The Man Who Was Killed By His Own Beard

A 16th-century Dutch mayor named Hans Staininger had the most magnificent face full of whiskers the world had ever seen — a hirsute magnificence that ultimately proved to be his undoing

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15 Countries We Picture Wrong Side By Side With Reality

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15 Countries We Picture Wrong Side By Side With Reality

We all have those preconceived notions about different countries, which is natural since we only ever see them in the news or in movies. But sometimes, our mental images of these places are way different than the reality. In this post, we will take you on a wild safari of  countries that are way different than what you’ve seen in pictures. So hopefully, by the end, you'll have a better idea of what to expect when you visit some of these destinations!

It's time for your lesson, Internet philistines. Anyone who has watched television or movies in the previous decade, or even looked at a meme or two, would see that the same outdated clichés are being pushed around. Naturally, some people take these things for granted and accept them without question.

So, in an effort to give the planet Earth an education it doesn't get in school, we challenged our readers to disprove some common preconceptions using only cold, hard facts. The results are below...

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