Tuesday, 19 January 2016

SIMPSONS DIDN'T DO IT (FIRST) - Grease Thieves

The Internet is full of lies... and things The Simpsons didn't do before reality.



Many sites list an episode from The Simpsons featuring grease theft as the show predicting the future - but the episode was inspired by the fact that thefts of grease were already happening.

Thursday, 25 June 2015

COMIC BOOK MYTHS DEBUNKED - Superman's Death/Healing Coma

The Internet is full of lies... and myths about comics


Many people claim that in the Death of Superman story that Superman didn't die, but instead fell into a "healing coma."

Friday, 22 May 2015

NTERNET QUOTES DEBUNKED - Aldous Huxley's Deepest Sin.

The Internet is full of lies... And falsely attributed quotes...

Quotes are unreliable.  Even in the days of books of quotations there were error, deliberate and accidental, which occurred and spread through the various books.  In the age of the internet, misattribution and misquoting has exploded.  Especially if someone turns it into a picture.  One such musattribution is an alleged quote by Aldous Huxley on belief without evidence.

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Saturday, 25 October 2014

INTERNET LISTS DEBUNKED - Surprising Book Facts

The internet is full of lies and lists.  And lists of lies.

A pretty infographic showing with statistics to remind you how society is just getting stupider will always get a lot of reshares.  Maybe people are getting stupider, because they accept statistics on pretty infographics as true...

Saturday, 27 September 2014

DID YOU KNOW DEBUNKED - No Animals Harmed

Did you know the internet is full of lies?



Every SAG (Screen Actors Guild) production filmed in the US is required to give American Humane Association representatives full on-set access.  Based on what they find they give a variety of "No animals were harmed" ratings.