Lies You’re Told Your Entire Life That Trick Most People
- Published on Aug 22, 2018
- Facts aren’t always facts. The most commonly held truthsoften turn out to be false. Here’s a shockingly large number of lies we’ve been told to believe our entire lives.
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Be Amazed at these wrong facts that are lies! Rabbits love carrots - Bugs Bunny may love to eat carrots, but real rabbits never really have the same fondness for the orange root vegetable. Earthworms will regrow if cut in half - If you’ve ever tried to put this myth to the test, you’ve probably felt like a murderer, and with good reason. People eat an average of 8 spiders in a year while sleeping - Spiders are typically ambush predators. They prefer to wait for their prey, rather than to chase them around. Still, most people believe the myth that we each eat about 8 spiders a year in our sleep. The Great Wall of China is visible from space - Onto a classic one, the Great Wall of China has been cited numerous times as being visible from space. Medieval people thought the world was flat - Numerous ancient thinkers, navigators and artists observed that the earth was round, far sooner than you’ve been led to believe. The food pyramid is accurate - The Food Pyramid is a well-known food group diagram today that first appeared in Sweden in 1974.
Tic-Tacs are Sugar Free - Behind the label of any Tic-Tac pack, you’ll read in fine print that each pack has 0g’s of sugar. The tongue has specific taste zones - The tongue map was a concept that came from an inaccurate re-interpretation by Harvard scientist D.P. Hanigas he translated a German research paper. The Garden of Eden’s fruit was an apple. Goldfish only grow as big as the tank - This myth is partly true, but its more complicated than you think. We only use 10% of our brain power - Its relieving to think that we can become so much more intelligent and creative simply by harnessing unused parts of our brain; but sadly, this isn’t the case. Coffee is made from beans - Coffee ‘beans’aren’t actually beans . They’re officially classified as seeds. Peanuts are a type of nut - If you’re searching for a rightful member of the Leguminosae family, look no further than the trusty peanut. Chameleons change color for camouflage - Chameleons are famously known for their color shifting skins. But you’d be wrong to believe that this ability of theirs is usedsolely for camouflage.
Mount Everest is the tallest mountain in the world - This basic known fact is still technically true, but only if we’re talking about the tallest mountain above sea level. The close-door buttons on elevators work - Close-door buttons on elevators might seem to work when you smash them down really hard, but actually, they almost never do in most developed nations like the united states. Almost all elevators on all modern buildings today are designed to wait a certain amount of time between opening and closing.