25 Parts Of The World We Picture Differently

Thanks to TV, movies, or our own dumb imaginations, we have a pretty inaccurate picture of what the world looks like.

That's why we asked our readers to shed some light on this planet we live on, and enlighten the unwashed masses. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

This is the Roman Pantheon. MAGRIPPALPCOSTERTIVMIFECIT This is how it looks from the McDonald's across the street... ADOFCOSTEE VMFECIT M M

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Entry by Shana F

DUNDER Fans of The Office MIFFLIN, might imagine Scranton, PA as small, quiet suburban town.. PAPER COMPANY When in fact Scranton is actually a bust

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Entry by whoiswillo

This is Greenland. This is Iceland. CRACKED CON

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Mars looks nothing like this. The original Mars photos were in black and white. The colour was added by NASA due to the idea of the 'Red Planet. Mars

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Entry by xada

Not all of Canada looks like this: The Osoyoos Desert, for example: Complete with cacti. scorpions, rattlesnakes, might not technically be considered

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Entry by S Peter Davis

HO LLYWOOD TULLWOUV VALK or FAME Just an average street, with a theatre, a train station, and some used car lots. RZ CRACKEDCONM

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Entry by T. S. Obiech

DAY... WELCOME TO Falrlous LAS VEGAS N EVADA ALADDIN OR NIGHT... A BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO SEE THE ISIGHTS... JUST DON'T LOOK DOWN! CRACKED.COM

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Entry by nillythekid

Wewelsburg Castle has long been plagued by Neo-Nazis coming to pay their respects to the SS organization that was once headquartered here. Many come p

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Entry by Shatner!

PRES. GEORGE W BUSH ON HIS CRAWEORD RANCH. WANTING TO PROJECTA FOLKSY TOUCH. COWBOY IMAGE THE CONNECTICUT BORN ND- RAISED ANDOVER CHEER LEADER AND Y

CRACKED CON The pyramids of Giza are not in the middle of nowhere... They are actually a few miles from the city of Giza!

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Entry by mkad

CRACKEDCON Yes, when it's cold in Norway, people can go skiing. But you can surf in Norway too.

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Entry by LightStop

Ah, Mount Eyetrest. Known globally as a symbol of putity, of. Oh

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Entry by Quo

CRACKED The Trevi Fountain. The Italians must have built this cultural masterpiece in a space which is fitting for it. Obviously it would have to be i

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Entry by crazynate

YES, this is Australia... KANGARCN HOPPET HEXT The Australian winter goes from June to October. and this year they're having record snowfall. Skiing a

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Entry by mwkearney

SALISBURY PLAIN 300 SQUARE MILIS or SOUTHtRN ENCLAND Mosr kacwn TOR BINeve O STONEHENGE BUT WHiIE MOST POPLE PICTURE LUSH ROLLING HLIS HAlP of THE PLA

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Entry by ever.vigilant

Ah! The mighty Rio Grande! For milllions of years, this majestic river has surged from Colorado, faster than a speeding locomotive, carving theRio Gra

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THIS IS AL-MASJID AL-HARAM, COM THE SACRED MOSQUE OF MECCA AND THE HOLIEST SITE TO 1.6 BILLION PEOPLE... RIGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF A CONSTRUCTION SITE.

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Entry by Ted E.

NAPLES, Italy, is home to several historic masterpieces of sculpture and architecture. Unfortunately, city officials seem to be having a hard time. ke

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Entry by Scribsnow

Mount Rushmore is apparently REALLY tiny. CRACKED COM

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VISIT A CONCENTRATION CAMP! STALAG:328 IN LVIV, UKRAINE APPROPRIATED: BY THE NAZIS IN 1941, THIS CITADEL IS THE TOWER OF DEATH WHERE OVE 100.000 PEO

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Entry by mightyzamfir

nebulae are invisible up close. Due to conservation oF surface brightness, the closer yOu get to a nebula, the dimmer it appears. It's a better stra

With temperature that can reach 120'F (49 C) and an average rainfall of just under 2in, Death Valley is one of the hottest and driest places on earth.

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Entry by hotrod2001

Is this Denver, CO? Vancouver, BC? Nope! This is Tehran, Iran Nestled at the foot of the Alborz Mountain Range, Tehran can be the recipient of strong

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Entry by Comunacho

CRACKED CON The moon is dark gray, rather than white. It has a low albedo, reflecting about 12% of the light it receives, as much as asphalt pavement

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Entry by Shatner!

Michelangelo's paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel? Little biT harder to see from the floor. CRACKED COM