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You're a genius if you fly a kite dur...

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Comment#  ·  **-- Fair (165 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997 (updated 2012)

You're a genius if you fly a kite during a thunderstorm, and discover that lightning is electricity -- but you're an idiot if you fly a kite during a thunderstorm, and discover that lightning can kill you.

[aphorist] Unknown, (from Mad Magazine), in [category] Success and Failure

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