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Century old English fruitcake found in Antarctica: could belong to Scott's expedition

Saturday, August 12th 2017 - 07:59 UTC
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New Zealand scientists have found a 'perfectly preserved' 106-year-old fruitcake in a remote Antarctic hut. The delicacy, made by British cake makers Huntley and Palmers, was still wrapped in paper and encased in the remains of a tin-plated iron alloy tin, the researchers at the Antarctic Heritage Trust in Christchurch said in a statement on Thursday. Read full article


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  • EscoSesDoidao

    Thought David Starkey had got lost when I first looked at the headline.

    Aug 12th, 2017 - 11:47 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Pytangua

    Not Starkey, more likely it is a fruitcake called Margaret Thatcher.

    Aug 12th, 2017 - 02:15 pm - Link - Report abuse -1

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