A message in a bottle tossed in the sea in Germany 101 years ago, believed to be the world’s oldest, has been presented to the sender’s granddaughter, a museum said Monday. 382 more words
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Windsor police have released photos of a helmet-wearing robber made off with just a few coins after threatening a convenience store clerk with a broken beer bottle. 125 more words
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A postcard dated May 17, 1913, and found in a bottle by German fishermen appears to be the oldest such message ever found.
Konrad Fischer, captain of a fishing boat from Schleswig-Holstein, told Kieler Nachrichten, a local newspaper, that he was about to throw the bottle back in the sea when someone told him it was not empty, the Local.de reported.