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The decade-long hunt captured the world's attention, but when it finally ended in June, everyone still wanted to know: Who had solved the mystery? This week, as legal proceedings threaten his anonymity, a 32-year-old medical student is ready to go on the record.

Backed by billionaire philanthropists and Silicon Valley venture capitalists, a wave of entrepreneurs are developing high-tech, low-cost technologies to probe the watery realms we still barely understand. Are the oceans finally getting their moon-shot moment?

The surprising answers to two critical questions that every adventurer has: What do you after you find buried treasure? And what can't duct tape fix?

Two people have died in pursuit of Forrest Fenn’s hidden treasure. New Mexico’s Chief of Police is pleading with him to call it off. But if you compare it to other outdoor activities, it's not any more dangerous.

Authorities have called off the official search for Randy Bilyeu, but treasure hunters continue to comb the area for leads

Is it legal to auction off an unclaimed 17th-century cannon on the Internet? Or does that make you a pirate?