When UFOs Kill: Dyatlov Pass incident

February, 1959 A group of nine mountaineers embark on a winter trek into Russia’s Ural Mountains. Their destination: a mountain called Otorten, which in the local Mansi language means, “Do not go there.” On their fourth night out, bad weather forces the hikers to camp atop an area called Kholate Syakhal, which in Mansi translates…

More than 50 Geoglyphs Discovered in Kazakhstan

At the annual meeting in Istanbul of the European Association of Archaeologists, researchers from Kazakhstan’s Kostanay University and Vilnius University in Lithuania presented their findings: more than 50 geolyphs in Kazakhstan. Unlike the Nazca Lines, most of the Kazakhstan geoglyphs are earthen mounds. Their sizes range from 90 to 400 meters and, even though they’re…

The Unexplained Plain Of Jars

Often referred to as a south-east Asian version of Stonehenge, the Plain of Jars is one of the most enigmatic sights on Earth. Ever since its discovery in the 1930s, this place has fascinated archaeologists and scientists. The Plain of Jars is an archaeological landscape in Laos. Scattered in the landscape of the Xieng Khouang…