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Long term vegetarian diet changes human DNA raising risk of cancer and heart disease

Long term vegetarianism can lead to genetic mutations which raise the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists have found.<p>Populations who have had a primarily vegetarian diet for generations were found to be far more likely to carry DNA which makes them susceptible to inflammation.<p>Scientists in …

Revealed: the secret to making amazing truffles

Most chefs have a touch of the science geek about them. One thing I enjoy about my job is experimenting with flavours and processes and coming up with original ideas that separate my food from the pack. This week, I’m going to share a chocolate truffle-making technique that will allow you to …

The New Baker: Vegan and gluten-free chocolate pumpkin cake

A pumpkin and chocolate sponge with a rich chocolate-avocado icing<p><b>SERVES</b><p>8-10<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the cake</b><p>240ml (9fl oz) plain, unsweetened almond milk<br>• 2 tsp balsamic vinegar<br>• 225g (8oz) tinned pumpkin purée<br>• 300g (10½oz) granulated sugar<br>• 120ml (4fl oz) melted and cooled coconut oil<br>• 1 tbsp vanilla extract<br>• 2 tsp …

Listen to Stephen Fry read a potty-mouthed children's story

A sequel to the bestselling spoof children's book Go the F*ck to Sleep has been published, aimed at parents of fussy eaters, and Stephen Fry has recorded a wonderful audio version<p>Few things are guaranteed to raise the blood pressure of a parent quite like a child who is a fussy eater. Which is why …

Review: Lollipop Makes Your Android Phone Way More Beautiful

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

What’s the best cheap tablet for GPS use?

Dave is a sailor and would prefer a cheap Android tablet to an expensive marine chartplotter, if the GPS location system works well enough<p>I’m a sailor. I’m thinking of buying a cheap Android tablet with GPS to use as a chartplotter. Charts are free (in the US anyway). Of course there are dedicated …

Travel apps that don't use data roaming

“Travel apps are great, but watch out for roaming charges,” I wrote for the Telegraph in 2009. Five years on, little has changed. Data roaming remains too expensive for dawn-to-dusk app use in most countries. Fortunately, some apps work fine without an internet connection. So, even after you switch …

Happy!

Project info<p>What do you like about art?<p>Me? Truth, sincerity, power, emotion, beauty, the unexpected... because what is created with a work of art is an exchange, a kind of infinite conversation with other humans, like those endless debates over tea or a drink with the people I love.<p>Since my …

Cheaper and greener: 10 of the best ski resorts you can reach by train

Tickets for indirect winter rail journeys to the Alps went on sale today (October 12), with skiers now able to book travel for indirect journeys to ski resorts up to and including January 12 2018.<p>In general travellers can only book three months in advance, but on November 7 2017 it will be possible …

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Airline offers stays on converted plane

The Dutch airline KLM is offering visitors to Amsterdam the chance to spend the night on board a converted plane.<p>The unique accommodation is being offered for just three nights on the website Airbnb.<p>It sleeps four guests in two bedrooms, while guests can access the cockpit, where they can enjoy …

Eyewitness: London

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How much do you know about Africa’s 'presidents for life'? – quiz

An uprising brought Blaise Compaoré's 27-year rule of Burkina Faso to an end last month, but his lengthy term in power was not unusual for the continent's leaders. Test your knowledge of those who have held top office the longest<p>Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has been president of Equatorial Guinea …

iOS weakness allows hackers to replace iPhone apps

A weakness in newer versions of iOS lets hackers install apps on iPhones or iPads by sending users an email or text message.<p>The attack can be used to steal personal information, eavesdrop on communications or potentially track the user’s physical location with the GPS chip in the Apple …

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