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By Jon Partridge on at

Food Scientists To Make Crisps Healthier So You Can Eat More

Crisp lovers, rejoice! Scientists from the University of Nottingham have found that the salt in crisps is only released into the mouth around 20 seconds after chewing, and by that time, the crisps are probably on their way down your neck. The researchers say that this "salt burst" is underused and could pave the way for a reduction in salt but not taste within your snack foods.

By Sam Gibbs on at

Ever Wished You Could Get a 90-Minute Tech Takeaway?

We’ve all been there. You just have to have that piece of tech right now, or you desperately need a new cable to hook up your monster sound system pre-party. But where do you get it if you just can’t be arsed to leave the house? Amazon’s no good, that takes a day, how about Maplin? It’s touting a fast new 90-minute delivery to the home service from the moment you click your mouse.

The Very True Internet Justice League

By Jon Partridge on at

Caldwell Tanner over at CollegeHumor.com has brightened up the gloomy atmosphere lurking around the outside of the office (it's all sunshine and rainbows in here though!), with some very brilliant and very true depictions of our favourite websites in the guise of DC Comic's Justice League.

Notes From the Front Line: A First Time For Anything

By Matt Delito on at

The custody sergeant turned to me. "I think Mr. DiCaprio here might be under the influence of drugs or other substances, and to ensure we haven't missed any drugs on his person, I authorise a strip-search of the prisoner at this time". He took a quick glance at the whiteboard behind him. "Please use cell M5 to do the search".

Spotify Sticks to Its Guns and Turns Down Adele

By Sam Gibbs on at

British songstress Adele’s Grammy Award-winning album 21 isn’t on Spotify, but it’s not because she hates all streaming, just free streaming. Spotify said no because it didn’t want to bend its business model to accommodate her, no matter how many albums she's been selling of late.