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Unexplained

SERIES 6 WILL BEGIN FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 3RD 2021 Unexplained is a haunting and unsettling bi-weekly podcast about strange and mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. A story-based show mixing spoken-word narrative, history and ideas - often to terrifying effect - that explores the space between what we think of as real and what is not; where sometimes belief can be as concrete as ‘reality,’ whatever that is… More info at www.unexplainedpodcast.com and on twitter @unexplainedpod and facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast

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S03 Episode 5: Banggerreng

In January 1998 a curious set of events besieged the tenants of 90 Mcminns Drive in Humpty Doo, Northern Australia. It has been described as one of the country's most compelling and terrifying cases of a poltergeist haunt.Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

32mins

12 Jun 2018

Rank #1

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S04 Episode 13: Lost in Stormy Visions (Pt.3 of 3)

Part Three of S04 Episode 13: Lost in Stormy VisionsIn the late 16th century, a series of English dreamers attempted to establish the first English colony in the New World. Their efforts, in equal parts brave and utterly callous would leave a trail of death and disaster in their wake. It is nothing less than the story of the founding of modern America and at its centre lies perhaps one if its greatest mysteries: The Lost Colony.Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

30mins

16 Aug 2019

Rank #2

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S04 Episode 13 Extra: Fade to White

In the winter of 1930, a fur trapper is alleged to have discovered an abandoned village on the shores of Lake Anjikuni, in what is commonly known today as the territory of Nunavut in Northern Canada. What exactly happened to its former residents is a mystery that remains to this day, unexplained...Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

13mins

23 Aug 2019

Rank #3

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S04 Episode 17: Appearing is Being (Pt.2 of 2)

Part Two of S04 Episode 17: Appearing is BeingIn January 1974, in a quiet port town in Iceland, one teenager’s mysterious and tragic disappearance proves just the beginning in a devastating chain of events that will forever haunt the nation. In part two, as investigators push Erla to think harder about the night that Guðmundur Einarsson disappeared, her grip on reality begins to loosen...Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

33mins

18 Oct 2019

Rank #4

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S04 Episode 1: Alone With Everybody (Pt 1 of 2)

S04 Episode 1: Alone With Everybody (Pt 1 of 2)At the northern edge of the Brecon Beacons in the shadow of the Pen y Fan peak, sits a large stone house.Named Heol Fanog, or Road to the Peaks, for one couple who moved there in 1989 the house was everything they had ever dreamed of. Little did they know that, in truth, it would soon become the place of their worst nightmares.Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

29mins

11 Jan 2019

Rank #5

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S03 Episode 1: We Are The Witchcraft (Pt. 1 of 3)

John Maynard Keynes described Isaac Newton as the last of the magicians; the last person of science for whom the gnostic mysteries still held some sway.In 1914 another scientist and magician was born. Jack Parsons would go on to help establish NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab developing a rocket fuel that will put the human race on the moon.In 1946, Parsons would also attempt a complicated magic ritual in the hope of manifesting the divine goddess Babalon. Some say he did it too.In 1952 Parsons was killed in a catastrophic explosion at his house in what many believe to be mysterious circumstances that to this day remain unexplained...Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38mins

20 Mar 2018

Rank #6

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S04 Episode 17 Extra: Reid Me My Rights

Despite it first being formerly recognised by psychologist Hugo Münsterberg in 1906, only today are we really getting to grips with understanding the phenomenon of false confessions. In this episode we take a closer look at the worrying way in which false confessions continue to contribute to wrongful convictions.Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

13mins

25 Oct 2019

Rank #7

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S04 Episode 12: Wilderness Be Still

In October 2009, a white pick-up truck was found abandoned deep in the Sans Bois mountains in Oklahoma. The discovery would spark the beginning of one of the state's most peculiar and tragic unexplained mysteries.Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

30mins

19 Jul 2019

Rank #8

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S01 Episode 3: Do You See What I See

The stories we tell can often be said to reveal certain truths about ourselves, and yet, the notion of truth is the most elusive of things.For the residents located near Howden Moor in the North East of England, the strange events that occurred on one spring night in 1997 would test their credulity to the limit…They say the truth is out there, but does it even exist?Featuring the extraordinary story of The Howden Moor Incident.Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

