In 1888, London was terrorized by a series of brutal murders. Due to the grotesque mutilation of the victims, the murders were referred to as "rippings." The deaths created a frenzy of panic and paranoia that lasted long after Jack the Ripper vanished from the public eye. Sponsors! CBS All Access - Visit CBS.com/CULTS to redeem your FREE trial of CBS All Access. Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners of Unexplained Mysteries a FREE stock like Apple, Ford, or Sprint to help you build your portfolio. Sign up at Unexplained.Robinhood.com.
The Holy Grail Pt. 2
They say that before his Crucifixion, Jesus Christ drank wine from a cup. This Holy Grail vanished from historical record for a 1000 years before it emerged as a part of the Arthurian Legend. Is the Holy Grail just a myth? Or is it possible that it was smuggled out of Jerusalem and remains hidden to this day? BetterHelp - Unexplained Mysteries listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code UNEXPLAINED. Go to BetterHelp.com/Unexplained.
The Holy Grail
Most people know the story of the Holy Grail, but in fact there is little evidence in the Bible that it actually exists. Over the past two centuries, everyone from Arthurian Knight to Renaissance painters to contemporary thriller novelists have questioned the location of the cup of Christ. This religious relic, has taken a number of forms in human consciousness over the years, and may have never existed at all. Parcasters - To learn about an iconic event in American history, check out our our new episode on John McCain on HOSTAGE, wherever you get your shows. Listen now at parcast.com/hostage Sponsors! BetterHelp - Go to BetterHelp.com/Unexplained to get 10% off your first month with discount code UNEXPLAINED.
Lourdes Water Pt. 2 - Testing a Miracle
Since 1858, millions have bathed themselves in the Sacred Waters of Lourdes in France with the hope to be cured of their terminal illnesses. While many are healed, many more are not. To this day, it is still a mystery if Lourdes water is actually a mystical fountain or just the world’s largest placebo effect. Sponsors! Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code UNEXPLAINED15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!
Lourdes Water - A Holy Cure?
This natural spring in the Grotto of Massabielle is a small cave-like enclosure in the southern countryside of France. In 1862, the Catholic Church authenticated claims that the Virgin Mary made an apparition at the grotto to a young girl. Blind people can suddenly see, the lame can walk and the depressed experience euphoria. Is it a placebo effect or does the water have magical powers only some can experience? Parcasters - Are you searching for a miracle cure for your podcast lineup? Check out our new show, CRIMES OF PASSION today! Listen now at parcast.com/passion