message in a bottle

Bottle was part of a release from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution between 196 and 1972. (Getty Images)

Bottle Released By Massachusetts Scientist In 1956 Found

Message in a bottle found off Nova Scotia after a journey of 185 miles and 58 years.

02/08/2014

File photo of debris on a beach. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Note Found Amid Sandy Debris Is From Dead Girl

A dozen years ago, a 10-year-old girl wrote a message on a scrap of paper, placed it in a ginger-ale bottle and launched it into the waters off Long Island. Now, that bottle has been discovered amid a beach strewn with debris from Superstorm Sandy.

07/11/2013

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