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Offbeat

Dovedale Roman and Iron Age Coins Found After 2,000 Years
Offbeat  (tags: Archaeology, Discovery, Coins, Roman, Iron Age, UK )

Ray
- 23 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A precious hoard of Roman and Late Iron Age coins has been discovered in a cave where it has lain undisturbed for more than 2,000 years.
Treasure Found on 'US Ship of Gold'
Offbeat  (tags: Ship, SS Central America, exploration, discovery, Treasure, USA )

Ray
- 84 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The SS Central America sank to a depth of 2.2km (1.3 miles) in 1857 during a heavy storm while sailing from Panama to New York , A US deep-ocean exploration firm has recovered nearly 1,000 ounces of gold, worth $1.3m (£800,000),
Rare Video of Oarfish Captured on Baja Beach
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, interesting, discovery, sea creatures, San Francisco )

Giana
- 113 days ago - grindtv.com
Bizarre-looking sea creatures discovered swimming along Isla San Francisco shoreline by kayakers from Shedd Adventures and Un-Cruise Adventures.
Two New Butterfly Species Discovered in Eastern USA
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, discovery )

Cher Away
- 160 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Two new butterfly species have been discovered in eastern USA, one in east Texas and one in south Texas by scientists who were studying the common Carolina Satyr (Hermeuptychia sosybius).
New Species of Tapir Discovered in South-West Amazon
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, new species, discovery )

Cher Away
- 225 days ago - theguardian.com
Tapirus kabomani was hidden from science but known to local indigenous tribes in Brazil and Colombia
Fossil Found in Tibet Suggests Big Cats Originated in Asia
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, fossils, discovery )

Cher Away
- 254 days ago - natureworldnews.com
Paleontologists have found fossilized remains of a big cat skull in the remote regions of Tibet. The discovery supports the idea that big cats such as tigers and lions might have originated in Central Asia and not Africa, as was previously believed.
World's Oldest Big Cat Is Unearthed - Six Million Years After It Roamed the Himalayas
Offbeat  (tags: animals, skull, discovery, big cat )

Cher Away
- 259 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
New creature named Panthera blytheae is a relative of the snow leopard and throws new light on the evolution of lions, jaguars and tigers
New Species of the Amazon Rainforest - in Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, discovery )

Cher Away
- 281 days ago - theguardian.com
At least 441 new species of animals and plants have been discovered over the past four years in the vast, underexplored rainforest of the Amazon. The discoveries made from 2010 to 2013, include a flame-patterned lizard, a vegetarian piranha,
'Walking Shark' Discovered in Indonesia
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, discovery )

Cher Away
- 333 days ago - theguardian.com
Previously unknown fish, Hemiscyllium halmahera, uses its fins to move along the sea bed in search of crustaceans
Heartland Virus Is Carried By Ticks
Offbeat  (tags: ticks, disease, health, heartland virus, discovery, research, medicine )

Giana
- 371 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The Heartland virus, a mysterious virus first identified last year in two Missouri farmers, is indeed transmitted to people by ticks, new research suggests.
Strange Fish With Teeth Caught in Tennessee River
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, strange, fish, discovery )

Giana
- 372 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Chris Brasher of Huntsville, Alabama was out fishing at Ditto Landing on the Tennessee River and pulled in an odd looking fish. As reported by WAFF 48 News, Brasher said he hasn't seen another sea creature like it in his 20 years of fishing.
Pictures: Slave Shackle, More Found On Blackbeard's Ship .
Offbeat  (tags: history, shackle, slaves, pirate, wreck, Blackbeard, ship, discovery, interesting )

Giana
- 380 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
This 18th-century iron shackle was recently recovered from the wreck of the Queen Anne's Revenge, which belonged to the infamous Caribbean pirate Blackbeard.
Half Metre-Long Lizard Found in Woman's Home - Video
Offbeat  (tags: China, giant grey lizard, discovery, humans )

Giana
- 396 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Firefighters are called after a giant grey lizard is discovered at a house in China.
Video:We Tracked Down Our Biggest Troll...and Kind of Liked Him
Offbeat  (tags: internet, investigation, interesting, discovery, technology, safety, tech, world, off-beat, society, unusual, humans, ethics, culture )

JL
- 431 days ago - motherjones.com
Ever wonder what an internet troll is like in person? We met one in his lair.
 

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