The Eerie Vanishing Of The Flannan Isles Lighthouse Keepers

16 oct. 2020
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What happened to the three lighthouse keepers of Flannan Isles?
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  • Make sure to leave your questions for our Post Mortem episode down below!

    BuzzFeed Unsolved NetworkBuzzFeed Unsolved NetworkAcum 5 Zile
    • What would you do on a deserted island? What extra person would you bring?

      PlantPlantAcum 5 Zile
    • shane which part of little women (the movie) did u start crying at this is important

      valsolvalsolAcum 5 Zile
    • Which rap song would you rather use against the water sprites, Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice or Fancy by Iggy Azalea?

      Grace LinneaGrace LinneaAcum 5 Zile
    • 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 YacubAcum 5 Zile
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      Candy SmitheyCandy SmitheyAcum 5 Zile
  • Is this the story Lighthouse (2019) is loosely based on?

    xxmaddy 6xxmaddy 6Acum 2 minute
  • Holy crab shane and ryan is back!

    Gabriel Victor PonceGabriel Victor PonceAcum 12 minute
  • YESSSSS IVE MISSED YOU GUYS SO MUCH!!!

    Simply KioyaSimply KioyaAcum 21 minut
  • If y'all hadn't brought up the fae even once I would have been seriously pissed. It's SCOTLAND, for the gods' sakes.

    melodramatic dragonmelodramatic dragonAcum 31 minut
  • *why dya spill yer beans tommy*

    Ian TaylorIan TaylorAcum 33 minute
  • Does anyone know what kind of boots they’re wearing? They’re spiffy

    Butt SweatButt SweatAcum 43 minute
  • and today we learned that shane and ryan have no idea what scottish people sound like

    rachel grantrachel grantAcum 55 minute
  • As a Scottish person I am not offended by their shite impressions but I am afraid

    My NameMy NameAcum 57 minute
  • sprites: we need to have a rhyming battle. period me: *THIS 1 IS FOR THE BOYS W THE BOOMIN' SYSTEM TOP DOWN AC WITH THE COOLEST SYSTEM WHEN I COME UP IN THE CLUB WE BE BLAZIN UP. GOT STACKS ON DECK LIKE WE SAVIN UP*

    Anita BluntAnita BluntAcum oră
  • I forgot this was true crime and I kept waiting for the reveal of ghost sheep

    I Read TodayI Read TodayAcum oră
  • Ahh damn I really missed this show 🤭💜

    Baka OtakuBaka OtakuAcum oră
  • Oh...they're six feet apart....oh.... Anyone who lives on the coast up north knows how wack our weather can be. Just sayin.

    Adonis GrandsonAdonis GrandsonAcum oră
  • I have been buzzfed.

    John CansdaleJohn CansdaleAcum oră
  • Nice to see your back

    TristanTristanAcum oră
  • #NUTBUSTER

    FOO 619FOO 619Acum oră
  • "Doldrums. Doldrums. Eviler than the Devil. Boredom makes men to villains, and the water goes quick, lad, vanished." - Thomas Wake

    Your SenpaiYour SenpaiAcum oră
  • I want the old Shane back!!!! This one doesn't voice his opinion enough!!!

    Angela PrivetteAngela PrivetteAcum oră
  • I want to believe they fell in love and ran away together

    KellyKellyAcum oră
  • My theory: faeries. They probably turned the keepers into sheep

    Silver ArrowSilver ArrowAcum oră
  • I missed them

    Andrew._.2k3Andrew._.2k3Acum oră
  • Oooh. I’m so happy this series is back!

    Paige JasminePaige JasmineAcum 2 ore
  • OKAY BUT THE OBITO REFERANCE

    TacticalSTacticalSAcum 2 ore
  • well we know whod lose at a rap battle xdddddddd

    Kaidan AndersonKaidan AndersonAcum 2 ore
  • They all accidentally fell into the sea and drowned, case closed. The sea is hecking dangerous and the bodies of people who drown often never show up. The fact they were never found is not even remotely close to solid evidence. Their levels of experience etc. don't really matter in a case of emergency. Read up on some old sailor stories...countless experienced sea-faring people have met their end like that. Maybe one guy fell into the ocean and the others tried to save him. Them drowing doesn't even require a proper storm. The winds and waves can change in a heartbeat. Not to mention the currents in the water... ...but sure...aliens or kelpies...

