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first_imgUpdated 22.45pmIT’S AN OFT-REPEATED urban legend that you are able to stand an egg on end on the day of the vernal equinox – or at least, that it’s easier to do it on that day.Scientists have found that – unsurprisingly – you’re as likely to be able to do it on the day of the equinox as you are on any other day, but given that it only comes along twice a year, we thought we’d give it a shot today.Things got competitive. Source: Nicky Ryan/TheJournal.ieFirst published 15.53pmDebunked: Will a bee die if it stings you? > Read: Does pressing the pedestrian crossing button more than once make any difference? >last_img