1. The Great Wall of China can be seen from space.
2. Electrons revolve around the nucleus of an atom.
3. Raindrops have a teardrop shape.
IN REALITY: Depending on size, raindrops are shaped more like teensy adorable hamburger buns or kidney beans.
4. Napoleon was super short.
5. Columbus was an innocent explorer who was only trying to discover the new world.
6. Humans have only five senses.
7. Lemmings hurl themselves off cliffs in droves.
8. This tastebud map:
9. Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken" is about self-reliance and forging your own path.
10. The blood inside your body is blue, and that's because it's deoxygenated.
11. There's no gravity in space.
12. We only use 10% of our brains.
13. Bulls are enraged by the color red.
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