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​10 famous legends that have been scientifically explained

Science Story: ​10 famous legends that have been scientifically explained

Myths have fed the souls of people for centuries. As it turns out, some ancient legends have roots in the prosaic events, and science can explain that. Do you still believe in werewolves and vampires? Just take a look at these simple explanations of the nature of the most famous mystical characters and events in history.



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40 Comments
Julie Domaille
It is said rabies explains the werewolf theory. Porphyria is not like vampirism. The king George 3 of Britain was porphyric, discoloured urine, stomach cramps, mad as a train load of spiders due to chemical imbalance etc-he didn't drink anyone's blood or have adverse reactions to holy water & garlic though
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Sep 1, 2020 8:33PM
Thomas Capuson
Your Realities are are interesting theories and some are possible explanations. Many would call my book that has explanations for some of these “myths” a book of fairy Tales and Fiction. None the less I call it my Holy Bible.
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Aug 30, 2020 6:50AM
Carolyn DeLautre
Love the explanation of The Great Flood as “myth.” Nice try.
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May 24, 2020 6:59PM
Susan Golebiewski
Thank you - quite interesting!
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Jan 3, 2020 5:47PM
Joan Schmidt
Very strange explanations. Most don't really work, but if you like them, it's okay with me.
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Feb 2, 2019 7:57AM
Barb Beck
Very good explanations and also interesting
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Feb 1, 2019 11:07AM
Lynne Cage
Interesting thnx
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Jan 23, 2019 9:07PM
Pamela Spallin
Very interesting. Commonsense answers a lot of questions
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Dec 3, 2018 10:58AM
Janette Will
Very interesting.
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Nov 2, 2018 2:22AM
Pat Fraser
Thank you I thought this was very very interesting to read
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Sep 30, 2018 6:34PM
Darlene Davidson
The myths are more interesting than the possible scientific explanations.
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Sep 12, 2018 4:55PM
Sandra Mcnamara
All very interesting 👍
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Sep 11, 2018 4:14AM
ninakamwene
Thank you for sharing and very educational.
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Jul 26, 2018 8:40PM
Linda Spreng
People rationalized to the best of their knowledge. These days we can explain anything by checking with google, HA. Had heard some of these, but hadn't heard of the unicorn story.
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May 26, 2018 7:14PM
Luis Perez
Very interesting theories, that could be debated.
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May 21, 2018 8:28PM

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