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Well-Known "Facts" That Are Actually Just Common Myths

By Ramsha Nayab

Jan 17,2023

Bulls become enraged when they see RED.

Bulls are red-green colorblind, just like other livestock, according to the American Science Guide. Actually, the movement of the cape is what makes the bull angry.

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A goldfish's memory lasts only three seconds

According to some studies, goldfish may even have a memory that lasts up to five months.

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You should consume at least eight glasses of water

The Mayo Clinic states that your daily water requirements depend on a number of variables, including your general health, your level of exercise, and the climate where you reside.

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Albert Einstein failed math class.

According to an article in Time, this rumor had spread so widely. Einstein himself disputed the article, claiming that he was at the top of his class in primary school.

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Bats are blind.

Bats "can see three times better than humans." So the joke's on us!

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Chameleons change colors to blend in with their surroundings

According to Wired, chameleons change colors to regulate their temperatures or communicate with other chameleons, not to camouflage themselves.

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The Sun is Yellow.

In reality, "the sun is essentially all colors mixed together, which appear to our eyes as white."

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Your body takes seven years to metabolise gum.

The Mayo Clinic states that even after seven years, your body is unable to digest gum at all.

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