In our society, we equate attractive features with healthy features. But that can be misleading. For example, dental science suggests that not only are yellow teeth healthy, they’re probably healthier than white teeth.
Sometime in second grade, one of your classmates told you that blood is really blue, and it turns red only when exposed to oxygen outside your body. And you’ve been going about your whole adult life still believing that. Your veins look blue because of the way light reflects off your skin. That’s it.
3. Myth: Shaving Makes Hair Grow Back Thicker And Darker
Many teenagers learn the myth that hair grows back thicker because they shave it, while in reality the hair growing on them in new places naturally thickens as they age through puberty. Also, hair feels coarser after you shave it because you shave off the tapered ends to leave the thicker part behind.
Do you still believe TV is bad for your eyes?Your mommy and daddy told you this to get you to stop wasting your life watching hour after hour of television. All the dumb show you like are probably making you stupid (that's a real chicken-egger), but they won’t hurt your eyes.
5. Myth: Fingerprints Are All Different, Like Snowflakes
Fingerprints aren’t as unique as you’ve always heard. They have many variations, but there’s no way to tell they’re all different. There have been cases of wrongful criminal allegations based on false fingerprint evidence.
Yes, they’re going to fall out anyway. But don’t you think they serve a purpose by being there in the first place? Teeth give structure to a growing child’s jaw and skull. Also, teeth kind of help with chewing and talking, so maybe try caring about a child’s welfare for once in your life, you egomaniac.
The U.S. Army did a study in the 1950s that measured how soldiers lost body heat in cold conditions. In the experiment the didn’t give the soldiers hats, so they thought body heat is lost through the head. But that was wrong.