The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

Oct 16, 2020
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What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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    BuzzFeed Unsolved NetworkBuzzFeed Unsolved Network7 days ago
    • If the keeper didn't report anything weird during those two weeks, I wonder if the principal keeper paid him to not say anything and then murdered the other two. Since he had asked just before arriving at the lighthouse with the others whether they could do an experiment to see how long it would take someone to get there between the thing being reported and them actually investigating. Since it was denied, maybe he opted to just bribe the keeper to keep silent. Since he wanted to know how long it would take for someone to come investigating, maybe he was planning out how long he'd have from the time he'd stop turning on the light (leaving the island) until someone would start looking for him. The journal said he was quiet, so what if he was just nervous about his plans. He could have drugged the other two which made them hallucinate and see the storm. Perhaps he was conducting some sort of experiment, and then killed them and left somehow, maybe by having some sort of accomplice pick him up or something.

      GracieGracieDay ago
    • What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?

      PlantPlant6 days ago
    • shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important

      valsolvalsol7 days ago
    • Which rap song would you rather use against the water sprites, Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice or Fancy by Iggy Azalea?

      Grace LinneaGrace Linnea7 days ago
    • whenever i need to do scottish accents i just always say it how i think shrek would say it and i think you guys should try it too!!

      Yazmine YacubYazmine Yacub7 days ago
  • Ryan: ...and they were lighthouse keepers! Me: My god, they were lighthouse keepers

    Julie DexterJulie Dexter2 minutes ago
  • Just to say, I think he gave up when he saw the alien juice

    puertoricanboy100puertoricanboy10030 minutes ago
  • absolutely delighted by shane's polyam theory hell yeah

    anaiaramanaiaram31 minute ago
  • This case is solved. Three lighthouse residents came upon a person that was washed up onto shore from a storm. The person had a box full of gold with him. When the gold didnt get to its rightful destination. The owner came looking for the gold. He recognized the boat his friend was using and started asking questions. Noticed the three were lying and killed them all. (Look up "THE VANISHING")

    Alaska KeyesAlaska Keyes40 minutes ago
  • For obvious reasons I like the "they all 3 fell in love with each other and made a lighthouse keeper sandwich" theory.

    Lucky PierreLucky Pierre41 minute ago
  • I love the polyamorous theory so I’m going with that

    Rotten DollRotten Doll51 minute ago
  • I love WITCHER; But please NEVER ABANDON this series!!!🥰🙌

    puertoricanboy100puertoricanboy10053 minutes ago
  • lighthouse keepers are moths

    Ash HAsh HHour ago
  • "oh that's a nice light you got there" and "let's get closer to the liiiight" = the lighthouse keepers were moths

    Lexi and friendsLexi and friendsHour ago
  • Shane looks like markapliyer

    malchiah ratcliffmalchiah ratcliffHour ago

    Lyssa BirdLyssa BirdHour ago
  • Ryan: three men in love- Shane: a tripod!! Me: you mean a polyamorous relationship? Also me: spitting out soda from laughter

    Daniel SchultzDaniel SchultzHour ago
  • Please cover the SS Ourang Medan ghost ship

    T. Reza BudiansyahT. Reza Budiansyah2 hours ago
  • that Scottish accent was cringe bros.

    RocketWooRocketWoo2 hours ago
  • Back to having goosebumps every week yayy!

    Arun CharlesArun Charles2 hours ago
  • Did he really just suggest the lighthouse keepers were moth men? lmao

    AncientLocksmithAncientLocksmith2 hours ago

    ZZ2 hours ago
  • Right off the bat, the sheep magic makes me think of Odysseus and Polythemus.

    Friendly PolytheistFriendly Polytheist2 hours ago
  • yee

    sv bilibruhsv bilibruh2 hours ago
  • i have one word for you: faeries

    Zoe KiellyZoe Kielly2 hours ago
  • I would love to live in a lighthouse

    jaila witherspoonjaila witherspoon2 hours ago
  • Oikawa loves theory 3 🤣🤣🤣

    AnamiHimeAnamiHime2 hours ago
  • I love magic because super exciting.

