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As much as you know it’s an unpleasant idea to believe everything you hear, sometimes you really can’t help it. I mean, what are you supposed to do when you hear from different people. we’re certain that at least one of these things you thought was true will leave your jaw dropped when you find out it’s not. Do you know goldfish don’t have a 1-second memory? Here is a list of best 20 things you thought were true as a kid.

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1. You lose most of your body heat through your head

You lose most of your body heat through your head
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This image mark to as a matter of fact, in the event that you were totally naked you would lose a similar measure of body heat all over the place. It’s simply that your head is  less likely to be covered.

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2. The Great Wall Of China is the only man-made object you can see from space

The Great Wall Of China is the only man made object you can see from space
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The most beautiful of the walls were built during the Ming dynasty (1368–1644). Besides, different motivations behind the Great Wall have included fringe controls, permitting the inconvenience of obligations on products transported along the Silk Road. however, this is not hard to understand why people would have thought something like this.

3. Glass is a slow moving liquid

Glass is a slow moving liquid biggest childhood lies
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Basically, when  you will see those old windows which seem to be generally wavy, glass does not flow. It is an amorphous solid. And glass’s liquid-like properties are not enough to explain because glass atoms move too slowly.

4. Different parts of your tongue detect different tastes

Different parts of your tongue detect different tastes
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Actually, we feel all the tests on every part of our tongue to generally the same extent. You can not detect test of any items without tongue.

5. People thought the Earth was flat before Columbus discovered it wasn’t

People thought the Earth was flat before Columbus discovered it wasn’t
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Its a wrong concept, During the Greek time most of the people have known that we live on a large spherical ball.

6. Deoxygenated blood is blue

Deoxygenated blood is blue biggest childhood lies
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Generally, We know that the human blood is red color, ranging from bright red when oxygenated to a very dark, almost blackish-red when deoxygenated it is actual dark red.

7. Chameleons change color to match their surroundings

Chameleons change color to match their surroundings
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If you think chameleons change their color, you may be disappointed to learn. They change their color, due to physiological and emotional changes.

8. Humans have five senses

Humans have five senses
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It is great misconceptions if you think people have only five senses. The total number of senses change depending upon the scientist you’re asking. But one thing is over sure you have more than five senses.

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9. Mother birds will abandon baby birds if you touch them

Mother birds will abandon baby birds if you touch them biggest childhood lies
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Most of the people think that baby birds don’t get abandoned just because a human touches them and mother of baby birds can have human smell , this is wrong concept.

10. Mt. Everest is the tallest mountain on Earth

Mt. Everest is the tallest mountain on Earth
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All right, if you measure the height of the Mt. Everest above the sea that will be really highest. but it would be Mauna Kea in Hawaii if you actually measure from base to summit. Maximum part of it is under water.

11. You’re never far from a rat in London

You’re never far from a rat in London
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Most of the scientists say there are approximately 3 millions rates in London.In addition to that, every rat is 150 feet long and still pretty far.

12. Cracking knuckles cause arthritis

Cracking knuckles cause arthritis
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Wrong idea,  It is not an actual exercise of arthritis, in fact, the longtime practice it may lower grip strength.

13. Toilet doors are dangerously bacteria infested

Toilet doors are dangerously bacteria infested
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Using door handles are often hotspots for bacteria, public handles especially. Because of the dense and unavoidable use of most door handles, it can often be expected that bacteria are present.

14. Fish have short memories

Fish have short memories
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Goldfish are really pretty smart and most of the scientists at the Institute of technology in Israel have trained them to do some crazy things.

15. Gum stays in your body

Gum stays in your body
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We can usually hear that swallowed gum stays in your stomach for 7 years. That’s totally misconception. In most of the cases your stomach can’t break down a piece of gum the same way it fall off other food, your digestive process can move it along through normal intestinal activity.

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16. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo

A duck’s quack doesn’t echo
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It is exaggerated talk, they will announce today, that a duck’s quack has no echo. But they will also add, a away sheepishly, that the echo of a duck’s quack is very difficult to hear.

17. Nails and hair continue to grow after you die

Nails and hair continue to grow after you die
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The hair and fingernails might  appear longer after death, its one kind of mythology , but not because still they are still growing. Instead, a persons fingernails and hair may appear longer because the skin around them has retracted, in accordance with the Dermatology Clinic at UAMS.

18. A penny thrown off the Empire State Building would kill someone

A penny thrown off the Empire State Building would kill someone
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It just weight a gram and would meet air Counteraction so it might hurt a bit however, it positively wouldn’t kill you.

19. The 5 second rule

The 5 second rule
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Regardless of whether you picked it up in a small amount of a second, that bit of food would already be pervaded with bacteria.

20. Coffee is made from beans

Coffee is made from beans
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The coffee beans are  seeds of the coffee plant, It is a  technicality, that simple things, normally we can not see the beans but they are used as seeds.

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