Common Misconceptions About The Human Body

Common Misconceptions About The Human Body

The human body is still mysterious to the scientific community, let alone the pop culture world. Get to know yourself a little better by challenging your own misconceptions about your body, such as…

Drowning doesn't look like we think it does. When someone is drowning, they most likely won't thrash around like in pop culture. They're likely to sho

Source: Slate

The blood in your veins is never blue. CRACKED COM De-oxygenated blood is a deeper red but appears blue because of the way our skin reflects white lig

Source: OSA

Stretching before/after an exercise doesn't reduce muscle soreness. CRACKEDCO Hey, if your doctor tells you TO, listen to them, not uS, though!

Source: NIH

Different tastes can be detected on all parts of the tongue. 1 2 4 CRACKED CO Some areas of taste buds may have increased sensitivities, but tongue ma

Source: ASHA

Hair products can't repair split ends. CRACKED CON However, products can reduce the appearance and prevent split ends.

It doesn't take 7 years to digest swallowed gum. It moves as the same rate as everything else you swallow, but it resists being broken down by the bod

Source: Snopes

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