    LunicornArtLunicornArtAcum 2 ore
  • SO HAPPY THAT THEYRE STILL DOING BUZZFEED UNSOLVED x😭😭💕💕

    save norman from TPN livesave norman from TPN liveAcum 2 ore
  • I’m Scottish and don’t do an accent that’s only used when someone speaks Gallic and no one does any more but to say light house say it how you pronounce these words lite hoose!

    Brooke CreelmanBrooke CreelmanAcum 2 ore
    • Just to help but one day come visit Scotland once this is over cause there is many stories to tell over here and you’ll pick up on Scottish slang just once again don’t try to do an accent if you visit Scottish people are proud and that will annoy them sooo much!!!

      Brooke CreelmanBrooke CreelmanAcum 2 ore
  • Ryan and Shane are back? Yay

    DIODIOAcum 2 ore
  • Could you guys do a video on the Julie Vega case?

    Giulia SkafGiulia SkafAcum 2 ore
  • As an Oceanography TA.... The waves washing them away is the most likely option in my view. The island, rocky irish coast, short continental shelf, the weather pattern at that time of year..... Points to this

    Samantha RoseSamantha RoseAcum 2 ore
  • Like the last theory. Add a dash of Lovecraft and I'm satisfied

    TheCharmingCthulhuTheCharmingCthulhuAcum 2 ore
  • Alien Abduction!

    J RussJ RussAcum 2 ore
  • I hope someone will get a scuba diver or submarine to go look for skeletons around the island because this thing would’ve been solved way quicker if someone took action

    mikin liroumikin lirouAcum 2 ore
  • Has to be the worst Scottish accent ive eved heard

    James BamberJames BamberAcum 3 ore
  • 0:03 -Obito Uchiha-

    W AXW AXAcum 3 ore
    • i like shane's theory about the poly relationship. approved.

      mikin liroumikin lirouAcum 2 ore
  • Neither of them rhymed sprite with light. How did neither of them see that?!

    Suriya Farrow-HarrisSuriya Farrow-HarrisAcum 3 ore
  • Plot twist - The lighthouse keepers be like there's one imposter among us!!

    Pranavi KotapatiPranavi KotapatiAcum 3 ore
  • Ryan and Shane and worth it is the only reason I’m still subscribed to buzzfeed

    A FA FAcum 3 ore
  • The watch guy did see the light twice in that span of two weeks. Maybe the aliens came in and took one of them to they turned off the light. Tried lighting and the aliens took another. Then finally the last time lighting it they took the last guy. 🤷‍♀️🤷‍♀️😂

    Autumn Martin-GeertsAutumn Martin-GeertsAcum 3 ore
  • As a Scot, I am mortified at both of your accent's

    Wallis HendersonWallis HendersonAcum 3 ore
  • so I guess there's a movie based on this cause at the side of the vid is a movie called the Vanishing

    lizzy Ranklizzy RankAcum 3 ore
  • Please why are you pronouncing buoy like that 😭😭🥴

    Nafisa SiddiquiNafisa SiddiquiAcum 4 ore
  • bad buoy business 😎

    Molly WestbrookMolly WestbrookAcum 4 ore
  • Did you guys watch "The Lighthouse" with Robert Pattinson and William Dafoe? Please watch that while drunk lol. Its an odd watch. But feels oddly Similar to this lighthouse story

    Elizabeth SantanaElizabeth SantanaAcum 4 ore
  • Probably already been mentioned, the movie "The Vanishing" thats based on this story right? Didn't hear you talk about that, or did I miss it?

    Hannah DavisHannah DavisAcum 4 ore
  • They weren’t fond of me lobster.

    2Spook2SpookAcum 4 ore
  • How is it that Shane, who gifted the world such treasures as EVERY song on Puppet History (#AllHailTheWatcher), is THAT HORRIBLE at a spritely rhyme battle?

