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Season 4 will begin in Jan 2019 Unexplained is a bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A show about the space between what we think of as real and what is not. Where the unknown and paranormal meets some of the most radical ideas in science today. When something is inexplicable, that mystery in itself can become the story. In many ways, it is often the lure of the mystery that keeps us coming back for more... And maybe, ultimately, some things are just better left unexplained… More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod and facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast

Season 4 will begin in Jan 2019 Unexplained is a bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A show about the space between what we think of as real and what is not. Where the unknown and paranormal meets some of the most radical ideas in science today. When something is inexplicable, that mystery in itself can become the story. In many ways, it is often the lure of the mystery that keeps us coming back for more... And maybe, ultimately, some things are just better left unexplained… More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod and facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast
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Season 4 will begin in Jan 2019 Unexplained is a bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A show about the space between what we think of as real and what is not. Where the unknown and paranormal meets some of the most radical ideas in science today. When something is inexplicable, that mystery in itself can become the story. In many ways, it is often the lure of the mystery that keeps us coming back for more... And maybe, ultimately, some things are just better left unexplained… More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod and facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast

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English


Episodes

S04 Episode 7: Called to the Forest (Pt. 1 of 2)

4/19/2019
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In February 1978, five men from the Yuba-Sutter Area in Northern California, took a short trip to watch their favourite basketball team play in a local derby. The heartbreaking story of how the men never returned home is not in doubt. What exactly happened to them however, remains to this day, unexplained... Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Duration:00:30:55

S04 Episode 6 Extra: Thoughts Unsaid and then Forgotten

4/12/2019
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Last week's episode about the infamous ghost ship Mary Celeste put me in mind of a story about influential artist Bas Jan Ader. In 1975, Ader was lost at sea after attempting a solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. In this extra episode we learn more about Ader's trip and the extraordinary ideas that inspired him to attempt it in the first place. Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Duration:00:19:05

S04 Episode 6: The Silence of the Sea

4/5/2019
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On December 4th 1872, the crew of the cargo ship Dei Gratia, came across a ghost ship set adrift in the Atlantic Ocean, 400 miles to the east of the Azores. The fate of the vessel, Mary Celeste, and that of its crew has since become known as perhaps the greatest maritime mystery of all time. Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Duration:00:35:11

S04 Episode 5 Extra: Deadly Skins

3/29/2019
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In last week’s episode, Pre-Sense, a young girl claimed to see people who had long since died. This story was used as the basis for the 2013 film, The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia. The film played on the idea that these spirits were ghosts of dead slaves who had died while trying to escape the region back in the mid 1800s. This week's Extra looks at the incredible story of Ellen and William Craft, who also attempted to escape the region around the same time. Go to...

Duration:00:33:52

S04 Episode 5: Pre-Sense

3/22/2019
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In M. Night Shyamalan’s iconic 1999 film The Sixth Sense, a young boy named Cole Sear, claimed to be able to see dead people. Back in 1989, in a small town just outside the city of Columbus in Georgia, in the United States, another young child was claiming exactly the same thing... Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Duration:00:28:07

S04 Episode 4 Extra: Coexistentialism

3/15/2019
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In last week's episode, Always Already, we journeyed deep into the Amazonian rainforest with the Mayoruna tribe and acclaimed photojournalist Loren McIntyre, who hoped to be the first person to photograph them. To some, McIntyre's ambition to locate the Mayoruna despite their desire to avoid all contact with outsiders speaks to a bygone age of colonial self-importance. In this episode we look at the perils of such contact, cultural erasure and what happened when missionary John Allen Chau...

Duration:00:22:47

S04 Episode 4: Always Already (Pt.2 of 2)

3/8/2019
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Part 2 of S04 Episode 4: Always Already In 1969, National Geographic photographer Loren McIntyre travelled deep into the Amazon in search of the Mayoruna tribe who were said to maintain no contact with the outside world. What happened next left him wondering for the rest of his life whether it had really occurred or not. Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Duration:00:36:13

S04 Episode 4: Always Already (Pt.1 of 2)

3/1/2019
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In 1969, National Geographic photographer Loren McIntyre travelled deep into the Amazon in search of the Mayoruna tribe who were said to maintain no contact with the outside world. What happened next left him wondering for the rest of his life whether it had really occurred or not. Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Duration:00:29:55

S04 Episode 3 Extra: Listomania

2/22/2019
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In last week's episode, we learned how one couple's dream move to the Boulevard in Westfield, NJ, was scuppered by a series of sinister letters written by an anonymous scribe, known only as the Watcher. Incredibly however, for such a quiet and seemingly pleasant town, that chilling tale pales in to comparison with that of Westfield’s most infamous resident… Featuring the story of John List. Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank...

