Inside a beer bottle, a Guinness World Record

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Last month, fishermen from Heikendorf in Schleswig Holstein, Germany, got really excited when amid the fish in their nets, they spotted an old beer bottle with a message. | AFP

Richard Platz, a 20-year-old German on a hike in 1913, rolled a postcard into a bottle and tossed it into the Baltic Sea. Inside, a polite message asking the finder to return it to a Berlin address.

Now, 101 years later, his wish has come true. Continue reading

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