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in second grade our teacher taught us that the earth spins. for the longest time i thought that if you jumped really high (like 5 feet) and landed you would land a mile from where you originally jumped.
i used to belive that if you talked into a bubble while blowing into it it would say what you said before
I used to think that the air from air-con came out because there was a fan behind a freezer and the fan blows the melting ice out to become air-con.
I used to believe that electricity was these little soldiers on horses charging in a straight line out of the socket. I knew I shouldn't get close or touch a electric socket and I thought if I did these guys would come out and hurt me.
I used to believe that if you were in a lift and it failed and started to plummet to the ground, then all you had to do was just before it hit the ground floor was to jump and you would be okay, cos you'd only jumped a little off the floor of the lift.
I used to believe that if you had this really big sheet of paper, and if a jet airplane flew through it fast enough, it wouldn't hurt the paper.
When I was 4, I thought there was a reason for all superstitions. I thought the reason why people didn't step on cracks was because I knew the Earth was round, and so if you tripped on the crack you'd fall off the Earth. So when I was in Disneyland, I accidentally tripped on a crack. "MOMMY, HOLD ME! I'M GONNA FALL OFF THE EARTH!" Turns out I didn't fall off the earth. Instead, I got a bruise.
I used to believe that if you were standing on an object while you were falling and if you jumped off it before it hit the ground that you would be okay.
You all know that you cant see the world turn well, when I was real young when I got dizzy I used to think I could see the world turn (becuase it looks likes the room is turning)!!
When I was Younger I used to believe that if I talked into a jar and then covered the top... I could hear myself when I opened the jar
I used to believe that all the specks of dust that you see flying around in the air (like when looking across a beam of light inside your house) was the "air".
When I was 12, I thought that passing an electric current will boost up my IQ. So, I put DC electrodes on my forehead and let the current run (it was a 12 V electric current). I thought I can see the current flowing throught my brain and I thought I became smarter. I tried this everyday and I thought myself became smarter and smarter. One day, I used wrong plug and current so that it almost electrocuted me and the main fuse of the house went burnt out. As a result, my mother beat me several times.
I think that when i want to walk the earth wants to pull me down and a negative power produces which will stop me.
When I was 5 or 6, someone told me that the Earth was spinning. I couldn't believe, so I performed an experiment: I drew a sign on the floor and went to sleep. The next morning I found the sign in the same place I had drawn it, so I thought that the Earth hadn't moved.
I used to believe that there is no need to close the taps when you you are filling up buckets.They would fill up the bucket to the brim and then the water would continue to rise to the ceiling
When I was about 6 or so I was fascinated by the fact that when you drop a coin in a fast moving car or train, how it moves through the air at the ame speed, not ending up moving backwards (falling at the point it had been dropped, not straight down). It took a while to realise that this was because the air inside the vehicle was moving too. Even if you open a window.
I always thought that Marie Curie was so called because she invented the Cure for Cancer. It never crossed my mind that she would have always had that name, and only later in life would have started finding cures for things.
i used to think that if i were to accidentally run off a clif that i wouldnt ever fall because i wouldnt be stupid like the cartoon characters and look down realizing i wasnt on the ground and then fall.
I was seven and just learned about the process of evaporation. Because of that, I used to believe that if I splashed enough water on the ground, I would be able to make it rain, and I would always do this on a really hot day so the sky would soak up the water faster.
One day I was taught about how Marie Curie discovered the x-ray machine. For a long time I thought she had discovered it by digging it out of the ground and hence 'discovering' it.