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The Strange Mystery of ALFRED LOEWENSTEIN

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In the early evening of 4 July, 1928, a fabulously wealthy businessman named Alfred Loewenstein boarded his private plane at Croydon Airport.
It was a routine flight that would take him across the English and French coastlines before landing at Brussels, where Loewenstein lived with his wife, Madeleine.

Vanished Into thin air: Loewenstein

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But he also had many enemies. In 1926, he established International Holdings and Investments Ltd. that raised huge amounts of capital from wealthy investors. By 1928, these investors wanted some return on their money.

Loewenstein was pleased to be flying home on that July day in 1928. It was a fine evening for flying with scarcely a cloud in the sky. The pilot, Donald Drew, was able to assure him that it would be a smooth flight.

It was to prove smooth for everyone except Alfred Loewenstein himself. He was to vanish in mid-flight and mid-air, one of the strangest disappearing acts in history.

Suicide? Murder? Or unexplained mystery?

Some 85 years after Loewenstein’s disappearance, the jury is still undecided.

There were a total of six people on that ill-fated flight in addition to Loewenstein himself.

The pilot, Donald Drew, stood by the doorway of the plane as the passengers boarded. He was joined in the cockpit by Robert Little, the mechanic. The cockpit was a sealed unit with no connecting door to the rest of the plane. Once the Fokker had taken off, Drew and Little had no access to the cabin.

The other people on board included Fred Baxter, Loewenstein’s loyal valet, who accompanied him everywhere, and Arthur Hodgson, his male secretary. There were also two women, Eileen Clarke and Paula Bidalon, his stenographers.

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Shortly after 6pm, the Fokker FVII, a small monoplane, set off down the grass runway. Within minutes the plane was airborne and climbing to its cruising altitude of 4,000 feet.

Before long, everyone on board could see the Kent coastline below. A minute or so later, they were flying over the English Channel.

At the rear of the Fokker’s cabin there was a windowless door that led into a small toilet. This room also had an exterior door – the only means of entrance and exit to the plane.

The door was clearly marked EXIT and was equipped with a spring-loaded latch controlled from inside. It took two strong men to open in mid-air, due to the slipstream pressing against it.

Loewenstein spent the first half of the flight making notes. Then, as the plane headed out over the Channel, he went to the toilet compartment at the rear.

According to statements later made by Baxter, his valet, ten minutes passed and he had still not returned to his seat. Baxter grew concerned and knocked on the toilet door. There was no answer.

Worried that Loewenstein might have been taken ill, he forced open the door. The toilet was empty. Alfred Lowenstein had disappeared into thin air.

An obvious course of action would have been for the plane to divert to St. Inglevert airstrip which lay between Calais and Dunkirk. Here, they could alert the coastguard to Loewenstein’s disappearance.

Instead, the pilot landed on what he believed to be a deserted beach near Dunkirk.

In actual fact, the beach was being used by a local army unit. When they saw the plane landing, they rushed to meet it.

It nevertheless took them six crucial minutes to arrive at the stationary plane. By that time, both passengers and crew were standing on the sand.

They were questioned by Lieutenant Marquailles. Pilot Donald Drew behaved strangely, evading his questions for half an hour until admitting that they’d lost Alfred Loewenstein somewhere over the English Channel.

Next to question the pilot was a professional detective, Inspector Bonnot. He was puzzled by what he was told.

‘A most unusual and mysterious case,’ he said. ‘We have not yet made up our minds to any definite theory, but anything is possible.’

He arrested no one and even allowed the plane to continue its flight to St Inglevert and thence back to Croydon.

The ensuing investigation was bungled from the outset. Loewenstein’s body was finally retrieved near Boulogne on 19 July, more than two weeks after his disappearance. It was taken to Calais by fishing boat where his identity was confirmed by means of his wristwatch.

An autopsy revealed he had a partial fracture of his skull and several broken bones.

Forensic scientists concluded that he had been alive when he hit the water.
The mystery of how he fell to his death remained unanswered, though there were many theories.

Some said the absent-minded Loewenstein had accidentally opened the wrong door and fallen to his death. This was most unlikely, given that it was virtually impossible to open the cabin door in mid-flight.

Others said he’d committed suicide, perhaps because his corrupt business practices were about to be exposed.

A far more plausible (and sinister) explanation is that Loewenstein was forcibly thrown out of the plane by the valet and the male secretary, possibly at the behest of Loewestein’s wife, Madeleine. She had a very frosty relationship with her husband and was desperate to get her hands on his fortune.

One thing is clear: all six people on board were almost certainly privy to the murder. Indeed, they had almost certainly planned it carefully in advance.

One theory as to why the Fokker landed on the beach was in order that a new rear door – already stowed on board the plane – could be fitted to replace the one jettisoned over the Channel.

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The Shadowhunters of the Kentucky Caves

Recently, we have ventured, on several occasions, to the idea of ​​the many mysterious cave systems around the world that house entities or ways of life that most of us would not want to contemplate, let alone meet face to face. One of those locations that may be more mysterious than most is “Hollow Cave,” which is part of Kentucky’s equally mysterious cave systems. And more specifically the “shadow thieves” that some claim reside deep within them.

