It sucks being lied to. It doesn’t matter if it is about the spinach in your teeth or how much your childhood parakeet loved you- realizing you have been lied to is a punch in the gut. It can take years of therapy and many, MANY electroshock treatments to come back from this type of betrayal.

But here at Cracked, we are all about healing our readers' inner child, which is why we’ve taken it upon ourselves to hard-core bust the following 12 myths. No longer will you feel a fool when someone looks you dead in the eye and tells you space has no gravity. Gone are the days of following the sheep who believe George Washington was our first president. With this list, you are free. With this list, you are healed, you are free. So go forth and let these twelve morsels of infotainment soothe your weary soul.

When You Wish Upon a Lie

MYTH Walt Disney drew Mickey Mouse. x FACT Disney came up with the concept for Mickey Mouse and voiced the character. But Disney's partner, Ub Iwerks, was the artist behind the Mouse, as well as his first animator. CRACKED



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