Apparently their inclination toward mass suicide is a myth, too: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_common_misconceptions#Biology

The people who willingly participate in Black Friday deserve all the misfortune and bruises that come their way. crossbones
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"Logic is the beginning of wisdom, Valeris; not the end." --Leonard Nimoy as Captain Spock in The Undiscovered Country

"May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house." --George Carlin, Playin' With Your Head

"[There is] no contradiction between saying 'evolution has no purpose' and 'organisms have purposes'; just different vocabularies for different levels of description." --Sean Carroll