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Surprising Things That Aren’t Actually Backed by Science

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These things just... happen.

Ever wonder why breakfast is more important than any other meal? Or perhaps why we laugh when we get tickled? While modern science is expanding human knowledge at an exponential rate, there are still some things that we just don’t know.

For example, Tylenol is one of the most widely used medications on the planet, and researchers know what it does to the body, but the truth is… nobody really knows how. It’s just accepted that Tylenol is great for pain relief and we leave it at that.

The following gallery explores more scientific mysteries that we’ve come to just assume are explained by science…but in reality? We really have no idea…

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