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Published on March 14, 2014

Author: PaulDoe

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COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS Unknown world

HISTORY Extra column: Misquotations

SCIENCE • DNA is made of protein • Bats are blind • Dogs sweat by salivating • Seasons are caused by the Earth being closer to the Sun in the summer than in winter • Human evolved from chimpanzees or any other modern-day primates

HUMAN BODY AND HEALTH An incorrect map of the tongue showing zones which taste bitter (1), sour (2), salty (3) and sweet (4). In reality, all zones can sense all tastes. • Alcohol makes one warmer • Mental abilities are absolutely separated into the left and the right cerebral hemispheres of the brain • Waking sleepwalkers can harm them • Alcohol kills brain cells • Most body heat is lost through the person’s head

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