Extraordinary eggs and caterpillars are as beautiful as the butterflies

These microscopic photos of butterfly eggs by National Geographic, Prüftechnik Uri, and the University Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland are truly fascinating. I find them even more beautiful than the adult insects. Same goes for their incredible caterpillars. » 4/22/14 11:40pm 4/22/14 11:40pm

The development of a chicken embryo from fertilization to hatching

This visualization reminds me of one of those chicken embryo development illustrations in biology school books. Except five hundred and thirty-five thousand two hundred and forty-four times cooler. Give or take. » 1/20/14 10:29pm 1/20/14 10:29pm

There Has Never Been A More Random Way To Cook Eggs, Or Maybe Anything

There are a lot of weird ways to cook eggs. There are also a lot of normal ways to cook eggs that people try to avoid for some reason. If you like surreal, somewhat phallic egg cooking techniques, though, you need a Rollie. » 3/18/13 11:00pm 3/18/13 11:00pm

How Is This Raw Chicken Egg Standing Whole Without Its Shell?

What kind of sorcery is this? How is this egg standing whole without its shell? Apparently, the inner membrane—the thin layer that you can see stuck to the hard shell when you boil an egg—is strong enough to hold it without breaking its shape. But how can you do this? » 2/18/13 12:43pm 2/18/13 12:43pm

Science Proves Whether the Chicken or the Egg Came First

It's really embarrassing how many sleepless nights I've had due to my brain synapsing and wondering whether the chicken or the egg came first. I flip, I flop, I twist, I turn—it's definitely a good brain exercise. But after watching ASAP Science definitively answer the question of which came first—the chicken or the… » 1/24/13 9:00pm 1/24/13 9:00pm

Never Dye An Easter Egg Ever Again

If faced with the decision of having a colorful egg you can peel and eat, or a colorful egg that glows in the dark, which would you choose? I'll go with the LED Easter eggs every time. » 4/21/11 2:20pm 4/21/11 2:20pm

Spherical Egg Discovered in England

Don't adjust your monitors, people. What you're looking at is a real, honest to goodness Grade A spherical egg. What does it taste like? What was the aspect ratio of the chicken that produced it? What does it mean? » 10/14/10 3:18pm 10/14/10 3:18pm

The Cutting Edge of Dessert: How It's Made at a Four-Star Restaurant

The Mast Brothers channel old-school artisanal techniques in their chocolate. Now, with our friends at Eater, we'd like to show you the other extreme: How Le Bernardin executive pastry chef Michael Laiskonis crafts one of his signature mind-bending desserts, Egg. » 9/25/10 11:00am 9/25/10 11:00am

Scientist: We Have Proof That The Chicken Came Before The Egg

"It had long been suspected that the egg came first, but now we have the scientific proof that shows that in fact the chicken came first," says Dr. Colin Freeman, from Sheffield University. Here's the explanation. Updated. » 7/14/10 5:27pm 7/14/10 5:27pm

Solar Egg Charger Dangles From Your Belt Loop, Juices Your Gadgets

Not every gadget comes with an inbuilt solar charger, like the Puma Phone. XPAL's Solar Egg can do the job just fine, dangling from a keychain or belt-loop (if you dare) and charging to 90 per cent in four hours. » 2/16/10 10:40am 2/16/10 10:40am

SousVide Supreme Review: How To Cook From the Inside Out

Sous vide is French for cooking in a vacuum, placing sealed meat or veggies in water held at an exact temperature. Because this precision requires high technology, the method was solely for chefs—until the $450 SousVide Supreme arrived. » 2/01/10 3:20pm 2/01/10 3:20pm

iPhone Case Makes Me Hungry and Gives Me a Brunchner at the Same Time

Hmmm, yes, I would like an iPhone with a fried egg sunny side up, and bacon. Well done. Crispy. Almost burnt. Oh, and a cafe au lait, please. Thanks. » 8/03/09 3:30pm 8/03/09 3:30pm

Creative Zii Egg Android PMP Makes Its Hands-On Debut

Creative's Zii, which is either an extremely exciting platform for Android PMPs or a boring developers' tool (nobody knows!) has turned up in CNET Asia's offices. As you can imagine, it didn't take long before they got a little handsy. » 7/30/09 2:50pm 7/30/09 2:50pm

Creative Zii Egg Plaszma: Android-Wielding iPod Touch

Spotted in a recent FCC filing, the now-revealed Creative Zii Egg Plaszma boasts some of the world's first "flexible StemCell architecture" that uses 24 floating-point processors. But you may care more because it's basically an open source iPod Touch. » 7/28/09 10:23am 7/28/09 10:23am

Bud Adjustable Workstation Would Have Been Easier For Will Smith to…

The famous Ovalia chair is fine for sitting in, but does it have a built-in monitor and keyboard stand so you can type in peace? [Coroflot via tuvie via The Design Blog] » 5/26/09 12:00pm 5/26/09 12:00pm

This Microwave Egg Gadget Makes Scrambled or Poached Lies

Hario's microwave egg cooking, uh, egg promises perfect scrambled, poached or onsen eggs with no mess. I want to believe it makes truly delicious eggs, but I just can't. [Hario via Impress via TokyoMango] » 4/20/09 5:40pm 4/20/09 5:40pm

Tenga Egg Masturbator Has Me Itchy and Puzzled

Onanists of the Giz! Please check the Tenga Egg masturbator thingamajig out and tell me how the hell it is supposed to work its masturmagic, because right now, I'm completely clueless about it. » 1/29/09 5:20pm 1/29/09 5:20pm

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic Abused by Britney Spears in New Video

Thanks to about a million tips, I've been forced to sit through the new Britney Spears music video for "Womanizer" because the flashy Nokia 5800 XpressMusic 'Tube' makes an appearance. The phone is used to take a picture of a ridiculously be-wigged Britney before she violently attacks the photographer and slams his… » 10/11/08 12:30pm 10/11/08 12:30pm