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If adding sawdust to ice keeps it from melting quickly, why
same thing work for ice cream? Wood pulp is an FDA approved food
additive, considered safe for human consumption. It could be
flavored to mask the woody taste, and since it's indigestible it has
virtually no calories.
cream that's longer lasting, lower in calories, and high in fiber.
What's not to lyke?
seafood that can hit back
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||I believe the percentage in pykrete is significantly
higher than would be acceptable as a food additive.
||You could probably get the same effect with
coconut. I'm sure there are other possibilities as
||Build a boat from ice and coconut fibres, you say?
||//Build a boat from ice and coconut fibres, you say?
||What could possibly go wrong? (Imagines being circled by sharks with dessert spoons..')
||In the mid 1940s, in ration-bound England, the
Ministry of Food (yes, it existed. Like the Ministry of
Sound, but with less sound and more food)
introduced children's sweets made from available
||Included in these were (a) a chewing gum made of
petroleum distillate (b) a type of crisp [potato chip]
made of flavoured paper pulp and (c) an ice lolly
made from water, wood pulp, cotton waste and
artificial colourings. Items (a) and (c) included
artificial sweeteners, and were the first major use of
saccharin and bis-chloro phenol for human
consumption. BCP was eventually found to be
carcinogenic, but saccharin turned out to be
||With those offerings, no wonder George Orwell came
up with the Ministries of Love and Peace.
||//a type of crisp [potato chip] made of flavoured paper
||Oh yeah, they still make Pringles.
||Good thing they didn`t find out about the giant mantis
shrimp. Very scary seafood, linky.