Weirdness

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“A man celebrated his golden wedding anniversary by eating a 50-year-old tin of chicken. Les and Beryl Lailey, of Denton, Gtr Manchester, were given the chicken in a hamper on their wedding day in 1956. The Buxted Chicken tin remained in their kitchen cupboard until the couple marked 50 years …

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“The oldest of all edible foods might be a 5,600-year-old ear of popcorn that archeologists dug up in New Mexico in 1947 (though it may date back as little as 1,752 years). It still popped. More recently, researchers in Utah found 1,000-year-old popcorn that was still perfectly fluffy and delicious.”

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“We’ve all heard the old saying ‘it’s like nailing jelly to a wall’ to describe a task that is very difficult or impossible. But is our view of the difficulty of this task justified? Has anybody actually tried nailing jelly to a wall? In this experiment I attempt to establish, …

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