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True? Or False?

Hits: 9677 | Rating: (2.4) | Category: Quizzes & Tests | Added by: Gerry1of1
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Female, 18-29, Midwest US
 1323 Posts
Monday, August 19, 2013 6:26:09 PM
Jeese. Didnt expect seizure mode there...why would you put that in a video?

Female, 30-39, Western US
 1462 Posts
Monday, August 19, 2013 3:24:10 PM
I wonder which schools will start classes on internet fact culture. It won't be about if they are true or not but about when the "fact" gets so big that no one cares if it's true or false. They just don't want to be wrong compared to everyone else. Not that they'd do a class about this. Since they only do classes dealing with current pop culture that are actually interesting. More like I can haz Moral Doctoren How I can haz cheeseburger and LoLcats teach morality an in depth study. And it won't be pics of lolcats just sixty pages of typed descriptions. College: making anything fun boring because you paid in advance.

I know a Histories Professor. I believe his view is, the class has a syllabus which includes textbooks, if you use anything not from the approved materials you will be marked down.

Female, 18-29, Canada
 3690 Posts
Monday, August 19, 2013 3:21:42 PM

Male, 40-49, Asia
 160 Posts
Monday, August 19, 2013 12:43:26 PM
"gmail was originally a mail service for garfield.com which was bought by Google."

No, Google bought the domain name, they didn't buy the service.

Internet 'facts' on IAB

Male, 50-59, Eastern US
 5768 Posts
Monday, August 19, 2013 7:04:09 AM

The idea that vikings had "horns" on their helmets arose from the fact that they used to wear caps similar to these while they were relaxing in camp after a battle.

Male, 50-59, Europe
 209 Posts
Monday, August 19, 2013 3:35:36 AM
@ Thonious
Sincere apologies for the misspelling - should've Googled it!

Male, 50-59, Europe
 209 Posts
Monday, August 19, 2013 3:33:39 AM
Some prat leader of an English teachers' union recently said that history teaching doesn't have to include facts any more ("they're for pub
quizzes"),because children can just Google stuff.
So Viking helmets. Recently here we've had
(1) Only invented for Wagner's "Ring" in the 19th century.
(2) Ceremonial use only.
(3) Totally false.
I have seen horned helmets in museums, so 1 and 3 are out, and I think Thonius has probably called
it right, but who'd be a kid today? Who'd be a history teacher trying to adjudicate between truth and nonsense online?

Male, 40-49, Western US
 984 Posts
Sunday, August 18, 2013 9:29:21 PM
In fact, Vikings did sometimes wear helmets with horns for ceremonial reasons. Never in battle because the horns are a convenient hand-hold for an enemy who wants to slit your throat.

Male, 18-29, Western US
 965 Posts
Sunday, August 18, 2013 9:13:01 PM
It's now my life's goal to eat a baby kangaroo.

Male, 50-59, Canada
 28113 Posts
Sunday, August 18, 2013 7:14:28 PM
I thought Chaplin came in second... to a woman...

0:55 Hey! It's the Viking Statue in Gimli Manitoba!


Female, 40-49, Australia
 4306 Posts
Sunday, August 18, 2013 5:42:31 PM
I wanna read those romance novels by saddam

Male, 50-59, Europe
 6733 Posts
Sunday, August 18, 2013 5:13:58 PM
The 80s just called and asked for it's soundtrack back.

Male, 50-59, Western US
 34031 Posts
Sunday, August 18, 2013 5:00:06 PM
Link: True? Or False? [Rate Link] - Random facts you'll have to think about.

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