The strange activity in this place goes back to the beginning of the XVIII century, before the official formation of the United States of America. And what’s more, it seems that this strange activity continues today to a large extent. Furthermore, Kentucky’s cave systems, including the Mammoth Cave National Park, are the largest cave systems in the world. And it seems that much of the underground terrain has not yet been discovered. In fact, according to some, parts of these ancient cave systems have been purposely closed and remain undeclared. And according to one researcher, whose accounts we will examine in a moment, the secret that surrounds the parts of these cave systems is not for the protection of the cave. But purely for the protection of those who dare to enter.

While there is no doubt that many of the legends surrounding the Kentucky caves have their roots in the witchcraft accounts of the early 1700s, the fact that they last so long three centuries later may mean that we should lend more attention to such events. In fact, perhaps such tales as shadow hunters may become more than mere folklore. And, in addition, maybe we should look at some of the other cave systems around the world under a new perspective and from a different perspective, so that they do not become the same.

Hollow Cave – Whose location must remain secret!

The account of Shadowhunters of the hollow cave. Enter the public arena through the researcher and writer, Allen Kopp. And in addition, the incident is one that involves Kopp himself. Before disclosing the details of your account, you cryptically state that the location of the cave in question must remain “a strict secret for reasons I can not tell you about.” Then he goes on to say that this is for the protection of the reader.

What we do know is that the cave is located somewhere in an abandoned quarry, behind a retirement home in Louisville, Kentucky. According to Kopp, the cave would extend for at least a mile, reaching the Cave Hill cemetery. In one stage, there was apparently an entrance to Hollow Cave at the location of the cemetery. Through this entrance, “spring waters” flowed to the nearby lake. A boat is required to reach this entrance (which is now hidden). According to the legends of the area, this lake had about 25 acres and a depth of about twenty feet.

In addition, due to the “quarry blasting”, the terrain towards and in the cave is, at best, “treacherous”. In addition, rocks and quicksand litter the corridors. However, that is not all that resides in cave systems. It is not even the worst. The shadows, which appear without the presence of light, no less, are “what dwells” in the hollow cave. And beyond, according to Kopp, “they are everywhere, but without light, nobody can see them.”

Perhaps even more alarming, these shadows are far from latent. And they are waiting for the opportunity to be complete once more. At the expense of the unfortunate adventurer who dares to enter.

Without a shadow, a person can not exist!

Apparently, the origins of these mysterious shadows of Hollow Cave date back to the early eighteenth century. During this time, when the United States of America was still in the future and the “new world” was still in the process of “settlement” by pilgrims from Europe, witchcraft was particularly widespread. And although the Inquisition had no authority in the new world, many women would find their end among the accusations of witchcraft. While the vast majority of these women were undoubtedly innocent and none deserved the treatment they received in the last moments of their lives, there are some curious and suspicious cases. It would seem that it was not only free enlightened thinkers who wished to practice the finer details of their art and beliefs.

What’s more, it’s not just individual witches who make poultices and potions in the middle of nowhere and far from the majority of the population. Entire witches’ wives existed along the many forests and back roads of the rapidly growing nation that would be the United States.

In the area that would become Louisville, Kentucky at the beginning of the 18th century, in the place where the only entrance to the cave was in the cemetery, a group of witches would meet at night to perform “rituals”. According to area reports, around this time, at least two girls would disappear near the same place. None of them was seen again. In addition, according to reports and legends of the area, a “Countess” of the coven, called “Mary Smith”, which is unlikely to be her real name, would put a curse on many young victims. Including the two young people. She would steal their shadows, a curse from the Black Book of Curses of the “old country.” Without a shadow, a person can not exist.

“They walk among us every day and we do not pay attention to them!”

Kopp himself would investigate these strange legends. In fact, it was this interest and this research that led him to Hollow Cave in the first place. And it is in these black and deep cave systems that the shadows of the unfortunate victims of Mary Smith’s coven resides. At least according to Kopp. And here lies the complexity of such legends.

As Kopp explains, “In the darkness you can not see the hidden shadows. And turning on a light of any kind will not help. As soon as the light emits in a shadow, it ceases to be a shadow. ” And besides, you can not see them anymore. Just like you can not see in the dark. What may happen to our “mortal remains” remains a mystery. As Kopp asks, “did we ever really exist?”

Besides that, Kopp insists that we have all seen these shadow hunters. Responsible for once turning human beings of “flesh and bone” into memories without form and without shadows. According to Kopp, “they walk among us every day and we do not pay attention to them”. In addition, on many occasions, we might even find ourselves talking with such creatures, although again we would not be aware of anything out of the ordinary or out of the ordinary. However, despite this, we must be careful with whom we become friends with. According to the legends, if an unfortunate person befriends such an entity, he is likely to lose his shadow. And ultimately his soul.

