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10 Lies That We Have Been Believing All Our Life





Just like we believed in Santa Claus, we still believe in some of the lies that overpower our life. Things that are lies that we have believed our whole lives is something that we should stop believing. Because these lies affect our general knowledge. In the age of the internet, we have access to all the information the world has to offer and we should read things that are actually useful for us. These are some of the lies that we kept believing our whole lives.

Baby carrots are fictional

Baby carrots are fictional

Baby carrots don't exist! There is no such thing as baby carrots, you might be thinking that your whole life was a lie. Baby carrots are just regular carrots which are cut short. Their size is why they are called baby carrots. It was invented by Mike Yurosek in 1980, California. He came up with the term 'baby carrots' because of the regular carrots were not quite attractive to be sold.

The Olympic gold medal is made of silver

The Olympic gold medal is made of silver

We always thought that the Olympic gold medals are actually made of a composition of 494 grams, while only 6 grams of gold. There was only one time when it was made of pure gold, during the Stockholm Olympics of 1912.



The box of chicken nuggets

The box of chicken nuggets

There are many lies which are usually made up only to raise the sales. If you watch closely then you will notice that the cover of the nuggets has 11 nuggets instead of 10.

Subway is a cheat

Subway is a cheat

Subway cuts off one inch from its subway sandwiches while promoting 30 cm sandwiches. This trick is so safe like there is no way that a customer would measure it with a measuring tape.



Pavements are not laid manually

Pavements are not laid manually

This is extreme as everyone has always thought that the bocks on the pavement were manually placed but this is the reality behind the lies. Most of the developing countries use this. This is known as the “Tiger Stone”.

The Popcorn button isn’t for cooking popcorn

The Popcorn button isn’t for cooking popcorn

What is a popcorn button and how are we supposed to use it? This is honestly the worst, but if you don't have a popcorn button then you should get a new one as soon as possible!

The secret on takeout coffee cups

The secret on takeout coffee cups

The lids that are on the plastic coffee cups are actually very helpful. You can use it as a drip mat after opening it. Seriously, we never had thought about this earlier.

The common factor between people and snakes

The common factor between people and snakes

A human loses 77 pounds of skin in their whole lifespan, just as snakes do, but we don't actually pay attention to that. This is very a very intresting things to know and even though our whole life was a lie, we are quite intrigued about knowing these truths.

Winnie the Pooh was a girl

Winnie the Pooh was a girl

Yes, you read right, Winnie the Pooh is actually a girl and not a boy as we all assumed when we were kids. The character is actually inspired by a female bear from the London Zoo. The author of the series, A.A Milne usually visited the bear with her son, Christopher Robin and loved it.



Guinness secrets

Guinness secrets

Up for some Guinness secrets? Well, do you know what is used in the production of Guinness? Fish Bladders! I was today years old when I discovered this.





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