There are 26 off the beaten path places tagged science puzzles:

The mysterious ancient city of Great Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe was built in the 12th century for unknown reasons, and was abandoned for the unknown reasons as well. There are many mysteries surrounding these amazing ruins that were built by people…

The mysterious black rocks of Pungo Andongo

The Black Rocks of Pungo Andongo are huge monoliths standing in the middle of savannah - no one really knows how they ended up there. They are also said to possess magical powers.

The valley of the giant jars in Laos

Valley of Jars or the Plain of Jars is full of gigantic jars, weighing up to 6 tons. According to the local legends, the jars belonged to ancient giants.

The Great Blue Hole in Belize

The Great Blue Hole is a large circular underwater sinkhole 100 km off the coast of Belize, which formed in the ice age either due to the rise of the sea level or due to a collision with something…

Arai Te Tonga - the ancient sanctuary of Rarotonga

Arai Te Tonga is the ancient marae, or a sacred place, on Rarotonga island of Cook archipelago, dating back to 1250 AD. It belonged to the Samoan Makea family and used for various ceremonies,…

The natural nuclear reactor in Gabon

1.9 billion years ago, a natural nuclear reactor was created in Oklo, Gabon. It worked for 600,000 years and, probably, provided energy for our planet, when it was heating up.

World's largest hewn stones of Baalbek Trilithon

Baalbek Trilithon in Lebanon is famous for its unresolved mystery - it contains the largest hewn stones on Earth, weighing 800-1200 tons. Legends say it was the shelter of Cain or the domain of…

Space ball of Namibia

For the last 20 years, more and more space junk has been falling down onto the Earth. One of the recent occurrences was the Space Ball in Namibia - deemed as an extraterrestrial object at first, but…
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