I feel sorry for our parents. They never knew the whether old urban legends were true or false. We have Snopes – the original, ultimate rumor checker. The next time somebody sends you an email insisting that you have to “pass it on to everybody you know” go to snopes first and check it out.
Here are a few great tidbits related to appliances.
True or False: You can make water explode in a microwave.
http://www.snopes.com/science/microwave.asp Believe it or not, its true.
Here’s an oldie but goodie: Does plastic leach toxins into your food when microwaved? Check it out here: