Archive for April, 2011

Lie of the Day #1625

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

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.

Lie of the Day #1624

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Eagles only appear to have great eyesight because, since the 1800s, all eagles have bionic eyes installed at birth.

Lie of the Day #1623

Monday, April 18th, 2011

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.

Lie of the Day #1622

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

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.

Lie of the Day #1621

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

Laptops never, ever have problems resuming after being put in hibernation mode. Also, cars always start on the first try.

Lie of the Day #1620

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Postage stamps are specifically designed to cause packages to weigh more than the required postage.

Lie of the Day #1619

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

All Europeans are 12 feet tall… and they breathe fire.

Lie of the Day #1618

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

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.

Lie of the Day #1617

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Strangely, if you make a chicken drunk, it will consistently pass every field sobriety test given to humans.

Lie of the Day #1616

Monday, April 11th, 2011

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 [...]