This is the Tale of the Exploding Chili Flight.
Science is just now taking a closer look at these centuries-old school practices, and they're finding out that, hey, they weren't really helpful.
'Statistics can be misleading.' It's an important phrase to keep in mind when reading opinionated news stories, or to repeat like a mantra when attempting to maintain your sanity in the face of the truly terrifying stats. We asked our readers to dig up statistics that will cause you to lock yourself in a closet for a little while.
The following four failures in particular are so wildly disappointing that someone, somewhere said, 'We have to commemorate this, the future needs to know it happened.'
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There are all sorts of random factors in your environment and biology that bring out your inner asshole. And sure enough, the science suggests that all manner of strange things trigger racist behavior.
Everyone selling these products seems to be living in some kind of dystopian dimension where even most mundane task is a struggle. I've collected data from countless miracle washcloths and smoothie makers to compile this list of nine simple things no one in a commercial can do.
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It seems these tellers put their own little twists on the tale. Their insane, gut-wrenching, nightmarish twists.
Sometimes the simplest tasks are left behind by the unceasing forward march of technological development, where they sit huddled, frightened, and alone -- left to die in the vast and unforgiving tundra of obsolescence.