These 10+ Facts You Always Believed Are Actually Fake

Prepare to open your eyes for the first time in your life (any Matrix fans out there?), because the guys at Information is Beautiful are taking a Mythbusters role and putting popular facts to the test.

From the little things like fixing the goldfish memory from three seconds to three months, to something that should be in every school book, like that vaccines don’t actually cause autism; these fact checks sure have the potential to turn you into a champ on those quiz nights.

But if you’re still feeling a little suspicious, head over to the Information is Beautiful website, where every fact is linked to the articles by the scientific community that proves them wrong.

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(h/t: demilked)

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