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Amateur Treasure Hunter
Finds Hoard of Roman Coins
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Oct 21, 2012 7:36 AM CDT
Amateur Treasure Hunter Finds Hoard of Roman Coins
And the haul could be worth $160,000
- An amateur treasure hunter in Britain recently struck gold—literally—while using a relatively cheap metal detector. He found 40 Roman gold coins dating back to at least 408AD buried in the woods, reports the
. He returned to the shop where he bought the detector, coins in hand,...
Broke Cops Hire Civilians
to Investigate Crimes
Oct 12, 2010 12:57 PM CDT
Broke Cops Hire Civilians to Investigate Crimes
Amateur policing is catching on
- With budgets strapped at all levels of local government, police agencies around the country are turning to civilians to handle jobs once reserved for uniformed officers—up to and including investigating crime scenes. In San Francisco, for example, these amateur cops have been tasked with investigating burglaries and property crimes,...
Golfer at Masters
Apr 8, 2010 12:40 PM CDT
Golfer at Masters Is
—and Eclipsed by Tiger
Any other year, focus would be on youngest player ever
- Matteo Manassero is 16, the youngest ever winner of Britain’s Amateur Championship, and he's making his debut at the Masters as the youngest golfer
at Augusta. So why isn’t he the big story in the golf world? Oh, right. “Any other year, Manassero would be the...
Thanks to Implants,
Boxing Career Goes Bust
Feb 18, 2009 1:46 PM CST
Thanks to Implants, Boxing Career Goes Bust
- A British model and recreational boxer has been barred from competition because she has breast implants, ABC News reports. The Amateur Boxing Association of England cited possible health risks, but Sarah Blewden says she should be able to use a breast protector, similar to groin cups for men. “If...
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