We all have misconceptions. It’s part of the human condition…rumors and myths propagate rapidly. But, hopefully in the next few minutes we’ll dispel some of them. No, the Great Wall of China can’t be seen from space. No, goldfish don’t have a 1 second memory, and yes, a duck’s quack does in fact echo. These are 25 things you thought were true but really aren’t.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rswatski/5913033448/ Although it can appear blue with the right lighting it is actually dark red.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ressaure/5793392217/ Scientists say there are probably 3 million rats in London. That’s about 1 rat every 150 feet…still pretty far.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrysti/galleries/72157622443392670/ Actually, it does. You’ll need a duck and a tunnel if you don’t believe us.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/usfwsnortheast/4387622479/ While most species do use echolocation to navigate, they aren’t blind at all.