Can You Guess What Pseudoscience is Correct?

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Can You Guess What Pseudoscience is Correct?
Many people trust science implicitly due to the constant experiments, hypotheses, and theories. However, there are a lot of controversial facts floating around that are supposedly scientifically proven. Let's see if you can distinguish pseudoscience from real science.

Once you kill a brain cell it's gone for good.

"True"

"False"

If you swallow gum it will stay in your stomach seven years.

Only 5 years

Not if you break a mirror, then the curses counteract one another.

Yes

No

You should resist drinking water bottled in plastic if it has been left in a hot car.

"False"

"True"

What color is the blood in your veins?

Silver

Green

Blue

Red

What causes the seasons to change?

Rotation of the earth

The earth's tilt

Distance of the sun

Mother Nature wanting to wear her Fall boots

Primitive humans and dinosaurs lived side-by-side.

"False"

"True"

Gravity is reduced by how much in the orbit of Earth?

120%

10%

100%

50%

What would happen to someone if you dropped a penny at him or her from atop the CN Tower?

They would die due to the object picking up great velocity.

They would get free Canadian Bacon for life in the settlement

Nothing. The penny would disintegrate before hitting the ground.

It would sting a little

There is a Dark Side of the Moon, really, not just for Pink Floyd fans.

"False"

"True"

You cannot kill a virus.

"True"

"False"

Soy does not reduce testosterone in men.

"True"

"False"

Once you have an allergic reaction to a food, your next one will be worse.

"True"

"False"

Having an orgasm can induce labor in pregnant women.

"False"

"True"

It's OK for a woman to dye her hair while pregnant.

"True"

"False"

Microwave ovens can cause cancer if you stand too close during cooking.

"False"

"True"

Something could be fossilized in amber after just 1000 years.

"False"

"True"

Only a real diamond can cut glass.

"True"

"False"

How much of our brains do humans typically use?

50%

10%

Nearly all of it

25%

Who was the first person to believe the world wasn't flat?

Lady Gaga

Christopher Columbus

Pythagoras

Galileo

Why do stars twinkle?

They are dying

To live up to the childhood song.

Light is traveling through turbulence

You're squinting to see them in the night sky.

What speed do you move at the equator?

Slower

About the same

Faster

Move? Man, I'm on the equator - time for a nap.

What happens to plastic thrown in the ocean?

Whales eat it - it's their equivalent of prosciutto

Fish make new homes underwater out of the detritus

It eventually disintegrates

It creates a giant floating island

What should you do with your windows during a tornado?

Open the windows on one side of house and leave all others closed

Close them

Paint them in school colors

Crack them all an inch

Does lightning strike the same place twice?

No

Seldom

Yes

Only if you are truly unlucky

Which of these NOT going to attract lightning?

Umbrella

Metal jewelry

All of the above

Inflatable tube

Everyone will be healthier on a gluten-free diet.

"False"

"True"

You can tell how smart someone is by the size of their brain.

"False"

"True"

Hair grows back coarser when shaved or cut.

"True"

"False"

You lose most of your body heat through your head.

"False"

"True"

Going outside in cold weather with wet hair causes colds.

"True"

"False"

Life of Delusion

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Victory of Common Sense

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