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7 Dumbest Gay Sex Myths

FACT: Believing any of these gay sex myths could result in the lowering of your IQ. You’ve probably heard all of these myths in some form or another from a crazy uncle or a sexist co-worker. But if you believed them, you’re just as bad as the knuckle draggers who spread them. Here are seven of the worst.

MYTH: Being gay is a choice.

FACT: In 2008, The Karolinska Institute scanned the brains of gay and straight people and found a difference in the two, proving that being gay isn’t a choice. Now if only we had a study that examined why people choose to ignore scientific evidence. Read more…

16 Fashion World Conspiracy Theories

1. Celebrities Are Paid To Be There: It turns out that celebrities’ seeming love for the fashion industry — actresses wearing De la Renta dresses or sitting front row at fashion shows — might not be so genuine after all. Designer Nicole Farhi broke a long standing secret in the fashion world: that celebrities are paid to attend fashion shows and wear designer garments. The Daily Mail reported that pop stars are paid close to $100,000 to lend their celebrity to high end fashion shows for the last 25 years. Read more…

11 Dumb Toys That Made Somebody Rich

A Farting Doll
Kong Suni is a doll that farts and poops. Watch »
Silly Bandz Pick Up
Silly Bandz are being used as pick up lines. Read More »

Silly toys may be child’s play, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t big business. Here are 11 of the dumbest items that, in the hands of children, turned into pure gold for the people who sold them.

Silly Bandz
These goofy wristbands are just silicone rubber, formed into shapes. That’s it. A pack of 24 sells for around $5 and was invented by Robert Croak, who told CBS news in 2010, “I definitely feel like I’m one of the luckiest men alive.” Seeing that this invention has led to a fortune estimated at $15 million, we’d say that sounds about right. Read more …

9 Most Useless Research Studies

I’m sure these researchers had their reasons for conducting these very real studies. We just don’t know what those reasons were.

How Long Can A Shrimp Run On A Treadmill? Noteworthy find from the study: “NSF spokeswoman Maria Zacharias said the shrimp study tested the effects of bacteria on mobility and that shrimps were a good way of figuring that out. “It’s not as if the study was done as entertainment to see shrimps running around on a treadmill,” she said.” Suuure. Right. Read more…

12 Conspiracy Theories About TV Shows

“Jericho”: This primetime drama centered on a post-apocalyptic uprising against the evil, freeloading town of New Bern, Kansas. It was cancelled after one season most likely due to poor ratings but brought back thanks to fan demand, then cancelled again in its second year. Though ratings were again the reported reason for cancellation, super fans claim that government officials feared viewers would take a hint from Jericho’s townspeople and rise up. Read more…

The Dumbest Animals On Earth

It is said that pigs are intelligent creatures, an asset that would probably serve them better if they were not so delicious. But if pigs are among the smartest of beasts, which are the dumbest? We talked to a variety of experts from zoos and pet stores whose opinions helped us make up this list. Read more…

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