The Ourang Medan

The Ourang Medan was found with the entire crew dead by rescue ships then blew up and sank to the bottom of the sea. What killed the crew and what caused the explosion? Author Roy Bainton graciously takes the time to discuss this mystery ship and provides some much needed clues to what could have really happened.

Some of Our Research:
A fantastical retelling
A Practical retelling
The Wiki
The Mammoth book of Unexplained Phenomena by Roy Bainton
Meet Roy Bainton

Dyatlov Pass Incident


In the late 1950s, a group of Russians who were very experienced ski-hikers were discovered to have died on the slopes of the Mountain of Death, some of them frozen to death and others dead from massive physical trauma. They left their camp in the middle of the night, some without clothing or shoes, in sub-zero weather. What terror caused them to flee to their deaths?

Some of our research:
A practical review
Crackeds’ take on things
Wiki post

The Lead Mask case

Two apparently healthy men are found dead, wearing¬†very suspicious lead eye masks, near Rio de Janeiro. All signs pointing to their plan to return home, so what happened to them? This story is rife with reports of UFO’s and Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy jokes.

Some of our Research:
Another review
The wiki page
Alien retrieval theory
The evidence broken down

Valentich disappearance


On October 21, 1978  20 year old Frederick Valentich piloted his Cessna across the Bass Strait. He and his plane were never seen again but the final six minutes of his life were recorded in a conversation with the airport tower. The recording and transcript of that conversation have sparked a controversy that is still unsettled today.

Some of Our Research:
Conversation reenacted
An overview with aliens
More of a hoax than anything else?
Pilot error

The Spanish Flu

The 1918 flu pandemic, known as the Spanish Flu, killed 50-100 million people world wide, somewhere between 3%-5% of the worlds population at the time. What made this flu strain so deadly, how did it spread so fast, and where did this strain come from? In this extended show we dive deep into the possible origins, behaviors, and potential causes of this flu pandemic.

Some of our Research:
Spanish Flu Stats
Migrant workers
From a vaccine
Unlucky patient zero
A clever bug
Viral double team
Virus and bacteria
Aspirin poisoning
Evolution from Space-Sir Frederick Hoyle and Chandra Wickramasinghe
Virus in the sky
Historical comets and plagues
More about comets than you ever wanted to know