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MythDefied


Is it true? ‘Is it true?’ is the category where CHOICE Community members can discuss fake news and clickbait with the goal of providing some accuracy around consumer issues in the age of ‘fake news’. This continues part of our broader work in the MythDefied category, where we bust common commonly held misconceptions, myths and misinformation surrounding products.
About the MythDefied category [MythDefied] (1)
Bag searches: Are they allowed? [MythDefied] (16)
Should you turn appliances off at the powerpoint? ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (34)
Toothpaste - Is it the new wonder product? ( 2 ) [Is it true?] (25)
Higher cost doesn't equal better quality - add your example [MythDefied] (13)
The large size pack is always cheaper (?) [MythDefied] (15)
Is it true? "Households advised to run taps for 30 seconds amid lead poisoning fears" [Is it true?] (6)
Is sugar as addictive as cocaine or heroin? [Is it true?] (10)
Superfoods - do they exist? [MythDefied] (13)
Is it cheaper to buy a smartphone outright? ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (37)
Is it true - Should women freeze their eggs (Oocyte cryopreservation)? [Is it true?] (9)
Can airlines sue customers for cancelling a flight in Australia? [MythDefied] (9)
Health Myths That Are True [MythDefied] (3)
Frequent flyer & Loyalty points - are they 'worth it'? ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (21)
Australia On Track To Meet Paris Agreement 5 Years early [Is it true?] (18)
More mattress springs make for a better or more comfortable mattress? [MythDefied] (9)
Novel Ways to Cook your food. Fact or Fiction [MythDefied] (17)
Can you cook salmon in a dishwasher? ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (32)
No refunds signs are illegal [MythDefied] (8)
Is it true? Vegans Have Twice As Many Sick Days [Is it true?] (4)
Do you need to use fabric softener? [MythDefied] (17)
Are synthetic diamonds as good as the real thing? [MythDefied] (17)
Hangover reducing wine drops [MythDefied] (18)
Protein powders – do they work? [MythDefied] (14)
Do glass cutting boards blunt knives? [MythDefied] (15)
Do anti-pollution hair care products work? [MythDefied] (8)
Can a fridge and other appliances block my WiFI signal? [MythDefied] (16)
Is it more economical to leave the air-con on? ( 2 ) [MythDefied] (30)
Do solar panels work best when the sun shines? [MythDefied] (11)
Do chargers use power when plugged in but not in use? [MythDefied] (7)