1. Chickens can live without a head

2. A dog’s mouth is cleaner than a human’s

3. Water drains backwards in the Southern Hemisphere due to the Earth’s rotation

4. Hair and fingernails continue growing after death

5. There is no gravity in space

6. A falling cat will always land on its feet

7. Humans use only 10 percent of their brains

8. Men think about sex every seven seconds

9. Eating a poppy seed bagel mimics opium use

10. You get less wet by running in the rain

11. A penny dropped from the top of a tall building could kill a pedestrian

12. The five second rule

13. Adults don’t grow new brain cells

14. Animals can predict natural disasters

15. Chicken soup can cure the common cold

16. Seasons are caused by the Earth’s proximity to the sun

17. Yawning is “contagious”

18. The Great Wall of China is the only manmade structure visible from space

19. Lightning never strikes the same place twice

20. It takes seven years to digest gum

Answers to the myths.