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Vanishing Lake Baffles Russians
“Residents of a village in central Russia are trying to solve the mystery of a lake that disappeared overnight.
It looks like somebody has pulled the plug out of a gigantic bath," said the TV's correspondent, next to a deep debris-filled hole
But one elderly villager sitting outside her house had another kind of force in mind.
"I thought the Americans had got here," she said, laughing
BOLOTNIKOVO, Russia — For as long as anyone can remember, White Lake had been the local swimming and fishing hole. Deep, cold, fed by underwater springs, the lake regularly gave up carp as fat as birch trees. A kid could cannonball into its depths from the overhanging willows and never hit bottom.
Lake disappears suddenly in Chile
Scientists in Chile are investigating the sudden disappearance of a glacial lake in the south of the country.
When park rangers patrolled the area in the Magallanes region in March, the two-hectare (five-acre) lake was its normal size, officials say.
But last month they found a huge dry crater and several stranded chunks of ice that used to float on the water.
Great olive mystery baffles Australian growers
SYDNEY (AFP) — The quiet community of boutique wineries, upmarket guesthouses and fine restaurants of Lovedale in Australia's Hunter Valley has been gripped by mysterious goings-on in its olive groves at night.
Around eight tonnes of olives disappeared without a trace from hundreds of trees on five properties in the popular tourist destination north of Sydney virtually overnight earlier this month, residents said Wednesday
The Clapham Wood Mystery is the name given to a collection of unusual events which are associated with the Clapham Wood, West Sussex, England, resulting in the area developing its own lore in popular culture. Events have included reports of people making unusual sights or experiencing unusual phenomena, and of family pets disappearing or sickening.  There have also been several human deaths associated with the location.
The term "Bennington Triangle" was coined by New England author Joseph A. Citro during a public radio broadcast in 1992 to denote an area of southwestern Vermont within which a number of persons went missing between 1920 and 1950 . This was further popularized in two books, in which he devoted chapters to discussion of these disappearances and various items of folklore surrounding the area.
Folklore does appear to date back as far as the late 19th century and perhaps even earlier. This includes the local folk belief that Native Americans regarded Glastenbury as "cursed" and avoided it, as well as tales of hairy "wild men" and other strange beasts in the woods.
the term appears to have been first used following the Valentich Disappearance in 1978 although the region had a bad reputation (never ascribed to supernatural forces, however) long before that.
Bass Strait was discovered following the wreck of the ship Sydney Cove in 1797 and one of the vessels engaged in the salvage operation, the sloop Eliza, went missing on her return voyage to Sydney. Hundreds of vessels up to the size of bulk carriers have come to grief in Bass Strait since that time, some dozens being lost without trace.
During the period 1838-40 at least seven vessels were lost with all hands on their way to or from the new settlement
Over the following century dozens of other vessels have gone missing after entering the Straits, many without trace.
The first aircraft to go missing in Bass Strait was a military Airco DH.9A that was engaged in a search for the missing schooner Amelia J
The most famous incident, and the one that has been the inspiration for paranormal explanations, was the Valentich Disappearance in 1978
The Frederick Valentich Disappearance is an event that occurred on October 21, 1978, in which 20-year-old Frederick Valentich disappeared in unexplained circumstances while piloting a Cessna 182L light aircraft over the Bass Strait to King Island, Australia.
Prior to his disappearance, Valentich reported via radio that he had encountered an unidentified craft flying at high speed dangerously close to his Cessna, that later hovered over his aircraft. The case attracted significant press attention and became part of UFO lore
TextStumble into Nothingness - It's difficult to dismiss such incredible stories when they take place in front of eyewitnesses. Here's another. This case began as a harmless bet among friends, but ended in tragic mystery. In 1873, James Worson of Leamington Spa, England, was a simple shoemaker who also fancied himself somewhat of an athlete. One fine day, James made a bet with a few of his friends that he could run non-stop from Leamington Spa to Coventry. Knowing that this was a good 16 miles, his friends readily took the bet. As James began to jog at a moderate pace toward Coventry, his friends climbed into a horse-drawn cart to follow him and protect their bet. James did well for the first few miles. Then his friends saw him trip on something and fall forward... but never hit the ground. Instead, James completely vanished. Astonished and doubting their own eyes, his friends looked for him without success, then raced back to Leamington Spa to inform the police. An investigation turned up nothing. James Worson had run into oblivion. (From Into Thin Air, by Paul Begg)
The Vanishing Prisoner - This first account is an excellent case in point because it defies any rational explanation for one simple reason: it occurred in full view of witnesses. The year was 1815 and the location a Prussian prison at Weichselmunde. The prisoner's name was Diderici, a valet who was serving a sentence for assuming his employer's identity after he died from a stroke. It was an ordinary afternoon and Diderici was just one in a line of prisoners, all chained together, walking in the prison yard for the day's exercise. As Diderici walked with his prison inmates to the clanking of their shackles, he slowly began to fade - literally. His body became more and more transparent until Diderici disappeared altogether, and his manacles and leg irons fell empty to the ground. He disappeared into thin air and was never seen again. (From Among the Missing: An Anecdotal History of Missing Persons from 1800 to the Present, by Jay Robert Nash)
A team of archaeologists is hoping to solve a centuries-old mystery and discover the remains of two medieval ancient towns in Carmarthenshire.
