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The fate of the White House hangs on a knife-edge as Donald Trump and Joe Biden appear neck-and-neck while vote counting continues. Democratic challenger Mr Biden told supporters at a rally in Delaware...

The Holy Grail is said to be the cup that Jesus Christ drank from at the Last Supper and that Joseph of Arimathea used to collect blood at Christ’s crucifixion. From ancient legends to contemporary...

Pope Francis donned a white mask while he and other religious leaders prayed for peace around the world during the service at The Basilica of Santa Maria in Rome. Previously he had only worn a face...

The idea centres around the belief that the essential part of a human’s identity continues even after the body dies. There are many different theories as to how this may play out, with different...

The woman, known only as Mache G to protect her privacy, has narrated an extraordinary episode which bears many of the hallmarks of an epiphany. In 1980, when Mache was a mere four or five years old, she...

Humans have long tried to explain the significance of their existence on Earth, leading to much philosophical, scientific and theological speculation. Scientific and religious thinkers acknowledge that,...

In a major breakthrough, the discovery of 59 ancient coffins was announced by the Egyptian government in the vast burial ground of Saqqara, south of Cairo. Opening one of the ornately decorated sarcophagi,...

Nessie is a folklore creature said to inhabit the waters of the Scottish Highlands. It is often described as large in size with a long neck and one or more humps protruding from the water, yet physical...

The loosely defined region of the North Atlantic Ocean gets its nickname as the Bermuda Triangle, or Devil’s Triangle, due to the number of aircrafts and ships that have disappeared in the area....

The famed scrolls are a set of ancient Jewish religious manuscripts that were found in the Qumran Caves in the Judaean Desert and have great historical, religious and linguistic significance because they...

The fragments of scrolls were found in the Qumran Caves in the Judaean Desert, alongside the Dead Sea Scrolls, but experts were not able to decipher them at first. Dating back to the first century AD,...

Doomsday fears were sparked eight years ago by the assumption that the Mayan calendar predicts the end of the world to occur on or around December 21, 2012. It was regarded as the end-date of a 5,126-year-long...

In Christianity, the Rapture is the belief that both the living and dead will ascend into heaven to meet Jesus Christ during the Second Coming. The theory emerged from the anticipation that Jesus would...

Eagle-eyed alien life conspiracy theorists believe they have acquired video evidence of a UFO brazenly hovering over Earth. What appears as a classic ‘flying saucer’-shaped object is seen flying...

In the second book of the Bible, the 10 Plagues of Egypt describes disasters inflicted by God to force the Pharaoh to allow the Israelites to depart from slavery to the Promised Land. They serve as the...

The woman, who only introduced herself as Cathy, described her incredible near-death experience (NDE0, which happened during surgery in 1988. According to Cathy’s account, she had died for a couple...