The following infographic details 52 of the most common myths and misconceptions people have. For instance, did you know that Napolean wasn’t actually all that short? Or that bats aren’t actually blind? Or that you don’t have to wait for 7 years for a swallowed gum to be digested? The chart is organized by colored topic and sized relative to its virulence (measured by how many hits the question turns up on Google). The original infographic was published at Information is Beautiful by David McCandless.
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