Thursday, June 29th, 2017 |العربية
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Debunking Myth

In addition to being recognized as a mighty emperor with tactical savvy and military prowess, Napoleon Bonaparte is still widely remembered for an even more popular trait: his short stature. However, was the “Little Corporal” really as short as commonly believed or is this just another...

Myth:Many parents avoid providing sugar for their children at night influenced by the myth that sugar causes hyperactivity and prevents children from controlling their energy levels. Children are constantly on the move but is their activity truly triggered by the levels of sugar in their blood?...

Myth: Everyone has probably heard that eating carrots is good for one’s eyes, but is there any actual truth to this commonly held belief?

Myth: There is no doubt that this is one of the ancient myths that terrifies children; we were all surely warned at one point of our life, most likely by our parents, to never swallow chewing gum. For generations, people seemed to have confused the notion that it was indigestible and therefore...

Myth: Women who are pregnant should get rid of their cats to avoid toxoplasmosis.

Myth In recent years, the media has been raving about the detrimental effects of stress on our health, but are these claims justified or are they just another way for the popular psychology industry to make a buck out of a credulous audience?

Myth The effectiveness of the power of advertising to influence consumer decisions has always been contested. But apart from the visual components of advertisements, subliminal images and messages have been thought to unconsciously manipulate the viewer’s attitude towards products. Subliminal...

Myth Schizophrenia is a mental disorder where patients manifest symptoms of multiple or split personalities. Patients of schizophrenia tend to lose control over their behavior, often making them dangerous to other people around them.

Myth In our fast-paced and increasingly competitive lifestyle, we have become obsessed with maximizing productivity. Among the many methods through which the working individual is advised to enhance his productivity, multi-tasking is one that many of us believe saves us a lot of time. Moreover,...

Myth As the United Kingdom’s first and only female Prime Minister, the late Margaret Thatcher has been viewed by some as a feminist icon.