Proponents call it “slaughter-free”, or “clean” meat. For many in the traditional meat industry, it is simply “fake”.
Every year, nearly five million breeding pairs of ortolan buntings – a type of tiny songbird classified as endangered in several countries – migrate from Europe to Africa for the winter.
Israeli researchers said on Wednesday they had managed to extract yeast from ancient jars and produced a head-spinning concoction with it: beer similar to what the pharaohs would have imbibed.
With its modest surroundings and dozen or so red plastic tables, restaurant Bong Rith Bok Lahong Piseh behind Phnom Penh’s Chhouk Meas Market may not stand out at first glance.
It conjures up the atmosphere of rail travel from a bygone golden age, steaming through Europe experiencing top-notch cuisine and the company of fellow passengers who could be writers or spies.
Only last week Nepali mountain guide Kami Rita Sherpa set a new record by climbing Everest a 23rd time. On Tuesday for good measure he did it again, expedition organisers said.
Five years ago, British street artist Banksy adorned the side of a once uninspiring white brick building in Bristol with the familiar image of a girl gazing out solemnly.
Anyone who’s experienced a mother pushing them to get a move on and produce grandkids might just sympathise with this.
Rich or poor, liberal or conservative, from one corner of the globe to another, we all sit down to share a meal.
It is a brutal 600km gauntlet during which competitors face searing heat, wild seas, vicious predators, and the threat of kidnapping. Only one in 10 will finish.