We bet you always believed these 8 completely false facts 12/6/2016 • Teresa Jahnke
Is everything you know really true? Can you see the difference between the truth and a lie? If at least 4 of these facts surprise you, we strongly recommend you to be more attentive while learning something new. Well, let's see if any of these will surprise you!
In fact, goldfish can remember things for at least five months! So, many goldfish keepers definitely underestimate their pets' intellectual abilities...
And more myths dispelled:
He is listed as 5 feet 2 inches tall at the time of his death. Anyway, in modern units that would be 5 feet 7 inches (170 centimeters), and it was even slightly above average height for a man of his epoch!
We use different regions of our brain for different tasks. Almost every brain region is used during the day.
New hair just has a blunt tip, that's why it looks darker and thicker. Shaving doesn't affect its form or structure.
It only creates the impression of warmth by dilating warm blood vessels near the skin. In fact, alcohol can only drop body temperature.
This feature was invented only by 19th-century costume designers.
Only highly respected laborers were able to get such a job. The pyramids' constructors are still entombed near the site, which was a mark of respect.
Toads have nothing to do with that! And we can only catch warts from other people.
In Genesis, it is described as a forbidden "fruit". The Book does not explicitly say which one.
What do you think about that?
Do you know any other common facts that are actually false? Then tell us in the comments. Let's dispel more myths together!
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