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Paleontologists found two dinosaurs frozen in battle as fossils! - Science - Jul 18, 2012 - Interesting Facts and Fun Facts - OMG Facts

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Pair of metal detector friends discover three quarters of a TON of Iron Age coins worth £10m buried in a field in Jersey after searching for 30 years

Pair of metal detector friends discover thousands of silver and gold Iron Age coins from 50BC worth £ 10 million buried in a field in Jersey after searching for 30 years. The treasure is thought to have been buried by a Celtic tribe called the Coriosolitae, in the hope it could be dug up once the Romans had left. Though Pinterest says the link is inappropriate, it's the Daily Mail and this isn't an article about cancer, royalty or the goverment.

Lady Hester Stanhope (1776-1839) was Pitt's niece. She was the eldest daughter of his sister Hester and Lord Mahon, later 3rd Earl Stanhope. She lived with Pitt during the last few years of his life, acting as his hostess at official functions. After his death she went abroad, and gained fame as a traveller and eccentric.


Richard III returns to Bosworth Field for final time

Today Richard III will have a more dignified entrance to Leicester when his body returns in ceremony from the battle site of Bosworth Field

Unas' burial chamber with pyramid texts. "He Lives! He Lives! He Lives! This Unas, He Lives!" My and a friend translating our first hierogyphic inscription -- words, the pyramid - caps and exclamation marks - ours !! I remember we grabbed each other's hands and jumped up and down we were so excited that we were able to understand what we were seeing/reading. What an incredible moment - the walls spoke to us!! The past lived!!! This Unas, This Unas - He Lives!!! -- ds

Something to read: "The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman" by Nancy Marie Brown is an excellent book which combines the available historical and archaeological evidence of a Viking woman who was one of the first European explorers to reach North America.