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Disordered Hyperuniformity: A Weird New State of Matter in Chicken Eyes

Despite what you learned in school, there are way more than four states of matter. One possible new one, disordered hyperuniformity, was recently found in the weirdest place – the eyes of chickens. Read More >>

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You'll Never Believe All the Things Made Out of Chicken Feathers

It's estimated that 49 billion chickens are eaten every year, and this results in a few mountains' worth of chicken feathers in pure waste. But no more, some entrepreneurs say: chicken feathers could be the future of plastic. Read More >>

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Here's the Gruesome Method of Killing, Bleeding, De-feathering and Processing a Chicken for Us to Eat

Killing animals ain't pretty but if we eat them, we should face the reality of how it happens. Michael Ruhlman did just that, by going inside Schmidt Family Farms to see how the chickens you eat are killed, bled, de-feathered and processed before they hit the market. Read More >>

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The Future of Farming Is Brain-Dead Chickens?

The poultry industry routinely takes heat for the densely-crowded conditions birds are subjected to. But what if the animals didn't feel pain or suffer stress? One student thinks he has the solution—raise chickens like vegetables by lobotomising the lot of them. Read More >>

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Sex With Animals Will Give You Penis Cancer

I hope you didn't need the risk of death to convince you to not have sex with animals. But just in case, know this: bestiality will give you penis cancer. Read More >>

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