Archive for March, 2011

Lie of the Day #1595

Monday, March 21st, 2011

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.

Lie of the Day #1594

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Never try to freeze ice. The process of double-freezing is a catalyst to unraveling the very fabric of the universe.

Lie of the Day #1593

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

There are never any drunk people outside after 2 AM.

Lie of the Day #1592

Friday, March 18th, 2011

You can alleviate feelings of nausea by rubbing potting soil on your elbows.

Lie of the Day #1591

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

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.

Lie of the Day #1590

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

25% of the human population has prehensile tails. Those people are just too embarrassed to use them in public.

Lie of the Day #1589

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

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.

Lie of the Day #1588

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Everyone loves Daylight Savings Time.

Lie of the Day #1587

Sunday, March 13th, 2011

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 [...]

Lie of the Day #1586

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

Dogs eat bones compulsively, but begrudgingly. They actually hate the taste, but centuries of training has forced them to gnaw from instinct.