There are unique advancements in science and other fields, but some people still ignore clear facts and believe myths. For example, they still believe that these debunked myths are true.
If you sleep when your fan is on, it can fill you
In Asia, people don’t use them at night because they believe that it can kill them by blowing oxygen from the room and leading to suffocation.
Dogs see just in black and white
According to studies, they don’t see different colors like people because they aren’t as bright. So, the above-mentioned fact is not true, although many people believe it.
Lighting don’t hit the same place twice
People think that the strikes of lighting are random, but they’re wrong because it can hit the same target twice.
Bats are blind
Most of them don’t drink blood because bats prefer fruits and insects. Another myth is that they are blind, but they all can see and use this ability in addition to echolocation.
Liars avoid eye contacts
People don’t like when others are lying, so they look for special signs. If others avoid eyes contact, it may indicate not only lies, but also their shyness and other feelings, so don’t believe this myth.
Microwave cause cancer
Many people refuse from using this popular household appliance because of the myth that it can cause cancer. This belief is based on emitting electromagnetic radiation, but it’s completely harmless as it’s not ionized, unlike gamma and UV rays.
Camels use humps to store water
The main purpose of humps is storing fat to be consumed by the camel body when suffering from food shortage for any reason, unlike a popular belief that camels use them to store water.
People use only a low percentage of their brain
Unlike a common myth, people use 100% of their brain, but not at the same time. If they did, they would have strokes at once.
Blood types define people’s personalities
In Asian countries, many people still believe that blood type can define their personalities. For example, type B means being active and selfish, while type A makes people being over-anxious perfectionists, which is not true.
Vaccines result in Autism
Some people don’t want their kids to be vaccinated due to this popular myth because Autism this disorder impairs normal living. However, the doctor responsible for sharing it lost his license for manipulating facts and breaking ethic codes, so his opinion can’t be trusted.