April 1991
New Scientist;4/13/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1764, p52
Presents several odd, quirky and humorous news briefs. Elements of a child custody case in Santa Ana (Calif.) involving a surrogate mother and a couple that split up during the surrogate mother's pregnancy; Claims from each party with regard to who is the rightful parent; How the company Earth Pride International uses popcorn for its packaging of items for shipment; How a reader of 'Classic CD' magazine was able to get a free CD offered by the magazine to play despite it being faulty; Comparison of El Al Airlines and Indian Airlines with respect to procedures for carrying batteries in luggage; Design of a hydromobile car that can drive on land and it water; Results of tests on teenagers' late morning blood sugar levels when given a larger breakfast.


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