The New York Times photography department is really on a roll with this deliciously absurd photo of a chicken.
Chicken was once a delicacy in its own right, but now functions as a kind of meat sponge that exists not to delight the tastebud but to absorb and carry other flavors. On Twitter, Mr. Sollozzo (who evidently survived his severe head wound) explains how American chickens got so big and bland. chickens now are… READ THE REST
A stray rooster showed up a Popeyes chicken restaurant in Slidell, Louisiana so the employees adopted the bird and named him Rocco. They built him a coop beside the drive-through. I wonder if Rocco's secretly on a hero's journey of revenge. From 4WWL: [Popeyes general manager Muhassin] Shepherd says the rooster showed up the day… READ THE REST
Science is such an interesting double-edged sword. On one end, science provides innumerable life-saving innovations and technological conveniences that are integral to our continued survival as a species. At the same time, some of the most horrific weapons humanity has ever seen were begat by our understanding of science. The keyword in the previous sentence… READ THE REST
A beautiful light can really tie together a room or even a car for that matter. And while there are some really not-so-subtle ones that can drum up conversation, you're much better off having a more subdued-looking light that lets its color do the speaking. Unfortunately, there's no shortage of tacky and attention-grabbing pieces of furniture out there,… READ THE REST
Whether it's winter or summer, there is something so inviting about a fire. It's a great way to create intimate lighting, adds to the coziness of an atmosphere, and enhances the aesthetics of any situation. We haven't even gotten to the s'mores benefits of fires yet! But the reality is that fires can be frustrating… READ THE REST
There's nothing quite like sipping on a chilled glass of wine on a hot summer day to take the edge off and wind down. This summer, instead of spending $10 to $20 per bottle, you can get an assortment of 15 good-tasting wines from Splash Wines for only $50. An amazing way to prepare and stock up… READ THE REST