10 “Facts” Everyone Knows To Be True…But Are Completely WRONG!

At one point or another, your mother probably told you to put a hat on in the winter, since heat escapes through your head. You probably also believe that Mount Everest is the tallest mountain on Earth, and that if you touch a baby bird, its mother will abandon it forever. By a certain point, these “facts” are drilled so far into our brains that we believe them without question.

But I have some bad news for you, folks. Most of these facts are actually fiction…read on…

1Mount Everest is not, in fact, the tallest mountain in the world.

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If you include bases that are underwater, Mauna Kea rises 33,465 feet into the air (only 13,796 feet are above sea level). Everest is 29,029 feet tall.

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