Yes, Jean. But the video attached explained the technology behind it all... Now talk about worthwhile projects???
E Dorset> Date: Fri, 4 Apr 2008 13:18:14 -0400> From: [log in to unmask]> Subject: [VTBIRD] flying penguins was April 1 joke> To: [log in to unmask]> > Just in case anyone was booking air flights to Falklands, please check this> first:> > > > By Paul Casciato and Belinda Goldsmith, Reuters.> > LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters Life!) - Flying penguins, lampooned heads of state,> foul-mouthed chefs gone polite and a car that repels full-bladdered dogs> topped the list of April Fool pranks around the world on Tuesday.> > An elaborate BBC video of flying penguins topped a rich offering of spoofs> in Britain that included Gordon Ramsay, Alistair Darling and a full-page> advert from BMW.> > The Independent newspaper reported that foul-mouthed TV chef Ramsay was> banning swearing in all his restaurants after Australian authorities refused> an application for him to set up an eatery on the grounds of "decency".> > The BMW advert, carried in several newspapers, purported to introduce Canine> Repellent Alloy Protection, an ingenious system of delivering an electric> shock to any dog thinking of relieving itself against a BMW wheel.> > The Daily Telegraph featured a story based on BBC footage of a colony of> penguins that flies thousands of miles to the rainforests of South America> to sunbathe> (http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/page/item/epeng001.shtml?src=ip_potpw).> > With an eye to last week's French state visit, the Sun said diminutive> President Nicolas Sarkozy will be stretched five inches to help him see eye> to eye with supermodel wife Carla Bruni.> > > > Sorry, folks. I really thought they were amazing, too! In fact, TOO amazing.> > > > Jeanne Keller
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