The myth that carrots improve night vision was started on purpose by the Brits during World War 2 to explain for why German planes kept getting shot down at night by British pilots. Ministry of Information informed newspapers that British pilots were eating a lot of carrots which improved their vision. In reality, radar had just been invented.

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