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  1. Ship Lost In Arctic 160 Years Ago Found Due To Global Warming

    Good. Soon we'll need all the ships we can get.

    In 1845 explorer John Franklin set off to explore the Northwest Passage. The adventurer and his ships the HMS Erebus and the terribly-named HMS Terror were never seen again--until very recently, that is.

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  2. World’s Oldest Pants Discovered, Shed Light on Pants History

    It all started when a group of nomads found they could fit in the same pair of slacks...

    When you put your clothes on this morning you likely didn't give a lot of thought to your pant's past. But why don't humans still hide our nether regions in togas and loincloths? Scientists have recently discovered a super old pair of pants that they believe may reveal the origin of trousers--or should I say, their jeanealogy.

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  3. Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria May Have Been Found, Is A Total Wreck

    Just in time for Columbus Day's demise!

    After 5 centuries hidden under the briny deep, substantial evidence shows that the elusive wreck of Columbus' Santa Maria may finally have been found off the north coast of Haiti. I guess we need to update that poem now. What rhymes with "topographical evidence"?

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  4. FBI Busts Indiana Archaeologist With Thousands of Artifacts

    THESE BELONG IN A MUSEUM!

    The FBI has seized thousands of archaeological artifacts from 91-year-old amateur archaeologist Don Miller. It's unclear if Miller actually broke any laws with his collection, but the FBI plans to return at least some of the items to their country of origin. That could take a while considering the size and range of the collection.

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  5. Crystal Skullduggery: Lucasfilm Sued Over Infringing Use of the Relic in Indiana Jones Flick

    In yet another instance of absurd-sounding legal claims, archaeologist and director of the Institute of Archeology of Belize, Dr. Jaime Awe, has filed a lawsuit against Lucasfilm, its parent the Walt Disney Company, and film distributor Paramount Pictures for using a likeness of the crystal skull in the fourth and most recent Indiana Jones flick without formal consent from the government of Belize. Allegedly stolen by British explorer F.A. Mitchell-Hedges in the early 20th century, Awe is demanding that the relic be returned as well as asking to receive a cut of the film's profits.

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