Common Myths That Have Been Debunked By Science

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You may have previously thought that you had the ins and outs of life pinned down by this point. Well, after reading this, you might have a few more things to consider...

The Great Wall of China is Not the Only Manmade Structure That You Can See From Space

This long-debated myth has never even been remotely true. You can see many manmade structures from the International Space Station. However, from the moon, you can only see dim city lights. 

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The Sahara is Not the Biggest Desert on Earth

Technically, the term "desert" isn't unique to hot, sandy environments. All a place needs to do to be considered a desert is to be dry and inhospitable. Coincidentally, Antarctica is both of those things, thus making the entire continent the world's largest desert. 

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The More You Know

  • Sony’s PlayStation 4 costs $381 to manufacture.
  • The odds of getting a royal flush are exactly 1 in 649,740.
  • Pilots and their co-pilots are required to eat different meals before flights so that they don’t both end up with food poisoning.
  • Your brain is sometimes more active when you're asleep than when you're awake.
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