    Bhebhoyralph Mix VlogBhebhoyralph Mix Vlog2 hours ago
  • "Well I'm a sprite!" :))

    Julie PoirierJulie Poirier2 hours ago
  • Miss u heaps, sarah watkiss

    Player 2Player 22 hours ago
  • I believe William Dafoe had something to do with this...perhaps a mermaid

    Hamza BajwaHamza Bajwa2 hours ago
  • Shane's Fat Bastard (from Austin Powers, of course) impression is my favorite thing.

    ScarletSirenScarletSiren2 hours ago
  • #3 Alien Abduction

    Greg S.Greg S.3 hours ago
  • Shane would lose in a rhyming duel, and Ryan would win. That is the only thing I took from this video.

    V.VV.V3 hours ago
  • I am very offended by those accents lol

    Jax and LunaJax and Luna3 hours ago
  • The most important thing i learned from this episode is that Ryan and Shane apparently think lighthouse keepers are moths.

    Charlie BrightCharlie Bright3 hours ago
  • You guys should play the video game based on this story!!!!

    Olivia BergOlivia Berg3 hours ago
  • Im dying at the fact that Ryan thinks three people in love is called a tripod😂 Its a Triad but good on you for trying lol

    Lazy CarlyLazy Carly3 hours ago
  • Really happy to see them like they really missed this segment in BUN.

    JaeJae3 hours ago
  • Ourang medan next?

    anyah masteranyah master3 hours ago
  • why’d ya spill yer beans

    The StallionThe Stallion3 hours ago
  • What i think what was the guy who was watching the light house i think he killed them and clean the evidence???✌️

    kankunkankun3 hours ago
    • Plus he did not told the other untill he was ask and said he could not see the light house so yeah i think it the light keeper watcher that my reason!!!!

      kankunkankun3 hours ago
  • I wonder if this inspired anything in the movie the Lighthouse at all?

    lexlex3 hours ago
  • 20:38 They start sounding like the two Moose from Brother bear. 😂😂😂

    Josephine TorpyJosephine Torpy3 hours ago
  • "It says alien juice." The look of betrayal on Shane's face.

    Lyra S.Lyra S.3 hours ago
  • Shane's face when Ryan mentioned aliens lol

    JiYa ThingsJiYa Things3 hours ago
  • For some reason I'm having major deja vu with this episode. I was sure that Shane and Ryan had already covered this case in the past, it's so weird. I guess I must have heard that story from another USworlds channel 🤔

    FlorenceFlorence4 hours ago
  • A USworldsr named Mr. Nightmare made a video about their disappearance

    NoodlepikminNoodlepikmin4 hours ago
  • Ok but I thought supernatural was next 😫😭

    Christina PhysicianChristina Physician4 hours ago
  • 3:35 when you love working at the light house

    Ezra BoltonEzra Bolton5 hours ago
  • This is a very cool mystery in the Cecil Hotel which has remained unsolved...

    DannyDanny5 hours ago
  • I am Scottish and was offended by that accent, also magic grass? Yeah common in Scotland

    Lucy McClureLucy McClure5 hours ago
  • Enjoy you guys so much...don’t like Ryan’s occasional Shane’s put downs...but love the you all the all your!

    Virgie OrtegaVirgie Ortega6 hours ago
  • I wonder when they will do Timmothy Pitzen, but I think its a bit to soon

    nickcnickc6 hours ago
  • Shame they didn't teach the famous, "I put my orange 4-inch door hinge in storage and eat porridge with George" at lighthouse-keeper academy. Woulda put these blueboys right outta business

    termeownatortermeownator6 hours ago
  • Scottish person here: bothys aren’t always in ruin ! They’re just small huts/buildings in the hills / rural areas that can be used as shelter or as a kitchen etc sometimes, you’re meant to leave them how you found them! Also we pronounce buoy as “boy” here haha

    Lauren SmithLauren Smith6 hours ago
  • Rogue waves!

    Catherine PattersonCatherine Patterson6 hours ago

    Ulfur Oli JonssonUlfur Oli Jonsson6 hours ago
  • been waiting for you guys. thanks for doing what you guys do, even if you don't want to ;)

    Hefe The FrogHefe The Frog6 hours ago
  • Ryan: *demonic voice* Shane: Um... and that's it for today!