22mins

25 Feb 2016

Rank #9

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S02 Episode 4: When the Snow Melts pt.1

On Friday January 23rd 1959, a story begins from out of the foothills of the Ural Mountains. A story that is perhaps the most extraordinary of all the stories featured on this show so far. A chilling and profound mystery that remains to this day Unexplained…Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

38mins

12 Apr 2017

Rank #10

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E02 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 02)

EPISODE 02 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own AdventureWARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advisedHave you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3mins

31 Oct 2019

Rank #11

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S03 Episode 9: Come Talk to Me

In the summer of 1958 in Mölnbo, Sweden, EVP pioneer Friedrich Jürgenson was attempting to record the sound of birdsong in his garden. What he captured instead would change his life forever.Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

32mins

7 Aug 2018

Rank #12

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S04 Episode 3: I See You

On June 4th 2014 Derek and Maria Broaddus bought a $1.3 millon mansion in the affluent town of Westfield, NJ. Then a sinister letter arrived in the post. Their purchase hadn't gone unnoticed and The Watcher was keeping tabs...Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35mins

15 Feb 2019

Rank #13

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E03 Halloween Special: Choose Your Own Adventure (EPISODE 03)

EPISODE 03 of Unexplained Halloween Special: Choose Your Own AdventureWARNING: This experience contains scenes of an intense and bloody nature that some may find disturbing. Parental discretion is advisedHave you ever wanted your life to be more like a fairy tale? Are you sure? Well in this one-off Unexplained experience you get the chance to see what it might be like...Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or www.unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2mins

31 Oct 2019

Rank #14

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S01 Episode 8: When the Light Fades

Of all the unexplained mysteries I have come across there is one that has for me left the most indelible impression. As far as mysteries go you couldn’t invent a better story. A story that has over time led to some of the most extraordinary of speculations and has since evolved a folklore all of its own.This is that story...Featuring the mystery of the Eilean Mòr Lighthouse Keepers.Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

35mins

5 May 2016

Rank #15

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S03 Episode 2: Lex Talionis (Pt. 1 of 2)

Part 1 of S03 Episode 2: Lex Talionis( Warning: contains scenes of a distressing nature)A 2014 study concluded that over 4% of people sentenced to death in the United States of America, have been convicted for crimes they did not commit;Some might consider this little more than an unfortunate consequence of en essential system. Others however, might think twice given how often support for capital punishment stems largely from that old maxim of an eye for an eye.After all, as some might say, just because those innocent people are now dead, it doesn’t mean they won’t still be seeking retribution... Lex Talionis tells the strange and tragic story of Johnny Frank Garrett, who some believe was sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit. Others, think he may have had his revenge too.Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

26mins

24 Apr 2018

Rank #16

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S03 Episode 12: The Square (Pt.1 of 2)

WARNING: This episode contains scenes of an extremely graphic and violent nature which may distress some listeners (not suitable for children). On the night of August 30th 1888, a great fire raged under storm clouds in an East London dockyard, turning the sky blood red.Bolts of lightning appeared like rips in the air; cracks that just might open up and let something abominable through. A few hours later, it seemed they did...Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

30mins

25 Sep 2018

Rank #17

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S01 Episode 10: The Spaces that Linger

The world of horror is littered with unnerving locations, places that both draw from and have in turn seeped into the public imagination.For many there is one place in particular that continues to fascinate like no other in the UK.For its combination of mystery, intrigue and atmospheric location you couldn’t concoct a better setting, the place: Boleskine House.Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

30mins

16 Jun 2016

Rank #18

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S04 Episode 4: Always Already (Pt.1 of 2)

In 1969, National Geographic photographer Loren McIntyre travelled deep into the Amazon in search of the Mayoruna tribe who were said to maintain no contact with the outside world. What happened next left him wondering for the rest of his life whether it had really occurred or not.Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

31mins

1 Mar 2019

Rank #19

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S04 Episode 17: Appearing is Being (Pt. 1 of 2)

In January 1974, in a quiet port town in Iceland, one teenager’s mysterious and tragic disappearance proves just the beginning in a devastating chain of events that will forever haunt the nation. Go to @unexplainedpod, facebook.com/unexplainedpodcast or unexplainedpodcast.com for more info. Thank you for listening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

31mins

11 Oct 2019

Rank #20