It’s officially beach season. So get your swim trunks, towel, sunblock, and… metal detector? Well, the metal detector may not be absolutely necessary, but it’s not a bad idea if you want to find some buried treasure. Irish retiree Brian Murray brought along his metal detector on his trip to the beach, and it paid… Read more »
Monthly Archives: June 2015
How Much Is the U.S. Open Jack Nicklaus Medal Worth?
It’s a hot day at the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Washington. But no one is sweating like Rory McIlroy. The crowd is silent as he lines up a 20-foot putt on 18 for the win. And though the U.S. Open might not come down to drama like this, someone’s… Read more »
Insanely Luxurious Golf Clubs You Won’t See at the U.S. Open
Summertime is here. For some, that means it’s golf season. And local golf fans could not be more excited about the U.S. Open being held right here in the Pacific Northwest! For the very first time, the open will be held at Chambers Bay Golf Course just outside Tacoma, Washington. In honor of the occasion,… Read more »
First State-Run Bullion Depository Coming Soon?
Cattle, cowboys, oil, barbeque, and football are all synonymous with Texan culture. But soon there will be another thing to add to that list. Gold. Texas is in the process of becoming the first state in the country to have its own state-run bullion depository. State Representative Giovanni Capriglione is a man on a mission…. Read more »
Treasure Aboard Luxury Cruise Ship About to Be Raised
In the fall of 1860, disaster struck the S.S. Connaught on its second voyage. On the last leg of its route from Galway, Ireland, to Boston, Massachusetts, the ship started taking on water. The crew managed to stop the leak just as a fire broke out. As the fire raged, the crewmembers struggled to lower… Read more »
Pirate’s Treasure Found Off the Coast of Madagascar
Sometime in the late 1600s, pirate William Kidd was sailing his ship, the Adventure Galley, off the island of Sainte Marie, which lies east of what is now Madagascar. The Adventure Galley sank in shallow waters, under unknown circumstances. Legend has it that the ship was full of treasure. But it was just a legend… Read more »
Polish Forest Ranger Finds 6,000 Silver Coins
Centuries ago someone in what is now Poland amassed quite a collection of silver coins. For some unknown reason, the owner of this massive hoard of silver coins decided to hide them in two pots deep in the forest. Whoever hid the coins did an exceptional job, because no one found them — until now…. Read more »