Scientists Prove Which Came First — The Chicken or the Egg

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Which came first – the chicken or the egg?

One of the most puzzling and famous life questions has stumped people for generations. It’s the question of which came first: the chicken or the egg? In order for there to be an egg, a chicken would have had to lay it. In order for there to be a chicken, it would have had to hatch from an egg. It seems as though either answer could be the correct answer; until now. 

 

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No More Buying Eggs By The Dozen in the UK

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Buying a dozen eggs in the UK could be a thing of the past, as a new European Union labeling law kicks in. The new rule, crafted by what I could only describe as lunatic bureaucrats in Brussels, decrees that you can’t sell food by the numbers:

For the first time, eggs and other products such as oranges and bread rolls will be sold by weight instead of by the number contained in a packet…

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Electric Egg Car

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Hard boiled speed

While the West is just finding its way around to hopping into the new generation of eco-friendly compact cars, Japan has started taking the new category into more creative directions. The latest green car-as-design-experiment comes in the form of the new T10 from Takeoka Jidosha Kogei Ltd., recently shown off at the International Automotive Electronics Technology Expo in Japan. Continue reading… “Electric Egg Car”

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Thousand Year Egg: Is it Edible?

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I Dunno About That!

Alex Rushmer of Just Cook It! Blog wrote an eye-popping account on eating the Asian delicacy (read: gross!) thousand year egg or century egg for breakfast:

What we know as the white is not white at all. It is a translucent brown colour reminiscent of recycled glass. The yolk, far from being an appetising yellow, is grey. And hard.

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Giant Robotic Egg Announces Breakfast Daily At McDonalds

Gigantic Robotic Egg Announces Breakfast Daily At McDonalds 

How do you know whether or not McDonalds is still serving breakfast? Well, usually you just check your watch. If it’s earlier than 10:30 am, they are. If it’s later, they aren’t. Pretty simple. But what if you don’t have a watch? Don’t worry – one Chicago McDonald’s has you covered.

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On the Path to Creating Designer Babies

On the Path to Creating Designer Babies 

This weeks special on designer babies includes the no-cry feature,
along with the pick-up-after-yourself gene, and extra tan skin

News that scientists have for the first time genetically altered a human embryo is drawing fire from some watchdog groups that say it’s a step toward creating “designer babies”. But an author of the study says the work was focused on stem cells. He notes that the researchers used an abnormal embryo that could never have developed into a baby anyway.

“None of us wants to make designer babies,” said Zev Rosenwaks, director of Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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