All-Time Dumbest Scientific ‘Facts’ That My Soldiers Actually Say

Some of my fellow soldiers have said some pretty unscientific or unrealistic things. A lot of these things are based on sensationalized, hyped, outdated, misread, or otherwise incorrect science. Some of it comes from their own weird minds, but a frightening amount comes from regurgitating science-sounding 'facts'. “You only use 10% of your brain. Except Einstein, he used 12%.” This is often traced back to a vitamin advertisement from the late 19th century. I've seen a few other … [Read more...]