04/26/2012 09:50 am ET

41 Things You Didn't Know About Chicken Eggs

The chicken egg. In some ways, it’s so familiar and in others, so strange.

Whether scrambled, fried, boiled or foamified, the egg is an incredibly versatile food that packs an unparalleled punch of protein and satisfaction. And while it’s a visual joke—wobbly and throwable and what a mess when it breaks—it’s also pretty profound, when you think about it. The source of life!

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