30 Myths That You Probably Thought Were True

1

Lightning never strikes the same place twice

Lightning tends to take the shortest route to the ground. Incredibly, lightning strikes the Empire State Building around 100 times per year.

2

Eating before swimming

Despite common belief, there’s no correlation between cramping and eating, our bodies are perfectly adapted to swim and digest simultaneously.

3

Fans blowing oxygen away

A popular Korean myth is that leaving a fan on in a room would end up blowing all the oxygen to the other side of the room and you could die from it.

4

10% of the human brain

While you might not be using every bit of your brain at all times, you do use the entire brain over the course of the day.

5

Blood groove

On a sword the fuller is not for draining blood, despite being known as a blood groove to some. It just makes the sword lighter.

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2018-01-05T17:51:04+00:00

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