30 Myths That You Probably Thought Were True

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Ostriches do not bury their heads

Ostriches don’t bury their heads, they do however bury their eggs and check on them numerous times a day by sticking their heads in the sand.

22

What you know about dog years is wrong

A dog year is not equivalent to seven human years. Depending on the breed, dogs will have an equivalent age of fifteen dog years to one calendar year.

23

The Great Wall from space

Despite the misconception that you can see ‘The Great Wall of China’ from space, you can’t even see it from ISS which sits 173 miles  above earth.

24

Bananas grow on trees

While we may call it a banana tree and while it definitely looks like one, it’s actually a herbaceous plant, or herb!

25

Hydrogen Peroxide helps wounds heal

While it may sound like a brilliant plan straight off the bat, it definitely does not help. Hydrogen Peroxide causes cellular damage and extends the healing time.

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

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