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?

These fantastic factis debunk prevalent myths about nature and the world, and there are some doozies.  Let's just say sharks aren't as fortunate as you would believe.

There's a lot to go through here, so let's start with the main ones. Myths regarding the continuously developing world are listed below. Are there some that caught you off guard? Please let us know if you need any further information.

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:

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