Encounters with the Unexplained

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Encounters with the Unexplained (2002)

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From the Egyptian pyramids to global warming, Encounters with the Unexplained examines the mysteries of our world and history, questioning the main-stream and exploring the paranormal and the unexplained.

Episode List

The Great Pyramid is thousands of years old and everything about it is shrouded in mystery. What is behind the secret door in the Great Pyramid, which hasn't yet been opened a decade after its discovery?
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High on a mountaintop in eastern Turkey is a 5000-year old wooden ship with stalls and cages on board. Could it be Noah's Ark?
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A highly respected military intelligence officer with 30 years at the Pentagon offers explicit information that finally answers the question of what really happened at Roswell.
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Is the Shroud of Turin the silent witness to the greatest event in human history? Is the face so hauntingly etched into the fabric the face of Jesus Christ?
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43 minutes
Some believe crop circles are a method of communication from alien visitors, others see them as messages from the spirit world. With each new discovery the mystery and the controversy intensifies.
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There is strong evidence to suggest that prayer has miraculously altered more than a hundred major events in the modern era. Explore this evidence and determine for yourself the power of prayer.
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Its existence is officially denied by the US Government, but its buildings and runways have been documented in Russian satellite photos. What is going on at Area 51?
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Stars falling from the sky, increased earthquake activity; disastrous flooding, famine, pestilence, and war. Are these the signs that ancient writings have warned of? Does our future hold the end of the world? Examine the evidence and decide.
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Isolated on a tiny volcanic island in the midst of the Pacific Ocean, without advanced engineering skills or construction machinery, a mysterious people managed to populate their island with huge, monolithic stone statues. How were they moved? How were ...
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The fabled Ark of the Covenant was carried before the armies of Israel in their conquest of Canaan. It was the centerpiece of Jewish religious life and was said to be a source of great power. But where is it today?
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On a small island off the coast of Nova Scotia, a mysterious "money" pit has kept treasure hunters digging for 200 years. Despite the cost of money and lives over the years without the return of a single coin, adventurers keep trying to solve the riddle of ...
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The story of Adam and Eve as the originators of all mankind is dismissed by evolutionist scientists as myth and legend. Where did we come from? The scientists go head to head as the evidence is examined.
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Explore the reality behind the storyof the birth of Christ. What was the star in the East? Where exactly was Jesus born? When did the wise men visit? And what is the impact on today's world of the birth of this tiny baby?
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In 1965 hundreds of witnesses saw an object descend from the sky and crash into the woods outside the small Pennsylvania town of Kecksburg. Was it a UFO? And if not, why did the military quickly blanket the area and remove it to a secured Air Force base?
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What could have motivated a large, apparently sophisticated culture to just suddenly pick up and walk away from their homes leaving everything, utensils, pottery, toys, even food, still in place? Could the same thing happen to us?
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The amazing human body is so complex we are only now beginning to understand how it works. Yet the ancients seemed to know how it worked, how to fix it if something went wrong and they did it faster and easier. Are there proven methods and medicines that ...
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The battle of the Little Bighorn, or Custer's Last Stand is familiar to everyone. But, what really happened that tragic day? Have the facts of what happened to Custer and his men been deliberately concealed for over a century?
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Do dolphins have a language? If dolphins can speak, they may have been doing it longer than humans have ever existed. What might dolphins be able to tell us?
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With all the odds against them, the tiny nation of Israel and its citizen army scored a decisive military victory in the Six-Day War against a major force. How was this victory possible?
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Not even the Bible can tell us what happened to Jesus between the ages of 12 and 30. Ancient Arabic and Egyptian documents and traditions have begun to surface, and scholars have developed surprising theories about what Jesus was doing during most of his life.
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If we knew a doomsday asteroid was coming, could we prevent it? There are billions of asteroids spinning through the solar system...thousands with earth-crossing orbits. We will examine what could happen and what we can do about it...not IF...but WHEN the ...
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Today, the notion that some people can see beyond the horizon of time is simply unbelievable.In this episode we will examine firsthand the frightening events that seem to tell us the Ancient prophets were witnesses to our generation.
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The Mars Global Surveyor, the first genuinely successful orbiter since the Viking probes of the 70s, is now sending back to earth, tens of thousands of high resolution images. Will these high resolution photographs prove that there was, at some time in the ...
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In virtually every corner of the world someone has reported seeing huge, hairy creatures that walk upright like a man but flee at the first hint of discovery. Could there be a race of giant monsters that has survived for thousands of years, unknown and ...
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Unexplained anomalies haunt this triangular piece of the Atlantic Ocean from Columbus' day to our own day. Is there an explanation to the Secret of the Bermuda Triangle?
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At the height of World War II, desperate to protect Allied shipping from Axis U-Boats, the Navy attempted to make a full-sized destroyer escort invisible to radar. But did the Philadelphia Experiment make it disappear entirely?
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Witness a former MI6 agent and the Fayed family tell who they believe killed Princess Diana! Also, the Bible never uses the term BUT - could there be a mysterious event called "the rapture"?
