The full article starts here: 6 Ridiculous Myths You Believe About Stuff You Use Every Day.
The SD mention comes on the second page, in Myth #2 (“Your Mattress Doubles in Weight Every 10 Years from Dead Skin and Bugs”):
…and here is the article the author was referring to: Does a mattress double its weight due to dust mites and their debris?
The Straight Dope continues to have meaningful impact on an apathetic civilization! WOOT!
Woot indeed! Go SD and Cracked.com (love that site!).
Too bad it has a useless comment system. It really could use something more structured and accessible.
I saw this, too. I wondered if calling it a “myth fighting website” was really all that accurate. I mean, I guess ignorance is a form of myth…