Deadly Piranhas, Drowning in Quicksand + 7 False Facts Hollywood Movies Make Us Believe

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Sometimes people who make movies change some facts to make it more interesting and usually, viewers believe most of these things without question.

Nexter.org is ready to reveal some truth about movie myths.

#1 We’ve all seen a movie scene where a person crawls in a ventilation shaft and now we have this idea that in case of danger, we will be able to hide in there. In fact, ventilation shafts are too narrow to fit a human so it would be almost impossible to crawl there.

Source: Purple Clover

#2 If you watched movies about piranhas you are most definitely scared to go near them because they would eat your whole body in a matter of seconds. In reality, piranhas are very cautious and there are no recorded cases of a person being eaten by this fish.

Source: Slashfilm

#3 Now, what about people drowning in a quicksand? How can you ever go to a desert if you can step on it any moment and you’re gone? Well, actually quicksand is pretty dense and a person or animal just can’t drown in it.

Source: Quora

#4 Many people are afraid of flying, especially after seeing all those horrific movie scenes where everyone on a plane gets sucked out of a hole. Actually, air pressure between the cabin and the atmosphere will be stabilized in a few seconds and it will be just a noisy cabin.

Source: basementrejects

#5 To all the people who are living in constant fear of an asteroid that, according to Hollywood movies, can hit our planet and completely destroy it any minute – it can’t. Astronomers know everything about all the asteroids that will pass Earth in the next 100 years.

Source: Medium

#6 The only place where you can jump over laser beams is an escape room or something like this because all the laser lights in real banks and museums are invisible.

Source: Youtube

#7 When a person gets shot he falls to the ground right away, correct? No, actually, if no vital organs were hit, a person can run for like a dozen feet more.

Source: Youtube

#8 Remember those scenes where they zoom in on a CCTV camera and there is a perfectly good picture? Well, that doesn’t happen in real life because the quality is pretty bad and if you zoom in you will only see a lot of pixels.

Source: No Film School

#9 And last but not least, lava is not water, people can’t drown in it because it is really dense. They would just get stuck.

Source: Reddit

How many of these did you know before?


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