- Napoleon Bonaparte was not especially short.
- Many people confuse the Immaculate Conception with the Virgin Birth of Jesus. Immaculate Conception is the Roman Catholic belief that Mary was herself conceived without original sin.
- A fatwā is a religious opinion on Islamic law issued by an Islamic scholar, not a death sentence.
- Different tastes can be detected on all parts of the tongue by taste buds.
- People do not use only ten percent of their brains.
- The notion that goldfish have a memory of only three seconds is false. They have been trained to navigate mazes and can recognize their owners after an exposure of a few months.
- Prolonged exposure to cold weather such as rain or winter conditions does not increase the likelihood of catching a cold
- Water is not a good conductor of electricity, and is, in fact, a good electrical insulator. It is impurities in water that allow for good electrical conduction
This is your chance to double check before speaking. Also, to carefully store this knowledge to play smart-ass with your friends.
Via Nick Douglas.