Jul 7, 2006

Unraveling the missing sock and fishy fish mysteries

If scientists can unravel all sorts of mysteries, why - oh why - can't they give us a logical explanation to where all the missing socks in the world have gone to? Do laundry machines lure them away only to be kept hostage by drains and pipes? If they manage to escape, are they then swirled away into the oceans and lakes? Why don't fishermen complain about catching socks in their nets? Do fish gobble them up, mistaking them for sleeping prey in the survival chain? Do we then eat the fish that have digested our socks? Is that why some fish taste funny?

Unraveling the missing sock and funny tasting fish mysteries