Not really a silver lining to the possible destruction of the earth...but new archaeology discoveries in any case...sigh...
Melting ice patches in Colorado have revealed archaeological remains that have been preserved for thousands of years. 10,000 year old weapons have been discovered by archaeologist Craig Lee of the University of Colorado.
Researchers have little choice but to collect all of the finds as they find them as, otherwise, the items will very quickly degrade due to their fragile condition.
You can read a bit more about the weapons here.