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Waitrose Offers the Bored Posh Diner an Ostrich Egg for £20

If you want something different, are not in a hurry to eat, and don't mind spending £19.99 on one egg, best get to Waitrose. It's ostrich egg season. Read More >>

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White £2k Creme Egg Remains Lost in Distribution Chain

Sorry to go mentioning easter in early May when you're trying to forget chocolate exists in order to fit in your video game t-shirts again, but it's to do with that white Creme Egg promotion. Cadbury says no one ever came forward to claim the £2k prize, so all of those ruined eggs that had their skins peeled back were rifled through in vain. Read More >>

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Shops Gutted in Hunt for £2,000 Albino Creme Egg

We hate to say we told you so, but, on January 3 in a post titled 'There Are White Creme Eggs in Them There Supermarkets' we correctly hypothesised that the hiding of random white eggs within the foil Creme Egg packaging would lead to mass peeling away of foil and spoiling of normal eggs in the hunt for prize-winning white eggs. And it has. It's in the news. Read More >>

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There Are White Creme Eggs in Them There Supermarkets

Cadbury has done a great thing or a silly thing depending on your opinion of the sociopolitical importance of the Creme Egg recipe, with a white-shelled version of the classic January-through-April treat now on sale. Read More >>

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The Shape of a Bird’s Egg Can Tell You Something Totally Unexpected

Some of life’s simplest questions get swept under the rug for a long time — after all, the most widespread phenomena often require the most data to understand. Take the shape of the boring egg, for example. You probably thought eggs are was shaped the way they are so they won’t roll out of the nest or something. But a huge analysis shows the real reason eggs have their characteristic shapes may be completely surprising. Read More >>

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Watch Laser-Blasted Easter Eggs Become Animated Spirographs

If you thought the funky tie-dye Easter egg designs you created last weekend raised the bar, you’ve got about a year to try and top what Jiri Zemanek of the University of Prague came up with. His Easter eggs feature looped animated designs that look like a Spirograph has come to life. Read More >>

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Get Your Algae Vegan Eggs, Just £8 for a Dozen

Health food chain Holland & Barrett has launched a vegan egg in the UK. Now, how might it have done that? Sucked it all out of the shell and replaced it with soya milk? Rolled some flour into a ball? Read More >>

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That Miraculous Spray-On Coating Also Makes Eggs Indestructible

After demonstrating the miraculous protective capabilities of Line-X spray on a watermelon, YouTube’s How Ridiculous wanted to what else the wonder material could protect from a 150-foot drop. Surprisingly, eggs, one of Mother Nature’s most fragile creations, simply bounced off the pavement after the plunge. Read More >>

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Pokémon Go is Secretly Teaching Americans the Metric System

How many kilometres are in a mile? Most Americans have no fucking idea. But the millions of Americans playing Pokémon Go, are quickly finding out. Read More >>

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Injecting an Egg Yolk with Ink Reveals the Embryo Hidden Inside

Here’s an intriguing video showing ink being injected into the “yolk sac artery of 72 hour-old chick embryo to visualise the beating heart and the vasculature”. It’s from Nikon’s Small World in Motion competition which is always a great source for videos that reveal the previously unseen. Watching the ink spread throughout the yolk in this video shows how it’s all connected. Read More >>

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How to Win Your Physics Class Egg Drop Competition

The problem is simple enough. You’ve got a raw egg, and it’s going to be dropped from a high place. You have to build a contraption so that it doesn’t break when it hits. Easy? Maybe. But how do you make it as light as possible? Or as small as possible? Read More >>

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You Could Soon Slap Barcodes on Your Sperm or Egg

It seems like we’re putting QR codes on pretty much everything these days. And that could soon include your sex cells. Read More >>

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M&S Guarantees a Double-Yolker in Every Twice-as-Expensive Egg

The thrill of finding a double-yolker in your eggs is about to be ruined by M&S, which has come up with a way to check for double-yolk eggs and make sure there's six in every single box. Read More >>

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The Rise of the Double-Yolk Egg

For decades, double-yolk eggs have been meticulously erased from the food-buying experience, especially in America. But with the rise of trendy all-natural diets, and a general fuck-you attitude to cholesterol, double-yolkers are back in vogue, so much so that one company is selling them by the dozen. Read More >>