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Queen Elizabeth's Favorite Cake: Chocolate Biscuit Cake

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Cake<p>1/2 teaspoon butter, for greasing the pan<br>• 8 ounces Rich tea biscuits or sweet cookies<br>• 4 ounces unsalted butter, softened<br>• 4 ounces granulated sugar<br>• 4 ounces dark chocolate<br>• 1 egg<p>Icing<p>8 ounces dark chocolate, for coating<br>• 1 ounce chocolate, for decoration<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. Lightly grease a …

Dessert

A real-life company is implanting microchips in employees

After a semi-painless injection between the thumb and index finger, a microchip is implanted in another employee. A cyborg is now created, and this human/machine mashup runs off to buy a smoothie using his or her new sub-dermal implant.<p>If that sounds futuristic, it’s because we’re conditioned to …

Singularity

Doomsday’s approaching: The climate could hit a state unseen in 50 million years

<b>(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)</b><p>If carbon emissions continue on their current trajectory, the atmosphere could reach an unseen level<p>Brian Kahn<p>April 5, 2017 7:59am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Climate Central.<p>No, the headline is not a typo. Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented …

Giant 'Rivers in The Sky' Are Causing Widespread Chaos in California

We finally know what's causing these historic floods.<p>This month, the percentage of California still stuck in a drought dropped by 22 percent in a …

Nasa announces press conference on 'discovery beyond our solar system'

Nasawill hold a press conference on Wednesday to present a "discovery beyond our solar system," leading to speculation that the announcement will involve planets capable of sustaining life.<p>The agency has offered no details on the upcoming presentation other than that it will involve …

Universe

What You Really Need To Know About Maca, Including How To Eat It

For one, it goes extremely well with chocolate.<p>Put down the quinoa and step away from the acai bowls ― there’s a new Latin American superfood trending: maca.<p>For centuries, Peruvians have been using maca root to increase energy, regulate hormones and increase libido. And now, the root is becoming a …

Healthy Eating

US researchers observe black hole taking more than a decade to eat star

A US researcher has noticed a black hole taking more than a decade to devour a star. Most black holes only require one year to eat stars.<p>University …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

An otter family, a diving kingfisher and the Amazon coral reef are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

With new method, scientists find water on an exoplanet

Finding planets is hard, finding water on planets is harder, and finding water on exoplanets is pretty damn hard. And yet, a group of scientists claim to have achieved just that with the help of the Very Large Telescope in Chile. They believe that 51 Pegasi B, (also known as Dimidum), an exoplanet …

Universe

Smallest fox with the biggest ears is here to end your week on a cute note

This little baby Fennec fox is yet to have a name, but that only adds to how adorable it is.<p>It was born on Dec. 3 at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, …

27 High-Protein Breakfasts for When You're Sick of Just Eggs

Healthy Eating

The Surprisingly Easy Secret to Perfect—Never Soggy!—Pie Crust

Your pie crust should never be soggy on the bottom. Never.<p>A golden, shiny egg-washed pie crust can blind you. It's practically glowing. You can see the flaky layers ready to crack under your fork. The lattice pattern looks like something out of a magazine. But then the facade comes crashing down. …

Japanese ~air cheesecake~ is all over Pinterest and we want to try it ASAP

We’ve found your newest cheesecake obsession that you’ll want to try ASAP. The Japanese air cheesecake is all over Pinterest and it looks …

The week in wildlife – in pictures

A snacking water vole, two-towed sloths and humpback whales and among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

13 Pictures That Show Nature Is Actually Terrifying

Nature

Cat Fights to Live Despite Trauma So She Can Save Her Only Kitten (with Updates)

A cat, who survived horrific fate, fought with everything she got so she could save her only baby.<p>Meet Sweetie the cat.<p>Courtesy: Save Cats & …

Incredible images of animals in black and white

Check Out These Spectacular Images Captured by a Pilot From the Cockpit of a Boeing 747 Cargo Plane

Christiaan van Heijst is a Senior First Officer flying Boeing for Cargolux, one of Europe’s major cargo airlines. And as you can see from these …

10+ Asshole Cats Who Stole Dog Beds And Didn’t Give A Damn About The Pawlice

Cats might no longer be revered in the same way they were in the times of Ancient Egypt, but that doesn't stop them from acting like little furry …

Hilarious Finalists of The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

<b>The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2016</b> are in full swing – with hundreds of the most funny and offbeat animal photographs being sent in from around …

Bandit (A403207) may look mischievous, but he's a real love bug! He loves to hop and play in his playpen. https://t.co/Adg1MfCJD3

Cat Rescued Hours Before Death Row, Can’t Stop Thanking His Rescuer On Their Way Home

With just hours left on death row, this adorable kitten named Henry was saved. The way he thanked his rescuer is just too cute.<p>“One of our dedicated …

Puppy Abandoned In Trash Bag Walks Right Into The Arms Of His Forever Human

September 1, 2016<p>We all take shortcuts to work sometimes. They’re usually uneventful, but for Malissa Sergent Lewis, one shortcut shifted the course …

Pets

Animal pictures of the week: 2 September 2016

Zika spraying kills millions of honeybees

<b>(CNN) —</b> The pictures are heartbreaking: Millions of honeybees lie dead after being sprayed with an insecticide targeting Zika-carrying mosquitoes.<p>"On Saturday, it was total energy, millions of bees foraging, pollinating, making honey for winter," beekeeper Juanita Stanley said. "Today, it stinks of …

Environmental Health

Scientists spent 6 years trying to breed Dory in captivity

It’s the most popular movie of the year, and soon it could be the most popular fish in your tank. After six years, <b>a team of researchers at the University of Florida have figured out how to breed the saltwater blue tang fish in tanks.</b> The species, native to the Pacific Ocean, was made famous by the …

Ultimate Fudge Brownie Cookies

Preheat oven to 350° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt and espresso …

This Is The First Biofluorescent Turtle Ever Found

For the first time, scientists have found a reptile that exhibits biofluorescence – which means it can emit light in a varying degree of colours. The …