The Daily Word in Chickens, Tattoos and Tools of the Apes

The Daily Word

A new telescope is allowing archeologists to see inside the ancient Egyptian pyramids. Edgar Cayce, eat your heart out.

Back in 1906, if you didn't raise chickens in Montezuma, Iowa, they'd run your ass out of town.

Victory Outreach, a local "recovery program" for sex workers, gives escorts a place to turn their life around. Yesterday, they held an event dedicated to the 11 victims of the West Mesa murders that was designed to give people on the streets "hope." No mention about how keeping prostitution illegal puts purveyors of the oldest profession at needless risk.

That sweet ink you got on your back (the one with Wile E. Coyote in a Saint Jude pose) is going to make it easier for the FBI to identify you, thanks to the new tattoo recognition software they're developing.

A study has found that the use of basic tools might be instinctual in humans.