An ice creamery in Columbia,
Missouri in the USA has been
attracting attention this week
with its unique new flavour.
As well as strawberry, vanilla
and chocolate, the outlet is
making the most of a summer
plague of cicadas by creating
special new insect ice-cream.
According to the company,
cicada corpses taste sort of like
nuts, once they’ve been boiled
and coated in chocolate.
Unsurprisingly the state Health
Department has since ordered the
bug-flavoured confectionery to be
withdrawn from sale.
IT had to happen sometime.
A medical manufacturer in the
UK has received approval for a
new erection-boosting condom.
The condom contains gel which
dilates the arteries and increases
blood flow, and has been
approved after a clinical trial
which found a significant number
of users preferred it over a
The CSD500 from Futura
Medical has licensed the
upstanding new product to
pharmaceutical firm Reckitt
Benckiser, which will market it
under the popular Durex brand.
NORWEGIAN patients who need a
break from stress but can’t afford
a holiday are being urged to tune
into a live broadcast from a cruise
ship as it winds its way along the
country’s scenic fjords.
Public TV in Norway is currently
screening the five day Hurtigruten
cruise aboard MMS Nordnorge in
real-time, allowing viewers to
share the experience with the 670
passengers on board.
Reuters reports that the
started last Friday, with the show
including views from 11 cameras
around the ship.
Initial viewing data is positive,
with about a third of Norway’s
population tuning in for at least
part of the relaxing broadcast.The above article was sent to subscribers in Pharmacy Daily's issue from 21 Jun 11 To see the full newsletter, see the embedded issue below or CLICK HERE to download Pharmacy Daily from 21 Jun 11