14 Things We Believed As Kids That Are Totally Made Up

14 Things We Believed As Kids That Are Totally Made Up

We were fed a lot of baloney as kids. Now, if it was fried and served with a little mayo on some white bread that was terrible for you that was fine, but most of the baloney came in the form of pronouncements and declarations that were presented as fact, yet had zero basis in it. Yet we ate it up, because baloney. 

But we're here to rewrite history that way. Like Moon Knight's Khonshu, we're turning back the sky to the time of our youth when all this happened. So crack open a Surge and some Pop Rocks. It's time to settle these playground debates once and for all. A daddy long-legs can't hurt you, goldfish remember more than what happened three seconds ago, and a penny falling from the top of the Empire State Building is not a deadly weapon. Arm yourself against Fake-News with the facts and logic below:

MYTH: YOUR HAIR AND FINGERNAILS GROW AFTER YOU DIE. CRACKED COM When the fat and muscle breaks down on a human corpse and shrinks body mass, it exposes more of the hair and nails that are usually under the skin. This can make hair and nails appear longer, but they are as dead as the body they're attached to.

Source: BBC

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