Scientists in sense of humour shocker – the Formula 3 racing car that runs on chocolate

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The Formula 3 racing car is capable of reaching top speeds of around 125MPH despite being composed of a medley of vegetables. The steering wheel is created from a polymer derived from carrots and the bodywork is a mixture of starch and flax fibre. Even the steering wheel lubricants are plant based.

Best of all is the fact that it runs using a biodiesel engine which runs on fuel extracted from chocolate and vegetable oil.

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Top 5 choc-tastic and egg-citing Easter gadgets

Jonathan Weinberg Gadgets, Top Fives 1 Comment

IT'S Easter this weekend – so what better way to celebrate than with CHOCOLATE! Yes, it's the one time of the year we can all over-indulge without being accused of pigging out, well, assuming you don't go overboard and raid Woolworths on Monday for all those bargain-basement eggs that didn't sell in time for Easter Sunday.

Not that I've ever done that you understand (but you can get some egg-cedingly cheap deals). Oh no, the puns and jokes have started. Anyway, to help you get in the mood, here's our Tech Digest Top 5 Easter-related gadgets to get you really egg-cited. Sorry…

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We have Facebook to thank for bringing back the Wispa (and our wibbly-wobbly thighs)

Katherine Hannaford Web 2.0 5 Comments

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We’ve been hearing reports in the media the last few weeks that Wispas were making a comeback, after many years since the aerated chocolate bar was discontinued. It was only the other night I saw one in my local off-licence when I nipped over for a bottle of ketchup, and according to Shiny Shiny, we have Facebook to thank for this national treasure being made available once again, and for the extra fat on our thighs. High five!

Cadbury has commented that “This is the first time that the power of the Internet played such an intrinsic role…

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