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"Fake" Sword At Chicago's Field Museum Turns Out To Be A Bronze Age Artifact

A "replica" sword that had been gathering dust at Chicago's Field Museum for about a century was recently found to be an authentic artifact from the late Bronze Age. The 3,000-year-old weapon was found in the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary, in the 1930s. It was given to the Hungary National Museum but later acquired by the Field Museum. Here, the sword was mislabeled as a copy and placed in storage....

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"Fake" Sword At Chicago's Field Museum Turns Out To Be A Bronze Age Artifact

One-Eared Pooch Named Van Gogh Lives Up To His Name

Jaclyn Gartner, the founder of Happily Furever After Rescue in Connecticut, was scrolling through photos of shelter pups last summer. A seven-year-old dog named Van Gogh caught her eye. The former stray pooch had been used as bait in a dog fighting ring. His left ear was so damaged that it had to be surgically removed....

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One-Eared Pooch Named Van Gogh Lives Up To His Name

Nine-Year-Old Fossil Hunter Discovers Massive Megalodon Tooth

Nine-year-old Molly Sampson and her 17-year-old sister Natalie had only one item on their Christmas list last year. They wanted chest-high waterproof overalls to "go shark's-tooth hunting like professionals." Their wish was granted. On Christmas morning, the sisters set out to Maryland's Calvert Beach with their father to put their new equipment to use....

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Nine-Year-Old Fossil Hunter Discovers Massive Megalodon Tooth