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07 May 2017

Eating cheese before sleeping causes nightmares. Cheese or any food has not been

07 May 2017

Ice cream leads to nightmares. It’s bad luck to give a pair of

07 May 2017

George Washington Carver did not invent peanut butter, though he reputedly discovered three

07 May 2017

The character Sherlock Holmes never used the phrase: “Elementary, my dear Watson” in

07 May 2017

A fatwā is a non-binding legal opinion issued by an Islamic scholar under

07 May 2017

There is no evidence that Jesus was born on December 25. The Bible

07 May 2017

The historical Buddha was not obese. The “chubby Buddha” or “laughing Buddha” is

07 May 2017

The forbidden fruit mentioned in the Book of Genesis is commonly assumed to

07 May 2017

Wicca and Satanism are sister religions. Wiccans worship Satan. Wicca and Satanism use

07 May 2017

Half, or more than half of all humans ever born, are alive today. 

07 May 2017

Cannabis can kill you if you overdose.  Wrong. From animal studies, an average

07 May 2017

There is no cure for cancer. It does get a bit confusing because

07 May 2017

Mental abilities are not absolutely separated into the left and right cerebral hemispheres

07 May 2017

You can extend your penis or widen its girth with special devices or

07 May 2017

Artificial sweeteners cause cancer. This is an erroneous misconception that has regularly shown

07 May 2017

Shaving does not cause terminal hair to grow back thicker or coarser or

07 May 2017

Different tastes can be detected on all parts of the tongue by taste

07 May 2017

Drink eight glasses of water a day. In 1945, the U.S. Food and

07 May 2017

Glass is not a high-viscosity liquid at room temperature, and will only begin

07 May 2017

Aharonov-Bohm effect. Werner Ehrenberg and Raymond E. Siday first predicted the effect in

07 May 2017

The word theory in the theory of evolution does not imply mainstream scientific

07 May 2017

The claim that a duck’s quack does not echo is false, although the

07 May 2017

It is commonly claimed that the Great Wall of China is the only

07 May 2017

“Irregardless” is a word. The Merriam-Webster online dictionary states that, “The most frequently

07 May 2017

Peanuts are nuts that grow on trees… Another misconception.  Peanuts are legumes, they’re