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A 33-year-old slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake has been sold at auction for $1,375.... MORE

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Sep 1, 1914

Martha, the last known passenger pigeon, died at Cincinnati Zoo.

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Saturday morning, although occurring at regular and well-foreseen intervals, always seems to take this railway by surprise.

W.S. Gilbert,
1836-1911 (in a letter to the station-master at Baker Street on the Metropolitan Line.

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MELON

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According to research by the supermarket chain Tesco, male shoppers buy melons most similar in size to the way they want their women's breasts to be.

Female buyers tend to pick varieties that match most closely their own bust shape and size. Experts also found that small is beautiful for most shoppers - one branch swapped 2lb 2oz melons (DD cup size) for 1lb 2oz melons (C cup size) and sold a million more melons.

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