Ghosts & Hauntings

Stories of ghostly encounters have been shared as far back as humanity has been around.  Here, we will share stories of known hauntings as well as reader submitted stories, photos and audio (EVP) recordings.  Post your story/media by using the "Submit" feature on the main menu and we will place it online as soon as possible. "Behind every man now alive stand 30 ghosts, for that is the ratio by which the dead outnumber the living." ARTHUR C. CLARKE

Aliens & UFO’s

Are we alone?  Many will say "NO!" Mathematical calculations such as the drake equation tell us that the probability of life beyond Earth is tremendous.  Most people are familiar with the"Roswell" incident and of the mysterious "Area 51".  But there are MANY more stories than that, and we are here to discuss every one of them.  Post your stories, images and videos so that others may read and learn from your experiences.

Mysterious Places

The lost city of Atlantis, Easter Island, The Sands of Egypt, Stone Henge and many other places around the world tantalize our imaginations and fill us with wonder.  Within this category you will find many stories, images and videos  that will certainly peak your interest.  If you know of mysterious place, make sure and post your story!


  Ever wondered what happened to Amelia Earhart, Jimmy Hoffa and a multitude of other people from our past?  What about the people of today that disappear without a trace?  Join us in our research on those who have vanished and the possibilities of where they could be today.   Visit these sites for information on missing persons. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children NamUs -  National Missing and Unidentified Persons System Lets Bring Them Home FBI...

Lost Treasures

Buried Pirate treasures,  secret tunnels, old maps...any mention of the word "treasure" is bound to set our imaginations on fire.  There are riches out there beyond imagining hidden and waiting to be discovered by the right hunter.  Will it be you?

Space & Beyond

Space.  Learn where humanity has gone and where we are going.  Visit frequently to follow the future plans of our space administrations, the goings on of the International Space Station.   Learn more of our stars, planets, our entire solar system and beyond.   Join us on our quest to answer the universal question.  Are we alone? Make sure you visit the SETI@Home program and download their screen saver that allows your computer to analyze packets of information from their radio...

Weird Science

It has been said that the technological advancements of humanity  have progressed more in the last 50 years than it had in the two thousand years before it.  What does this mean?  Many great minds in our history have moved us forward and continue to do so today.  This category is a collective discussion of the great minds of the past and of the present,  of human invention and the possibilities of advanced technologies that are being worked on...

The Occult

OCCULTISM has its basis in a religious way of thinking, the roots of which stretch back into antiquity and which may be described as the Western esoteric tradition. Its principal ingredients have been identified as Gnosticism, the Hermetic treatises on alchemy and magic, Neo-Platonism, and the Kabbalah, all originating in the eastern Mediterranean area during the first few centuries AD. While the word "Occult" actually means "Hidden", it is said that it represents hidden knowledge and magic.  There are...

Strange Relics

Many mysterious objects are said to have existed that are now lost in the sands of time.  Some of these relics still exist and are displayed in museums or held in private collections.   Such objects display unusual construction or  are connected to myths of ancient magics or technology way above their time.   Join us in our quest to examine these Strange Relics and decide for ourselves if they are explainable or part of the Mysteries of The Unknown.

Unsolved Mysteries

Join us in our investigations into some of the most intriguing unsolved mysteries of our time.   Examine the clues, witness testimonies and the evidence to determine.  Post and read information on cold case files, famous court cases and more.


An effect or extraordinary event in the physical world that surpasses all known human or natural powers and is ascribed to a supernatural cause or that of a higher power. Such an effect or event manifesting or considered as a work of God.   Stories of Angels appearing or prayers being answered at moments of severe turmoil have been told by many people.   The miracle is one of the easiest in the world of the unknown for many...

The Human Mind

Do some some or all people have the latent ability to move objects with their minds, or see future events before they happen?  These any many other brain tingling questions will be studied here at Mysteries of the Unknown.  Learn about Channeling, Psychokinesis, Remote Viewing, telepathy and many other abilities are, read the stories and decide for yourself what you believe.

Masters of Illusion

Magic.  It has captured our imaginations for eons.  Through this category you will meet those who have created, entertained and mesmerized us all.  The masters of Illusion.   Post your stories, photos and videos here.  Learn many of the tricks and illusions yourself and demonstrate your magical abilities for us all.

Urban Legends

The urban legend, urban myth, urban tale, or contemporary legend is one of the most compelling types of mystery.  Some are clearly false with unknown intent, while others seem to possess that gleam of possibility.  Read and post your own stories of Urban Legend.  If you notice we are missing a well known story, photo or video, feel free to share it with us!

Genetic Maladies

Our DNA, chromosomes and all the cells in our bodies are parts of an intricately balanced system of building blocks to our physical form.  The basis of our bodies, our very lives.  It only takes the slightest of errors, the tiniest of deviations in our genetic code to wreak havoc on our bodies.  In this category read about the people who have been touched by just such maladies, unusual diseases and more.  The intention of this category isn't to...

Beyond Explanation

There are happenings in this world that simply defy categorization, that are utterly beyond classic explanation.  In this area you will find such stories, see and experience their images and video and come to the realization that some things just cannot be labeled.  If you have a story of your own that you are not sure what category it belongs to, post it here and we will place it appropriately for you.

Breaking The Code

There are many codes and cyphers that have been left throughout history that have still not been broken, such as the Beale Cypher, the Voynich Manuscript, the Phaistos Disk and many many more.   If solved, some of these unbroken codes could contain history changing information, or lead to long hidden artifacts or treasures.   Take a look and try to crack them yourself if you have the gumption.  Who knows, maybe you will be the one who makes the difference.


cryp·to·zo·ol·o·gy The search for and study of animals whose existence or survival is disputed or unsubstantiated, such as the Loch Ness monster and the yeti. There seems to be a lot of evidence of their existence, but is the evidence authentic or a series of well orchestrated hoaxes?  You decide.


For as long as there have been humans, there have been theories of conspiracy.  Through the ages these stories have accumulated, grown and awakened our minds to better perceive the fine lines between deception and reality.  Are the events and questions we have, the product of our imaginations, or are there truly forces out there that seek to control our economies, our technologies and our lives?  One thing is for sure ,  the truth is out there.


Join us and gain insight on the most atrocious members of the human race.  The serial killers, Tyrants, and overall insane killers in human history.  Learn what motivated them to commit the horrors they did and how they were stopped - if they ever were.  

A Haunting in Texas

Posted 20 Mar 2011 in Ghosts & Hauntings
Visitor Submitted Story

  Many years ago when I was a child of maybe ten or eleven my parents and I moved into a house in Haltom City Texas (a suburb of Fort Worth).  I don't know if it was just the fear of change or if children really are more attuned to such things, but I instantly felt uncomfortable and fearful of this house. Our Neighbors It all started when I met our neighbors children who were roughly the same age as I.  They would tell me stories of their house.  One of their stories was that they had an aunt who had polio who came to visit them.  She used the crutches with the loops for her arms to go...

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