The Internet loves a good mystery. From cracking complicated codes to identifying obscure songs, web users love to solve the unsolvable.
Though Internet detectives have sometimes gone too far (Redditors incorrectly identifying the Boston Marathon bomber, for example), there are quite a few times they’ve actually cracked the case.
From aiding investigations to saving lives, here are seven examples of Internet users banding together to solve a mystery.
1. Decoding a dying grandmother’s writings
When an elderly woman named Dorothy Holm was dying of cancer and her mental health began declining, she started to write scrambled
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