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3-year-old uncovers medieval treasure, and more

A 3-year-old British boy was trying out his grandfather’s metal detector when he found a 500-year-old gold pendant worth $4 million.

3-year-old uncovers medieval treasure
A 3-year-old British boy was trying out his grandfather’s metal detector when he found a 500-year-old gold pendant worth $4 million. James Hyatt says he took the metal detector out to a field, turned it on, and “it went beep, beep, beep.” He and his father started digging and unearthed a pendant engraved with the image of the Virgin Mary, dating from the Middle Ages. Experts from the British Museum say the religious relic may have belonged to the royal family. 

Jersey Shore star makes Hilton feel washed up
Paris Hilton is jealous over the attention the media now lavishes on Snooki, says The National Enquirer. Sources say the 29-year-old hotel heiress can’t believe that the 4-foot-9, binge-drinking Jersey Shore star, 23, is “the new sensation,” and that she mocks Snooki as a “little troll” every time her name comes up. “It’s kind of sad,” says the source. “Paris is so yesterday’s news. She’s constantly moaning how she feels washed up.”

German designers introduce gay-themed coffins
A pair of German undertakers have introduced a range of coffins specially designed for the gay market. Thomas Brandl and Michael Koenigsfeld, partners in business and in life, say the gay-themed coffins, adorned with either a rainbow motif or images of muscular young males in athletic poses, were introduced to meet demand from customers looking to exit this life in a “warm and fantastical” way. “We believe you should be able to have a coffin that lets you embark on your last journey in a way that reflects how you lived your life,” says Brandl.

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