    Prince of LightPrince of Light6 hours ago
  • Can’t see or hear anybody talk about a lighthouse without hearing Willem Dafoe yelling at Robert Pattinson “I KNOW YE LIKED ME LOBSTARRR” 😂

    BelieveInMatterBelieveInMatter6 hours ago
  • I love how this is set in 1900 and the picture for Thomas Marshall is a dude in a hoodie 😂😂😂 I know that it’s not the real guy , just found it pretty funny.

    Amanda RiveraAmanda Rivera6 hours ago
  • 6:47 is not Scotland but in Norway. I grew up in a town around 45min drive from there.

    Nils-Christian NilsenNils-Christian Nilsen6 hours ago
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  • Turns out there is just a little confusion about who's turn it is to stay on the island

    Jeffrey Le FevreJeffrey Le Fevre6 hours ago
  • They were just like the perfect storm they thought they made it through but then the eye of the storm made it through and they got hit with reality and another 300ft wave 🌊

    TheRockerProject -TheRockerProject -7 hours ago
  • skyrim players: [heavy breathing]

    fallincastlefallincastle7 hours ago
  • they didnt find any remains because the seagulls ate them as punishment for their hubris

    Breanna KeltonBreanna Kelton7 hours ago
  • Congrats buzzfeed! You’ll get some views now🤣🤣🤣

    mariamaria7 hours ago
  • Out of the two shocking attempts at a Scots accent, I'd say Shane was the best... 😂

    Stephanie WStephanie W7 hours ago
  • What if a rogue boat carrying contraband passed by and took them's possible

    drexen 69drexen 697 hours ago
  • I need views please!!!

    jalapeno vidzjalapeno vidz7 hours ago
  • I don't know why but I kinda waited for the Titanic song to play as they explored the possibility of the men running away together 😂

    Mystic FireMystic Fire7 hours ago
  • Shane really said a mystery that's lasted 200 years can be solved by irresponsible polyamorous gays and we all went yeah why not

    NicoleNicole7 hours ago
  • Gentlemen, given that Holloween is an Irish invention, and Ireland is haunted as f**k, you should come here 🤷‍♂️ We'd be glad to have you when the covid is banished. Really love your videos, keep them coming 👍

    Jason RyanJason Ryan7 hours ago
  • Ryans description of the workers liking light makes it sound a lot like human moths

    Jack FJack F7 hours ago
  • Ryan is READY to rap battle a sprite lmao

    Charlotte LymanCharlotte Lyman7 hours ago
  • no one: Shane: I LovE wOrKIng aT tHe LigHtHoOse

    MagicMegtastic!MagicMegtastic!7 hours ago
  • 28 year old killed the two forty year olds. Made the place look like nothing happened and got off the island. Guilty of murder kept a low profile and lived out the rest of his life in America.

    roaring tigerroaring tiger8 hours ago
  • I ship it

    Christopher OcampoChristopher Ocampo8 hours ago
  • These two look like quarantine got to them and got to them hard

    Apparently Sarah Video projectsApparently Sarah Video projects8 hours ago
  • Here are some I think would be interesting - The Dagg-Shawville Poltergeist - Pyjama girl murder in Australia, - Frederick Valentich, - Mr Cruel - Bogle-Chandler case - the Swamp Lady

    Alexis BeittelAlexis Beittel8 hours ago
  • I’ve missed this. 🥺

    ꧁TheJokerInPink꧂꧁TheJokerInPink꧂8 hours ago
  • Theory: All lighthouse keepers are moths

    Tail BabyTail Baby8 hours ago
  • Is there not another story supposed to be posted today?

    Olivia OsmentOlivia Osment8 hours ago
  • Yess!!! Ryan and shane!!! Best duo ever on buzz feed. 💕😝💅

    GL1TTERC0RPSE 縁ぺグGL1TTERC0RPSE 縁ぺグ8 hours ago
  • Omg I just read about the dyatlov pass, you guys should look into it! It's really bizarre

    Anna BaggettAnna Baggett8 hours ago