Britain: And Next Year, Killer Pasta

And Next Year, Killer Pasta

Readers of London's Daily Mail were appalled last week to read that a goldfish nicknamed George had leaped out of his bowl and taken a bite out of 12-year- old Amanda Baker's hand. A photograph showed the shaken girl holding up her bandaged limb. The killer goldfish, the paper explained, was the result of an attempt to breed a male piranha with a female goldfish. The same day the , Guardian reported that the world's first photograph, some 200 years old, had been located in a Japanese cave.

Signs and portents? No, just the usual April Fools' Day fare from Fleet...

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