"Records kept by the Crown show us that they were occupied throughout the 14th and 15th centuries - we even know how much rent people who lived there were paying at the time - but the towns themselves have completely disappeared."
folk in Hebden Bridge are scratching their heads after dozens of pairs of red shoes were strewn along the streets.
The shoes, trainers and flip-flops even appeared on the island in the river at Riverside Walk. But then, just as mysteriously, they were taken away.
Matthew Paling, of Underbank Avenue, said originally there had been "hundreds" of pairs of shoes along Market Street. But then they disappeared. "It's very strange," he said
The islands are famous as the scene of the mysterious and unexplained disappearance of the three lighthouse keepers in 1900. When the supply-ship, on its routine tour of duty, arrived at the Flannan Isles it found no lighthouse-keepers. The disordered nature of the furnishings led everyone to conclude that the lighthouse had been deserted in a hurry, but no explanation has ever been discovered. The lighthouse was finally automated in 1971 and the islands are no longer inhabited.
Originally posted by NGC2736
Speaking of lost towns; several years ago, I heard a story of a Canadian Indian village that had all the inhabitants vanish. The best I can recall, the town was found deserted, with everything including the dogs left behind. (And I can't imagine these people leaving their dogs and hunting gear behind voluntarily.) Maybe someone has more information on that story.
In 1930 a trapper, Joe Labelle, was visiting an Inuit village of approximately 30 people and was surprised to find the community now barren, devoid of any signs of life. Canoes were still on the beach, rifles at doorways, food had been left in pots. One grave was empty. He reported his discovery to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
The RCMP conducted a search for the missing people. No one was ever found. This is the story as it appears in Frank Edwards 1966 book, Stranger than Science; other versions appear in Whitley Strieber's science fiction novel, Majestic (fiction); The Worlds Greatest UFO Mysteries (presented as fact) has an even more embellished version, as do other websites and books, complete with mysterious lights in the sky, empty graveyards, and over one thousand people missing.
He reported this discovery to the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police), who investigated what Labelle had seen.
The police discovered that the town's dogs had died of hunger, chained beneath a tree and covered by a snowdrift.
What was even more disturbing was finding that the town graveyard had been emptied. Despite the frozen ground, the graves had been opened and the dead removed.
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you for sharing yours much, something is in this sort of occurence, like said above either about the nature of mind & the universe or maybe in other cases like posted in Canada UFO's..
The Legend of David Lang
This famous case allegedly took place in September, 1880 on a farm near Gallatin, Tennessee, in full view of several witnesses. The two Lang children, George and Sarah, were playing in the front yard of the family home. Their parents, David and Emma, came out the front door, and David headed off across a pasture toward his horses. At this time, a buggy carrying family friend Judge August Peck was approaching. David turned to walk back to the house, saw the buggy and waved to the judge as he strode across the field.
A few seconds later, David Lang - in clear view of his wife, his children and the judge - disappeared in mid-step. Emma screamed and all of the witnesses rushed to the spot where David once was, thinking perhaps he had fallen into a hole of some kind. There was no hole. A thorough search by the family, friends and neighbors turned up nothing. A few months after the unexplained disappearance, the Lang children noticed that the grass on the spot where their father vanished had turned yellow and wilted in a circle measuring about 15 feet in diameter.
The Disappearing Diplomat
British diplomat Benjamin Bathurst vanished into thin air in 1809. Bathurst was returning to Hamburg with a companion after a mission to the Austrian court. Along the way, they had stopped for dinner at an inn in the town of Perelberg. Upon finishing the meal, they returned to their waiting horse-drawn coach. Bathurst's companion watched as the diplomat stepped over to the front of the coach to examine to horses - and simply vanished without a trace.
Two of the so-called Bermuda Triangle's most mysterious disappearances in the late 1940s may have been solved.
Scores of ships and planes are said to have vanished without trace over the decades in a vast triangular area of ocean with imaginary apexes in Bermuda, Florida and Puerto Rico.
But a new examination for a BBC series provides plausible explanations for the disappearance of two British commercial planes in the area, with the loss of 51 passengers and crew.
One plane probably suffered from catastrophic technical failure as a result of poor design, while the other is likely to have run out of fuel.