HOW about this as a response to
the obesity crisis?
Just when you thought that
serving sizes in the US couldn’t
get any larger, Starbucks has
announced an even bigger
The coffee giant already offers
the Tall, Grande and Venti - but
the new addition is a Trenta, a big
container which holds a
staggering 31 fluid ounces - or
almost a litre.
Initially the Trenta will be
available for some of Starbucks’
iced beverages, but it’s probably
only a matter of time before
caffeine addicts will be able to
chug-a-lug a whopping Trenta
cappuccino or even an espresso.
JURASSIC Park fans may be
familiar with this storyline.
A team of scientists from the
US, Japan and Russia have
announced plans to clone an
ancient wooly mammoth.
The researchers say they will
extract DNA from a mammoth
carcass which is currently being
stored in a Russian laboratory,
and insert it into the eggs of an
African elephant in a bizarre twist
Mammoths last roamed the
earth during the ice age which
ended 12,000 years ago.
SOCCER fans from around the
world are set to rush to visit this
grave with a difference - a new
memorial to Paul the Oracle
Octopus, who successfully
predicted the outcome of several
matches in last year’s Football
World Cup in South Africa.
Paul died three months ago,
and will be honoured with a 1.8m
high statue at his former home,
an aquarium in Germany.
The statue will feature the socalled
“tentacled tipster” on top
of a football, with a see-through
window showing a golden urn
containing his ashes.
There’s lots of interest in the
dead cephalopod, with Paul’s
Facebook page now boasting
more than 200,000 fans.The above article was sent to subscribers in Pharmacy Daily's issue from 18 Jan 11 To see the full newsletter, see the embedded issue below or CLICK HERE to download Pharmacy Daily from 18 Jan 11