CamFind Website CamFind Website CamFind Video App Store Google Play CamFind Website App Store App Store CamFind Website CamFind Website CamFind Video App Store Google Play CamFind Website App Store App Store
Close
Rebel Shop Geek Store

Subscribe

Food Inspiration: The Most Adorable Bread You’ve Ever Seen
Food Inspiration: The Most Adorable Bread You’ve Ever Seen

Bit Rebels Facebook Page
KICKSTARTER
J.A.E.S.A: Next Generation Artificial Intelligence
J.A.E.S.A - Next Generation Artificial Intelligence
KICKSTARTER
Looksery: Real-Time Face Transformation Filters
Looksery App
KICKSTARTER
Leaf Mount: Collapsible Stand For iPads, Samsungs, Kindle+
Leaf Mount
KICKSTARTER
ANTVR: All-In-One Universal Virtual Reality Kit
ANT Virtual Reality
Previous Article
Check Out More Of Our Geekery
Next Article

Common Myths That Turn Out To Be False [Infographic]

common-myths-not-true-header

I find it interesting that we hear about so many things that are bad for us, and yet we don’t know for sure if what we hear is true or not. Some people say water is good for us, while others say it’s bad. This and that, it’s all both good and bad. So how do we really know? I mean, browsing and researching the Internet could make you go mad. The opinions are as many as there are websites, and as soon as you think you have found a good source, it is shot down by some heavy name-dropping and what that particular person has to say about it. It seems common myths are not just a remnants from the past, and they are made up each and every day. It’s happening even faster now that the Internet can spawn a viral article in about as long as it takes to drink that glass of water in the first place.

For example, how many times have you heard that it’s bad for you to sit in the dark when doing something like reading? Or that men are constantly thinking about sex (pfft!)? I mean, there are more myths out there than anyone would care to admit or count for that matter. But are they true?

Well, according to a fresh infographic by OnlinePHD.org, it seems there are quite a few that are just nonsense. Through documented findings, this infographic called The Other Myth Busters goes through some of the most common myths that are going around in our society. It shoots them down one by one and reveals the source for why each myth is not to be trusted.

The question is, are we able to let go of these myths or are we going to pass them down to our children as well just because some of them were told to us at some point in our lives by our parents? There is a great chance that that is how it will all go down. But if you are looking to break the cycle, this infographic is a great way to base your arguments for just why these common myths are not true at all.

Myths are usually just a story told over and over again. Unfortunately, people like to salt and pepper their stories when they tell someone about something that they have heard, thus making the story more and more unbelievable and untrue. Common myths are no exception. They are quite the contrary really. It’s easy to simulate how these common myths come to life by taking about 10-20 people, putting them in a circle, and asking one of them to whisper something into the ear of the person to the left of him or her and let that person whisper it to the next. The person whispered to cannot ask to have it whispered again if he or she didn’t hear it the first time. By the time it reaches the end of the circle (or where the sentence was initially whispered), you can be 100% sure that it’s not what it originally was.

So before you start believing everything you are told or that you read (hrrrm…) make sure you take it in while knowing it’s probably not true. Common myths will never stop circulating, but we can all learn not to be so gullible and believe them. That is if it is false that is…

OnlinePHD’s Common Myths That Are Not True

(Click To Enlarge)

common-myths-not-true-infographic

Via: [visual.ly]

 
 
 
 
Author Avatar Image Representation

Author: Richard Darell

Richard Darell is the founder and CEO of Bit Rebels, a multifaceted online news outlet that reports daily on the latest developments in technology, social media, design and everything geek. Today this media entity welcomes more than 2.5 million unique visitors per month and is considered the go to place for people in constant motion. As an Internet entrepreneur, he is dedicated to constantly trying to develop new ways to bring content faster and closer to the end user in a more streamlined way. His excitement for statistics has allowed him to further develop systems that continuously produce accurate and fast-paced analytics to better optimize the approach by which Bit Rebels presents news and content. His graphic design background has proven to be an important tool when designing new systems and features for Bit Rebels since the development of solid and stable code depends entirely on their structure and implemented procedures. Richard currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden and directs the Bit Rebels offices in both Stockholm and Atlanta. You can reach Richard at richard@bitrebels.com

Leave A Comment

You Might Also Like...
Bit Rebels
Guy Spectacularly Proposes With The Iron Man Arc Reactor
Guy Spectacularly Proposes With The Iron Man Arc Reactor
SHARES
161
Angel: Innovative Open Source Health Monitor For Creative Developers
Angel: Innovative Open Source Health Monitor For Creative Developers
SHARES
279
Almost Life-Size Lamborghini Replica Made From Cardboard And Paper
Almost Life-Size Lamborghini Replica Made From Cardboard And Paper
SHARES
223
Telephone Bag: Quite Possibly The First Mobile Phone Ever
Telephone Bag: Quite Possibly The First Mobile Phone Ever
SHARES
191
Darth Vader Custom Mailbox For The Extreme Star Wars Fan
Darth Vader Custom Mailbox For The Extreme Star Wars Fan
SHARES
236
 
css.php