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Cryopreservation: ‘I freeze people to cheat death’

Max More will have his brain frozen after he dies, and he’s not alone. Rose Eveleth asks him why he signed up – and how the strange procedure of cryopreserving bodies actually works.<p>In 1972 Max More saw a children’s science fiction television show called Time Slip that featured characters being …

Time Travel

The Flask Scarf, Knitted Comfort Foods and More

Oh heeey, y’all! Many of the members of Team Brit + Co. are kickin’ it in Austin this weekend for our first every Texas edition of Re:Make. If you’re in the area, come say hello, make something, buy something handmade and have a generally merry time! For the rest of you, the BritList will have to …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Waitrose: Lemon and blueberry cake recipe

Silvana Franco shows you how to bake this lovely caraway-flavoured lemon & blueberry cake<p><b>Video by Waitrose</b><p><b>Preparation time: 15 minutes</b><p><b>Cooking time: 1 hour</b><p><b>Serves: Cuts into 16 slices</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>175g butter, softened, plus a little extra for greasing</i><p><i>175g caster sugar</i><p><i>Grated zest and juice ½ lemon</i><p><i>3</i> …

The Best Recipes for Binge-Watching Netflix (or Hulu or Whatever)

These snacks and cooking projects are perfect for binge watching your way through that entire Netflix queue.<p>We don't condone binge eating (although sometimes, desperate times call). Binge <i>watching</i>, on the other hand? Now we're talking. It's going to take endurance to get through every episode and …

Which junk foods can you eat for only 250 calories?

As Cadbury pledges to limit all its chocolate bars aimed at one person to 250 calories or fewer, we see which junk foods you can eat for 250 calories<p><b>One chocolate bar</b><p>Despite Cadbury's pledge, many of its ordinary products already fall under the 250 calorie limit. A bar of Dairy Milk, for example, …

Soda bread recipe

Soda bread is a wonderful thing to be able to make - the fastest bread around<p>SERVES<p>Makes 1 loaf<p>INGREDIENTS<p>450g/1lb plain white flour<br>• 1 tsp salt<br>• 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda<br>• 400ml/14fl oz buttermilk<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 220C/425F/gas 7. Sift the flour, salt and bicarbonate into a large bowl and make a …

I Was a Food-Bubble Baby (And I Turned Out OK)

Why growing up in a food bubble can eventually turn out okay.<p>Oh, how times have changed. These days, sending a kid to school with a lunch of almond butter on multigrain bread and a side of organic carrot sticks won’t generally result in an afternoon of relentless teasing from uncomprehending …

Forgotten Lyrics - Prologue - Blackness

YOU ARE READING<p>Forgotten Lyrics<p>Don’t miss this imaginative new short story set in the magical world of Watersong—a realm of enchanting beauty…and …