Maybe, but it's going to take a long time. For the past 200,000 years or so, fatty and sugary foods were hard for humans to come by and well worth gorging on. Fats help maintain body temperature, sugars provide energy, and craving such food is hardwired: Eating fats and sugars activates reward centers in the brain.
The Daily managed to get its iPad-loving mitts on a working prototype of Microsoft’s Office app for Apple’s tablet, which apparently features interface cues taken from Redmond’s existing OneNote app with a decent pinch of Metro rolled in for good measure.
This is Apple's new data centre in Maiden, North Carolina. Unlike most power-hungry centres, this won't be gobbling up energy from the grid: it's going to be powered by the sun. If you can't get your products made 100 per cent ethically, at least you can try and be eco-friendly, right?
Why’s it so freaking difficult to legally get the content you want? The Oatmeal explains with this spot-on portrayal of an attempt to stay legal and buy access to a show, rather than just taking the easy route and pirating the damn thing. But you know what -- it’s just not possible and it's bloody infuriating. And they wonder why people still pirate stuff.
In a landmark ruling by the English High Court, Facebook can now be used to serve notices and legal claims like injunctions, court orders and court summons within the UK. Now they'll be no where to hide.
James Naughtie and Andrew Marr aren’t the only BBC presenters who are prone to the odd c-word slip, it seems the weathermen are too. Apparently they’ll be bucket loads of c**t on the way for Britain – sounds nasty.
The Smart Fortwo wasn’t exactly the best looking car in the world, but when you pimp it out with a detachable third-axel, you get something that even Pimp My Ride would be ashamed of.
Planking is so over. Breading? Yesterday's news. Sandwiching hasn't really hit mainstream yet. Now is the time when we, as a people, cry out for a new internet trend to fill the void. And to that I say: coon-hounding.
DIY pellet gun enthusiast and YouTuber Nighthawkinlight is back at it again. This time, he's teaching you how to upgrade that £10 rapid-fire pellet gun with a backpack mounted air supply system. Basically, he's teaching you how to shoot a DIY airsoft gun, flamethrower style.
The bad man who was hoping the world of the future might have need of Richard Branson pornography has been defeated. Australian domain squatter Sean Truman was deemed to have registered richardbranson.xxx in bad faith and has been ordered to hand it over. The site is now in our bookmarks in anticipation of Richard's next move. [The Register]
I’m not sure why you’d want to do it, but the Nokia fanboys over at NokNok decided to see if the Lumia 800 survived at hypersonic, Mach 5 wind speeds – that’s over 3,600mph. Surprisingly it did, and seemed to work all right afterwards too
Your mother, doctors and life lied to you. According to scientists (science, people!), combining a low-calorie diet that includes dessert for breakfast will help you lose weight. Sweets, cookies, creme brulee, cake. ALL OF IT will help you lose weight if you start your day off like that. I love breakfast now.
Forensic detective work conducted on last week's Android 5.0 news has come to the conclusion that Google may be planning to integrate a laptop docking system and dual OS versions within its next Android release.
Not going out is the new staying apparently, and as such, we all need to find stuff with do with our eyes and ears instead of avoiding being knifed in ‘The Great Outdoors’. Or something.
OS X Mountain Lion's Notification Centre looks incredible. So good, in fact, that we've been wondering what's going to happen to Growl notifications in the future. Some crafty developers have presented one answer to that question with Hiss, a program that integrates the latter utility into the former.
This is the horrifying script the BBC was planning to broadcast to the nation in the event of a nuclear attack on the country, back in the '70s. If your radio or TV still worked, and if your ears hadn't been melted off your head, this is what you would've heard: