Lie #2109

No one has ever legitimately hit an out of the park home run in baseball. In the 1920s, the technology to teleport objects was accidentally invented by a small group of hotdog vendors. Unfortunately, there were some restrictions. It wasn't so much teleportation as it was a fast swap of mass between two locations. For this reason, teleportations could only be done with hand-sized objects » ...

Lie #2108

For roughly 2% of the human population, when their stomach growls, it's not because they are actually hungry. It's because there's some other person or animal nearby who is hungry... and has a specific interest in eating the person with the growling stomach. It's difficult to know who these 2% are, so if you ever hear the growling of your own stomach or someone else's, » ...

Lie #2107

A single drop of camel sweat can keep an adult male fully hydrated for up to 3 weeks. » ...

Lie #2106

It's theorized that at the beginning of observable time, someone actually made the wish mentioned in Lie #2105 and it's the energy generated by that cosmic paradox that's the engine driving the expansion of our universe. » ...

Lie #2105

Every time you make a wish for something, you make it impossible for anyone else on the planet to attain that wish for the next 24 hours. That is, of course, unless your wish is that no one else on the planet has their wish come true. » ...

Lie #2104

As part of the final step in their education, all optometrists are conscripted into a confederation of thieves and smugglers. In fact, the "eye test" that they have you read isn't even really there to test your vision. It's a distraction that allows them the time to go through your things in an effort to steal their most coveted prize: unopened candy bars. All of » ...

Lie #2103

The act of mowing the lawn started as a ceremonial rite, symbolizing youthful immortality. By cutting the grass while simultaneously feeding and cultivating it, we keep it alive and healthy while at the same time prevent it from reaching full maturity. Immortality by perpetual sacrifice. Originally the whole of a "lawn" consisted of a small earthen bowl. People began to give ceremonial grass more surface » ...

Lie #2102

The first recorded example of origami was found in an ancient kitchen. It seems that the originator of the art was cooking and had no clean utensils, so was therefore relegated to constructing makeshift ones out of the only nearby resource: paper. » ...

Lie #2101

The difference between chips in the United Kingdom compared to the United States relates to how dried potato slices were used for gambling at the turn of the 19th century. The former cut their potatoes lengthwise while the latter sliced them across. There are many theories that attempt to explain why they cut their tubers differently, but the general consensus is that in the United » ...

Lie #2100

A fez isn't really a hat. It's a vehicle that allows for transdimensional travel. Rest assured that anyone wearing a fez is actually a visitor from another dimension of space-time... usually here on vacation. » ...