Duration:00:16:44

S04 Episode 3: I See You

2/15/2019
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On June 4th 2014 Derek and Maria Broaddus bought a $1.3 millon mansion in the affluent town of Westfield, NJ. Then a sinister letter arrived in the post. Their purchase hadn't gone unnoticed and The Watcher was keeping tabs... Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening

Duration:00:34:49

S04 Episode 2 Extra: Dog Star

2/8/2019
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In April 1961 Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit the earth. What is less well known however is the story of those other animals who helped pave the way for his extraordinary feat, and one in particular who beat him to it, as the first sentient creature to orbit the earth – a stray dog plucked from the streets of Moscow. This is her story. Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplained or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening

Duration:00:27:11

S04 Episode 2: Coming to You Live

2/1/2019
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During one of the most turbulent and innovative decades in human history, four teenagers encounter something unexpected near the village of Saltwood in Kent, England, while making their way home from a dance. The year is 1963 and something strange is afoot. Is it a ghost?... Is it a UFO?... Is it the Mothman?... Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Duration:00:29:13

S04 Episode 1 Extra: Account Closed

1/25/2019
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In this week's extra episode we take a brief look back at the life of self-styled ghosthunter Eddie Burks and the case for which he is most remembered, the 'ghost' of Coutts bank. Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Duration:00:12:39

S04 Episode 1: Alone With Everybody (Pt 2 of 2)

1/18/2019
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S04 Episode 1: Alone With Everybody (Pt 2 of 2) At the northern edge of the Brecon Beacons in the shadow of the Pen y Fan peak, sits a large stone house. Named Heol Fanog, or Road to the Peaks, for one couple who moved there in 1989 the house was everything they had ever dreamed of. Little did they know that, in truth, it would soon become the place of their worst nightmares. Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Duration:00:29:19

S04 Episode 1: Alone With Everybody (Pt 1 of 2)

1/11/2019
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S04 Episode 1: Alone With Everybody (Pt 1 of 2) At the northern edge of the Brecon Beacons in the shadow of the Pen y Fan peak, sits a large stone house. Named Heol Fanog, or Road to the Peaks, for one couple who moved there in 1989 the house was everything they had ever dreamed of. Little did they know that, in truth, it would soon become the place of their worst nightmares. Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.

Duration:00:28:15

Halloween Special 2018 - Unexplained Audiobook Extract

10/31/2018
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2018's Unexplained Halloween Special is an extract from the new Unexplained Audiobook, settle in as as we follow a group of learned women and men on the hunt for ghosts...Amazon: https://amzn.to/2HxlqyY Amazon audiobook: https://amzn.to/2r1PbB3 Waterstones: https://bit.ly/2Jxlvnc

Duration:00:22:48

S03 Episode 12 Extra: This New Puritan

10/16/2018
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The elevation of the figure known as Jack the Ripper to perversely mythological proportions owes much to a new type of journalism that emerged around the same time as the Whitechapel murders; and there was one among all in the industry who for better or worse, had instigated it. This final episode in Unexplained Season 3 explores the extraordinary life of William Thomas Stead.

Duration:00:18:36

S03 Episode 12: The Square (Pt.2 of 2)

10/2/2018
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WARNING: This episode contains scenes of an extremely graphic and violent nature which may distress some listeners (not suitable for children).Part 2 of S03 Episode 12: The SquareOn the night of August 30th 1888, a great fire raged under storm clouds in an East London dockyard, turning the sky blood red. Bolts of lightning appeared like rips in the air; cracks that just might open up and let something abominable through. A few hours later, they did...Go to @unexplainedpod or...

Duration:00:23:06

S03 Episode 12: The Square (Pt.1 of 2)

9/25/2018
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WARNING: This episode contains scenes of an extremely graphic and violent nature which may distress some listeners (not suitable for children).On the night of August 30th 1888, a great fire raged under storm clouds in an East London dockyard, turning the sky blood red. Bolts of lightning appeared like rips in the air; cracks that just might open up and let something abominable through. A few hours later, they did...Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.Thank you...

Duration:00:28:50

S03 Episode 11 Extra: Hare Raising

9/18/2018
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The beguiling Oak Island mystery brought to mind another much-publicised treasure hunt of an eminently more gentle variety, though it is a story no less interesting because of it. This is the extraordinary story of Masquerade...Go to @unexplainedpod or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info.Thank you for listening.

Duration:00:14:08