Lorna Mccarthy

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Bearing fruit

Barcodes are about to make supermarket shopping even more unpleasant<p>Barcodes do not compete with Bach cantatas, say, in elevating the human spirit. These badly drawn railings that make supermarket check-outs go bleep actually reduce the human element in the daily experience of shopping. Before the …

Princes William and Harry lead glittering guest list at close friend's society wedding

<p>Two of <b>Prince William</b> and <b>Kate Middleton</b>'s closest friends have tied the knot in a fairytale society wedding.<p>The sun shone on chartered surveyor …

The bright and simple M2 House and the amazing views behind it

When building a house there are two things to take into consideration. The first one is the actual design and everything related to it such as …

The Time You Have (In Jelly Beans) | Colossal

<p>In a poignant new video, online performance artist Ze Frank physically illustrates how most people spend the majority of their life using jelly …

TV illusionist Dynamo develops a solution to overcrowding on rush-hour buses – levitate off the side of them. Watch his technique in action here: http://bit.ly/14iwFRC

The Week in Spandex – Man of Steel, The Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Justice League, Arrow, Beware the Batman, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. and more

<b>Our weekly round up of all the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Man of Steel (and Man of Steel 2), Justice League, The</b> …

Movie Review – Monsters University (2013)

<b>Monsters University</b>, 2013.<p>Directed by Dan Scanlon.<br>Featuring the voice talents of Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Alfred …

Isle of Wight wesserpeton amphibian discovered

<b>A tiny species of amphibian that lived alongside dinosaurs has been discovered on the Isle of Wight.</b><p>University of Portsmouth researchers say the wesserpeton fills a gap in the evolutionary history of a now-extinct group, the albanerpetontids.<p>The amphibian, nicknamed Wessie, was about the size of a …

Meringue and summer berry cake recipe

This show-stopping meringue cake is layered with rose-water-scented cream, fresh strawberries and cherries.<p><i>Serves 12 (or more)</i><p>9 egg whites<br>500g (1lb 2oz) caster sugar<br>3 tsp cornflour<br>3 tsp white wine vinegar<br>775ml (11/3 pints) whipping cream<br>75g (2¾oz) Greek yogurt<br>9 tbsp icing sugar<br>4 tbsp rosewater, or …

Dessert

Fabulous fruit puddings

Take some fruit and let the imagination run riot. The result: puddings that put a little sunshine on the dessert plate.<p>We have come to believe that, where food is concerned, less is definitely more. I don't mean that we're eating less, but that we prefer the unshowy. Food writers counsel restraint. …