Shannon was curious about what I was spending all my time looking at so I showed him my boards, sure that he would find these things as fascinating as I did. For the most part I was right, he was suprised at how many cool ideas I had gathered...but then we got to this picture:
"That is not possible." My husband informed me. "There is just no way." Looking at how bright and vibrant the lemon colors were I began to doubt it myself, so we looked it up, and that was the beginning of a whole new Pintereset activity: Pinterest Mythbusters.
I would like to share with you the list we compiled in just one evening of what we found on Pinterest to be fakes and frauds and misrepresentations.
Lemons injected with food coloring - click here for myth debunked
Glow stick bubbles - click here for myth debunked
Foot callus remover made up of shaving cream and Listerine - click here for myth debunked
Melt your liquor bottles flat in a toaster oven - click here for an actual how to which is much harder than popping it into a toaster oven and can absolutely not be done with the label on.
Helium equivalent balloons with baking soda and vinegar - You can fill balloons with baking soda and vinegar, but they are not helium equivalent. Baking soda and vinegar produce carbon dioxide just like when you exhale. The balloons will not float like they were filled with helium. Click here for a real alternative to helium for filling your balloons.
Do you know of any Pinterest myths? Share them in a comment here or on our facebook page!