Before the Internet, people learned science from Hollywood. We asked our readers to dispel some of the egregious myths, and gave the winner $100 ...

We have some bad news: Velociraptors were tiny feathered chicken dinosaurs, lemmings don't commit suicide and your favorite book sellers are now taking pre-orders for a text book written and illustrated entirely by the Cracked team! Hitting shelves in October, Cracked's De-Textbook is a fully-illustrated, systematic deconstruction of all of the bullshit you learned in school.

Entry by HamHurt

How you doing? Good, how you doing? Good. Movies lead you to believe that skydiving sounds like When in reality, it sounds more like

Entry by sirwillifer

15 Science Myths Out There (Thanks To Pop Culture)

Entry by AM Smiley

CRACKEDco fSSSSh! PeW! KChOW! ZAp! KCHOW! SPace neecer! batties are really noisy Yeah, no. YOU can't have souNd without air. http:llcurious.astro.come

Entry by Karma.proteo

CRACKEDcO COM LASERS BEAMS ARE NOT VISIBLE, THEY NEED A MEDIUM TO REFLECT ON e.g FOG, DUST, ETC... IN ORDER Fo BE FULLY VISIBLE so, THOSE FANCY MOVIE

Get the Cracked Daily Newsletter!

We've got your morning reading covered.

Tags

There are FOUR contests for you to choose from. 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. Winner gets 10,000 pennies.

Forgot Password?