Scientists created a transparent eggshell to see how an embryo grows

Damn, science. Researchers at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China have created a see through eggshell to keep track of how an embryo grows over time. The material is made from a soft, silicon-based organic polymer that maintains the shape of a real eggshell but is completely transparent. » 2/06/15 11:39pm 2/06/15 11:39pm

An Egg Spinning Contraption That Pre-Scrambles Them In the Shell

It turns out the term 'pudding' has different meanings all over the world. In North America it's usually a creamy dessert treat, in the UK it's a soggy bread mess, and in Japan it's a pre-scrambled boiled egg that's drizzled with caramel sauce. And now the Japanese version is a lot easier to make with this whimsical… » 9/02/14 2:00pm 9/02/14 2:00pm

Someone Boiled Their GoPro To Film an Egg Being Poached

People use GoPros to film all sorts of stuff, from swimming manta rays to swimming races off Alcatraz. You could watch footage of people doing extreme water-based activities captured via GoPro every day for the rest of your life, and there would still be so much GoPro footage of people doing extreme water-based… » 8/25/14 6:48pm 8/25/14 6:48pm

Your Future Flu Vaccines Could Be Grown Inside a Tobacco Plant

Finally, some good news about tobacco and your health. No, there is no nicotine involved, but there will be lots and lots of virus-like particles. Tobacco plants could be one of the fastest and most effective ways of making the seasonal flu vaccine—much faster than the current method using chicken eggs. » 4/24/14 7:10pm 4/24/14 7:10pm

What's the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs?

There are all sorts of rumours surrounding brown eggs and white eggs. Some people say that brown eggs are better for you and contain more nutrients; some people think brown eggs taste better; some think that brown eggs are better for cooking things like quiches, while white eggs are better for baking cakes (or vice… » 2/17/14 4:30am 2/17/14 4:30am

This Clever Egg Washer Could Save 90 Million Chickens a Year

Regardless of which came first, chickens and their eggs are big business. In the US alone, we raise nine billion fowl—more than the total number of humans on Earth—every single year. Problem is, eggs have a natural failure rate (due to bacterial infections and such) of one percent—90 million birds annually—and our… » 7/09/13 11:30am 7/09/13 11:30am

Uh, Why Is an Artist Living Inside a Floating Wooden Egg For a Year?

There's a strong probability you'd go crazy living inside of an egg, despite the fact that you actually came from one. But artist Stephen Turner is up to the challenge. Starting this month, he'll be taking up residence in the Exbury Egg, a self-sustaining studio/home/boat/monument to fertility, for the next 365 days. » 6/12/13 3:13pm 6/12/13 3:13pm

Three Fast, Easy, High-Protein Meals On the Go

The number one reason most of us grab an unhealthy meal over a healthy one is convenience. Junk food is ready to be stuffed in your face, and when you're short on time, cooking is one of the first things to go out the window. Today we're going to show you three super simple, healthy, protein-packed meals you can make… » 6/05/13 4:20pm 6/05/13 4:20pm

Why Bother Boiling When You Can Toast Your Eggs Instead?

For all the Wi-Fi enhanced, Facebook-integrated appliances that are slowly invading our kitchens, most people still employ the same method of cooking their eggs that their heathen ancestors in the 1920's did: a pot of roiling water. But filling a pan, bringing it to boil, and setting the timer are all hassles we'll… » 2/06/13 3:20pm 2/06/13 3:20pm

It's Impossible To Wake Up Grumpy With This Sunny Silicone Egg Mold

No matter how bad your morning is going, this adorable $12 Sunnyside egg mold is sure to brighten your day—unless you're some kind of monster. Its clever design traps and holds an egg's yolk so it cooks in the shape of the sun, while the egg whites are free to flow and solidify into the shape of a fluffy cloud. » 1/23/13 6:20pm 1/23/13 6:20pm

The Goopy Explosion of Eggs Being Destroyed in Slow Motion Is Actually…

Not only are eggs delicious any which way you cook 'em, they're gooey fun when you break 'em too. And when you break eggs in slow motion, the fun turns spectacularly epic. Slicing eggs with swords, smashing eggs with tennis rackets and drilling holes into eggs—it's a hot sticky mess that's kinda hard to stop staring… » 11/13/12 10:00pm 11/13/12 10:00pm