    BethAnn MayberryBethAnn MayberryAcum 4 ore
  • There is a film you can watch about this case, it's called The Vanishing, it's pretty good, messes with your head

    Frankie RouteledgeFrankie RouteledgeAcum 4 ore
  • WHYS IS THE SUB NOT WORKING! Im crying rn 😭

    Gigi MinGigi MinAcum 4 ore
  • i like shane's theory about the poly relationship. approved.

    Victoria RivasVictoria RivasAcum 5 ore
  • Yes, it was me. My friend and I are such tiny women it made Shane cry. XD

    equineiscoolequineiscoolAcum 5 ore
  • WHOOP! They’re back!

    King MedoofaKing MedoofaAcum 5 ore
  • Haha, I miss these guys! Glad you're back for a new season!!

    Danny SimionDanny SimionAcum 5 ore
  • Could be aliens cause Ryan said that all the clocks inside were stopped and that's apparently apart of alien abductions so go off aliens.

    Sam The LionSam The LionAcum 5 ore
  • If 2020 was a hairstyle, it would be Shane’s

    KrystalKrystalAcum 5 ore
  • Y'know how sometimes you hear a word over and over, and it starts to sound like it's not a word? That's happening to me right now. Buoy. Buoy. ...Boo-ey. Y'know what else is boo-ey? Ghosts.

    Bl00sterBl00sterAcum 5 ore
  • oh god how much have i missed, this week in buzzfeed unsolved and the written down bickering.

    just a girljust a girlAcum 5 ore
  • Ryan crying at 2020 then carrying on, is me 4-5 times a day since March

    Sira MeaSira MeaAcum 5 ore
  • THE BOISSSSSSS 😍😍😍😍

    Nicole MarcinaNicole MarcinaAcum 5 ore
  • Ghouls boys are back!!! 😍😍😍

    06cherly06cherlyAcum 6 ore
  • ryan- renegade wave. me- starts dancing the renegade

    Rebecca LeechRebecca LeechAcum 6 ore
  • blah blah remains unsolved? anyone? no?

    Jervé HenneberryJervé HenneberryAcum 6 ore
  • Love you guys, but omg this story has been done to death. Why must these similar channels reuse the same content over and over instead of digging up new material? Recycling is normally good, but not in this case.

    Wubba WubbaWubba WubbaAcum 6 ore
    • I've never heard of this before lol

      Izzy ಠ_ಠIzzy ಠ_ಠAcum 3 ore
  • On behalf of all of Scotland, please don't ever do those accents again 😂😂😂

    Laura AnneLaura AnneAcum 6 ore
  • Plzz play phasmophobia 😃 i really want to see you guys play it... Take it as training for the next time you go to a ghost location 😉

    Sira SkovgaardSira SkovgaardAcum 6 ore
  • is this what the lighthouse was based on??

    leiha bleiha bAcum 7 ore
  • Ryan how have you pronounce ‘buoy’ like that😂😂 it’s pronounced ‘boy’

    Rebecca Bragg JensenRebecca Bragg JensenAcum 7 ore
  • In the Illuminati episode Shane said he doesn't trust a thing Al Roker said,now he said he's a big fan of Roker???

    Duy KhươngDuy KhươngAcum 7 ore
  • One minute in and I’m already asking if Shane’s okay

    MjMjAcum 7 ore
  • Shane kept saying that without modern day entertainment and luxuries, he'd be an alcoholic serial killer. I'm sorry I never really believed him until now.

    Charming nowhere to hideCharming nowhere to hideAcum 7 ore
  • “Moore went to shore to knock on the door” Shane Madej

    Kilroy was HereKilroy was HereAcum 7 ore
  • Everyone: murder, suicide, madness and death. Or maybe just hear me out this will sound outrageous but what if they just left? Doesn't have to be a polyamorous gay relationship, but considering that morale was low it's not impossible that 1 or 2 left then the other followed, or they all left simultaneously, it's not exactly hard to vanish back then.

