That's good to be thinking. Magnets don't pull
from very far away, so I'm thinking that's
probably not what's in the Bermuda triangle.
I read about the Bermuda triangle in Wikipedia,
and it looks like the truth is pretty boring.
1. Lots of ships pass through the Bermuda
triangle. That means more ships will be lost
there than in other places even if the same
fraction of ships is lost, because a fraction of a
large number is larger than a fraction of a
2. Maps and the military don't have the Bermuda
triangle on them, because they don't think it's
important. Other people don't agree on exactly
where the Bermuda triangle is.
3. There seem to have been some hoaxes about the
Bermuda triangle - you can read about them in
So it looks like ships getting lost in the
Bermuda triangle is about like Santa Claus coming
down your chimney.