The Mystery of the Mary Celeste, aka the Ghost Ship

On December 5th, 1872, a Canadian Brigantine—a two-masted sailing ship—called the Del Gratia was sailing 400 miles east of the Azores, an archipelago in the mid-Atlantic. Crew members noticed another ship drifting in the distance. Attempts were made to contact the ship, all of which failed. So the captain of the Del Graita decided to […]

Unsolved Mystery: the Lead Masks Case of Vintém Hill

On August 20, 1966, a young boy was flying his kite on Vintém Hill in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He noticed what looked like two piles of clothes lying parallel to each other in a small depression on the hill. Upon further inspection, he realized that he was looking at two dead bodies. Immediately, […]

The Unsolved Mystery of the Circleville Letters

Imagine the horror of having your deepest secrets revealed: the realization that your privacy has been violated by an unknown force. From 1976 to 1994, inhabitants of Circleville, Ohio were terrorized by this very predicament. Throughout those 18 years, the anonymous Circleville Writer sent local residents a string of letters that revealed the double lives […]