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Top 10 Unsolved mysteries that still need answers


Our world is full of strange and mysterious things that we humans can’t understand and explain yet. These are 10 unsolved mysteries of our world that will remain us shocked.


Grooved Spheres

Precambrian, a rock found in South Africa was considered to be mysterious when some metal spheres were found in them. The rock being 2.8 billion years old had these 1 inch diameter metal spheres and three parallel grooves etched around the equator with bluish and white flecks on them. Since the origin and reason of these spheres remain unknown they are considered to be mysterious.


Placebo Effect


Placebo effect explains the mysterious complicated mind-body connection where a fake medicine subscribed by doctor works due to patient’s expectation and belief . Nocebo Effect is similar to this when a person take fake drugs and start experiencing problems which is caused by real drugs.

Taos Hum

“Hum” is regarded as a mysterious low pitched voice similar to that of a distant diesel engine which was continuously heard in a quiet environment of small town Taos, New Mexico. The source of this sound still remains unknown despite of many investigation.


Shroud of Turin

Shroud of Turin


A linen cloth was found bearing the image of a man died of crucifixion which resembled the burial shroud of Jesus Christ. The cloth which is currently held in Cathedral of St John the Baptist in Turin, Italy is considered to be a mystery as the explanation is still unknown.


Sailing Stones

Sailing Stones

As the name suggests these stones in Racetrack Playa slowly move and leave a track without human or animal intervention. Stones are heavy so that wind cannot be the root cause of this movement and this still remain one amongst top unsolved mysteries.

Dancing Plague

The issue began when a woman, Frau Troffea, began dancing in a street of Strasbourg during July 1518. The dance which was an obsession soon got spread in the area and 400 other people of Strasbourg joined her in dancing. As the dance extended for months, many lost their lives due to heart attacks, strokes and exhaustion and there was no idea why these people got much obsessed with dance.


Lady Dais

Lady Dais

An ancient body in China of a Lady Dais of the Han Dynasty around 2,000 years old is considered to be the most well preserved body till now. The mummy had preserved in a mysterious liquid which left the skin still soft, and her arms and legs could flex at the joints. Scientists cannot still replicate this liquid which left it in the category of unsolved mysteries.


Harold Disappearance


The disappearance of Harold Hold, the prime minister of Australia on December 1967 is regarded as a mystery as it was unable to find any trace of him so far, even though the search operation was handled by Police, Navy, Air Force and local volunteers.

Spontaneous Combustion

The death of Jeannie Saffin was considered to be a spontaneous combustion mystery as she got eventually wrapped into flames while sitting on a chair. While investigation, police found no sign of burning in the house except Jeannie’s body. Her father, who was the witness of this incident, claims that he saw flash light coming out of his eyes corner and wrapped her, the cause of her death is still unknown.


Red Rain

Red Rain
In 2001, from July to September, the South Indian State, Kerala experienced an extra ordinary rain as if the clouds were spitting out blood. The Indian Government claimed it is because of airborne spores from locally prolific terrestrial alga, but a media report claimed that the colored particles were extraterrestrial cells. Despite of many research, the reason is still unknown.