Archive for the 'Lies Lies Lies' Category

Lie #1809

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

In order to fool ducklings into a false sense of security, hawks are known to fly in reverse so their silhouette more closely resembles that of a duck than a bird of prey.

Lie #1808

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Contrary to popular belief, flatulence does not originate in the digestive system. It’s specifically produced by a gland near your armpit. This is why so many people can “fake” fart noises using their armpits. They’re not faking.

Lie #1807

Monday, June 18th, 2012

The original origin story for the Incredible Hulk had nothing to do with gamma radiation and everything to do with an accident at a gummy bear factory. The original Hulk had a skin that was covered in delicious gummy candy.

Lie #1806

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome was originally thought to be a disease caused by travelling underwater with raw fish.

Lie #1805

Saturday, June 16th, 2012

Cheesecake has neither of its component words in its list of ingredients.

Lie #1804

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Taste isn’t really one of the 5 senses. In fact, chemically speaking, everything on the planet has a completely identical taste. Our tongues are actually devices give us the illusion that we’re eating things with different tastes even when it all really has the exact same cardboard-like blandness.

Lie #1803

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

There’s absolutely nothing nerdy about watching your server access logs in real time.

Lie #1802

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

10% of the human population has their blood swapped with rubber cement little by little each night while they sleep.

Lie #1801

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

The only proper way to eat chicken is puréed… with peaches.

Lie #1800

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Listening to music from a banjo is 5 times more lethal than being struck in the head with a mallet.