These Idioms Are Destroyed by Science

A recent study from two undergraduates at the University of Leicester has proven, once and for all, that Justin Timberlake doesn’t know what he’s talking about.

In a short paper, the students demonstrate that it is physically impossible for a person to cry a river. Even if we made every person on Earth watch Titanic while simultaneously listening to Sarah McLachlan, and then gathered the inevitable flood of tears, all of humanity still wouldn’t fill a river.

As a benchmark, they used t …read more