30 Myths That You Probably Thought Were True

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Real silenced guns aren’t that quiet

A silencer does muffle a firing gun, but depending on the type of gun a silencer can reduce the noise to about 14-43 decibels, which is still loud.

12

The velociraptor

Unfortunately, this is where Hollywood got really creative. Pretty much it’s entire appearance is wrong and it even had feathers!

13

The truth about truth serums

Giving someone Amytal Sodium or truth serum will not keep them from telling lies, but it may loosen their tongues.

14

Knuckle cracking

Despite old wives’ tales, cracking your knuckles will not give you arthritis but it still sounds pretty horrible.

15

Saturn’s rings

Saturn’s rings are not solid, they’re made up of microscopic to kilometer sized chunks of space rock, dust and ice.

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

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