    Zhi xciZhi xciAcum 7 ore
    • I’m Scottish and I’m deeply offended ahahahaha

      Charming nowhere to hideCharming nowhere to hideAcum 7 ore
  • shane and ryan showed their mid life crisis situation in the intro. Are you ok my dudes?

    Chezca potpotChezca potpotAcum 8 ore
  • Tragic accident. =T

    yoinkhahayoinkhahaAcum 8 ore
  • Shane could've won that rap battle "well i sure do like my big tall light. But i don't like you, stinky old sprite"

    Jade RyanJade RyanAcum 8 ore
  • Me: Language is fake and grammar and pronunciation rules aren't real. Strict adherence to pompous rules is inherently classist andlightly xenophobic while the air of literary superiority from academics is exhausting and misplaced Also me: *listening to Ryan Bergara pronounce the words Buoy and strewn* The Lord is testing me

    XieXu WeiXieXu WeiAcum 8 ore
  • Im watching this only because of ryan and shane

    VINCE Ŷ ASSASINVINCE Ŷ ASSASINAcum 8 ore
  • Yo my stepdad was in the movie based on this, he played thomas in the movie the vanishing

    Spider PigSpider PigAcum 8 ore
  • Hahahhahah The butt of shane it the windiest place in the US! Gotta love these boys!

    Natasha LunaNatasha LunaAcum 8 ore
  • Thank youuu, missed you guys!

    BlackTapeProductionsBlackTapeProductionsAcum 8 ore
  • I wonder may we see ryan and Shane play phasmophobia since they haven’t been able to ghost hunt in person???

    John ScattymanJohn ScattymanAcum 8 ore
  • Life booe

    sophie Xoxsophie XoxAcum 8 ore
  • Take a shot every time Shane and Ryan chuckle like dads

    Coast VanwyckCoast VanwyckAcum 8 ore
  • How TF do you do a Scottish accent I'm really interested

    Ma'am AstridMa'am AstridAcum 8 ore
  • I'm not even scottish, but even I got offended by their attempt at scottish 🤣🤣

    Sir Rabbit of the KitchensSir Rabbit of the KitchensAcum 8 ore
  • Do consider doing one on the Monster with 21 Faces, an alias of the blackmailer(s) of Glico in Japan in 1984. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Monster_with_21_Faces and en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glico_Morinaga_case for reference.

    neoporticulisneoporticulisAcum 9 ore
  • I’m Scottish and I’m deeply offended ahahahaha

    Cara BurnsCara BurnsAcum 9 ore
  • "Some bad buoy business"

    A$EA$EAcum 9 ore
  • This is like my heroine

    Iphone 69Iphone 69Acum 9 ore
  • For gods sake what about the lawn! Fear and loathing style..maybe they ate the devils weed salad. The way British soldiers, 1776 era, did and whacked out did who knows what.☺

    the Thunderthe ThunderAcum 9 ore
  • I feel like the fact that it took me a few seconds to get the log toilet joke means I actually lost a few brain cells when I realized what it was, rather than gaining brain cells due to smart thinking. That's how low level of a joke that was.

    TessellatedGuyTessellatedGuyAcum 9 ore
  • I’m not offended

    Adam MitchelsonAdam MitchelsonAcum 9 ore
  • Can I just say a bothy isn't just a ruined building - its a shelter that anyone can use and there's still many across Scotland free for use

    Breathe-Think-DreamBreathe-Think-DreamAcum 9 ore
  • You guys gotta keep these coming it’s been a while

    Big 092MLBOABig 092MLBOAAcum 10 ore
  • 20:50 omg one of the funniest moments on youtube.

    ジョネーJonétジョネーJonétAcum 10 ore
  • But I really believe that they found treasure so they vanished to be rich and happy ever after

    Sneh KritiSneh KritiAcum 10 ore
  • The mystery of the missing talent

    Jibrhan khanJibrhan khanAcum 10 ore
  • Ryan completely demolished Shane 😂

    LastHeatLastHeatAcum 10 ore
  • YES

    adryan putraadryan putraAcum 10 ore
  • i know Ryan ISNT white BUT he gives off major white guy energy... but in a good way

    Carmen VillalobosCarmen VillalobosAcum 10 ore
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