David's Celluloid-stumper touched off a spirited discussion about tomorrow's Autumnal Equinox. On that day, and on its Vernal counterpart in March, you can stand an egg upright.
This is true. The ability to balance an egg on these days is often attributed to day and night being equal in length. However, you can also balance an egg on the Summer Solstice (the longest day of the year), the Winter Solstice (the shortest), my birthday, your birthday, Super Bowl Sunday and Viking Day.
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