35 Science 'Facts' That Are Totally Wrong


Here's our comprehensive list of the most shocking science "facts" that are actually wrong.

These myths, old wives tales, and misconceptions have been passed down through the ages, but we are here to put an end to that.

For the list we used Wikipedia's great list of "Common Misconceptions" and this great reddit.com thread, along with our own brains. You can find the source of our facts under the images.


Have some we missed? Send them along to Science (at) businessinsider.com.