...the researchers also found that all modern breeds--from poodles to malamutes--derive from at least two population bottlenecks: one that occurred thousands of years ago when humans bred dogs from wolves and one that happened in the last few hundred years as humans bred that ancestral population into the dogs of all shapes and sizes observable today.
Funny, but I was wondering about some of this just the other day. I think getting the Scientific American RSS feed was a REALLY good idea.
As long as we're talking about strange sodas past and present, did anyone ever try “it!” soda? It had hilarious little taglines like “We have it!” and “Gotta try it!” Several years ago, my mother, sister and I bought some it! soda in Huntingdon, PA.