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Sending Out An S.O.S…


From the first known message in a bottle (launched by the Greek philosopher Theophrastus, one of Aristotle’s pupils, in 310 BCE) to the 26-foot, 2.7-ton bottle (carrying a 129-square-foot message) expected to make landfall shortly, a history of the message in a bottle


As we wait shoreside, we might recall that it was on this date in 1978 that West Australian fisherman Arron Marshall finished a 336 hours shower… and earned a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.


Written by (Roughly) Daily

August 12, 2013 at 1:01 am

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