21 Surprising Common Misconceptions
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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.
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...
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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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
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
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 ...
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 ...
Myth of the Flat Earth - Wikipedia
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...
Therapeutic misconception
Therapeutic misconception is a common ethical problem encountered in human subjects research. It was originally described in 1982 by Paul Appelbaum and his colleagues. The idea was introduced to the b...
Megahertz myth
The megahertz myth, or less commonly the gigahertz myth, refers to the misconception of only using clock rate (for example measured in megahertz or gigahertz) to compare the performance of different m...
Scientific misconceptions
Scientific misconceptions are commonly held scientific beliefs that have no basis in actual scientific fact. Scientific misconceptions can also refer to preconceived notions based on religious and/or ...
3,000 mile myth
The 3,000 mile myth refers to a common belief, particularly in the United States, that all cars should have their motor oil changed at least every 3,000 miles (4,800 km) to maintain their car eng...
Misconceptions about HIV/AIDS
The spread of HIV/AIDS has affected millions of people worldwide; AIDS is considered a pandemic. In 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that there are 33.4 million people worldwid...
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...
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...
List of common misconceptions - Wikipedia
Objections to evolution
Objections to evolution have been raised since evolutionary ideas came to prominence in the 19th century. When Charles Darwin published his 1859 book On the Origin of Species, his theory of evolution,...
Objections to evolution - Wikipedia
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 tornadoes striking downtown areas of large cities
This article is a list of tornadoes that have impacted the central business district (downtown or city centre) of a large city (that is, one having at least 50,000 people, not counting suburbs or outl...
List of tornadoes striking downtown areas of large cities - Wikipedia
UK telephone code misconceptions
Widespread UK telephone code misconceptions, in particular brought on by the Big Number Change in 2000, have been reported by regulator Ofcom since publication of a report it commissioned in 2004.Owin...
UK telephone code misconceptions - Wikipedia
Misconceptions about HIV and AIDS
The spread of HIV/AIDS has affected millions of people worldwide; AIDS is considered a pandemic. In 2009, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that there are 33.4 million people worldwid...