Windfall of the Day: A Couple Takes Their Dog for a Walk, Ends Up With $10 Million in Rare Coins

Windfall of the Day: A Couple Takes Their Dog for a Walk, Ends Up With $10 Million in Rare Coins

A couple in northern California found a stash of 1,400 coins buried under a tree on their own property. Fresh and mint, the face value of the coins adds up to around $27,000. But to collectors, individual pieces are worth an upwards of $1 million apiece.

So, who else is going out to buy a metal detector today?

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Science is Beautiful of the Day: Perfectly Preserved Aquatic Life Made Beautiful Through Embalming

Science is Beautiful of the Day: Perfectly Preserved Aquatic Life Made Beautiful Through Embalming

These photographs were staged by Adam Summers, a University of Washington researcher who used old-school preservation techniques to die the cartilage and bones of his specimens to give them a new life after death. Check them out below!

Hat tip to Wired.

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