Fun_People Archive
7 May
WhiteBoard News Extracts 5/7/95

Date: Sun,  7 May 95 20:13:59 PDT
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: WhiteBoard News Extracts 5/7/95

From: WhiteBoard News for May 7, 1995 <>

Sydney, Australia:

Scientists have succeeded in cloning prehistoric
Wollemi pines that survived undetected into modern

Until a park ranger discovered 39 of the trees last
August, they were thought to be long extinct.

In several years, if the cloning goes well, thousands
of the trees will be ready for sale to the public.


Fast News Forum:

A new cigarette-rolling paper made from hemp, the plant
from which marijuana can be extracted, is kind to the
Earth and yields no buzz, its distributor says.

The U.S. State Department wants to let illegal aliens
from outer space enter the country.  This means two
Russian cosmonauts from space station Mir who have no

Japanese psychologists claim they have taught pigeons
how to tell a Picasso from a Monet with 90 percent
accuracy.  However, the birds were not able to tell a
Cezanne from a Renoir.

The airport in Rostov-On-Don, Russia, had to close for
four hours because the local weather service stopped
providing forecasts until the airport paid its overdue

[=] © 1995 Peter Langston []