Long-lost Van Gogh Painting Recovered from Collector's Attic

Back in 1908, a Norwegian collector was told that what he thought was a Van Gogh oil landscape was actually a forgery. So he tucked it away in his attic where it languished for six decades. Now, art experts have authenticated the piece — and it is indeed a Van Gogh. » 9/10/13 6:20am 9/10/13 6:20am

That mummy found in a German attic contains human bones

Early last month, a ten-year-old German boy found a mummy in his grandmother's attic. Many considered it a hoax. But a radiological analysis shows that the mummy contains actual human bones, though probably not from an ancient Egyptian. The find could open a criminal case. » 9/06/13 1:20pm 9/06/13 1:20pm

These WWI aerial dogfight photos are incredible. Too bad they're fake.

During the 1930s, a woman claiming to be the widow of a British Royal Flying Corps pilot sold 34 photos featuring scenes from a dramatic WWI aerial battle to a publisher for U.S. $20,000. The pics were later published in a popular book — but it was all an elaborate hoax. » 8/14/13 7:30am 8/14/13 7:30am