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Neil Armstrong’s Solid Gold Moon Lander Replica Stolen From Museum

It’s been a bad couple of weeks for priceless artefacts from NASA history. First, a moon-dusted sample bag from Apollo 11 was privately auctioned, and now a solid gold moon lander replica that was gifted to Neil Armstrong in 1969 has been stolen from his museum. On Sunday, a NASA investigator worried that the thieves don’t even know what they have on their hands. Read More >>

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Cops Bust Alleged Masterminds Behind Big-Ass Canadian Coin Heist

Most people have heard that the American penny costs more to manufacture than it’s worth, but Canada really has them beaten. In 2007, the country unveiled an enormous, 100kg gold coin with a face value of 1 million Canadian dollars and a metal value of around 5 million of the same (or about $3.8 million American). Then, somebody stole it. On Wednesday, German police arrested two people they believe to have been involved in the heist. Read More >>

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Beehive Thefts Explode in New Zealand Because the Bees Can’t Catch a Break

We’re all well aware of what a bad deal the bees have been getting in recent years. Simply put, the bees are dying globally at an alarming rate! Hell, the minute they get put on the endangered species list, bureaucracy steps in to say, “not so fast.” Now, on top of everything, hundreds of their hives are mysteriously being stolen in New Zealand. Read More >>

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The Real-Life Libyan Ocean’s Eleven

The treasure was kept mostly in two wooden chests, and locked away in a bank vault: thousands of coins, jewellry and figurines, some around 2,600 years old. For decades it sat in the bank, unattended despite the historical and monetary value. Then, as a popular uprising erupted around the downtown bank last winter, someone entered the vault and made off with the trove. Read More >>