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Over the years, we are told several things, some out of the experience, and many of us believed them to be true. At times, these folklores become so popular that many of us actually believe that they are facts.
Here we discuss 12 such things that are commonly thought to be universal facts, but sadly, are just myths.
Actually, alcohol lowers your body temperature, and if you feel warm, it's the auto immune system of your body. The concept is pretty much like feeling cold during a fever.
Both halves of the brain are responsible for building up your personality. Creativity and analytical thinking come from both sides of the brain.
Small and infrequent dosages of alcohol will not affect your brain cells. On the other hand, if you are an alcoholic, then it might be killing your brain away.
Scientists believe that we have way more than 5 senses.
The notion of the earth being round was pretty common at Columbus's time.
Unless a month and a half is forever, they wouldn't.
The thickness remains the same. It appears to be thicker because it's stubble.
George Washington grew hemp, but there is no way of actually knowing if he smoked it or not.
Waking a sleepwalker up wouldn't cause any harm. The only thing is they would be disoriented and confused. Hence its best to just walk them back to the bed without waking them up.
Taste and flavors come from all parts of the tongue. The taste buds present in the tongue share similar properties.
Well, though it might help with some diseases, it can't help you from catching a common cold.
Blood is never blue. De-oxygenated blood is a dark red colour, and oxygenated blood is a bright red colour. It appears blue through the layers of skin and fat.