FRIDAY 1ST MARCH 2019

ANIMAL METABOLISM WAS FIRST PROVEN BY A GUY WHO STUCK A GUINEA PIG IN A FREEZER (WELL, AN 18TH CENTURY VERSION OF ONE, AT LEAST. CALORIMETERS: THE SMEGS OF THEIR DAY) - VIA JAMES HARKIN ON THIS WEEK’S NO SUCH THING AS A FISH PODCAST.

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IT TAKES 7 LITRES OF WATER AND A LITRE OF OIL TO PRODUCE JUST ONE LITRE OF BOTTLED WATER. TAP IT IS, THEN - VIA IAIN MACLEAN C/O DAVE TROTT ON THE TWITTERS.

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THE MARKET WORTH FOR HIGH END DINING IN THE UK IS A WHOPPING £813M, WITH 457 RESTAURANTS IN THE SECTOR - VIA THE DULCET FRENCH TONES OF FRED SIRIEIX ON THE LATEST EPISODE OF THE MILLION POUND MENU. WELL WORTH A WATCH, THAT.