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Almost from the moment the bombs began to fall on Pearl Harbor, questions began to bombard the White House. Who knew what? Then we ask: did Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid meet their deaths in a bloody shootout in Bolivia, or did they manage to escape?
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Looking deeper at historical innovations one might ask: Is anything really new. Then, scientists, using today's most sophisticated computers and software programs, may have actually bridged the gap between science and religion.
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Is there such a thing as a near death experience, or is it simply the product of imagination, trauma, fear and drugs? Also, is it possible the answer of how the Great Pyramids were built can be found in an amazing tourist attraction in modern day southern ...
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Eyewitnesses report seeing something out of the ordinary in the skies over Phoenix, Arizona. But what did they see? In part two, some scientists now believe the biblical account of a worldwide flood can explain all the geographic anomalies found around the ...
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Most Americans agree that John Wilkes Booth fired the bullet that killed President Abraham Lincoln during a play at Ford's Theatre on April 14, 1865. But, that is where the agreement ends. We also ask: Is it possible that a mighty blast of trumpets brought ...
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On September 19, 1992, two German mountain hikers saw part of a human corpse sticking up out of the icy snow. Little did they know they had discovered the body of a stone age man. Then, we explore why it is that nobody seems to know exactly where Mt. Sinai ...
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Do diplomatic relations outweigh bringing back our servicemen? Evidence suggests the U.S. government continues to hide evidence of these abandoned servicemen. Also, why is it that critics and skeptics try to demonstrate that Jesus never even existed?
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Who are the super brain kids whose brilliance puts even our society's most prodigious minds to shame? Next, can we say with any degree of certainty that the miraculous stories attributed to Moses are factual?
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After nearly 40 years, no one knows for certain who really killed John F. Kennedy. In part two, what did the Fatima children and the people of Portugal witness? And why was the prophecy kept secret for nearly a century? Learn the surprising answers.
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Today, is all that's left of dinosaurs just fossilized remains? Are we sure all the dinosaurs are gone? Next, imagine finding a 2,000-year-old treasure map that appears to lead to a fortune worth untold millions...but no one can decipher the directions. ...
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Is there a treasure of untold knowledge from an ancient civilization - or even an alien civilization from another star system under the ancient Sphinx? Also, do modern sciences tell us that a common language and common ancestry all proceed from a single ...
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According to the Bible, Sodom and Gomorrah, were destroyed by fire and brimstone. In part two, what brought about the decline of civilization? Could there be some clearly identifiable cause that sent the world into an age of ignorance, brutality, and ...
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A report out of Chicago, Illinois blames adverse reactions to prescription and even over-the-counter drugs, for the death of a hundred thousand Americans and injury to another 2.1 million - ANNUALLY. Why are these incidents kept secret? Also, after 2000 ...
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Did the billions of dollars spent on the Apollo project buy nothing but a movie set? Could it be that our Astronauts were trained not as space travelers, but as actors? In part two, of this show, an investigation into the authorship of the Bible. Does ...
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Conflicting evidence surrounding the circumstances of the crash has cast doubt on the official conclusion that John F. Kennedy's death was an accident. Also, birds, bees, bats, and even fish appear to have a sixth sense that far surpasses the limits of ...
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Is it possible that TWA Flight 800 was the victim of a military miscalculation or a covert act of terrorism? In part two of this program we'll examine the greatest archaeological discovery of the 20th Century - perhaps of all time, The Dead Sea Scrolls.
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Why is this modern-day antennae farm located in this desolate spot, two hundred miles east of Anchorage, Alaska? Then, you may think you have heard it all when it comes to the Titanic, but maybe not.
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An investigation into the ages old mystery surrounding the identity and character of Mary Magdalene, of the Bible's best known women, produces some startling insights. Then, was Mary Magdalene a fallen woman, rescued from a sinful life by Jesus? Or was she ...
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Is it possible for a human being to burst into flames without warning? What is the truth behind the baffling mystery known as spontaneous human combustion? Today, forensic scientists are still trying to explain King Tutenkamen’s death and the unexplained ...
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Amelia Earhart was at the pinnacle of her career when she embarked on a journey to circle the globe at its widest point. But something went horribly wrong. Then, we’ll examine the notion that the World Trade Center disaster was predicted more than 4000 ...
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Vince Foster was found dead in a park near Washington, D.C., the victim of an apparent suicide. Or was it? In part two, the horrifying events of September 11th, 2001, ironically demonstrated the worst and the best in human nature.
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Global climatologists say that Earth is now experiencing the most violent weather upheavals in the history of the world. Is this part of normal weather fluctuations? Then for thousands of years, the elusive Garden of Eden has captured our imaginations. ...
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In 1587, a group of 117 Englishmen, women and children was sent to colonize Roanoke, and after a three-year delay, the Roanoke Colony had vanished. Next, the recent years a host of climatic, political and technological indicators seem to fulfill biblical ...
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Despite an advanced, cultured society - and a fierce army that conquered everything within its grasp - the Inca Empire was brought to its knees by Francisco Pizarro and his men in 1532. What is the real purpose behind angel missions and interventions?
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Experts have warned that the surge of insect populations will have a impact on the health of global populations. In part two, previously dismissed by skeptics as the work of clever hoaxers, crop circles are now the focus of increasing scientific investigation.
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