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kidd treasure
2015-05-08 08:37:51

Barry Clifford, the explorer who is perhaps best known for finding the remains of the wrecked ship Whydah, has reportedly found the long-lost treasure of 17th Century Scottish pirate William Kidd – though some experts are treating his claims with skepticism.

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2011-08-06 05:40:00

Archaeologists say they have discovered a ship wreck at the bottom of the Chagres River in Panama believed to be part of Captain Henry Morgan's lost fleet.

2011-07-29 12:56:00

TAMPA, Fla., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The NFL is getting back on track, but after the 132-day long lockout, are the players ready to hit the field? Coastal Orthopedics' Sports Medicine Specialist, Daniel S.

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2011-05-27 10:05:18

A 13 ft long anchor found recently off the coast of North Carolina believed to be from the flagship of infamous pirate Blackbeard is going to be raised for the first time in almost 300 years.

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2011-03-01 14:10:00

Archaeologists said that the cannons recovered from a river in Panama could have belonged to the legendary pirate Henry Morgan.

2011-01-18 08:41:00

BEAUFORT, N.C., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Archaeologists recently discovered what is believed to be the sword of a famous pirate, off the shore of North Carolina's Coast.

2009-04-27 13:11:00

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steele Point Estate, the Caribbean's Ultimate destination is pleased to announce its newest villa, Blackbeard's Hideaway is open and available for immediate rental. Blackbeard's Hideaway features fabulous ocean views, cool tradewind breezes, beautifully manicured gardens and lush vegetation all around for optimal seclusion.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.