Top 10 Most Common Facts Debunked as Myths

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Let us have a look at the top 10 most fascinating facts that are myths and have the opportunity to set our facts straight on these silly ideas.


1. The Great Wall of China is the only man-made formation which visible from space


Not true. In fact, there is nothing man made that can be seen, even the Great Wall, by the time you are a few thousand miles away from the earth.


2. No two countries with MacDonald’s franchises have ever fought each other in a war


Not true. This is just pure marketing stunt for the fast food outlet. There are several instances that debunked such claim. Russia and Georgia recently went for each other’s throat, and Israel and Lebanon had their own share of skirmishes.


3. Polar Bears are always left-handed


Not true. Where this silly idea came from, nobody is sure by now. This misnomer is even perpetuated in a lot of Google results. In reality, Polar bears are ambidextrous. This has been proven by a lot of scientific studies.


4. NASA is the inventor of the DustBuster


Not true. In fact, how do you vacuum dust in a vacuum? Obviously, you don’t!  The real story about the DustBuster is that Black and Decker actually teamed up with NASA to develop another tool, the battery-operated drill. The technology for this device was then adopted in the design and development of the DustBuster.


5. You can buy a product at the posted price even if it is found later to be erroneous by the shop owner


Not true. This is a nefarious practice by some to get consumers to buy their products by posting a price which is not the actual selling price.


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