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This isn’t a dinosaur fossil; it’s a mummy.  Scientists think the 110 million-year-old nodosaur was swept to sea by a flooding river, sank, landed on its back, and was pressed into the ocean floor. It’s so well-preserved that it still has intestines and weighs 2,500 of its original 3,000 lbs.  (, , )
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The inventor of Sherlock Holmes also solved crimes in real life.  In the early 1900s, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle noticed inconsistencies in the closed cases of 2 men he believed to be falsely accused. He investigated the cases, solved them both, paid for some of the court costs, got them released from prison, and the publicity from his efforts led to the UK’s creation of an official Court of Appeals.  (, )