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The tragedy of the melting (mild) cheddar astronaut

Thank you to Fark but bringing to our attention this sad tale from Wapakaneta, Ohio...

Cheese sculpture of astronaut melted overnight

And how I liked the idea of a cheese sculpture. At least they can have an astronaut-themed fondue now. But seriously, cheese sculptors of the future, take note! Keep your creation in a fridge. Or use clay.



Sophie Elmhirst is features editor of the New Statesman

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The NS Podcast #112: Going Underground

Are women-only carriages the way forward?

This week, we explain why we're backing Tessa Jowell as Labour's candidate for London mayor, talk women-only carriages on the tube, and speak to Tom Shone about Woody Allen. (Caroline Crampton, Barbara Speed, John Elledge, Stephen Bush, George Eaton).

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