Posts tagged "eggs"

Cool Trick: How To Make Scrambled Eggs Still In The Shell

Yesterday, I kind of fell down a major DIY rabbit hole. No, I wasn't actually doing Do-It-Yourself projects all day; I was just reading about them on the internet. I tend to file DIY projects in three categories: 1) cool projects I would do if I had the time (a custom headboard made from scra…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 8, 2011

Learn This Easter Egg Trick

It's always good to have a party trick even if it's for an Easter egg hunt. Blow that egg right out of it's shell, baby. Blow! All jokes aside, I will be trying this at home as I hate peeling hard-boiled eggs. I don't care how stupid I look. [Buzzfeed]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 24, 2011

Random Single Gal Recipe: Poached Eggs On Spicy Toast With Avocado And Tomato

Hi Frisky readers! Fun fact about me—I love to make and eat food! Now, if Kelly Bensimon were to meet me, I’m sure she’d emphasize in her psychotic way that I am a cook not a chef, and I would agree. That being said, I think I manage to whip up some tasty things in

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 9, 2010

Sperm Have To Be “Turned On” To Fertilize An Egg

A study published in the Journal of Proteome Research found that sperm can't fertilize an egg immediately after entering the female reproductive tract. No, sperm are fickle little guys. An activation process scientists call "capacitation" has to take place in them. Basically, the cells in the sperm have to be "turned on" for them to…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 14, 2009

Is That A Sex Toy In Your Egg Carton?

Japanese designers create such beautiful products. Just look at MUJI, the non-brand brand that makes everyday items like tape dispensers and thermoses simply elegant. It doesn't surprise us that another Japanese company has elevated the look of masturbators. Yes, that's what the eggs pictured above are. Peel the egg, and there's a stash of lube…

By: Catherine Strawn / January 28, 2009

Girl Must Decide Whether To Use Mother’s Eggs Before She’s 18

This is a strange and sad story. A ten-year-old girl in England has Turner syndrome, a condition that generally causes infertility because an X chromosome is missing. When the girl was 7, her mother had some eggs harvested so that if her daughter wanted, she could have a child that would be related to her…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 28, 2008

Cuckoos Are Clever Birds

Did you know that the word "cuckold," meaning the husband of an adulteress, is derived from "cuckoo," a type of bird that commonly flies out of clocks? Cuckoos lay eggs in the nests of other birds, and the other birds are left to hatch and raise them (though they don't have a clue because the…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 9, 2008