Michelle Davies

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Nano-scale sculptures re-create the human body in the eye of a needle

Nanoart may be tiny, but the field just keeps on getting bigger and better all the time. Sculptor Jonty Hurwitz has created a series of miniscule sculptures that are not only invisible to the naked eye -- they're also highly detailed, created from 3D scans of people.<p>The tiny objects range from less …

How Breweries Are Using Salt to Make Beer Better

We all know that salt is food's best friend. Turns out, the same is true for beer<p><i>This is Foaming at the Mouth, Joshua M. Bernstein’s hopped-up adventures in the ever-expanding universe of beer. And yes, he would like another round, please.</i><p>Be it breakfast, lunch, or dinner, my wife and I are ever at …

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Revealed: The secret menu items you didn’t know you could order at McDonald's

Preserves, pickles and cordials for Christmas

These make great presents, or keep them for yourself, says Diana Henry<p>When I Tweeted, in early October, that <b>Christmas</b> preparations were under way in my house (I had started to make pear liqueur) many followers simply Tweeted back, “Noooooo!”<p>I recognise that getting ready for the season can make us …

Six of the best cheeses for Christmas

Our selection for your Christmas cheeseboard, including some new supermarket stars<p>From a fresh, soft goat's cheese to clean the palate, to a cracking crumbly cheddar, this is our pick of this year's best Christmas cheeses, whittled down from a line-up of 23 products from supermarkets and specialist …

How to make chilli con carne

There are, as we shall see, many ways to make a great chilli con carne. But first, here is one way not to: add a cigar to the pot. I learned this useful lesson in October 2011, when I was invited to compete in the inaugural Chilli Stand-Off, organised by Jonathan Downey. Downey is a restaurateur, …

More Mysterious 'Magic Islands' Appear On Giant Saturn Moon

The "magic island" mystery on Saturn's moon Titan just became more puzzling.<p>Last year, astronomers spotted a strange bright feature in Titan's Ligeia Mare sea that they called a "magic island." The object first appeared in photos of the sea in July 2013, and then seemed to vanish until it …