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Unexplained Mysteries

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“We don’t know.” answers too many questions. But in this podcast, we don’t take “we don’t know” for an answer. Every Thursday, Unexplained Mysteries investigates the greatest mysteries of history and life on earth, because the answer “we don’t know” is always the scariest. Unexplained Mysteries is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.

“We don’t know.” answers too many questions. But in this podcast, we don’t take “we don’t know” for an answer. Every Thursday, Unexplained Mysteries investigates the greatest mysteries of history and life on earth, because the answer “we don’t know” is always the scariest. Unexplained Mysteries is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.

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“We don’t know.” answers too many questions. But in this podcast, we don’t take “we don’t know” for an answer. Every Thursday, Unexplained Mysteries investigates the greatest mysteries of history and life on earth, because the answer “we don’t know” is always the scariest. Unexplained Mysteries is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.

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English


Episodes

PNW Feet Washing Ashore Pt. 2

5/28/2020
Between 2007 and 2020, a total of 21 human feet have washed up on beaches throughout the Pacific Northwest. Some suggest a 2005 plane crash could account for some of the feet. Others attribute them to the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004. Others see the feet as a warning—a product of gang intimidation.

Duration:00:36:00

PNW Feet Washing Ashore Pt. 1

5/26/2020
In 2007, a little girl enjoying a beach day with her family made a gruesome discovery. A human foot had washed ashore—and it was far from the last. Over the past 13 years, 21 feet have been found in the region, and no one seems to know where they’re coming from…

Duration:00:36:57

The Bennington Triangle Pt. 2

5/21/2020
Some believe there are legendary cryptids in the woods. Others believe a killer might be on the loose. But what makes the missing cases of Vermont’s Bennington Triangle so intriguing is that, 70 years later, there’s little evidence to suggest people didn’t simply vanish into thin air…

Duration:00:31:32

The Bennington Triangle Pt. 1

5/19/2020
In 1945, college student Paula Jean Weldon went missing near the southern Vermont town of Bennington. Over the next five years, four more people disappeared without a trace. Rumors began to circulate that something supernatural was going on, and others began to fear that more people would vanish.

Duration:00:33:26

Codex Gigas Pt. 2

5/14/2020
For 800 years, the identity of the Codex Gigas' author has remained a mystery. Many believe only the Devil could have crafted the impossibly large tome, while others think it was the work of a single hermetic monk. But the text itself tells a surprising story: perhaps the man behind the masterpiece was a passionate, unskilled amateur.

Duration:00:42:57

Codex Gigas Pt. 1

5/12/2020
Three feet high and weighing in at 165 pounds, the Codex Gigas is the largest surviving illuminated manuscript from the medieval era. Some say the ghastly portrait of the devil inside the book is in fact an image of the author. According to local legend, the book was created when a desperate monk struck a deal with Lucifer.

Duration:00:38:44

The Roanoke Colony Pt. 2

5/7/2020
In 1590, when ships arrived carrying emergency supplies for the Roanoke settlers, they found the camp abandoned. It was as if the settlers had vanished into thin air… For centuries, researchers have wondered about the fate of the Roanoke colonists. Disease, famine, and even cannibalism have been popular theories.

Duration:00:41:27

The Roanoke Colony Pt. 1

5/5/2020
In 1585, the first English settlement was established on an island off the coast of present day North Carolina. The colonists developed relationships with the local natives but found themselves clashing culturally. After making a trip back to England for supplies, Governor John White returned to find all of the colonists had vanished.

Duration:00:41:19

NEW: The Crying Boy Paintings

4/30/2020
We are thrilled to bring you a brand new episode of Unexplained Mysteries today and for the foreseeable future. We thank you for your patience during this unprecedented time. They were a series of portraits that were mass-produced and sold in department stores during the 1980s. The somber images of a crying child were connected to a number of house fires throughout the U.K. It happened so often, in fact, that many began to wonder if there was more to the object than met the eye...

Duration:00:37:28

Sneak Peek: DAILY QUOTE, A Parcast Original Series!

