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'Poet Philosopher & Failure' Gravestone
A succinct inscription commemorates the ebb and flow of a woman's life.
Added by Michael Inscoe
Where Shute Fell
This headstone-like marker inscribed with three words has been an utter mystery for over a century.
Added by estickland
Arizona's (No Longer) Mysterious Monkey Farm
Some guys with drones inspired a day or two of wild speculation, though.
July 06, 2017
The site of a mysterious pony massacre is rich with extraterrestrial conspiracy theories.
Added by Brainfreeze
Whale Bone of Arco della Costa
A whale rib has been mysteriously suspended from the arch since at least the 1700s, and no one knows how it got there.
Added by culturecult
The Floating Man Mystery That Briefly Haunted Southeast England
It was, in fact, an inflatable stormtrooper.
June 19, 2017
On the Way
Enigmatic bug-like sculptures mystify drivers along a Swedish highway.
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The Lady in the Woods
This oak sculpture at the edge of a small wood is nine feet tall and shrouded in mystery.
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Kaluakauka (Doctor's Pit)
The spot where the namesake of the Douglas fir met his mysterious end on a Hawaiian volcano.
Added by Meg
New York, New York
The world’s oldest and biggest bookstore stocking only mystery, crime fiction, espionage, and thrillers.
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Guardian Lions of Route 66
A pair of large white marble lions guard this stretch of the Mojave Desert, and it is utterly mysterious how they got there.
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How the Owner of the Greatest Mystery Bookstore Pulled the Genre Out of the Muck
"This is literature. It's not just puzzles, it's not just telling a nice story."
May 22, 2017
The Mysterious Death of the Namesake of the Douglas Fir
Was David Douglas trampled by a wild bull, or lured into a trap?
May 18, 2017
Devil's Hole Ruins
These beautiful ruins deep in the Pennsylvania woods are thought to have been a ski lodge or a speakeasy, but no one really knows.
Added by 57butler
A 17-Foot Python That Went Missing for 2 Weeks Has Mysteriously Returned Home
May 10, 2017
Bayer's Lake Mystery Walls
No one knows the origins of the mysterious stone ruins discovered on a hillside in Halifax.
Added by AaronNetsky
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In Kansas City, One Stubborn Cave Won't Give Up Its Secrets
Is Roanoke Park Cave mysterious—or just boring?
May 05, 2017
Deep River, Connecticut
The Grave of XYZ
The mysterious headstone of an unidentified bank robber was seen visited, every year, by a woman in black.
Added by jmay1307
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