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Yes, it's safe to receive a package from China. No, there are no media blackouts: Exploding myths about Covid-19
There are a few common misconceptions around the coronavirus. Here, we take some of them head on.
MythBusters star killed during attempt to break 824km/h land-speed record
39-year-old Jessi Combs appeared in 12 episodes of the show.
8 of the most common exercise and nutrition myths to avoid in 2017
‘Everyone in fitness is trying to sell you something, nobody is trying to sell you the truth,’ writes personal trainer James Hanley.
7 so-called facts everyone thinks are right - but are totally wrong
Mind. Blown.
Centre of attention: Can Keith Earls play centre for Ireland?
Yes, yes he can. And here’s why.
The truth behind 5 old wives' tales
Sitting too close to the TV? Swallowed chewing gum? Worried chocolate causes spots? Relax – it’s not as bad as you were led to believe.
Explainer: Why the world isn’t going to end – an astronomer reveals all
Worried about solar flares? The Mayan calendar? The planet Nibiru? Astronomer Conor Farrell answers all your wildest questions.