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# myth - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Myth debunked: Rainy weather does NOT cause achy joints and sore backs
# Research
# Research

Myth debunked: Rainy weather does NOT cause achy joints and sore backs

Dec 16th 2017, 9:15 AM 14,695 Views 46 Comments

Researchers from Harvard Medical School found there is no correlation between achy joints and rainfall.

# myth - Friday 26 February, 2016

6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day
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# Sponsored By Leap Card

6 weird and wonderful things you didn't know about Leap Day

Feb 26th 2016, 3:48 PM 40,748 Views 25 Comments

It’s more than just the worst birthday going, ya know.

# myth - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Martin takes aim at 'Enda the Fireman', says Taoiseach 'promoting a fairytale'
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Martin takes aim at 'Enda the Fireman', says Taoiseach 'promoting a fairytale'

Feb 28th 2015, 4:58 PM 10,775 Views 55 Comments

In a blistering attack on Fine Gael, Micheál Martin said their party conference “may well have set a world record for the amount of arrogant self-praise”.

# myth - Sunday 22 February, 2015

The tale of the 18th century baronet, his Irish mistress and a horrific love charm
# Irish Legends
# Irish Legends

The tale of the 18th century baronet, his Irish mistress and a horrific love charm

Feb 22nd 2015, 12:00 PM 1,053 Views 10 Comments

“Nothing prepared me for the unearthing this tale of witchcraft, lust and horror, set in 18th century Co Mayo.”

# myth - Monday 8 December, 2014

Fear not: the hazelnut shortage will NOT affect Ferrero Rocher supply this Christmas From The Daily Edge

Fear not: the hazelnut shortage will NOT affect Ferrero Rocher supply this Christmas

Dec 8th 2014, 6:00 PM 12,821 Views 20 Comments

Contrary to recent news reports.

# myth - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Government needs to 'stop making excuses' and 'propagating myths' on climate change
# Falling Behind
# Falling Behind

Government needs to 'stop making excuses' and 'propagating myths' on climate change

Oct 29th 2014, 1:02 PM 4,335 Views 100 Comments

This call comes from group The Environmental Pillar, after a new study shows Ireland is unlikely to meet its 2020 emissions targets.

# myth - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Jim McGuinness - It's an "illusion" that Dublin are suspect at the back
# Myth
From The42
# Myth

Jim McGuinness - It's an "illusion" that Dublin are suspect at the back

Aug 26th 2014, 8:00 AM 15,106 Views 74 Comments

But Donegal boss says his side are ready for the challenge on Sunday.

# myth - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Debunked: Will a bee die if it stings you?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Will a bee die if it stings you?

Nov 10th 2013, 11:30 AM 33,555 Views 38 Comments

Will you be taking less pity on the next bee that stings you?

# myth - Sunday 29 September, 2013

Debunked: Does pressing the pedestrian crossing button more than once make any difference?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Does pressing the pedestrian crossing button more than once make any difference?

Sep 29th 2013, 10:30 AM 22,446 Views 59 Comments

And why do we feel the need to press it over and over again?

# myth - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Debunked: Does swallowed chewing gum stay in your stomach for seven years?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Does swallowed chewing gum stay in your stomach for seven years?

Sep 22nd 2013, 10:30 AM 25,296 Views 38 Comments

Or longer? Is that piece that you swallowed when you were six still there?

# myth - Monday 2 September, 2013

Opinion: Why the Gareth Bale narrative is the biggest myth in football
# Conjecture
From The42
# Conjecture

Opinion: Why the Gareth Bale narrative is the biggest myth in football

Sep 2nd 2013, 8:26 AM 1,938 Views 4 Comments

It’s become a cliché to claim that Real Madrid’s new signing was a no-hoper when he first joined Spurs.

# myth - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Debunked: Does reading in low light or staring at a screen damage your eyesight?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Does reading in low light or staring at a screen damage your eyesight?

Sep 1st 2013, 10:30 AM 65,481 Views 18 Comments

“Turn off that feckin’ laptop and go to sleep, Séan, your eyes will fall out of your head by the time you’re thirty” can now be swiftly met with “Eh, Mam, about that…”.

# myth - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Debunked: Does sugar make children hyperactive?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Does sugar make children hyperactive?

Aug 25th 2013, 10:30 AM 16,114 Views 67 Comments

Although we are quick to lay the blame on fizzy pop and chocolate, studies show that they might not have anything to do with hyperactivity.

# myth - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Debunked: Is a rat never more than a few metres away?
# True Or False
# True Or False

Debunked: Is a rat never more than a few metres away?

Aug 18th 2013, 10:30 AM 43,077 Views 103 Comments

That would mean there could be one right at the foot of your bed, but is this actually the case?

# myth - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Report: it's everyone for themselves on sinking ships
# Chivalry Myth
# Chivalry Myth

Report: it's everyone for themselves on sinking ships

Apr 12th 2012, 5:56 PM 5,904 Views 28 Comments

Men are more likely to survive sinking ships than women and children – and captains are more likely to make it than their passengers, according to new research.

# myth - Sunday 21 August, 2011

Was King Arthur an Irishman?
# Arthur's Day
# Arthur's Day

Was King Arthur an Irishman?

Aug 21st 2011, 10:54 AM 8,959 Views 7 Comments

New book claims it has strong evidence to ground the Arthurian legend in a real-life high king of Ireland.