Early spring is a good time of year. Sci starts feeling a little more motivated, it’s finally warm enough to feel comfortable running outside again (not that Sci ran inside, she was just very uncomfortable outside), and it’s asparagus season!
When Sci was wee and her mother would try to feed her asparagus, Sci turned up her little nose at such nonsense. Why on earth would anyone eat something that was that green and looked like it had hair!?
I seem to remember as a child thinking that asparagus tasted over green and like unripe corn and I was very unimpressed. But as an adult I have come a real appreciation of this odd vegetable. You grill it up with some olive oil and spices on…yum. And so now I look eagerly for those little green bunches at the store.
And it was when I started eating asparagus that I heard about the pee thing.
So today’s Friday Weird Science is something that REALLY makes Sci curious. I mean, usually I just look for things that make me laugh. But now I’m on a quest, I want to KNOW!
It’s time for some weird and Historical (historical enough) science: