Misconception #9: The Great Wall of China is the only man-made structure visible from outer space. In actuality ... in reality, you can't see the Great Wall of China with an unaided eye from space. It's not possible, even from low Earth orbit.
Misconception #18: If you are a stay-at-home parent, you don't need life insurance. In actuality ... the cost of childcare, housekeeping, transportation, and the many other contributions a stay-at-home parent makes, can add up to $67,000 a year. That's why it's important for a stay-at-home parent to have life insurance protection in the event you need to replace their services.
Misconception #5: Lightning never strikes the same place twice. In actuality ... lightning tends to strike the same place over and over again. The Empire State Building gets hit about 100 times a year. Any tall structure or tree is prone to multiple hits from lightning during electrical storms.
Misconception #31: Mount Everest is the 'tallest' mountain in theworld. In actuality... the summit of Everest is officially higher above sea level than the summit of any other mountain, but Mauna Kea in Hawaii is the tallest when measured from base to summit.
Misconception #7: Pre-existing medical conditions make applying for life insurance a waste of time. In actuality ... some life insurance policies may be available in spite of a range of health conditions. These policies can have higher costs and may have lower coverage limits. Additionally, an
accidental death insurance policy9,10 requires no medical underwriting, but only pays out if the death
is due to an accident covered by the policy.
Misconception #27: The saying "blind as a bat" must be true! In actuality... Bats are not blind. Most bats can see as well as humans. Since many kinds of bats hunt insects at night, they have an additional trick called echolocation for finding their way in the dark. Fruit bats have eyesight that is adapted to low-light, much like cats. Fruit bats also see in color.