Deadly forests. Haunted houses. Mountains where visitors never return alive. Are there such things as "evil places"? And if so, is it possible that these locations are imbued with dark energy that is beyond our understanding?
For centuries, archaeologists have tried to unravel the mysteries of how—and why—certain structures like the Great Pyramid at Giza, the staircase at Loretto Chapel and Coral Castle were built. Will we ever find the answers?
Millions of people around the world claim to have had an encounter with strange beings such as the Mothman, Chupacabra and Mongolian Death Worm. Could these incredible creatures be real? And if so, what could possibly explain these freaks of nature?
Many mysteries of planet Earth are far from understood. How was Devil's Tower formed? Or why do some people get struck by lightning multiple times? Might these mysteries point to a new understanding of not only our planet's past—but also its future?
Ancient practices such as voodoo and exorcism are often thought to be relics of bygone superstition—but there is evidence they have an impact on the real world. Is it possible that the mind and body can use the power of ritual to tap into hidden forces?
Perhaps the greatest unexplained mystery of all is: what happens to us after we die? Clues to the answer may lie in stories of near-death experience and reincarnation. Are these phenomena figments of our collective imagination, or could they be real?
Even after centuries of study, the human mind remains as inscrutable as ever. Could the quintessential human machine, the brain, be even more powerful than we realize?