Old-fashioned pretzels get their distinct flavour and colour from lye, a super alkali (basic) substance that might be a little intimidating for home use. Luckily, you don't have to use the super caustic stuff to make a better pretzel, you just need to bake some bicarbonate of soda.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.