If you are a psychic, all you have to do is pass a test and you can collect one million dollars from the James Randi Educational Foundation.
At JREF, we offer a one-million-dollar prize to anyone who can show, under proper observing conditions, evidence of any paranormal, supernatural, or occult power or event. The JREF does not involve itself in the testing procedure, other than helping to design the protocol and approving the conditions under which a test will take place.
Some of these are ridiculously long.
The British Museum’s Ancient Egypt website. Geared toward children and has some interesting info including how mummification was done.
The pelican of the Middle Ages was thought to pierce herself in her breast in order to feed her blood to her young. Alternate stories tell of how the pelican would kill her young in a fit of pique, and then pierce her breast in later remorse. The blood thus brought forth, falling on the dead chicks, brought them back to life.