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20 urban legends about how our bodies work

Espresso Logo By Philippe Michaud of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: Urban legends exist about all manner of things but, for some reason, the topic of the human body lends itself to them more than most—and it’s often hard to separate fact from fiction. We bet you didn’t know that the 20 “facts” listed here are really urban legends.We were inspired to write this article by the book Pourquoi tout ce que vous croyez être vrai est faux (Why everything you believe to be true is false) by Lydia Mammar, published by Éditions de l’Opportun.

20 urban legends about how our bodies work

Urban legends exist about all manner of things but, for some reason, the topic of the human body lends itself to them more than most—and it’s often hard to separate fact from fiction. We bet you didn’t know that the 20 “facts” listed here are really urban legends.

We were inspired to write this article by the book Pourquoi tout ce que vous croyez être vrai est faux (Why everything you believe to be true is false) by Lydia Mammar, published by Éditions de l’Opportun.

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