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Lightsabers Are Real And Other Science Fiction Brits Believed as Science Facts

From the it-must-be-real-cuz-I-saw-it-in-the-movies department, here’s the shocking (or not so shocking, depending on your level of faith in humanity) results from a recent survey of British adults, as conducted by Birmingham
Science City
:

1. Over a fifth of adults incorrectly believe light sabres exist.
2. Nearly a quarter (24%) of people are wrong in their belief that humans can be teleported.
3. Nearly 50% of adults wrongly believe that memory-erasing technology exists.
4. More than 40% of people incorrectly believe that hover boards exist.
5. Nearly one fifth (18%) of adults have the incorrect view that they can see gravity.

Link – via AOL Weird News

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March 16th, 2011

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Stranger to the World

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