Victims of the disease would sometimes act as if they were drunk, would experience memory loss about what they had done and experienced, and would often experience hallucinations like a "snail walking over their face".
Dancing plague of 1518 is an event in which hundreds of citizens of Strasbourg inexplicably danced for weeks, some even to their deaths.
In 1991, scientists discovered a fungus named Cryptococcus neoformans at Chernobyl complex that contains large amounts of melanin – a pigment found in the skin which turns it dark. Later it was discovered that the fungi could actually "eat" radiation.
Cicada 3301 is a mysterious large-scale codebreaker event that took place in 2012. A random account on 4chan appeared with the name Cicada 3301 and had these large puzzles for people to solve.
Lake Lanier has unfortunately gained a sinister reputation for the high drowning rate, mysterious disappearances, boat accidents, a dark past of racial injustice, and the Lady of the Lake.
Joshua Guimond disappeared from St. John’s University campus in Collegeville, Minnesota in 2002, following a late-night gathering with friends. Two decades have passed, the case is still unsolved.
"When you find my body, please…". Geraldine Largay wrote in her journal how she survived for close to a month after getting lost near Appalachian Trail.
Polar gigantism and Palaeozoic gigantism are not equivalent: Monstrous beings lurking beneath the ocean depths?
To truly understand the difference between polar and Palaeozoic gigantism, we need to delve into their respective origins.
In April 2001, Branson Perry, then 20 years of age, inexplicably disappeared from his abode in Skidmore, Missouri. Two years later, the authorities uncovered an eerie hint.
The Cowden family murders have been described as one of Oregon's most haunting and baffling mysteries. The case received nationwide attention when it occurred and has continued to captured the public's interest over the years.