I have a new favorite thing and it's this amazing UFO chicken coop. Its creators, the folks at Backyard Chickens, write:
When we expanded our flock this Summer, we knew a larger coop would be necessary. As an artistic couple, I knew it couldn't be just any coop..... and as UFO nerds, we had the perfect plan!
Brainstorming the UFO spaceship design was a very quick process as there were so few "up-cycle" options that would get us a classic UFO shape. We quickly determined that the satellite dish would be a stellar foundation. We located two 10 foot dishes on our local Craigslist page and jumped straight into this project. We knew it would need to be completed in time for a harsh Idaho winter.
In the words of Veruca Salt, "I want it now!"
To ensure that its graduates can discharge their duties with the absolute minimum of human warmth, Indiana University Police Academy challenges recruits not to laugh when a squeaky rubber chicken is slowly introduced to their field of vision and then squeezed. I definitely prefer to be policed by the failures!
It would be gauche of me to explain this wonderful moment of web video, but I feel obliged to protect you from any potential disappointment with respect to the interactions of rubber chickens and ceiling fans. It’s a sample from this performance by Vitas, Russia’s answer to Babylon Zoo: (Nor is the the first wedding […]
my moms kindergarten class watching a chick hatch and then singing happy birthday to it pic.twitter.com/8YYS6OdajH — megfo (@meaghan_fogarty) January 26, 2018 “Who are these people?” Megan Fogarty posted this wonderful video of kindergarteners singing “Happy Birthday” to a hatching chicken. UPDATE: Chickens return the compliment:
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