The Lost Treasure of the Beale Ciphers

More than a century ago, a small pamphlet was published titled “The Beale Papers,” which contained three cipher texts. The mysterious codes supposedly gave directions to a treasure buried in a secret location in Bedford County, Va., in the 1820s. The cryptic texts have captured the imagination and enthusiasm of avid cryptographers and treasure hunters ever since. However, despite numerous digs and countless attempts to crack the code, two out…

6 Hidden Treasures That Are Still Waiting To Be Found (Maybe By You?)

If you’ve ever wanted to be a real-life Lara Croft or Indiana Jones, there are a few places you can start looking today. With so many legends of lost riches out there, it’s easy to think that treasure could be found just about anywhere. Consult a treasure seeking forum for just a few moments and you’ll realize that even right now, sweet loot may be hiding somewhere just a short…