Ripley's Believe It or Not by John Graziano

Ripley's Believe It or Not

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  1. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, almost 2 years ago

    interesting with the iPod there

  2. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, almost 2 years ago

    @TEMPLO S.U.D.

    Probably a lot of Heavy Metal music.

  3. AussieDownUnder

    AussieDownUnder said, almost 2 years ago

    Cranial binding problems explains their calendar boo boo.

  4. Juice- Bruce

    Juice- Bruce said, almost 2 years ago

    The original cone heads, sorry saturday night live.

  5. MadCow

    MadCow GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Guess I gotta get up earlier, simpsonfan2 and Juice-Bruce both beat me to my punchlines!

  6. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, almost 2 years ago

    The Mayans deformed their children’s skulls … and people were using them as a go to source for the apocalypse.
    (Which wasn’t even what they were predicting!)

  7. gmartin997

    gmartin997 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    I"ll bet when he watched “Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”, he just had to check it out. Every Indiana Jones movie is based on existing myths and legends, including the crystal, skulls. and offers sufficient fodder for any research enthusiast. Speaking of which, in all those movies, Indie only actually killed one person himself, and never the primary antagonists. They were all killed by their own folly.

  8. James Wolfenstein

    James Wolfenstein said, almost 2 years ago

    It’s not true. First, the Ipod full of music stores the same amount of information than the empty one. Any memory is the same. It’s full because it is according to the standard used to store information, But the memory is there storing all zeros or whatever noise or old content it had before.

    They probably were thinking about the battery. It is said that a loaded battery weights more than a depleted one. But even then, it’s not true. The battery circulates electrons and the current is the same going in than going out. Although it’s possible to create an unbalance, it’s only a couple electrons and it has nothing to do with the load condition. It happens anytime.

    The worst part is that, even if it’s true, it would be for anything with a memory or a battery. It’s not a special power of the Ipod. The Ipod is just an overpriced gadget.

  9. AshburnStadium

    AshburnStadium said, almost 2 years ago

    @gmartin997

    And now “crystal skulls” are quite commonly available, filled with Canadian vodka. The actor, Dan Aykroyd, owns the company that makes Crystal Head vodka.
    The 750-ml bottle goes for $49.99 at Pennsylvania’s state-owned/operated liquor stores, and the 1.75-liter, life-sized, skulls go for $99.99.
    On the other hand, I’ve heard numerous customers say that the vodka isn’t very good.

  10. joe piglet

    joe piglet GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    A full iPod is a very empty pocket and bank account.

  11. N7326 Foxtrot

    N7326 Foxtrot said, almost 2 years ago

    @James Wolfenstein

    I have to agree. For it to weigh more, it would have to have something entering it from outside. I would say it would contain the same number of electrons full or empty, and would weigh exactly the same either way.

  12. Ted Lind

    Ted Lind GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Is there anyway information can have weight?

  13. shel4

    shel4 said, almost 2 years ago

    I thought mine was feeling heavier and heavier.
    This clears up my fear that I was imagining it.

  14. Mike

    Mike said, almost 2 years ago

    @James Wolfenstein

    You’re correct about the data (and Ripley’s is wrong.) But you’re wrong about the battery. A charged battery DOES weigh an extremely slightly larger amount than a dead one due to the mass-energy equivalency. If you took hydrogen and oxygen and burned them. the resulting water weighs less for the same reason. But we’re talking on the order of maybe something like 10E-15g (0.0000000000000001g) or such difference in weight. See http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/content/latest-questions/question/2060/

  15. itdoesn'tmatter

    itdoesn'tmatter said, almost 2 years ago

    A full battery would definitely way more than an empty one. Not much mind you. Just as a stretched rubber band ways more than an unstretched one.

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