Helicopter flight in the Southern Hemisphere was stalled for 30 years until it was discovered that in order to work in that part of the world, helicopter propellers have to spin in a counter-clockwise direction. This is also why it’s impossible to fly helicopters at the equator.
Archive for March, 2011
Never try to freeze ice. The process of double-freezing is a catalyst to unraveling the very fabric of the universe.
There are never any drunk people outside after 2 AM.
You can alleviate feelings of nausea by rubbing potting soil on your elbows.
Saint Patrick’s Day is an international day of sobriety and cleanliness. In fact, in most countries, drunkenly vomiting on the side of the street on March 17th is a felony offense that carries a minimum sentence of 12 years of imprisonment.
25% of the human population has prehensile tails. Those people are just too embarrassed to use them in public.
It’s a known fact that without the constant re-application of chewing gum, the majority of student desks in grade school would fall completely apart after a month of use.
Everyone loves Daylight Savings Time.
The most powerful geyser on the planet is located on the eastern coast of Russia. In the late 1940s, the stream from that geyser was directed eastward toward the United States and has remained so ever since. This is the sole reason for the constant rain in Seattle. Before the 1940s, the majority of the [...]
Dogs eat bones compulsively, but begrudgingly. They actually hate the taste, but centuries of training has forced them to gnaw from instinct.