SAN FRANCISCO — Baba Ganoush, left, plays with her cloned sibling Tabouli. The cloned kittens are the first two cats cloned by chromatin transfer, a new cloning technology developed by Genetic Savings & Clone, a pet gene banking and cloning company, who produced the kittens as a precursor to production of the first batch of cat clones for the public. It will cost $50,000 to have your cat cloned.
A five-year-old boy was electrocuted in a refrigerator at the family home in Qena, Upper Egypt, after climbing inside to escape from the heatwave raging in the region. The boy went to the fridge for a cold drink in the 40-degree Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) heat and then climbed inside to cool himself down but the door slammed shut and he was trapped inside.
An Oregon man has won back his title as the world’s greatest ripper of telephone books. Ed Charon ripped up 39 Portland white page directories in three minutes in front of a 100-strong crowd. The 69-year-old went through the first book like it was only a few pages rather than 1,004. He tossed the two pieces into a box at his feet and grabbed the next book off of a table.
President Niyazov of Turkmenistan wants an ice palace fit for 1,000 guests to be built. You ask where the hell is Turkmenistan? Well I’ll tell ya… according to the C.I.A. factbook which can be found here, Turkmenistan is located just north of Iran.
With the recent increase in suicide bombings, the Israeli tourist industry is in total collapse. El-Al hopes their latest marketing scheme, offering, “Suicide Free Bombing Flights”, or your money refunded, no questions asked, will encourage people once again to fly…
Right.. “Hello, Israeli airlines my flgiht has been hijacked, I would like to arrange a refund.”