These entities that steal the shadows are the true witches of the legends. Some that can alter their appearance depending on their objective. Instead of the repulsive and pointed-nosed “witches” of fairy tales, these creatures, for example, by attracting a young man, project themselves as a beautiful young woman. So beautiful that most men could not resist its charm. Or his seductive and fatal attack.

A perpetual state of nothingness, watching and waiting!

Once these mortal entities have their soul, they also have the shadow of a person. These shadows are “hidden” and reside in the darkness of the hollow cave.

Without a doubt it is an interesting concept. Without light, there can be no shadows. As Kopp himself asked, “do we really ever exist”? Are we not more than shadows and projections? Could this explain the obsession in multiple ancient texts of “light” and how important it is? Could it be esoteric information and wisdom about the true nature, state and existence of humanity?

Perhaps what is most chilling, certainly for those who wish to explore such cave systems is that these “Shad-O-Cavo” caves are present throughout the United States, and even in the world. And what is more, they are full of the shadows of those who have disappeared. These shadows, in their perpetual state of non-existence, await, seeking an opportunity to exist once more. As much as we can not see these shadows, they can not see us either. However, they can “feel” a living presence.

According to Kopp’s research, the average temperature of a typical cave is 55 degrees Fahrenheit. The average temperature of the human body, on the other hand, is around 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. It is this change in temperature, almost like a supernatural heat sensor, that alerts these shadow entities to a human presence. And the opportunity for them to take control of a human body and live once more.

As extravagant and truly strange as this notion is to many, perhaps it would be linked to the absolute plethora of “missing persons” in this part of the world. In fact, there is a wave of theories about where the missing people are. And who or what is behind his disappearance. Maybe some are victims of shadow hunters?

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Maybe Nazca Lines Are Alien Artifacts From Ancient Times

The lines of Nazca are very old. Their age is about 2600 years. Even today, no exact explanation for these huge desert drawings has been found.
In the scientific world, there are many theories about the purpose of these lines in Nazca. But the most plausible theory is that these lines were made by an alien civilization.

Another interesting theory about the lines at Nazca would be that aliens visited this region for certain purposes and at some point they left as quickly as they came. And the people in that region tried to make gigantic desert designs in the hope that they could be seen from space by alien ships.

Probably the people in that region wanted long contact with these advanced aliens.

The natives of Nazca also built what strikes a landing strike for planes.

Below you can see a very interesting point of view for this Nazca lines:

My opinion is that Nazca lines are made by humans trying to send a message to aliens.

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The Kyshtym Being: Dwarf, Alien or What Was That Creature?

Alyoshenka (diminutive of the Russian male first name Alexey) or the Kyshtym Dwarf – anthropomorphic artifact, representing unidentified mummified remains of biological origin, found in 1996 near the southern outskirts of Kyshtym in the village of Kaolinovy, Chelyabinsk region of Russia.

A strange “creature” was discovered in May 1996 in the village of Kaolinovoe near Kyshtym by a pensioner Tamara Vasilyevna Prosvirina, suffering from mental illness. A lonely pensioner received a “telepathic order”: get up and immediately go to the cemetery.

However, the pensioner was often at the cemetery because of a mental illness, gathered flowers there and even brought photos of the dead taken from the monuments to the house.

Tamara Vasilievna was, in general, calm, did not offend anyone, and only occasionally in times of crisis turned out to be in a psychiatric hospital. So, the fact that she was not scared by the dark night of “strolling” in the cemetery is not strange.

Another thing is strange: going to the “call” woman found the one who called her… A tiny creature with huge eyes only very remotely resembled a human baby, but it was squeaking plaintively, and the compassionate old woman decided to take it with her – wrapped it in some kind of rag, brought it home, fed and started calling her “new son” Alyoshenka.

The mysterious baby lived with Tamara for only three weeks. Neighbours began to notice something strange in her behaviour: where have you seen it so that an old woman could have a baby? The villagers turned to the doctors, and they had put the old woman in a psychiatric hospital. She cried and repeated that a child remained in her house unattended…

However, as it turned out, Tamara had no hallucinations. A mysterious creature was seen by her daughter-in-law and a relative Galina Alferova.

But the busy women did not attach much importance to the “unknown little animal”, because there was no harm from it: it was drinking some water from a spoon, sucking on caramel, curd, milk.

Left in an empty house without the minimal care that grandmother rendered him, the strange “baby” died.

“Alyoshenka” was discovered by the police during a search. A little corpse was in a dried, wrinkled condition, it had a lot of folds of the skin.

After that, many experts examined this corpse – like pathologists, and gynaecologists, and they all claim that it is not a human corpse and not a baby corpse. He looked completely different.

The structure of the skeleton and the skull was not at all human. Even if a certain creature can mutate very strongly, then to such a degree it is impossible.

The remains were of interest to ufologists, and since it was not a human corpse, “Alyoshenka” was handed to them. For a long time, the mummy passed from hand to hand, and then disappeared… Ufologists claim that it was abducted by aliens, but one “New Russian” from Yekaterinburg is telling that it is in his personal museum.

However, it is impossible to say for sure where the unknown creature is now.

By Julianna S.

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