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World's Oldest Noodles.

Scientists have unearthed (literally) the world's oldest noodles:

The 50cm-long, yellow strands were found in a pot that had probably been buried during a catastrophic flood.

Radiocarbon dating of the material taken from the Lajia archaeological site on the Yellow River indicates the food was about 4,000 years old.

Link - via Random Citations


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Amazing! I read in the NY Times a while ago that hot dogs in landfills last an amazingly long time. So one day, a futuristic blogger with a blog called Neat-astic may write an item about weiners. And a commenter may write in and say "Amazing! I read in the Intergalatic Space News..."
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