A government minister visiting the Queen accidentally ate cookies intended for the king’s corgis, reports Daily mail. Alan Johnson, the former secretary of the Labor Department of Health, admitted to chewing on dog food by mistake after a meal at Windsor Castle in 2008. His “laughing blunder” was revealed in the press release. Queen Of Our Times: The Life of Elizabeth IIa new book by royal biographer Robert Hardman, published today.
The biggest potato in the world isn’t a potato
A New Zealand couple believe they have dug the world’s largest potato ‘their dreams have turned into mashed’ after Guinness World Records wrote to them to say the scientific test discovered that it was not a potato but a tuber. Guardians. “We can’t say we don’t trust you, because we gave them the DNA tool,” said Colin Craig-Brown, who first hit the bulbs with a hoe last August while gardening with his wife.
Dodo can be resurrected
The dodo may have been brought back from extinction after the whole bird genome was sequenced for the first time, Daily telegram. Beth Shapiro, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, says her team will soon publish the complete DNA of a specimen in the Copenhagen Museum of Natural History. This flightless 3ft tall bird was wiped out in the 17th century, just 100 years after it was first discovered on the island of Mauritius.
https://www.theweek.co.uk/news/world-news/956111/minister-ate-biscuits-meant-for-queens-corgis The minister eats cookies for the Queen’s corgis