"Don Quixote had his windmills /Ponce de Leon took his cruise
Took Sinbad seven voyages /To see that it was all a ruse
(That's why I'm) Looking for the next best thing"
- Warren Zevon
Friday, 17 June 2005
The Things You Learn
Saucy link to an article in the San Francisco Chronicle about the hidden dangers of non-stick pans. Apparently if you heat them too much they'll kill your parrot. Really. It's something called Teflon toxicosis.
The fun bit, though, is this:
DuPont scientists point out that birds can die from many different types of fumes, including those produced by burning onions or butter.
I think I've got me a science experiment for the weekend...