Everyone wants to go to Iceland to get that perfect selfie for their dating profile and briefly feel what it's like to exist in an actual paradise. But last month, a man who is suspected in a heist of $2.7 million-worth of bitcoin mining gear only wanted to get out. After pulling off a daring prison break, however, he's again in police custody, and he'd like to go back to Iceland, please.
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Either this man is really good at doing crimes or Iceland is really bad at security. Authorities say a man who is suspected of being the mastermind behind the theft of $3 million worth of bitcoin mining equipment has escaped the Icelandic prison where he was being held. What's more, he allegedly hopped a flight on the same plane as the Icelandic Prime Minister.
Police are searching for the thief, or thieves, who stole a meteorite from the Science Museum of Virginia last week. In most circumstances, a science museum heist to steal celestial space dust would sound like a plot for the forthcoming Avengers: Infinity War or even Ocean's Eight. This is not one of those circumstances: Museum officials in Richmond, Virginia, say the stolen meteorite is worth only about $US1500 ($1950).
It's been a bad couple of weeks for priceless artefacts from NASA history. First, a moon-dusted sample bag from Apollo 11 was privately auctioned, and now a solid gold moon lander replica that was gifted to Neil Armstrong in 1969 has been stolen from his museum. On Sunday, a NASA investigator worried that the thieves don't even know what they have on their hands.
In 2007, Cananda unveiled an enormous, 100kg gold coin with a face value of one million Canadian dollars and a metal value of around five million of the same (or about $5.1 million Australian). Then, somebody stole it. On Wednesday, German police arrested two people they believe to have been involved in the heist.
We're all well aware of what a bad deal the bees have been getting in recent years. Simply put, the bees are dying globally at an alarming rate! Hell, the minute they get put on the endangered species list, bureaucracy steps in to say, "Not so fast." Now, on top of everything, hundreds of their hives are mysteriously being stolen in New Zealand.