People say that you could never keep a secret forever. But in life, there are just secrets and mysteries that are kept under wraps regardless. Here are some of the world’s best-kept secrets and mysteries.
Coca Cola’s formula
Coke has kept its position as the best in the world for decades. Their secret? Keep its formula secret. It is even said that only 2 employees at a time can know the formula and they have to keep it a secret at all costs necessary.
According to many theories, there is a place in the Nevada desert called Area 51, where the US keeps a secret facility to study alien technology. There have been “leaked” CIA reports saying that the facility is actually where the US built aircraft in the 50s to spy on former USSR.
Adolf Hitler is surely one of the most hated men who ever lived. Several decades after his menacing rule, it is still unknown where his body is buried. Many say that he faked his own death, lived in the Andes Mountains, and the Americans left him alone.
John F. Kennedy was murdered in public by Lee Harvey Oswald on November 22, 1963. It was never confirmed though if he were just a hitman and if someone else ordered the hit. Though the government concluded that Oswald acted alone, many theories came up that Kennedy was a victim of a conspiracy
Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper is known as one the most gruesome serial killers in history. His mutilation of his victims’ bodies led the police and the public to believe that the Ripper might have had medical know-how or had been a butcher. Despite the many efforts of the police and civilians, the murderer was never caught nor identified.
The Bermuda Triangle
The Bermuda Triangle is a region in the North Atlantic Ocean where many aircraft and ships have been said to have gone missing. Despite this, there are also many that pass the vicinity of the Bermuda Triangle without problems. Authorities have no explanation about the disappearances to date.
The Taos Hum
In the town of Taos, New Mexico, a low frequency noise could be heard in the west of the town. Called the Taos Hum, the origin and source of the hum still cannot be explained.
Jimmy Hoffa was a popular labor activist in the 70s who got involved in organized crime. In July 1975, he mysteriously disappeared without a trace. Though a hitman claimed killing Hoffa, there were many other theories and rumors that cropped up but none were confirmed true and the body was never found.
The Ark of the Covenant
According to biblical account, God instructed Moses to make the Ark of the Covenant. The Israelites carried the Ark with them until they reached the Promised Land. When the Babylonians pillaged Jerusalem, they took the Ark and all traces of the Ark was lost. There are several theories with regard to its location but none have been proven.
Genghis Khan’s grave
Genghis Khan died in 1227, and according to their tradition, he was buried in an unmarked grave in Mongolia. Legend has it that his funeral escort brought his body to his hometown and buried him there but ensured that no one knew the exact location. In 2004 an archeological dig claimed to have found his palace but not his actual grave.