Myth-busters

http://abcnews.go.com/sections/2020/US/myths_040322-1.html

This is very interesting… 10 myths and the truth about them.

MYTH #10 — A Full Moon Causes Strange Things to Happen

MYTH # 9 — You Don’t Gain Weight on Low-Carb Foods?

MYTH #8 — Do Girls Feel More Pressure to Have Sex Than Boys?

MYTH #7 — Do Psychics Have Psychic Powers That Solve Crimes?

MYTH #6 — Does Shaving Cause Hair to Grow Back Faster and Thicker?

MYTH # 5 — If You Carry Your Baby Low During Pregnancy, It’s a Boy

MYTH #4 — Is It Dangerous to Swim After Eating?

MYTH # 3 — Are We Destroying Our Forests?

MYTH # 2 — Do Expensive Skin Creams Always Work Better?

MYTH #1 — Are SUVs Safer Than CARS?

It turns out that that article was a sequel to another one:

http://abcnews.go.com/sections/2020/US/myths_040130-1.html

Here are interesting quotes from that article:

To equal the carnage caused by traffic accidents annually in the United States, we’d have to have the equivalent of a Sept. 11 every month.

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In fact, we could take the entire world population and move everyone to the state of Texas, and the population density there would still be less than that of New York City.

2 thoughts on “Myth-busters”

  1. I was surprised about that one, too. I didn’t realize how big Texas is, but I guess when you think about all the high-rises in NYC, the density per square foot is quite high.

  2. WHAT!

    “In fact, we could take the entire world population and move everyone to the state of Texas, and the population density there would still be less than that of New York City.” ?????????

    whoa, I thought the world was way more dense than that. And I didn’t know NYC was that populated? :!:

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