My in-laws are in town and are arguing about a weird family story/old news story. Help me get to the bottom of this! [more inside]
posted by coppermoss
on Oct 8, 2011 -
Is there any science behind the myth that if an individual loses one sense, the brain compensates by increasing the accuracy of the others?
posted by modernnomad
on Aug 20, 2010 -
Have heard a story told to me as a "true" story that someone supposedly has personal knowledge of, but I could swear I've heard this before, either as urban legend, or maybe from the plot of a movie or book. Does anyone recognize this story? [more inside]
posted by leticia
on Aug 16, 2009 -
Does Laura Bush really smoke cigarettes? Did she ever? Did she quit then start again? Evidence please. I need to win, or at least start, a bar argument.
posted by Mister_A
on Apr 25, 2007 -
NFL Urban Legend: Is it true that the NFL schedules are set by a "little old lady in flyover country"? [more inside]
posted by llamateur
on Feb 12, 2007 -
Was there ever a plan for a public art project which would placed a giant rearview mirror next to Chicago's Lake Shore Drive? [more inside]
posted by Xalf
on Jun 29, 2006 -
My massage therapist always tells me "drink lots of water to get rid of the toxins released during the massage". Does anyone know of any evidence to support this claim? Any sites that debunk it?
posted by pornucopia
on Aug 13, 2005 -
[OutOfOfficeParanoiaFilter] I am planning a holiday soon and, over a conversation, a friend gave me a cautionary note about not leaving an out of office autoreply on my mail account as it greatly increased the chance of me being burgled. [+] [more inside]
posted by TheDonF
on Jan 16, 2005 -