People at one point or the other have thought about some things and tried to find answers to them but come up with more questions. There are some things believed to be top secrets and very few people have answers to for certain reasons.
Let’s take a look at some of these world top secrets that may seem mysterious over time.
Oil deposits location in the USA
The location of the exact mining for oil remains a top government secret in the U.S. But how does the government keep it a secret? Rumor has it that once oil deposits are found on a land and the owner reports it to the government, they in turn will buy the land and the owner will have to swear to keep the location a secret.
It is also said that the reason the locations are kept a secret is to prevent the rich individuals from purchasing the lands to build their own wells and make big chunks of money from the oil. Thus, the information regarding the location of oil deposits is kept top secret by the U.S government.
Since the 1980s, there has been a lot of debate regarding the origin of HIV and many theories have been formulated. Many people suggest that HIV/Aids originated from Africa, while Africans believe that the disease was manufactured in a laboratory by scientists and injected into homos3xuals and black men.
Though the co-discoverers of HIV — Dr. Robert Gallo of the National Cancer Institute and Dr. Luc Montagnier of the Pasteur Institute in Paris — don’t agree on its origins, most members of the scientific community believe the virus jumped from monkeys to humans sometime during the 1930s.
The Hapsburg Napkin Fold
This might sound funny but in Austria, the folding of the Hapsburg napkin is a royal act that entails secret guidelines and kept as a top government secret. Just wow!
The special fold was used at the royal tables in Austria-Hungary royalty. The most interesting fact is that many have tried to fold it but have failed.
Actually, there are no written guidelines anywhere in the world on how to fold it. The process of folding the Habsburg napkin encompasses procedures that are only known by close and trusted state officials.
The officials reportedly swear and take an oath that the design will remain a state secret at all costs. Rumor also has it that it is a royal culture that is meant to remain a secret forever.https://www.youtube.com/embed/1bgRZoZveQ0?autoplay=1&controls=1
U.S. Nuclear Secrets
We can probably say the most highly protected information in the world is the U.S nuclear secrets.
According to Wonderlist, the nuclear facilities by themselves are a secret and only specific people know where they are located. The nuclear launch codes are the most secretive information of the U.S. government, such that only top officials in the U.S. Department of defense have access to these codes.
The number of nuclear weapons and the type of nuclear weapon that the USA possesses remain undisclosed to the public. The public will never get to know of the nuclear information.
Anyone who wants to access the information by illegal means will certainly put their lives in danger. The information is highly guarded for security purposes against any rival nuclear country.
U.S Medical Secrets
In reference to the United States of America’s laws, the medical information of any patient is supposed to be kept secret. This seems to be an obvious case of privacy, but, is it? Many say that some doctors would even risk their lives to keep a patient’s medical report a secret.
The government formulated this law so as to prevent any sort of humiliation that can affect the patients. The oath that medical officers take to keep the patients’ medical information a secret is known as the Hippocratic Oath.
The medical information of patients is to remain classified unless the safety of the patient or the safety of others is involved. As such, the medical files are only accessed by authorized personnel and one would require legal or medical approval to access them. Thus, the U.S medical secrets are among the world’s top biggest secrets.
It has always been said that KFC has a secret recipe and it is a top world secret that the company has managed to keep undisclosed since its start-up.
The story was that Herland Sanders in 1930 was in Kentucky. His famous chicken dish which he sold to the residents in North Cabin, was so delicious such that everyone talked about it.
With this success, Mr. Sanders’s business grew so rapidly that he had to form a chain of restaurants across the world. Today, KFC is among the biggest restaurants in the world.
Perhaps, this can be attributed to its secret recipe that has remained a mystery to the public. The recipe is secretly kept at the headquarters of the company and is highly guarded. It is not sure if this is really a secret or just a myth.
There is no list of secrets or weird stuff that can fail to mention the infamous ‘Area 51’.
According to BBC, Area 51 refers to a map location and is the popular name for a United States Air Force base. It is at Groom Lake, a dry lake bed in the Nevada Desert, 85 miles (135km) north of Las Vegas.
What goes on inside is extremely secret. Members of the public are kept away by warning signs, electronic surveillance, and armed guards.
It is also illegal to fly over Area 51, although the site is now visible on satellite images. The base has runways up to 12,000ft (2.3 miles/3.7km) long.
According to the report by the CIA, Area 51 was created in 1955 for a single purpose, to test a top-secret aircraft project, code-named ‘’Aquatone”. The aircraft was to spy the Soviet Union when Russia bragged of its nuclear power.
However, conspiracy theorists believe that the remains of crashed UFO spacecrafts are stored at Area 51, an Air Force base about 150 miles from Las Vegas, where government scientists reverse-engineer the aliens’ highly advanced technology.
There have been reports of supposed UFO sightings in the area and testimony from a retired Army colonel who says he was given access to extraterrestrial materials gathered from an alien spacecraft that crashed in Roswell, N.M.
Coca Cola Formulae
According to Worldlist, the formulae for making coca-cola is one of the most highly guarded top secrets in the world. It is so top secret that the company reportedly had to cancel its operation in India because it would have been forced to provide their ingredient formula to the government.
The company also stalled a divorce case when a wife to one of the heirs demanded his grandfather’s original formula for coca-cola. The company made sure that the notes were not handed to her because the formula would eventually be revealed to the world.
In fact, only a few employees know the ingredients for making coca-cola. Only two employees at a time are allowed to know the secret formulae. These few employees have to swear by an oath that they would protect the information and keep it a secret by all means necessary.
While several recipes, each purporting to be the authentic formula, have been published, the company maintains that the actual formula remains a secret, known only to a very few select (and anonymous) employees according to Wikipedia.
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