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who has watched television or movies in the previous decade, or even looked at a meme or two, would see that the same outdated clichés are being pushed around.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...

Entry by BATZARRO

CRACKEDCON When you think of wom the en in Muslim world, you probably imagine all the women sequestered in harems and draped in veils in public. The t

Entry by Sagar Parikh

Myth: Madagascar is all jungle and primitive tribes. Reality: It has a thriving economy with its own airlines, 5 star hotels, and shopping malls. The

Entry by Rachel P.

SoCHI, RUSSIA, HOST OF THE 2014 WINTER OLYMPIOS SOMETIMES Looks LIKE THIS BUT MoST OF THE TIME, IT LookS LIKE THIS: CRACKED EOM

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