Posts in Historical Mystery
EPISODE XXXVI DECODING ANCIENT TECHNOLOGIES: THE ANTIKYTHERA MECHANISM

Over 100 years ago, a mysterious object was discovered in an ancient Roman cargo ship thought to have sunk over 2000 years ago in the Aegean Sea. Uncovered by an unsuspecting diver named Elias Stadiatos out hunting for sponges, an entire ancient shipwreck was uncovered near the coast of Antikythera Island in the Aegean Sea, in it was contained one of the most myterious ancient artifacts ever recovered…

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EPISODE XXXIV: THE NAMELESS HORROR OF BERKELEY SQUARE

London’s Most Haunted, the chilling history of 50 Berkeley Square is an enduring legend to this day. Is it a case of a simple haunting, or is something more real and sinister lurking in the depths of London’s West End?

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EPISODE XXXII: THE HEXHAM HEADS

The bizarre story of two stone heads, found mysteriously in the rural outcrops of England, 1972.. Presumed to be of Celtic origin, the two heads soon because to unleash a wave of unexplained phenomena in the lives of those they came to surround…

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EPISODE XXVII: SPIRIT OF THE NORTH

The terrifying legend of the Wendigo finds its origins in Algonquin traditions. It is known as the dangerous spirit of winter with the ability to transform men women and children into a terrifying cannibalistic creature with a heart of ice.

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EPISODE XXV: ALIEN BIG CATS

For centuries, witnesses across Australia have encountered creatures that are quite out of place… over the years there have been reports of big cats roaming in the forests, attacking livestock and even people. Thousands of people have seen these creatures, yet officially they do not exist.

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EPISODE XXIII: THE MAURY ISLAND INCIDENT

In 1947 there were a series of bizarre encounters with Unidentified Flying Objects across the United States. Roswell, New Mexico became a household name. In Washington, a spree of sightings would unfold, bringing to the modern world the concept of the ‘flying saucer’ and possibly the first instance of Men in Black.


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EPISODE XXII ANCIENT EXPLORERS: THE IRISH CONNECTION

The twin legends of Welsh Prince Madoc and Irish St. Brendan are based around the idea of ancient explorers who set their sights on the great unknown: the West. Join Into The Portal for Part Two of our Ancient Explorers series: The Irish Connection.

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EPISODE XXI: ANCIENT CHINESE EXPLORERS

In ancient times, far before Columbus ever set sail for the New World, there existed cultures with the capabilities of reaching these same distant shores. The feats of Chinese mariners rivals that of the best European explorers, and evidence points to the Chinese discovery of America decades if not hundreds of years before the Spanish ever set sail...

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EPISODE XX: THE STRANGE MIND OF NIKOLA TESLA

The brilliance of Tesla is difficult to quantify. His ideas often extended beyond the reach of the normal, the acceptable, far beyond the grasp of his peers in many accounts. Tesla's esoteric concepts and innovations in electricity and harnessing energy often led him down a strange path that ultimately led to his estrangement from society. However, he never ceased in his research which has become the basis for numerous modern technologies and has led Tesla to be associated with an endless slew of conspiracies…

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EPISODE XVIII: THE INVISIBLE CITY

The Legend of Kitezh has a rich history in Russian folklore that dates back as far as the 13th century A.D and possibly further into the days of the Rus, before the Mongol invasions began sweeping the continent from the East. The legend is steeped in violence and imperialism, and takes a turn into the paranormal with the legendary fall of Kitezh. Join Into The Portal for a whole new historical mystery that takes us back to the far East - Russia.

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EPISODE XVII AMELIA EARHART: DISAPPEARANCE AND LEGACY

Many of us know the name Amelia Earhart, and most who are familiar almost immediately think about her tragic disappearance along with navigator Fred Noonan in 1937. But Amelia’s story is so much more than just the mystery of her disappearance. Join us on Into The Portal for a special interview with Chris Williamson from The Chasing Earhart Podcast as we discuss the vanishing and inspirational legacy of Amelia Earhart.

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