It is within our human nature to always be curious and the quest to reveal secrets of any kind can be so tantalizing that some people spend their entire lives searching for answers. There are certain events and happenings around the world that can't be explained by any scientific theory or logical reasoning. Such unexplainable happenings and events are then termed as mysteries. Every now and then scientists, physicians, intelligence agencies put their best efforts forward to solve these unexplainable events. Occasionally, through their research, they come up with partial answers to the mystery which only serves to deepen the mystery further. This is what makes mysteries so fascinating.

Mysteries can be an enduring challenge to every new generation. In this article, you will read about some of the great mysteries around the world that remain unsolved. These remind us that some milestones are yet to be solved and may never be...

10. Birds Commit Suicide During Moonless Nights (India)

Imagine you are travelling on a moonless night in Asam (Northeastern India) and suddenly you see countless birds dropping down from the sky - dead. Yes, this actually happens in Asam during the months of September and October.

People have reported such happenings between 6:30 pm -9:00 pm on moonless nights. No one can tell why this happens, as the dead bodies don't offer any clues that relate to the cause of the bird deaths. Some people call these nights 'the haunting nights' when spiritual creatures travel from one place to another. This mystery ranks as number 10 in our list of the top 10 mysteries that remain unsolved.

9. The Phoenix Lights (United States)

March 13, 1997, was a night when thousands of people had seen a series of unidentified flying objects in the skies over Nevada, Arizona and Sonora, Mexico. A series of straight stationary lights was seen in the Phoenix area followed by a triangular formation of lights over the Arizona State. The strange formation of lights appeared again in 2007 and 2008 as well. There are a lot of different theories for this mystery, but the fact is, these appearances remained unresolved. This mystery ranks number 9 in our list of the top 10 mysteries that remain unsolved.

8. The Mohatta Palace : A Place Where Objects Come to Life (Pakistan)

The Mohatta Palace is basically a museum where objects are reported to come to life and move from one place to another on their own. The guards in the museum have reported that the objects have the tendency to move about the museum and even speak. Most of the time a white light is seen coming from the hallway even though no light should be turned on. A mysterious place indeed! This mystery ranks as number 8 in our top 10 mysteries that remain unsolved.

7. A Strange Lifeboat On The Bouvet Island (South Atlantic)

Bouvet Island, is a mostly inaccessible volcanic island which is uninhabited. It lies deep in the South Atlantic ocean far away from human civilization. The landmass is believed to have never seen any kind of life on the island as the place is not suitable for habitation by any of species. In 1967, a British expedition returned from their trip to the isolated island reported that they had discovered an abandoned lifeboat on the island. It was a strange occurence as the boat was in good condition. There were also oars, some wood and a drum not far from the boat.

However, the most interesting thing is that a second expedition had visited the island they reported that there was as such no evidence of such boat and the things lying near the boat were also not there. No one can explain from where the boat had come and where did it go? This mystery ranks number 7 in our list of the top 10 mysteries that remain unsolved.

6. The Death Stream (India)

"The Death Stream", is a name given to a stream in New Delhi in India. This steam is believed to suck people in it and they never return - alive. People have reported that whenever anyone tries to cross the stream by swimming through it, no one has survived. The stream is believed to pull under anything that comes in direct contact with it. No one can explain why these deaths happen and why people can't swim their way out of it? This mystery ranks number 6 in our top 10 mysteries that remain unsolved.

5. Floating Islands of Loktak (India)

It is said that floating islands can be found within Loktak Lake ilocated in India. Small islands float on the surface of the lake in Manipur. People have reported that the islands had not stopped moving in years upon years.

The islands are believed to made of soil, organic matter and vegetation. No one can tell why these islands appear and why they had never stopped moving about? This mystery ranks number 5 in our top 10 mysteries that remain unsolved.

4. Brides Appearing At Karsaz (Pakistan)

Thousands of people in Karachi, Pakistan have claimed that they have seen women dressed in bridal gowns at Karsaz, the most populated place in Karachi. Witnesses report that the brides ask people to marry them and when someone resists the victim is subjected to an immense mental shock which can lead to coma at times.

There were a number of investigations regarding these such events, but no one has come up with a solid reasoning from where these women dressed in bridal attire come from and where do they disappear to? This mystery ranks number 4 in our top 10 mysteries that remain unsolved.

3. People Are Hypnotised To Commit Suicide (India)

Agrasen Ki Baoli was constructed by Maharaja Agrasen in the late 14th century. The strange place was mysteriously filled with black waters. That mysterious black water is believed to hypnotize anyone who sees it and then the victim commits suicide. No one knows what causes the victims to drive themselves to commit suicide, but all of them are somehow related to this place. This mystery ranks number 3 in our top 10 mysteries that remain unsolved.

2. The Hanging Pillar Of Lepakshi (India)

The hanging Pillar of Lepakshi is indeed a mystery in itself. You can swipe a piece of cloth or paper through the area that separates the pillar and the ground. A long time ago, a British Engineer tried to reveal the secret of this hanging pillar, but his efforts were thwarted and he actually ended up dislodging the pillar. It is also believed that the whole complex stands on this mysterious pillar. This mystery ranks number 2 in our top 10 mysteries that remain unsolved.

1. Underground UFO Bases in Kongka La Pass (Himalayas)

Well before talking about this mystery you must know that tourists are not allowed to visit Kongka La Pass. It is strictly off limits to visitors. Many believe that this area consists of a labyrinth of underground UFO bases. People from both sides of the Indo-China border have seen UFOs coming out the ground and then travelling to the sky. It remains much of an enigma, and it is very hard to deny since so many people have witnessed these UFOs in a wide variety of different circumstances. This mystery ranks number 1 in our top 10 mysteries that remain unsolved.


No one can tell how long these mysteries will remain mysteries, but somehow the mysterious nature of such happenings is far too complicated than we may have ever imagined. Some mysteries stay mysteries no matter how my time and effort has been put into solving them.