Mysteries of our world and beyond it. Is there life after death? Are there other worlds and dimensions? Are we alone in the universe? Articles in this category are of a speculative nature and aim to entertain your mind with unusual theories, thought experiments, and possibilities.

Read more about the article Barbara Newhall Follett: The Mysterious Disappearance of the Child Prodigy   
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Barbara Newhall Follett: The Mysterious Disappearance of the Child Prodigy   

By all accounts, budding author Barbara Newhall Follett was destined for an exciting career in the literary world. After all, she published her first novel at the age of 12. And this was no one-off. At 14, her second novel received critical acclaim. But Barbara did not see the fame…

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The Strange and Bizarre Story of Kaspar Hauser: A Boy with No Past  

The story of Kaspar Hauser is as strange as it is tragic. The odd-looking teenager appeared wandering the streets of Bavaria, Germany on May 26th 1826, with a note in his pocket. His boots were so old and worn you could see his feet sticking through them. He wore pantaloons,…

Brandenn Bremmer: Why Did This Talented Child Prodigy Commit Suicide at 14?

Child prodigies like Brandenn Bremmer are rare. They are astoundingly gifted in certain areas, but because of this, they are taught with much older children. They can become isolated from their peers, have no friends their age, and be thrust into an adult world before they are mentally equipped. It’s…

The Story of Martin Pistorius: A Man Who Spent 12 Years Locked in His Own Body

Can you imagine what it would feel like to be trapped inside your own body, fully conscious but unable to move or communicate with the outside world? It’s a nightmarish existence I don’t want to think about; yet, this is exactly what happened to Martin Pistorius. The Intriguing Story of…

9 Creepy Glitch in the Matrix Stories That Will Make You Doubt the Reality

The Matrix movies are cult classics of the sci-fi genre, but they also posed thought-provoking and provocative questions about the nature of reality and our ability to recognise a phenomenon referred to as a 'matrix glitch'. In case you've been living under a rock, here's a quick run-down of the…