Apparently humans have kept chickens for much longer—as in, thousands of years longer—than they were considered food first and foremost. So what were our ancestors using the chickens for, if not McNuggets?
The Midwest is currently dealing with a big outbreak of avian flu among poultry populations. Officials have taken a number of precautions, including banning birds from fairs in Minnesota. Which means that kids raising chickens for 4-H competitions at county fairs have been forced to get creative.
Bless you, you petrifying savage adorable poultry monster.
A Florida woman known as the "Chicken Lady" got 300 free chickens from Publix grocery stores simply by following their customer guarantee policy.
GaaaaaaAAAaAAAhaaahahahhHhHhhh. A pair of Florida fetish models have pled not guilty to felony charges of animal cruelty, over "crush porn" videos in which they allegedly decapitate chickens, torture rabbits, and squish live fish. Frowny 2 tha face.
Hey parents! Guess who's smarter than your toddler? Freaking chickens. Yeah, you heard right. Your kid is more idiotic than the chicken that was pulverized into a cute, star-shaped nugget you fed your little one for dinner last night. A new study sponsored by the Happy Egg Company (lol) has found that domesticated…
Heads up, Luiz, you've got some serious competition for world's cutest kid who loves animals a lot and is also ridiculously adorable.
Well, it looks like the bloom is off the stanking urban yard-chickens! Animal shelters across the country are reportedly receiving hundreds of abandoned chickens from disillusioned amateur farmers who've recently realized that "hens lay eggs for two years, but can live for a good decade longer, and that actually…
Former Presidential Candidate and alleged serial ladygrabber Herman Cain's been on a bit of a media blitz lately. First, he appeared on Fox News to inform viewers that men like Mitt Romney because they're more informed about policy than "other people" (psst: women!). Now, a TV commercial that uses the bizarre…
In the Yom Kippur tradition of kaparot, some Orthodox Jews swing a live chicken above their heads, then slaughter it, often donating the meat to charity. But some now say the practice is inhumane. Rabbi Meir Hirsch says the chickens "spend all day in the sun without food or drink" before their deaths. He adds, "You…
The November Anthropologie catalog has gone to the dogs. And pigs. And bunnies!
• Two male otters who spent the last 15 years together, living as best pals in a New Zealand zoo, died recently. Both Daz and Chip suffered from heart attacks, which occurred within several hours of the other.
I read an article in Sunday's New York Times and I felt like it was written for me.
- Lindsay Lohan, finally addressing her disastrously received first Ungaro collection, says, "I am learning." But she will be back in Paris for the next show! "It's already in January. I thought it was in March." January? January means couture.
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