B Cooper

The Saga of Dan Cooper has been started when on November 24, 1971 a man himself called Dan cooper wearing black suit and tie board northwest Airlines flight #305. After some time of flight take-off he warns waiter and other crew members that he has a bomb and hijacked the plane.

He put the demand of $200K cash, parachutes and food to release the flight. After that, he put all the money in a bag and jumped into the night somewhere around the north of Portland. During the investigation police only able to find $5800 money at north Portland with the same serial number which was given to D.B cooper but no clue of D.B cooper. Who was he? Where had he gone? Still unsolved.

So here are the 15 unsolved mystery of all time. I hope you enjoyed the list, if we missed your favorite then let us know in the below comment section. Until next time cheers!!!


  1. https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2011/11/death-ship-the-ourang-medan-mystery/
  2. https://earthsky.org/space/what-is-the-tunguska-explosion
  3. https://postcard.news/an-unsolved-mystery-behind-bheem-kund-do-you-know-what-the-discovery-channel-failed-to-find/


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