The mysterious winner of a $560 million lottery ticket who fought to keep her identity a secret was allowed to stay anonymous, a judge ruled in March. The woman’s lawyers argued that she is part of a group that “has historically been victimized by the unscrupulous”.
‘The Center of the Universe’ is a circle on the ground in Tulsa, OK. The broken concrete is surrounded by a large circle of bricks, but you’d probably never notice it unless you started talking while standing in the middle. There, you’ll hear your voice loudly echoing back at you, and nobody outside the circle will hear a thing – but nobody knows why.
Photo : jill, jellidonut… whatever / flickr
An Australian infant vanished in 1980, and her mother served prison time for her murder. Thirty-two years later it was declared she had actually been taken by a dingo.
Photo : Australian Broadcasting Corporation / wikipedia
In 1948, a man was found dead on a beach in Adelaide and the words “Taman Shud”, torn from a book, in a hidden pocket. The rest of the book was found in a nearby car, with a mysterious code on a page only visible under UV Light. The code and the identity of the man has never been solved.