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8 Most Believed Myths across the World

8 Most Believed Myths across the World

You swallow eight spiders a year while sleeping According to Scientific American, spiders don’t come intentionally try to come in contact with humans, and the vibrations that come from a sleeping person would probably frighten a spider.

It takes seven years for your body to digest gum According to the Mayo Clinic, your body can’t digest gum at all, even in seven years. Gum doesn’t stay in your stomach, it just moves quickly through your digestive system and exit.

A penny dropped from the top of the Empire State Building could kill someone. According to Scientific American, a penny is too small and flat to gain enough natural momentum to make any kind of fatal impact.

Albert Einstein failed math class Einstein himself disputes the article claiming that he was at the top of his class in primary school. In fact, when he was 15, he mastered differential and integral calculus.

Your hair and fingernails continue to grow after you die. It’s true that a person’s nails and hair may appear Longer after their death, but according to the University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences, that’s only because the skin around a person’s nails and hair retract over time due to dehydration of the body.

If you touch a baby bird with your bare hands, its mother will reject it. For a very long time, it was believed that if a mother bird finds a human scent from her baby, she rejects them. But again it was a myth.

Humans only have five senses.
Many of us were taught that humans have five senses; touch, taste, smell, sight, and hearing. But those are only the five basic senses. Many scientists argue that humans actually have between 14-20 senses.

Shaving your hair makes it grow back thicker According to Mayo Clinic, shaving your hair doesn’t make it change in color, rate of growth, or thickness. All it does is give the hair a blunt tip, which makes them appear thicker.

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