Time and space are concepts that our simple human minds are just beginning to understand. So naturally we're bound to make a few mistakes here and there. Here are 10 science myths that some of us thought were true but were ultimately bogus!
The 24 Hour Lifespan
You tried swatting that pesky house fly but you missed every time. No problem. House flies have a life span of 24 hours. Right? Wrong. Most house flies can live as long as an entire month. So keep your swatter handy because it's going to be a 4-week challenge.
We know that what goes up must come down. So naturally we assume that gravity is a downward force. But it's not. In fact, gravity can pull from all sorts of directions and the force varies between dimension and direction itself.
Lightning never strikes in the same place twice except for all those times when it quite commonly strikes in the same location, specifically in areas with tall buildings like the Empire State Building or the Eiffel Tower and of course huge trees. So next time you're caught in a storm, find shelter fast!