A broad category referring to the study of the physical universe including nature and biology.



Humans Only Use a Small Part of Their Brain Myth

Evidence suggests that humans use virtually every part of their brain on a daily basis. Some areas function more than others at any given time, but every part of the human brain has a function.


Time is Relative Fact

Time is relative to speed and gravity (time dilation), and so is space (length contraction). Light speed is constant for all observers, so time and space can’t be.


Galileo Invented the Telescope Myth

The telescope is credited to Hans Lippershey in 1608. The following year Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei began making improvements to its design.




Bananas Grow on Trees Myth

Bananas don’t grow on banana trees, rather they grow on the world’s largest perennial herb which can grow up to 25 feet with leaves of up to 9 feet.


A Tomato is a Fruit Fact

A tomato is botanically a berry and therefore a fruit, but politically and culinarily it’s treated as a vegetable. It’s accurate to call a tomato a berry, a fruit, and/or a vegetable, depending on context.