The world is full of strange objects and artifacts from the past that took a long time to find but were seemingly right in front of us. A lot of secret messages were hidden in plain view and when they were discovered after hundreds or even thousands of years, researchers could sometimes decipher them and sometimes, the secret messages remained a mystery forever. Here are some bizarre secret messag
The great Christopher Columbus once claimed that a person who owned something made of gold actually possessed a substance which could help take souls to paradise. Since ancient times, gold was frequently given as a reward for great achievements and was known as a symbol of the divine, and a symbol of wealth and power. Various gold artifacts from the past are still a mystery to many researchers and
The use of encrypted messages as a means of protecting classified information has been around for centuries. Codes, ciphers and complicated puzzles were made to confuse anyone who tried to break them and uncover their hidden messages. Even though cryptologists from around the world work hard to uncover the secrets of these messages, there are some codes that seem to have succeeded in their purpose
Most people will say that it's impossible for creatures such as ghosts, poltergeists and other apparitions or entities to exist. However, for many years, a lot of people have sworn that they have somehow experienced or witnessed their presence. Whatever the truth is, definitely no one would like to encounter, let alone be haunted by any ghastly creature. But, throughout history, certain ghosts hav
Over the years, experts have discovered numerous artifacts that date back to the distant past but, unfortunately, they are still not able to determine exactly when and where they originate from, nor what precisely they were used for. Taking into account that those artifacts are thousands of years old, what's even more puzzling is their shape and materials they are made of as well as the fact that
Every nation and culture has its own mythical creatures, some of which are benevolent and kind whereas others can be quite ferocious. We are all familiar with the creatures from Greek or Roman mythology who were annihilated by brave heroes. However, the mythology of Native American tribes is quite different and more horrific, especially when it comes to evil forces or creatures. Usually, those cre
Back in the past, as the sailing technology was gradually developing, many people set off to explore the seas and oceans for various purposes. Some wanted to discover and colonize new lands, others were trying to profit from trading with other nations. But, hidden in the shadows, there were some people whose only goal was to get rich by plundering and stealing at sea. Those nasty and merciless peo
This isn't a list about myths or folklore. These people are all relatively recent inventions, sometimes accidental, sometimes intentional hoaxes, and occasionally a public misconception. These are only ten examples of people who never existed.