The idea of dreadlocks was inspired by island people who wanted the look of wearing stylish jellyfish hats without the pain of actually wearing large jellyfish on their heads.
Archive for April, 2011
Eagles only appear to have great eyesight because, since the 1800s, all eagles have bionic eyes installed at birth.
Clowns have an additional set of eyes on the back of each of their hands. This is what makes them great jugglers. They can literally see with their hands.
Helicopters don’t actually use the laws of physics to attain flight. The propellers are made of a magical material that is literally afraid of dirt. By spinning the propellers at various speeds, the propellers are exposed to more (or less) dirt and therefore repel themselves and the helicopter that they’re attached to from the ground.
Laptops never, ever have problems resuming after being put in hibernation mode. Also, cars always start on the first try.
Postage stamps are specifically designed to cause packages to weigh more than the required postage.
All Europeans are 12 feet tall… and they breathe fire.
Before choosing dogs as the preferred animal to assist the blind, there were vast experiments with other potential animals. Surprisingly, the seeing-eye ferret scored remarkably high in tests. Their only problem was their complete and utter inability to walk with their bodies facing forward… that and a propensity for running into traffic at random.
Strangely, if you make a chicken drunk, it will consistently pass every field sobriety test given to humans.
The myth that cats and dogs don’t get along was spawned by a ferret vendor who propagated the story in an effort to reduce the sales of his pet-selling competitors who primarily dealt in canines and felines. His assertion that ferrets are the ultimate in friendly pets never caught on, but his distortions on the [...]