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"it is wise to be appropriately pessimistic here"

How we end up marrying the wrong people [more inside]
posted by flex on Jul 18, 2014 - 55 comments

Come on down!

There are people who believe that Plinko is the best game on The Price Is Right. I have a name for these people. I call them "Wrongety Wrong Wrong." They are the leaders of Wrongitania. They are the Doctors Of Wrongology. They are the Wrongtown Rats.
posted by maggieb on Jun 30, 2013 - 48 comments

Alaska ISN'T an island?!

Que Sera Sera posts about "Weird incorrect facts from childhood that other people have kept in their heads without reconsidering until the moment it hits them." Lots of people are learning new things in the comments. Via defectiveyeti.com
posted by artychoke on Jan 12, 2013 - 625 comments

Mahna Mahna!

A tragically funny (or amusingly tragic) execution. [SLYT]
posted by Hactar on Apr 1, 2011 - 37 comments

Surely the most extreme example is the existence of a force of gravity.

The flat earth and geocentric world are examples of wrong scientific beliefs that were held for long periods. Can you name your favorite example and for extra credit why it was believed to be true?
posted by griphus on Nov 24, 2010 - 85 comments

Nice tomato

Weirdo Yoga Farmers (slyt)
posted by Antidisestablishmentarianist on Aug 1, 2009 - 24 comments

What do you say to THAT, Mr. Gore?

If Global Warming Is Real, Then Why Is It Cold?
posted by flatluigi on Jan 16, 2009 - 140 comments

Star Wars -- Sort Of.

Star Wars: Retold (by someone who hasn't seen it).
posted by chunking express on Jan 15, 2009 - 169 comments

Get your own meat puppet, this one's mine!

When I was a kid Meat Puppets were a band. When I was an adolescent a meat puppet was a cool concept in a cool science fiction book. Now that I am an adult I have no idea what this is: Pete The Meat Puppet (maybe NSFW). [more inside]
posted by cjorgensen on Dec 1, 2008 - 31 comments

If Anything Can Go Wrong, It Will

Whenever a system becomes completely defined, some damn fool discovers something which either abolishes the system or expands it beyond recognition. There's a Murphy's Law for most fields of endeavor. [more inside]
posted by netbros on Oct 19, 2008 - 24 comments

All boom, no alpha

Air samples over North Korea show no radiation "It is possible there was no radiological data. That could be the case if: the North Koreans successfully sealed the site; it was such a small detonation and so deep underground there was no escape of nuclear debris; or the test was actually conventional explosives."
posted by Artw on Oct 13, 2006 - 57 comments

Schadenfreude's a bitch, ain't it?

Marilyn is Wrong! Because your life doesn't contain enough nitpicking.
posted by Johnny Assay on Jan 13, 2004 - 25 comments

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