A Metal Detector Led This Hobbyist To Uncover Something He Never Anticipated

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Sweeping the Premises

Before digging, Mike swept his detector over the rest of the grassy field. He was waiting for the beeping to subside, but he was confused to see that it continued, no matter where he went. He wondered if maybe his detector was broken, but in fact, it was actually picking up on something that Mike couldn't even begin to fathom...

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First Dig

Mike was done with wondering, he needed to know. He set shovel to dirt and began to destroy the earth beneath his feet. His instincts were telling him that this was going to be something incredible. He crafted a hole measuring about one foot wide and two feet deep. He had no way of knowing that this tiny hole would not be nearly enough to collect what was down there...

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The More You Know

  • A species of squid has been observed to leap from the ocean by using pressurized water jets to achieve flight, going as far as 98 feet!
  • Your brain is sometimes more active when you're asleep than when you're awake.
  • A quarter of all the bones in your body are in your feet.
  • You can hear a blue whale's heartbeat from more than 2 miles away.
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