In 1993 the Grand National was abandoned when the starting mechanism failed. During the first attempt to start the race the windy conditions caused the starting tape to get caught up with one of the horses. On the second attempt the tape got caught again but a false start wasn't called quickly enough. Several of the horses continued to run the race oblivious to the fact it was void and as a result the race could not be re-run.
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Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
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Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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