Hitchcock's Birds and Hope Diamond
Don Wildman inspects a jar of strange, preserved creatures, a legendary blue diamond and the shattered skull of a 19th century laborer.
North Carolina State ArchivesPreserved under glass at the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh is a priceless national treasure: one of just 14 original copies of the Bill of Rights. But for almost 140 years, this irreplaceable piece of history was missing. 960 1280
Madonna and Child statue by Alceo DossenaThe marble Madonna and Child statue by Alceo Dossena, on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts. In 1928, Dossena sued his art dealers, claiming that they had been passing off his works as ancient masterpieces without his knowledge. 960 1280
Conqueror's Curse and Play-Doh 10 Photos