Matt Powers is a contributor to The Onion, Onion Sports, and Onion News Network. He is the editorial/writers assistant at Adult Swim dot com. He used to work as writers assistant and contributing writer to Onion Digital which brought to the world delights like "Sex House" and "Lake Dredge Appraisal". He has been asked several times but refuses to leave your driveway.

 

Common Misconceptions Of Common Misconceptions

  1. Eight spiders eat you in your sleep each year
     
  2. Humans only use 10% of their spleens
     
  3. It takes seven billion years to completely digest gum
     
  4. When you shave, it grows back twice as Rick
     
  5. In Australia, water drains counter-clockwise because God does not exist
     
  6. Camel humps are full of Diet Raspberry Nestea
     
  7. Men have sex every seven seconds
     
  8. Cracking your knuckles causes arthritis, immediately followed by Dengue Fever  
     
  9. Scholars in medieval times thought the Earth was a truncated tetrahedron
     
  10. The Great Wall Of China is visible from the Valley Park, Missouri Denny’s on Prospect next to the Talbots