Antarctica is known for its extreme conditions and unique ecosystem. Studies have shown that animals in cold oceanic regions tend to grow larger than their counterparts in other parts of the world, a phenomenon known as polar gigantism.
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.
When the West End Baptist Church of Nebraska exploded in 1950, no one was injured because every single member of the choir was coincidentally late in arriving for practice that evening.
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.
The Bondo apes are an isolated population of chimps from the Bili forest in Democratic Republic of Congo.
As Frederick Valentich flew over the Bass Strait in Australia, he made a radio call to the control tower, reporting an unidentified flying object.
Was Amelia Earhart captured by enemy forces? Did she crash on a remote island? Or was there something more sinister at play?
Louis Le Prince was the first person to create moving pictures—but he mysteriously disappeared in 1890, and his fate is still unknown.