Thanks to Hollywood, we like to think we have a pretty good idea about what the past looked like. But it turns out, no of course we don't because Hollywood is as dumb as we are.

That's why we asked readers to shed some light on our most common misconceptions. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

Entry by Michael Voll

CRACKED COM othic Cathedrals were Dark and spookp Actually... The external structural supports and the stained glass windows were specifically designe

Entry by Lunachick71

CRACKEDCON Sagrada Familia is a picture of peace and tranquility. Um, maybe not.

Entry by Edvamp

FOREIGN AID AS A PERCENTAGE OF THE FEDERAL BUDGET WHAT WHAT AMERICANS AMERICANS WHAT WE THINK THINK WE SHOULD ACTUALLY WE SPEND: SPEND: SPEND: 21% 1%

Entry by Mgloss

CRAGKEDCOM WILL PROBABLY END UP LOOKING MORE A LIKE THIS YOUR SHOT AT THE HIGHEST SUMMIT IN THE WORLD...

Get the Cracked Daily Newsletter!

We've got your morning reading covered.

There are FOUR chances for you to win some cold, hard cash. Click on the prompt that catches your fancy, and post your entry in the thread .. or submit to all four and quadruple your chances of becoming rich and famous. (Photoplasty winners get 10,000 pennies; macro winners get 20,000!)

Forgot Password?