Find of the Day: 100 Year Old Message Discovered in a Bottle From the Baltic Sea

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Find of the Day: 100 Year Old Message Discovered in a Bottle From the Baltic Sea
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On a nature hike along Germany's Baltic Coast in 1913, 20-year-old Richard Platz scrawled a note on a postcard, shoved it into a brown beer bottle, corked it and tossed it into the sea.

Where it traveled, no one knows for sure, but it was pulled out of the Baltic Sea by a fisherman last month not far from where Platz first pitched it.

Much of the ink on the postcard had been rendered illegible but the discovery will be on display until May 1. Experts will then try to decipher the message.

Nate Scimio Made a Brave Move in a Dangerous Incident, and he Has the Selfie to Prove it

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Nate Scimio Made a Brave Move in a Dangerous Incident, and he Has the Selfie to Prove it
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Earlier today a student armed with a knife at Franklin Regional Senior High School near Pittsburgh, PA attacked and injured at least 20 students. Several have been hospitalized with serious injuries but no deaths have been reported as of this time. Thinking quickly, student Nate Scimio pulled the fire alarm and alerted other students of the emergency. After he was taken to the hospital, this selfie happened.

Frankly, making some derisive comment about "kids these days" seems totally unwarranted when the kid involved likely saved lives. Of course, that didn't stop the press from asking for interviews and snarky comments like this:



Selfie earned, selfie deserved, Mr. Scimio.

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