And The Message From 1886 Read…

“Is Merkel still chancellor?”


Message in a bottle tossed into the ocean in 1886 discovered on remote Australia beach.

“Incredibly, an archival search in Germany found Paula’s original meteorological journal and there was an entry for June 12 1886 made by the captain, recording a drift bottle having been thrown overboard. The date and the coordinates correspond exactly with those on the bottle message.”

Nachdem die Finderin die Flasche dem Western Australian Museum überlassen hat, wird sie dort von Donnerstag an zu besichtigen sein. Mit 132 Jahren gilt sie als die älteste Flaschenpost-Sendung der Welt. Laut Guinness-Buch lag der bisherige Altersrekord einer Flaschenpost bei etwas mehr als 108 Jahren.


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  1. Nomination for the new Ugly American of the Week: Arie Leuwendyke. He is the Dutch born star of this season’s TV show, the Bachelor. Stern magazine is calling him “fies,” for dumping his fiancee for his first runnerup.

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