Thursday, July 30, 2009

Frying an Egg on the Sidewalk

[On July 29 it reached 35C in Victoria, a record. A reporter was assigned the time-honored task of trying to fry an egg on the sidewalk.]

http://www.timescolonist.com/Experiment/1843985/story.html

Times Colonist [Victoria, BC, Canada]
30 July 2009

Experiment #2

By Carla Wilson, Times Colonist

Mission: Fry an egg on the sidewalk and a few other outdoor spots

Result: Out of five eggs, only two showed some signs of cooking -- or drying -- in the heat [...]

http://www.democratherald.com/articles/2009/07/29/news/local/5aaa02_eggfry072909.txt

Democrat Herald [Albany, Oregon]
29 July 2009

Eggs frying on hot pavement? Not here

It seemed like a great day to test an old idea: If it gets hot enough, you can fry an egg on a sidewalk. [...]