Many believe that it’s true!
But in fact these are real common myths!
In this inforgraphic 88 such myths are revealed. We need to make awareness among our fellow human beings about these common myths. In fact a majority believe these common myths are real.
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1. Apple Macs can’t get viruses
2. Henry Ford invented the car
3. The Vomitorium
4 The ‘Dark Ages’
5 Viking’s Horned Helmets
6 Iron Maidens
7 Chastity Belts
8 Pilgrims wore all black
9 The First Thanksgiving
10 Washington’s wooden teeth
11 US Constitution written on hemp
12 Salieri vs Mozart
13 Napoleon was short
14 Lincoln freed all slaves
15 Mussolini’s trains ran on time
16 Einstein failed maths
17 Missing Persons Reports
18 You have to say if you’re a cop
19 Searing meat seals in moisture.
20 Oil stops pasta sticking
21 Cooking removes alcohol
22 MSG causes headaches
23. Sushi is raw fish
24 Thomas Crapper invented “crap”
25 Rule of thumb
26 Great Wall of China visible from Space
27 Black holes absorb everything
28 Seasons are caused by the Earth’s distance from the Sun.
29 Bulls hate red.
30 Dogs sweat by salivating
31 Bats are blind.
32 Don’t touch baby birds!
33 Goldfish memory span
34 Sharks don’t get cancer.
35 Houseflies live for 24 hours
36 Bananas grow on trees.
37 Evolution is just a “theory”
38 Humans evolved from chimpanzees
39 Evolution is always creating more complex organisms
40 Humans and dinosaurs co-existed
41 Glass is a liquid
42 Waking sleepwalkers is dangerous
43. Sleeping with an electric fan on can be deadly
44 Most body heat is lost through the head
45 Eating before swimming is dangerous
46 Blood is blue under the skin
47 Different parts of the tongue taste different tastes
48 We have 5 senses
49 Shaving your hair makes it thicker
50 Hair & fingernails grow after death
51 Hair products can “repair” your hair
52 Drink 8 glasses of water a day!
53 Caffeine dehydrates you
54 Sugar makes children hyperactive
55 Alcohol keeps you warm
56 Alcohol kills brain cells
57 Vegetarians can’t get enough protein
58 Chewing gum takes 7 years to digest
59 Men think about sex every 7 seconds
60 Sex reduces athletic performance
61 The Left and right brains have different capabilities
62 Vaccines causes autism
63 We only use 10% of our brains
64 Milk increases mucous
65 Catching warts from toads
66 Flushed water rotates the otherway in the Southern Hemisphere
67 Lightning never strikes twice
68 Dropping a penny from a tall building could kill someone
69 The Oceans are blue because they reflect the sky
70 Some people have a photographic memory
71 Schizophrenia is multiple personalities
72 Black belts are masters
73 Jesus was born on December 25th
74 Three Wise Men visited Jesus
75 Immaculate Conception means Virgin Birth
76 Satan rules Hell
77 A Fatwa is an Islamic death sentence
78 A Jihad is a “holy war”
79 Islamic matyrs receive 72 virgins
80 Elementary My Dear Watson
81 Edison invented the light bulb
82. Planes dump toilet waste at high altitude
83. Single genes exist for different personality traits
84. LSD stays in the spinal fluid for years
85. You can get high from banana peel
86. If you’ve used LSD, you’re legally insane.
87 George Washington smoked cannabis
88 Adding salt to water makes it boil more quickly
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