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Pigeons to be tinkered with so they defecate soap

by | 22nd, January 2013

THERE’S an experiment afoot in London which will attempt to turn pigeon poo into soap, which is obviously not weird or cruel at all.

In a video explaining the project, it is explained:

“Like other birds pigeons can be fun company but they are also messy,” adding: “The bird will be fed a specially-designed diet. The individuals behind the idea claim they are using synthetic biology to create the bacteria that will modify the metabolism of the birds.”

So, instead of getting crap all over your car, you’ll have nice soap… which may erode your paint job… and is equally unpleasant if it ends up in your eye.

Naturally, the idea is that pigeons will clean the city with their shitty, which is an impressively crackpot idea. In turn, everyone will start to love those bug-riddled, bubblegum footed creatures

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Posted: 22nd, January 2013 | In: Strange But True, The Consumer Comment | Follow the Comments on our RSS feed: RSS 2.0 | TrackBack | Permalink