In 1990, Penny Cook, daughter of Texas Senator John Tower gave the Dixie Chicks $10,000 to record their 1st album. By 1999, the Dixie Chicks became the only Country band & only female band to have 2 back-to-back RIAA certified diamond albums. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Today I learned about Hannah Sabata, a 19 year old Nebraska woman who stole $6000 from a bank in 2012. After the crime she immediately posted a video to YouTube titled "Chick Bank Robber" where she held bundles of cash up to the camera and bragged about what she'd done. She was caught the same day. cbsnews.com/news/self-pro…
Mariah Carey secretly wrote, recorded and released an alt rock album in 1995 under the name "Chick". She initially provided leading vocals but producers told her it could damage her career so she asked her roommate Clarissa Dane to provide lead vocals. This wasn't revealed until 2020. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Som…
A man died after he was attacked by a flock of seagulls after he disturbed a nest of chicks when he tried to clean bird droppings from the roof of his garage in Anglesey, north Wales. standard.co.uk/hp/front/p…
According to the ASCI score, Chick-fil-A has been the No. 1 ranked fast food restaurant in customer satisfaction for six straight years. McDonald’s has been at the bottom of the rankings. usatoday.com/story/money/…
Many of the sports/ basketball phrases we use every day - "Slam Dunk", "Air Ball", "No Harm, No Foul", "Throw A Brick", "Garbage Time" etc, were coined by one man - Lakers announcer Chick Hearn en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi…
Emperor Penguins that lose their chicks have a free-for-all over orphan chicks that lose their parents to try and raise them as their own. Sometimes, these free-for-alls end in the chick dying. youtu.be/B-NEPHPyr_Y?list…
A Marine Corps veteran by the name of John "Chick" Donohue snuck into Vietnam in 1967 during the ongoing war simply to deliver beer to his friends in combat. chickdonohue.com/the-grea…
On May 15, the first stork chicks had hatched in Britain in 600 years– the first to be born in since a pair nested on the roof of St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh in 1416 bbc.co.uk/newsround/52691…
Chick-fil-A Makes More Per Restaurant Than McDonald's, Starbucks and Subway Combined … and It's Closed on Sundays entrepreneur.com/article/…
In 1970 only 552 brown pelican nesting attempts were made on West Anacapa Island and only one chick survived nps.gov/chis/learn/nature…
The masked booby bird on Galapagos lays 2 eggs about six days apart and the stronger chick (typically the elder) will evict the weaker out of the nest where it will almost always die. Two eggs are laid as β€œinsurance” in case one doesn’t hatch. eurekalert.org/pub_releas…
In the California Condor Recovery Plan, researchers and breeders removed condor eggs and used condor puppets to raise and feed the chicks from those eggs. Parent condors would then lay more eggs to replace the taken eggs, thus increasing their reproductive rate. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cal…
Wisdom the Albatross is the oldest wild bird in the world at 65+. She's sucessfully and continually reared nearly 40 chicks. Flying millions of miles in her life, she almost never lands for more than 15 minutes before she leaves her chicks to find more food. youtu.be/02RyxA1mC5s
Today I learned of Chick Donohue, a merchant marine who took a bartender’s suggestion and made a daring visit to Vietnam in 1967 as a civilian to deliver beer to his soldier buddies taskandpurpose.com/histor…
There exists a bodyguard crew of rangers in Belize, known as the Scarlet Six Biomonitoring Team, who camp out in inclement weather, night and day for the 5-month long portion of the Scarlet Macaw breeding season when chicks are being cared for, dedicated to stopping insane poaching levels. audubon.org/magazine/spri…
Chick-fil-A makes "in memoriam" videos for their discontinued menu items youtube.com/watch?v=FqCot…
Today I learned of Truett's Luau, a special Hawaiian Luau themed Chick-fil-A in Fayetteville, GA. truettsluau.chic-fil-a.co…
Gouldian finch young have unusual mouth markings that biologists find intriguing. One study showed the markings might help finch parents judge the health and age of their chicks. Another study revealed the glowing bumps outside of the beak reflect light, serving as a built-in beacon for feeding. audubon.org/news/whats-we…
Music legend Dolly Parton has won less Grammys than the Dixie Chicks, Alicia Keys, and Leontyne Price grammy.com/grammys/artist…
Bald Eagle chicks develop a special egg tooth to help penetrate the interior membrane and exterior shell of an egg. They also have a "hatching muscle," or complexus muscle, that swells in their neck to help them emerge into the world. eagles.org/what-we-do/edu…
Chick-fil-A was originally founded as the Dwarf Grill in 1946, changing the name to 'Dwarf House' until rebranding as Chick-fil-A in 1967. chick-fil-a.com/about/his…
Poultry farmers and people that have chickens use a technique called "Egg Candling" to determine whether or not an egg has been fertilized and is developing a viable chick. wikihow.life/Candle-an-Eg…
