Ignorance
Ignorance is a state of being uninformed (lack of knowledge). The word ignorant is an adjective describing a person in the state of being unaware and is often used as an insult to describe individuals...
List of common misconceptions
This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Note that each ent...
3,000 mile myth
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The Cold Truth About Raw Food Diets
The raw-food movement continues to make converts, thanks to a devoted group of individuals and celebrities who embrace the belief that an all-raw food diet is the best diet. The idea that stirs the mo...
Common Mythconceptions - World's Most Contagious Falsehoods
We only use 10% of our brain. We evolved from chimps. Dairy foods increase mucous. Pfffff! These and 45 other myths & misconceptions debunked. Solidly.
21 Surprising Common Misconceptions
This list is like MTV's Diary... You think you know, but you have no idea.
The Cult Of Ignorance In The United States: Anti-Intellectualism And The "Dumbing Down" Of America
There is a growing and disturbing trend of anti-intellectual elitism in American culture. It's the dismissal of science, the arts, and humanities and their replacement by entertainment, self-righteous...
Town Rejects Solar Panels That Would ‘Suck up All the Energy From the Sun’
A North Carolina town council approved a sweeping moratorium on solar power development after residents presented fears that solar panels cause cancer and drain the Sun’s energy. During the meeting, a...
Doubt
Doubt, a status between belief and disbelief, involves uncertainty or distrust or lack of sureness of an alleged fact, an action, a motive, or a decision. Doubt brings into question some notion of a ...
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Error
The word error entails different meanings and usages relative to how it is conceptually applied. The concrete meaning of the Latin word "error" is "wandering" or "straying". Unlike an illusion, an err...
Error - Wikipedia
Censoring (statistics)
In statistics, engineering, economics, and medical research, censoring is a condition in which the value of a measurement or observation is only partially known.For example, suppose a study is conduct...
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Celobar incident (Brazil, 2003)
The Celobar incident was a pharmaceutical fraud that occurred in Brazil in 2003, and resulted in the death of nine X-ray patients by barium poisoning.Laboratório Enila was a small Brazilian pharmaceut...
List of common misconceptions
This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Note that each ent...
William Buzaglo
William Buzaglo was an 18th-century self-proclaimed English inventor. He claimed to have invented a new plan of stoves to heat large public buildings, which was the first of his claims. He later pract...
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Rosemary Kennedy
Rose Marie "Rosemary" Kennedy (September 13, 1918 – January 7, 2005) was the first daughter born to Rose Fitzgerald and Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. She was born with intellectual disabilities, though this ...
Tornado myths
Tornado myths are incorrect beliefs about tornadoes, some of which are no longer held. These beliefs can be attributed to many factors, including stories and news reports told by people unfamiliar wit...
Myth of the Flat Earth
The myth of the Flat Earth is the modern misconception that the prevailing cosmological view during the Middle Ages saw the Earth as flat, instead of spherical.During the early Middle Ages, virtually ...
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Common English usage misconceptions
This list comprises widespread modern beliefs about English language usage that are documented by a reliable source to be myths or misconceptions.With no authoritative language academy, guidance on En...
Common English usage misconceptions - Wikipedia
List of common false etymologies
This is a list of current, widespread, fallacious ideas and beliefs about the origins (or etymologies) of common English words.
List of common false etymologies - Wikipedia
Entropy and life
Research concerning the relationship between the thermodynamic quantity entropy and the evolution of life began around the turn of the 20th century. In 1910, American historian Henry Adams printed an...
Misquotation
Misquotation is incorrect attribution of the author of a quotation or inaccurate reproduction of the quotation itself. For example, in a speech George H. W. Bush said "As Abraham Lincoln said, "Here ...
Common misconceptions
This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Note that each ent...
Common misconceptions - Wikipedia
Five-second rule
In folklore, the five-second rule states that food dropped on the ground will not be significantly contaminated with bacteria if it is picked up within five seconds of being dropped. Some may earnest...
Five-second rule - Wikipedia
Agnosticism
Agnosticism is the view that the truth values of certain claims – especially metaphysical and religious claims such as whether or not God, the divine or the supernatural exist – are unknown ...
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Cecil Jacobson
Cecil Byran Jacobson (born October 2, 1936) is an American former fertility doctor who used his own sperm to impregnate his patients, without informing them.Jacobson was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. ...
Fear, uncertainty and doubt
Fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) is a tactic used in sales, marketing, public relations, politics and propaganda.FUD is generally a strategic attempt to influence perception by disseminating negative...
Medical Protective
Medical Protective is an American liability insurance company for physicians and dentists. Medical Protective traces its roots back to a predecessor company, the Physicians’ Guarantee Company. Alpheus...
I know that I know nothing
The phrase "I know that I know nothing" or "I know one thing: that I know nothing", sometimes called the Socratic paradox, is a well-known saying that is derived from Plato's account of the Greek phil...