Here are 48 of the most common misconceptions (cleverly renamed “mythconceptions“), as presented by InformationIsBeautiful.net.

For example:

  • We only use 10% of our brain
  • Shaving thickens hair
  • It takes 7 years to digest swallowed gum
  • Sharks don’t get cancer
  • Milk increases mucous

Which ones do you / did you believe?
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Common Misconceptions