The Tarim Mummies – The Deads Tell a Tale

The Tarim mummies are a series of mummies discovered in the Tarim Basin in Xinjiang, China, which date from 1900 BC to 200 AD. In addition to being very well-preserved finds, controversy flows around them as DNA tests seem to show that they are the result of Asian and Caucasian mating thousands of years before it’s commonly thought that the two peoples intermingled.

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Secrets of the Voodoo Tomb – Unexplained Mysteries

Among the sites associated with New Orleans voodoo is the tomb of its greatest figure, Marie Laveau. For several decades this ‘voodoo queen’ held New Orleans spellbound-figuratively, of course, but some would say literally, as legends of her occult powers continue to captivate. She staged ceremonies in which participants became possessed by loas (voodoo spirits) and danced naked around bonfires;

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The Van Meter Visitor – Unexplained Mysteries of Flying Cryptid

A bizarre legend and unsolved mystery which has haunted a small Iowa town for more than 100 years. A True and Mysterious Encounter with the Unknown For several nights in 1903, the small town of Van Meter, Iowa was terrorized by a giant bat-like creature that emerged from an old abandoned mine. The identity of this mysterious visitor was never discovered.

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Whipping Tom: The Weird, Serial Spanker Of London

Whipping Tom was a mysterious man who wandered the streets of London in 1680. He shocked 17th-century society by lunging at women, lifting their dresses, and spanking their bums while shouting “Spanko!” before escaping capture. At one point, things got so bad that armed men would patrol the streets dressed as women in the hopes of drawing him out.

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