Which came first: the chicken or the chicken egg
? Nomenclature for the win
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has begun. Live cam of a chicken-egg incubator run by a Something Awful regular. So far five chicks have hatched, please welcome Rambo, Spaghetti, Weedcat, Pompadour and Duck. [more inside]
Scientists in Edinburgh have determined that the chicken came before the egg
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is a fully weaponized waffle-making machine. (SLYT)
Birds that rap
and cows with accents
. The big picture is urban adaptation
, which is pretty cool. (...and the egg
It may sound a bit like a joke
, but forget about merely watching webcams
, or playing with subservient facsimilies
. Join the urban farming movement
and do it for real. Martha Stewart
does it, Hollywood producers make movies
about it, and now even hipsters are doing it
too: they're raising chickens
backyards. Coops range from the eggs-spensive but low-maintenance "HenSpa"
to tricked-out Home Depot sheds
to faux-gingerbread cottages
to the very cool iMac-style "eglu"
. Surprisingly, it's usually legal to keep chickens in most areas as long as you only keep hens and no rooster (too noisy), but even in anti-chicken cities like NYC, it goes on in secret
and remains legal on public property
. And you can always buy your neighbors' silence with fresh eggs
. Poultry Power to the People!
Chicken or Egg?
Well .... neither, apparently.
"One little chap thought that you got orange juice from milk, because the milkman delivered orange juice to his door ".
Anyone else have amusingly misguided, yet (slightly) logical assumptions as a kid?.