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Myth Busting

Setting The Record Straight On Black Lives Matter

Lia Miller | Posted 10.14.2016 | Black Voices
Lia Miller

I'm tired of explaining to "friends" that the phrase #BlackLivesMatter doesn't mean that other lives don't matter or that it is somehow an anti-white or anti-police slogan. There is an implied "too" at the end of the phrase.

Breaking the Law of Attraction

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 03.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up." --Paul Valery Are we over The Secret yet? Not that there wasn't some good teaching in...

Debunking Bathroom Myths

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 11.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Brynn Tannehill

All of this is that fear mongering and legislation against transgender people using bathrooms has zero actual benefit, and many clearly understood consequences that affect both transgender and cisgender people.

5 More Common Myths About Skiing

Liftopia | Posted 06.28.2015 | Travel

5. Doubling up on socks (especially cotton ones) is a classic gaper mistake. Sweat is a hidden culprit that leads to cold feet. Therefore, a fairly thin, breathable sock makes a better choice. When thick socks make ski boots too tight, reduced circulation also results in cold little piggies.

5 Things You'll Probably Do Wrong Shoveling Snow This Winter

Michael A. Gleiber, M.D. | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael A. Gleiber, M.D.

Listen to your body -- if you are feeling strained or tired, it's time to take a break. It's better to take the extra time to prepare yourself and do it the right way than to spend weeks with a hurt back. I wish you all a safe and happy winter season!

Back to School: Skin Care Basics

Indie Lee | Posted 11.06.2013 | Style
Indie Lee

The stress of new beginnings and putting your best foot (and face) forward can cause breakouts. School is in session and today our lesson plan is what you can do to lower your chances of that first day breakout.

Debunking The Blood Type Diet (VIDEO)

Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living

If you're an avid follower of health trends then you might know of The Blood Type Diet, a diet that recommends different eating patterns based on (you...

Debunk Me! Debunk Me! "Lean, Mean, and Easy to Read..."

A. Siegel | Posted 02.07.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

Clearly written, with reinforcing graphics, the Debunking Handbook is a clear and easy read which helps sets an example for good myth-busting.

11 Myths You Thought Were True

Madeleine Crum | Posted 12.12.2011 | Books

While Discovery Channel's "MythBusters" has seen to it that we no longer believe in goldfish with three-second memory spans or life-threatening quicks...

Are You a Myth Buster?

Arielle Ford | Posted 06.11.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

As an author (of any subject matter), being successful means you have to be a good myth buster. There are countless myths and beliefs that prevent peo...