A fun one on common myths and misconceptions from my book, Knowledge is Beautiful. Bag a copy to see all eighty.
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Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_common_misconceptions, Snopes, Skeptical Inquirer, New Scientist.
Concept & design: David McCandless Design: Paul Estriga Additional design: Fabio Bergamaschi, Tatjana Dubovina Research: Miriam Quick Ella Hollowood, Pearl Doughty-White