4/26/2020
Whether you’re jumpstarting the morning, searching for that midday pick-me-up, or trying to finish the evening off strong… Daily Quote offers some of history’s most inspirational quotes whenever you need them—365 days a year. In this 2-3 minute podcast, you’ll be given a quote that will motivate, uplift, and renew your outlook on life. You’ll also dive deeper into the context surrounding the quote—learning more about its origin and the meaning behind it. Enjoy this sneak peek of Daily Quote...

Duration:00:03:41

Parcast Classic: The Man in the Iron Mask Pt. 2

4/23/2020
In case you missed it, here’s a classic episode of Unexplained Mysteries we think you’ll enjoy: In 1703, a prisoner died in captivity in the famed Parisian prison, The Bastille. No one knew his name, or even what his face looked like, as he had spent the entire period of his sentence confined in a harsh Iron Mask.

Duration:00:40:48

Parcast Classic: The Man in the Iron Mask Pt. 1

4/23/2020
In case you missed it, here’s a classic episode of Unexplained Mysteries we think you’ll enjoy: At the end of the 17th century, Parisians witnessed a strange man being escorted into the fortress prison known as the Bastille. He wore a dark metal mask, and for centuries historians, scholars, and writers have tried to determine this mystery prisoner's identity.

Duration:00:46:13

Crossover Week: Gone (The Lost Dutchman Gold Mine)

4/16/2020
If you enjoy the stories told in Unexplained Mysteries, check out this episode from our series Gone: It was allegedly discovered by German immigrant Jacob Waltz, who made himself rich and then died before he could show it to anyone. Prospectors have since been searching for the “Lost Dutchman Gold Mine” for more than a century.

Duration:00:43:43

Winchester Mystery House Pt. 2

4/9/2020
The reclusive and mysterious Sarah Winchester never spoke to the public about her motivation for building her labyrinthian mansion in California. But many speculated that she was haunted by ghosts, had gone mad, or even joined a secret society that influenced the home’s confounding details...

Duration:00:40:52

Introducing SUPERNATURAL WITH ASHLEY FLOWERS, A Parcast Original Series!

4/8/2020
Join Parcast and Crime Junkie’s Ashley Flowers as they dive deep into the strange and surreal to explain some of the world’s most bizarre true crime occurrences in the new series, Supernatural with Ashley Flowers. Every Wednesday, Ashley digs into a different mystifying crime—where the most fitting theory isn’t always the most conventional. Was there a special committee formed under President Truman to recover and investigate alien spacecraft? Sort through the details with Ashley and decide...

Duration:00:15:33

Winchester Mystery House Pt. 1

4/2/2020
After the death of her husband in 1881, Sarah Winchester became the heiress of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. Soon after she moved to her California mansion, rumors began to circulate that the heiress was being tormented by ghosts who had been killed by her husband’s invention...the Winchester rifle.

Duration:00:40:50

Parcast Classic: Tarrare Pt. 1

3/26/2020
Due to the unfortunate spread of COVID-19, Parcast has decided to halt recording for the time-being. This is a precautionary measure taken to ensure the safety of our hosts and staff. In the meantime, we're excited to share one of our classic episodes that we know you'll enjoy! In the 1700s, he was known as the “hungriest man in history.” Among other things, he could eat his way through corks, stones, live animals, and an entire basketful of apples one after the other. Was Tarrare meant to...

Duration:00:41:16

Sudden Savant Syndrome Pt. 2

3/19/2020
How does trauma birth genius? Is it related to the mind's ability to heal itself or latent powers encoded in human DNA? Or possibly, is it evidence of past lives?

Duration:00:43:18

Introducing SUPERNATURAL WITH ASHLEY FLOWERS, A Parcast Original Series!

3/16/2020
Most mysteries can be solved by looking at the facts. But sometimes, the facts don’t lead to a logical explanation, and the truth lies somewhere in the unknown…Join Parcast and Crime Junkie’s Ashley Flowers as they dive deep into the strange and surreal to explain some of the world’s most bizarre true crime occurrences in the new series, Supernatural with Ashley Flowers. Every Wednesday, Ashley digs into a different mystifying crime—where the most fitting theory isn’t always the most...

Duration:00:14:26

Sudden Savant Syndrome Pt. 1

3/12/2020
It’s a mysterious medical condition where a patient acquires extraordinary talents after deadly trauma. Usually, the new skills are in a field the person had never previously studied.

Duration:00:40:27