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Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

For many folk, the very word “myth” is synonymous with “falsehood.”

Truthfully, the opposite is true. Myths, religious or otherwise, are those

stories that shape our understanding of reality, of how we see the world

and our place in it.

In general, the best time to power nap is right after lunch.

Often referred to as a siesta, a postlunch nap takes advantage

of your body’s natural sleep/wake cycle, which is typically

in a sleep phase around 1 pm. However, the fact is sleeping after

eating leads to weight gain.

Skydiving is the sport or activity of jumping from an aircraft and performing

acrobatic manoeuvres in the air under free fall before landing by parachute.

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

Drinking milk with cold only make the existing phlegm thicker

and more irritating to your throat. This may make breathing

more difficult and aggravate a cough.  

Silencers”, also known as “suppressors”, on guns don’t make them

anywhere near silent. Silencers primarily only suppress the noise due

to the pressure wave from the rapidly expanding propellant gases.

This is only a portion of what makes a gunshot loud.

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

In fact, studies have found it is impossible to be completely submerged

in quicksand because humans are less dense than quicksand and

person would only sink to their chest before they begin to float.

But what can make quicksand deadly is its ability to trap and

hold unsuspecting victims.

Tea leaves are acidic and will affect the digestion process. If you

consume protein in the meal, the acid from the tea will harden

the protein content, making it difficult to digest. Drinking tea immediately

after a meal will also interfere with iron absorption by the body.

Avoid tea one hour before and after meals.

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

However, reading in low light won’t cause lasting damage to your vision,

it can cause eyestrain. Just like any muscle in the body, the eyes can get

weak if overworked. Challenging visual work, like reading in dim light,

causes the eyes to become tired.

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

Contrary to popular belief, chameleons don’t change their colors to blend in

with their surroundingsIn fact, although their natural camouflage serves

several purposes, the primary function of the color shift is to alert neighbors of danger.

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

CCTV cameras have both poor resolution and high definition resolution.

The traditional analog CCTV cameras do have poor resolution.

One reason is the TV monitor, displaying higher resolution videos is impossible.

In reality, the 10% claim is 100% myth. You use all of your brain.

The only instances where there are unused regions of the brain

are those in which brain damage or disease has destroyed certain regions.

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

Over the long term, drinking beer regularly but moderately in portions

of less than 17 oz (500 ml) per day doesn’t seem to lead to an increase

in body weight or belly fat ( 7 , 8 ). Nevertheless, drinking more than

that could very well lead to significant weight gain over time.

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

However, we have good news: black cats aren’t unlucky at all.

In fact, in a lot of places and cultures, they’re actually a symbol

of good luck and prosperity.

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

To put it simply, an AED will not restart a heart once it has completely

stopped because that’s not what it’s designed to do. As discussed above,

the purpose of a defib is to detect irregular heart rhythms and shock

them back to normal rhythms, not to shock a heart back to life once it has flatlined.

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

Yellow carrots contain the most lutein, which may help prevent

age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a condition in which your

vision is gradually blurred or lost. Diets rich in lutein may be

especially protective against AMD.

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

Enamel is on the surface of every tooth and it has a natural hue of

white. However, the underlying dentin layer has a slightly yellowish color.

This yellowish hue shows through the enamel in almost everyone, but

more so for those with naturally thinner or more translucent enamel.

According to the 20th century historian and archaeologist William Ridgeway,

the crescent moon held religious significance for West Asian peoples since

pre-Islamic times, and was associated with the worship of the Moon Goddess,

who was given the names Ishtar, Astarte, Alilat, or Mylitta.

Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life
Unique Facts about Myths in our everyday life

If you jiggle your leg, tap your foot, or twirl a pen, you‘re burning a small

number of calories that can add up over the course of a day or week.

In fact, one study found that fidgeting or other non-exercise movement

(which was more common among lean than obese individuals)

could burn up to 350 calories a day.

 

 

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