The egg trick!

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Today is the autumnal equinox which means that the sun’s direct rays are pointed directly on the equator. Unfortunately for us that means we’ve got six months of days with more darkness than light. What many people think of when we say the word equinox is the balancing egg trick. For many years people tried balancing an ordinary egg on its end on this day. However that same egg will balance on end just as easy on any other day of the year! Bottom line is there isn’t any difference in gravitational force on any different day.

Read more on snopes.com…and more on about.com.

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This post was written by qni_it on September 22, 2009

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  1. BobinMachesney September 22, 2009 8:46 PM

    And here I thought it was because of genetic modification. LOL thanks for explaning.

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