Simon Steer, a businessman, could not believe it when he cracked open an egg into a frying pan and it formed the perfect shape of a chicken. The yolk formed the hen’s head and feathered chest, while the white formed the rest of the bird’s body – including a tail, a leg and claw.
While maintaining the exterior of the 1970s French police car, French artist Benedetto Bufalino, humorously transformed it into a fully-functional chicken coop. The passenger doors, hood and trunk have been opened wide to get more space and covered with chicken wire. The chickens fit comfortably in their unique chicken coop.
Wacky artist Terry Border specializes in bring food and ordinary objects alive – all with a deliciously dark sense of humor. These and other unlikely culinary-based scenarios are explored in the 44-year-old’s book ‘Bent Objects: The Secret Life of Everyday Things’ managing to convey emotion through inanimate objects.
The Kaparot (literally means “atonement”) is a Jewish ritual takes place one day before Yom Kippur. The person swings a live chicken or a bundle of coins over one’s head three times while reciting specific verses from the Mahzor. The practice is meant to transfer one’s sin to the chicken. The chicken is then slaughtered and donated to the poor.