One of the accepted definitions of the word myth is: a widely held but false belief or idea. Myths exist to help us explain the unexplained. People have created stories, or legends, to help solve mysteries they once couldn’t. Or, in some cases, a myth is pure speculation from a time before science and research could prove differently, one that has managed to still be a part of common conversation. Either way, people still insist some myths are true, no matter how much evidence is president to the contrary. Usually, if you just stop and think about it – REALLY think about it – you can figure out if a myth is fact. To get you started, here are 10 Everyday Myth People Still Believe Are True.