http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_misconceptions

A list of common misconceptions. Some fascinating stuff in there, even if I'm not sure if every of these is factual.

It would appear that water is blue, that Napoleon was not short, and that mount Everest is not the tallest mountain the world.


http://www.break.com/movies/silentlibrary67_Break.html

"Hilarious Japanese game show subjects contestants to fear factor challenges. Whats so hilarious about that? The whole contest takes place in a library so while they're getting slapped and being forced to eat an ice cream cone of wasabi they cant scream or cry at all. Brilliant."
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patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.