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Unexplained Mysteries

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Unexplained Mysteries examines history’s most compelling puzzles. From suspicious deaths to scientific paradoxes to paranormal reports, if there are lingering questions, Unexplained Mysteries tells the story. Every Tuesday and Thursday, we sort through the evidence—and occasionally—uncover the answers.

Unexplained Mysteries examines history’s most compelling puzzles. From suspicious deaths to scientific paradoxes to paranormal reports, if there are lingering questions, Unexplained Mysteries tells the story. Every Tuesday and Thursday, we sort through the evidence—and occasionally—uncover the answers.

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United States

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Parcast

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Unexplained Mysteries examines history’s most compelling puzzles. From suspicious deaths to scientific paradoxes to paranormal reports, if there are lingering questions, Unexplained Mysteries tells the story. Every Tuesday and Thursday, we sort through the evidence—and occasionally—uncover the answers.

Language:

English


Episodes

Houska Castle Pt. 2

3/4/2021
Nobody really knows why Houska Castle was built, or why its strange layout seemingly defies explanation. It may be a last defense against a gateway to Hell, or host a portal through space and time. Or perhaps its real purpose is even more obscure… Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:15

Houska Castle Pt. 1

3/2/2021
Is a castle in the present-day Czech Republic guarding us against unimaginable evil? Built in the 13th century by Bohemian settlers, the layout and history of Houska Castle suggest something sinister lurks there… and legend holds that it sits atop a gateway to Hell. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:37:58

A Bram Stoker Classic from Haunted Places: Ghost Stories

2/26/2021
Dracula wasn’t the only frightful fiction conjured by Irish author Bram Stoker… In this retelling of “The Judge’s House,” a Cambridge student is overcome with curiosity — then dread — as he faces an evil man’s terrifying legacy. Listen to Part 1 right here, then search “Haunted Places: Ghost Stories” to hear Part 2, when the Judge himself comes calling… Haunted Places: Ghost Stories is a Spotify Original from Parcast. Every Thursday, find a new tale of terror from some of history’s greatest...

Duration:00:31:26

Amnesia

2/25/2021
When it comes to sudden memory loss, the most common forms of amnesia are often short-term, and stem from trauma to the brain. But some cases are much more inexplicable. People with Dissociative Amnesia don't experience brain damage, but still lose large chunks of time… and can even forget their entire identity. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:32

Mysterious Tourist Resort Deaths

2/23/2021
Between 2018 and 2019, 12 American tourists died suddenly at resorts in the Dominican Republic. Was something nefarious stalking vacationers in paradise? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:37

Abandoned Russian Radio Station

2/18/2021
Since the 1970s, a strange radio signal has broadcast from somewhere in Russia. Listeners can hear rhythmic buzzes, and occasionally, a speaker reciting a nonsense string of letters and numbers. Nobody knows what the messages mean, but the ongoing broadcast may be the only thing preventing global nuclear devastation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:55

Chauvet Cave Paintings

2/16/2021
On December 18th, 1994, three cave scientists discovered a narrow opening in a cliff near the Ardèche River in France. When they cleared enough debris to get inside, they found a cave covered in perfectly preserved 30,000-year-old paintings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:00

Richard and Rahla’s Love Story - A Valentine’s Special

2/15/2021
A newspaper ad, a coastal proposal, and a honeymoon “conspiracy” involving a limbo legend… Your host Richard Rossner plots out a different kind of history in this Valentine’s Special, presented by Our Love Story. Joined by Rahla, his wife of 33 years, the couple pulls back the curtain on their biggest relationship milestones. Dive into their thrilling love story right here, then search “Our Love Story” to hear real-life couples — including more of your favorite Parcast hosts! — prove that...

Duration:00:20:45

What Happened To Connie Converse? Pt. 2

2/11/2021
After failing to make a name for herself in the New York folk scene, Connie Converse gave up music for good. But her sadness still lingered, and in 1974 she drove off from her family, never to return again. What could have happened to the folk music pioneer? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:37

What Happened To Connie Converse? Pt. 1

2/9/2021
In 2004, radio host David Garland played a 50-year-old tape of a folk singer named Connie Converse on the air. Those listening didn't know they might be hearing a ghost… In 1974, Connie Converse disappeared without a trace. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:36

Nahanni Valley Pt. 2

2/4/2021
In the early 20th century, a disturbing pattern emerged: gold prospectors and trappers would enrich themselves in Nahanni Valley, and then lose their heads. Nobody could account for the eerily similar murders. Was the pristine river gorge home to a dark curse? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:22

Nahanni Valley Pt. 1

2/2/2021
The Nahanni Valley lies in a remote Canadian mountain range. For centuries, legend suggested that strange monsters lived in the lands. The accounts were easy to dismiss — until four prospectors in the valley died in gruesome, inexplicable ways. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:20

New Limited Series: Criminal Couples

2/1/2021
This season, “L” stands for love… and lawless… and lethal. Beginning February 1st, uncover history’s most infamous couples in this collection of episodes from across Parcast Network. Follow the misdeeds of married mafiosos. Enter the transgressions of casanova cult leaders. And demystify the lives of coupled kingpins, pirates, and spies… Because in this limited series, romance takes a sharp turn into the radical. Get a preview of Criminal Couples right here, then search “Criminal Couples” to...

Duration:00:01:08

Near-Death Experiences Pt. 2

1/28/2021
Today, most scientists agree that, prior to dying, something likely happens inside the brain — it’s just unclear what. Perhaps souls really can glimpse into the afterlife… or maybe brains are simply processing chemical reactions to physical trauma. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:10

Near-Death Experiences Pt. 1

1/26/2021
Thanks to the marvels of modern medicine, thousands of people have returned from the brink of death. But some report having out-of-body experiences, meeting deceased loved ones, even seeing a light at the end of a tunnel. Are Near-Death Experiences the hallucinations of a dying brain, or could they be proof that an afterlife exists? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:52

Welcome to the Family: The Kennedys

1/22/2021
They’re a powerful political dynasty with no shortage of tragedies, scandals and controversies. Ahead of the 60th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inauguration, revisit the most shocking moments in the Kennedy family history — from conspiracies and cover-ups to assassinations and affairs — in this Parcast limited series. All 12 episodes are available January 19th. Listen free, only on Spotify.

Duration:00:01:23

Declassified UFOs Pt. 4: 1970s Through Present Day

1/21/2021
The Freedom of Information Act allowed civilian UFOlogists to access information the government had kept under wraps. But after the millennium, the U.S. government itself decided to get back into the game — and discover once and for all where UFOs come from. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:28

Declassified UFOs Pt. 3: Project Blue Book

1/19/2021
In 1952, the Air Force created a third project, pursuing objective UFO data without a bias. After examining thousands of cases, and dismissing many as planes, birds, or clouds, Project Blue Book was left with several UFO sightings that no one could explain. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:31

Declassified UFOs Pt. 2: Project Grudge

1/14/2021
In 1949, the Air Force launched a new UFO research project: Project Grudge. But this time, they had a new mandate to follow: extraterrestrial UFOs did not — and could not — exist. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:33:34

Declassified UFOs Pt. 1: Project Sign

1/12/2021
In 1947, a team of Air Force officials and scientific experts began studying unidentified flying objects spotted in American skies. Their investigations under Project Sign marked the beginning of a decades-long battle for objectivity and transparency in UFO research. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:16