Jimmy Akin's Mysterious World

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Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore the claims and counter-claims about Bigfoot, the mysterious tall, hairy biped supposedly indigenous to North America. Could there be an undiscovered species of primate out in the woods? The post MYS003: Bigfoot appeared first on SQPN.com.
Famed aviator Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific as she neared the end of her record-breaking, round-the-world flight in 1937. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss Earhart's background and celebrity and then consider the theories for what caused Amelia and her navigator to vanish without a trace. The post Amelia Earhart appeared first on SQPN.com.
Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore the mystery surrounding Area 51, the claims that the government is hiding alien spacecraft there, the earthly secret programs to develop specialized aircraft, and the secrecy surrounding the existence of the facility itself. The post MYS004: Area 51 appeared first on SQPN.com.
Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the mystery surrounding the 1908 Tunguska incident in Siberia. What flattened 770 square miles of forest without leaving a crater? Aliens, meteor, a mini-black hole? The post MYS008: Tunguska appeared first on SQPN.com.
What's so mysterious about weight loss? Given the American obession with dieting even as we're more obese than ever, evidently plenty. Jimmy Akin shares his own story and the science behind the way our bodies are designed to lose weight, rather than the way we've been doing it. The post MYS021: The Mystery of Weight Loss appeared first on SQPN.com.
Every week, Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore the weird, the strange, and the unusual from the perspectives of faith and reason. In this first episode, Jimmy and Dom talk about ghosts, what they could be, how they fit in a Catholic understanding of the world, and what a rational mind says about them. The post MYS001: Ghosts appeared first on SQPN.com.
In the ancient world, many people believed the Earth is flat and today some still believe that it is a flat disc. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli give a fair and balanced exploration of the arguments and evidence for a flat earth and for a globe earth and offer a solution to this mystery. The post Is the Earth Flat? appeared first on SQPN.com.
Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the mysteries of Transhumanism, both its promises and dangers, including how the Church sees this effort to perfect humanity through science. The post MYS002: Transhumanism appeared first on SQPN.com.
For centuries, acupuncture has been used to treat a variety of conditions. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore its origins, how it's supposed to work, what it can really treat, and if it's real or all just a pseudoscience. The post Acupuncture appeared first on SQPN.com.
Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein revolutionized physics and our understanding of the universe with the fundamental laws of gravity. But in 1933 scientists noticed the galaxies were not behaving the way they should. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore the theories to explain why, including the mysterious dark matter and dark energy. The post The Case of the Missing Universe (Dark Matter, Dark Energy) appeared first on SQPN.com.
In 1971, a shadowy group decided they needed to begin an investigation of the FBI, which they did with a burglary. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli ask who were these burglars, what FBI secrets did they discover, how did the FBI retaliate, and how did it shake up the FBI so that it's never been the same. The post Exposing FBI Secrets! (1971 Burglary; Citizens Commission to Investigate the FBI) appeared first on SQPN.com.
People have believed in werewolves since time immemorial with tales of human beings transforming either physically or behaviorally. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore what we know of these accounts, where they come from, and whether there's any truth to legends of lycanthropy. The post Werewolves! appeared first on SQPN.com.
Every day, creatures all over the world just shut down, lose consciousness, and then start back up again hours later and science still isn't sure why it happens. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore the mystery of sleep, why it's necessary, and how we can get more of this precious commodity. The post The Mystery of Sleep appeared first on SQPN.com.
Jimmy has an urgent message for listeners to Mysterious World. We need your help right now. Please listen to this brief recording and then visit sqpn.com/give today. Thank you. The post A Special Message from Jimmy Akin to Mysterious World Listeners appeared first on SQPN.com.
A group of international movers & shakers called the Bilderberg Group have been meeting every year since 1954. Many attendees won't acknowledge they went or even know of it. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli examine the claims that accuse them of being a global conspiracy for a one-world government. The post The Bilderberg Group appeared first on SQPN.com.
In the 1970s, scientists began investigating a psychic phenomenon known as remote viewing for the US government. Last week, Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli looked at the history and now they look at the evidence for remote viewing and how it would be viewed from a faith perspective. The post Remote Viewing: The Evidence (Psychic Spies! Stargate Project!) appeared first on SQPN.com.
In months with five Fridays, we bring you a “Weird Questions” edition of Catholic Answers Live where Jimmy Akin gives shorter answers to all kinds of questions, including this time stopping your zombie self, disembodied brains, no more souls, afterlife in another universe, and more. The post Stopping Your Zombie Self! (& More Weird Questions) appeared first on SQPN.com.
The Bible says, that when Jesus was born in Bethlehem, wise men (or in Greek, "magi") came from the East to find Him. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli explore the mystery of who these magi were; whether they were kings; if there was just three of them; what a magi was; and they knew to come look for Jesus. The post Mysteries of the Magi appeared first on SQPN.com.
On November 28, 1953, Dr. Frank Olson plummeted to his death from a New York City hotel room window. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli examine the mystery of his death. Was it an accident as his family was told? Or did it have something to do with the CIA, biowarfare, LSD, and murder? The post The Mysterious Death of Frank Olson (CIA Scientist) appeared first on SQPN.com.
In 1917, the Virgin Mary appeared to three children in Fatima, Portugal, giving them a three-part secret. The third remained secret and speculation ran wild, until it was made public in 2000. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli talk about the history, the speculation, and the disputes. The post The Third Secret of Fatima appeared first on SQPN.com.
In the first century, Jesus’ most famous prophecy—other than his own death and resurrection—was that the Jewish temple in Jerusalem would be destroyed. And it was. But was the prophecy fulfilled? Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss the claims and counter-claims about the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple. The post MYS016: Jesus’ Prophecy: “The Temple Will Be Destroyed!” appeared first on SQPN.com.
Some serious people think we could be part of gigantic Matrix-style computer simulations. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss whether it's philosophically or scientifically possible and, if it were true, would it matter to us on a practical or theological level? The post MYS017: Are We In a Simulation? Does It Matter? appeared first on SQPN.com.
Christmas is December 25, but was that the actual date Jesus was born? Some claim evidence from the Bible and temple rituals. Other say evidence from the Bible show it isn't or that it was just a co-opting of a pagan festival. Does it even matter? Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli look at the claims and counter-claims about what we can and can't prove about when Jesus was born. The post MYS019: When Was Jesus Born? appeared first on SQPN.com.
Easter is a holy day for billions of people where we celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus. But is belief in the resurrection just a matter of faith or is there evidence for it? Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli examine the theories for what happened that first Easter. The post The Resurrection of Jesus appeared first on SQPN.com.
King Tut is one of the most famous pharaohs of Egypt, but a mystery surrounds his death, including being wiped from history for 3,300 years. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli discuss Tutankhamun's life and death and power politics to compare with the Game of Thrones. The post Was King Tut Murdered? appeared first on SQPN.com.
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Podcast Details

Started
Aug 7th, 2018
Latest Episode
Jul 17th, 2020
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
112
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
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