Everyone loves a good mystery or ghost story, particularly one with a massive twist regarding one of the main characters.

But surely, stories like this never happen in real life?

Such as finding yourself stuck on the side of the road, when a guardian angel of sorts comes and helps you, seemingly out of nowhere, then disappears just as mysteriously.

Or getting a call warning you about something which sounds far-fetched, then happens three weeks later?

Surely, these are the types of situations only found in the work of Shirley Jackson or Edgar Allen Poe.

Or are they?

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The Strangest Mysteries That Remain Unsolved According To Crime Buffs
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It's not difficult to understand why true crime content, be it in film, television, or podcast continues to grow in popularity.

Of course, the most fascinating crime stories are those which remain unsolved.

It allows us to put on our detective hats, and evaluate the cases ourselves, hoping we might find the answers which evaded the police at the time.

Knowing full well, the answers may never arrive.

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Some people are less easily scared than others.

While some people live off of the adrenaline of zombies jumping out at you in a haunted house, others will jump ten feet in the air at the tiniest sound of a crack in the floor.

Even people who live to be scared, however, have had one genuinely spooky experience that they simply cannot explain, no matter how hard they try.

Managing to disrupt their sleep in a way that slasher films and haunted hayrides couldn't even begin to do.

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People Share Their All-Time Favorite Mysteries That Were Actually Solved
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The world is full of mysteries. Why are we here? What's at the bottom of the ocean? Is there other intelligent life in the universe?

Humans are naturally curious creatures, so we find mysteries in every corner of our universe. And when we can finally solve those mysteries, it's so satisfying for our little squirrelly brans.

Luckily, there are an abundance of mysteries we have solved in our time on earth.

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As if teaching isn't a difficult enough job mentally and physically, often it can be the emotional toll that is most draining. That's why sometimes you just gotta go! And go far! One day someone is there and the next they're not. Sometimes it's a Dateline episode gone awry and sometimes people just gotta run for their lives.

Redditor u/RwbysJnpr wanted the teachers out there to share with us by asking.... People of Reddit, did you ever have a teacher mysteriously stop coming to school? What happened?

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