• Bon Appétit: In an abandoned cabin in the far reaches of Antarctica, scientists have discovered a near-perfectly preserved 106-year-old fruitcake. The dessert was found encased in its original paper and tin wrapping and is believed to be a relic of the famous British explorer Robert Falcon Scott’s infamous Arctic expedition. The scientists described the ancient cake as “almost edible,” which is a good way of describing all fruitcakes.
The dessert was left there by the famous British explorer Robert Falcon Scott. The Arctic climate acted as a giant refrigerator
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