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People Explain Which Animals Have A Bad Reputation That They Don't Deserve
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Cute and cuddly goes a long way when it comes to human opinions on our fellow fauna.

But the animals that prey on the cuter critters or are a bit bitey or less than lovely never fare as well in the court of public opinion.

While some animals are as vicious as their reputation claims—looking at you honey badger—others are simply misunderstood.

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People believe some really ridiculous stuff, don't they?

When I was younger, it seemed every adult believed that you couldn't swim for several hours after eating. Why did they all believe this? I fought them on this all the time, by the way.

I shouldn't have had to, just because I'd eaten some barbecue during a pool party.

Guess what, though? That belief is unfounded.

People told us more about the myths that annoy them after Redditor SugoiSuu asked the online community,

"What are the myths that got debunked multiple times but still believed by people?"
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People Confess The False 'Facts' They Believed For Way Too Long
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As impressionable youngsters, we absorb the information our elders teach us without question.

Kids and young teens don't challenge what they assume are facts until they get older and start developing the ability for critical thinking.
So when they eventually learn the truth about something a parent or other adult has bamboozled them into thinking for whatever reason, the revelation can be hilarious.
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People Break Down Facts That Were Once True But Aren't Any Longer
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As time trudges on, things change. Science and technology is developed, we learn more about our world and our society.

The things we once considered factual (or objectively true) are no longer.

Redditor Artichao wanted to know:

"What fact used to be 100% true in the past, but now no longer is?"

This list will really get you thinking about how things change!

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People Break Down Which Things Everyone Claims Are Healthy But Actually Aren't At All
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Between articles on the internet and advertisements on television, there are enough claims about the latest, greatest healthy option to make your head spin.

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