After the medical myths yesterday, I visited Wiki and found the episode list from the Myth Busters TV show. Lots of interesting myths have been tested on this show and it is well worth checking it out. A small selection
- Covering your body in gold paint cannot kill you by skin asphyxiation like in the James Bond movie Goldfinger.
- A penny dropped from a skyscraper won't land with enough force to kill a pedestrian on the sidewalk below.
- Cola really can clean chrome and remove bloodstains
- Explosive decompression does not occur when a bullet is fired through the fuselage of a pressurized airplane