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11 Myth Busting Facts About Common Misconceptions



Can you keep believing on something with no explanation for ages?

Some age-old beliefs are proved to be myths by good logical explanation. Here are 14 busting myths and the common misconception.

Mother’s love

Mother’s love

It is a myth that you cannot touch the baby birds since they won’t be accepted by their mothers. But the fact is mother bird does not have a sense of smell so they cannot reject it.

Colour of Blood

Colour of Blood

The human blood is not blue. It is either dark red due to de-oxygenation of blood or light red due to oxygenation. It sometimes appears blue due to skin and fat.

Taste Buds

Taste Buds

Biology books explain that there are different taste buds for different tastes. But the fact is all the taste buds on the tongue are active every time. There are 5 types of taste buds - salty, sweet, bitter, sour and umami which means meaty or savory.

Chameleon’s Truth

Chameleon’s Truth

Chameleons do not camouflage to match the environment but they do it to show their feelings like aggression, mood, territorial behavior and intention to mate.

Costliest Pen

Costliest Pen

The fact that the USA used the special pen while Russia used the pencil in space was wrong. The million dollar pen was made by Fisher Pen company in secret.

5 Senses

5 Senses

We have always been taught that there are 5 senses but truth is that it ranges from 9 to 20. So apart from five basic senses we also have balance, temperature, pain, acceleration and many more.

Hats Off

Hats Off

Parents were often fussy about wearing the hat to be safe from cold. The factual science behind it is that a human loses only 7 to 10% of heat through the head.

Wet Hair

Wet Hair

It is often believed that going out with wet hair will often end up with a cold. But the fact is that one catches a cold because of the virus and not the temperature.

Banana Myth

Banana Myth

Banana is not a tree but one of the largest herbaceous plant. So we should refer it to as a banana plant and not a tree.

Women’s attraction

Women’s attraction

Women don't get attracted to tall, dark and handsome guys but they get attracted to social parameters like wealth, social standing, and position.

Bull’s Anger

Bull’s Anger

Bulls are actually color blind and hence they do not get angry by red color but by the movement of the cape.

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