31 Common Misconceptions We Have About the World

You’d assume that in the age of technology, where we have access to more knowledge than we could absorb in a lifetime, old misconceptions would fade away. Yet which one of us still believes that the Great Wall of China can be seen from space and also that picking up a lost baby bird is a terrible idea because their parent would refuse it? And we hate to break it to you, but Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner aren’t representative of reality — a coyote is far faster than a roadrunner in real life. Meep, meep is right! 

More on that, as well as 30 other frequent misunderstandings about the world below…

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