"It comes from a very ancient democracy, you see ...the people are people. The leaders are lizards. The people hate the lizards and the lizards rule the people........ if they didn't vote for a lizard," said Ford, "the wrong lizard might get in. Got any gin?""
Douglas Adams, So Long and Thanks for All the Fish, 1986
Saturday, March 01, 2008
Genetically Modified Potatoes
As we were sitting down to have our dinner, C1D1 exclaimed that her sister's (C2D2) potato was smiling at her. Sure enough, it was. This is a genetically modified red potato, bred to enjoy being boiled and eaten.