I know most folks know about this one by now, but felt io9 did such a good job of not only debunking, but sourcing and offering info, it was worth spreading.
And, and in other props for advancing science with a sense of humor:
Again, cut and paste.
You can do it.
Otherwise, I have several projects to slam through before my courseload is done. I'm confident about my Marketing Practices class, need to whip my contribution for a group project into shape, and should have time to finish up the Research project.