28 Common Untruths It’s Time to for You to Unlearn

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28 Common Untruths It’s Time to for You to Unlearn

We don’t wanna brag or anything, but after gathering up as many facts as we could, our brains are full. We went to compile another list, but our brain’s “manage storage” button popped up. Like a hoarder, we don’t want to make new space, but we are willing to replace some outdated info with some newer, truer particulars.

People who live in cities have smaller carbon footprints Although we imagine living in the middle of the woods to help the environment, using public transport and living in denser housing results in a comparatively smaller carbon footprint. CRACKED.COM

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JURASSIC PARK'S VELOCIRAPTORS ARE MISSING THEIR FEATHERS. The real Velociraptor was the size of a turkey, with fully-feathered wings. Crichton's famous creatures are more like a predator named the Deinonychus. GRAGKED.COM

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Gladiator fights weren't a gory free-for-all, but had strict rules and referees. One gladiator's tombstone inscription complains that a bad referee call killed him. CRACKED.COM

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GRACKED.COM If planing a trip to Egypt, don't expect your views of the Pyramids of Giza to be like this. Giza is a modern city and the Great Pyramids are right in the كم middle of it. You can even get a good view from inside Pizza Hut.

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MYTH: It takes time to trace a call, so keep that kidnapper talking! FACT: Calls are automatically, instantly traced. Thanks to enhanced 9-1-1, land line calls are instantly paired to an address. That's so emergency responders will immediately know where an urgent call is coming from, in case the caller is unable to speak. And cell phones aren't any more secure, because today the FBI can track down and remotely turn on any cell phone, and even use it as a microphone to spy on people. CRACKED.COM https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enhanced_9-1-1

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MYTH: SITTING CLOSE TO THE TV HURTS YOUR eyes! FACT: THERE'S no science TO BACK THAT UP. If there is a correlation between bad eyesight and sitting too close to the TV set, it's the other way around: People who sit close to the set do so because they already have poor vision. Staring at a screen for long periods of time can make your eyes tired and irritated, but that's because when you focus super hard, you forget to blink. CRACKED.COM https://www.aao.org/eyecare-america

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MYTH: A STRONG immune SYSTEM FIGHTS COLDS. FACT: A COLD IS YOUR immune SYSTEM. Despite the rhetoric of the immunity-booster industry, a strong immune system won't keep you from getting a cold. Those annoying symptoms are caused by your immune system, and not the cold virus itself. In fact, the cold virus is actually mostly harmless, except for the fact that it causes your immune system to go bananas. CRACKED.COM https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-10/pg-fcg102408.php

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