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.
Many cultures have stories about the Great Flood, and, as it turns out, a really dramatic flood took place in Mesopotamia around 10,000 BC
People still tell stories about giants, but what if one of the most famous myths in history had been based on a genetic mutation?
In the past, people who were thought to have been werewolves just suffered from a rare disease
The ones who were thought to have been vampires suffered the same pain!
Many people believe that the dragons were inspired by the bones of dinosaurs
A myth about centaur was probably created by Greeks after their first meeting with the horsemen of the nomadic tribes
The legend about Minotaur, a creature half man – half bull, can also be scientifically explained
The cyclops legend was probably inspired by the skulls of dwarf elephants
The Giant Rhinoceros of Siberia were creatures not as graceful and beautiful as unicorns...
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