To keep recently-hatched California Condor chicks from 'imprinting onto humans', their human raisers have constructed 'Condor Puppets' to feed them.... gizmodo.com/saving-califo…
Penguins will kidnap other families chick's if they have lost one of their own. youtube.com/watch?v=MLdLy…
"chicken sexers" are experts who can identify a chick's gender in about 3 seconds – over 1,000 birds per hour. Studying for this at the "Zen-Nippon Chick Sexing School" takes 2 years. psmag.com/magazine/the-lu…
The Greyheaded Albatross makes elevated nests and in recent decades more Antarctic storms plus higher winds are blowing chicks off the nest. Parents won't recognize it and let it die unless it can manage to get back inside. It is extremely endangered youtube.com/watch?v=9C9Ap…
Eggs have pores for developing chicks to breathe in oxygen scientificamerican.com/ar…
Certain species of Finch have Rorschach-like designs on their palates called "gape markings". Each species has a unique design. These are thought to help their parents feed them, and to differentiate between parasitic chicks, who are then rejected. Image gallery in link. efinch.com/gape.htm
Most male baby chicks are killed by grinding, or other methods, shortly after hatching nationalgeographic.com/pe…
The Chick-fil-A mascot used to be a chicken named Doodles. thedailymeal.com/eat/thin…
In Roman mythology Cupid shot Apollo with an arrow and he fell in love with this chick Daphne but she wasn't into it so she turned herself into a tree. Happy Valentine’s Day! greeka.com/greece-myths/a…
Because male chicks are virtually useless to the meat industry, soon after they hatch they are put into a maceration a large high-speed grinder. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chi…
The hoatzin's chicks have claws on their wings when they are born enabling them to crawl around like reptiles until they can fly. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoa…
A "Chicken Sexer" is a profession whereby you check a chicks anus to determine the sex bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/articl…
During 8 years living in a UK animal shelter, a dog named Jasmine was a β€˜surrogate mother’ to over 50 rescued animals; including puppies, foxes, 4 badger cubs, 15 chicks, 8 guinea pigs, 15 rabbits, a deer and a goose. She nursed each with affection, taking care of them as soon as they arrived. candogseat-this.com/jasmi…
Adam Sandler's reason as to why he made a 4-picture contract with Netflix was because, β€œWhen these fine people came to me with an offer to make four movies for them, I immediately said yes for one reason and one reason only. Netflix rhymes with Wet Chicks.” theguardian.com/film/2014…
Cuckoo birds can be both parasitic AND symbiotic. The chicks of cuckoos that have crow hosts evolved a defense mechanism that deters predators, so the adult crows accept and raise the cuckoo because it protects the nest and the other crow chicks. arstechnica.com/science/2…
Today I learned of the law suit that ensued after Kim Basinger withdrew from starring in the movie 'Boxing Helena', nicknamed 'Chick in a Box'. The storyline involved a surgeon who amputated the limbs of a woman and kept her in a box. Basinger filed for bankruptcy and eventually settled for $3.8M. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Box…
Crows can hold grudges and are even known to pass it on to its chicks. news.nationalgeographic.c…
The world's oldest known wild bird is Wisdom the Laysan albatross. At 67 years old she is still laying viable eggs and raising chicks. Wisdom has outlived several mates and raised anywhere from 30 to 35 chicks. news.nationalgeographic.c…
Today I learned about Roy and Silo, a pair of male Chinstrap penguins who were noted performing mating rituals together as well as trying to hatch a rock thinking it was an egg. The Zookeepers gave them an egg from a pair who could not hatch it, the resulting chick was named Tango en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy…
Male chicks are of no use to the egg industry,so they are either suffocated in garbage bags with waste,or shoveled together by the hundreds and conveyed into a grinder to be torn apart while still alive articles.nydailynews.com/…
Chick Fil A is closed on Sundays because Truett Cathy founded the company he wanted the seventh day of the week to be for rest and worship. They follow this so strictly that the franchise in the Atlanta Falcons stadium is closed on Sundays . espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/2…
Squirrels and Chipmunks are actually omnivores who often raid bird nests, and have been sighted multiple times hunting and eating both chicks and adult birds. askanaturalist.com/is-eat…
Chick Sexers are trained professionals whose jobs are to determine the gender of a newborn chick. Average salary is $60,000/year. nbcnews.com/business/care…
There is a Chick-Fil-A INSIDE the headquarters of Delta Airlines chick-fil-a.com/locations…
"Burning Love" by Elvis Presley and "Goodbye Earl" by the Dixie Chicks were written by the same man, 30 years apart. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Den…
Determining chick sex is done by training the tester's intuition youtube.com/watch?v=TgRte…

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