Swallowing Spiders in Sleep: The creepy idea that people swallow eight spiders a year while sleeping is false.
Great Wall of China Visible from Space: Contrary to popular belief, the Great Wall of China is not the only man-made structure visible from space
Marie Antoinette's "Let Them Eat Cake": Historians have found no evidence that Marie Antoinette ever said this. The quote likely predates her and is a misattribution.
Napoleon's Height: Napoleon Bonaparte was not extremely short as often depicted. His height was actually around 5'5", which was average for his time.
Penny Dropped from a High Building: A penny dropped from the Empire State Building wouldn't kill someone. Due to its shape and size
Einstein Failed Math: Albert Einstein did not fail math class. He excelled in mathematics from a young age.
24-Hour Wait for Missing Person's Report: There's no requirement to wait 24 hours before reporting a missing person. Immediate reporting is crucial in such cases.
Touching Toads Gives Warts: You won't get warts from touching a toad. Warts are caused by human viruses, not toad skin.
Forbidden Fruit in Eden was an Apple: The Bible doesn't specify that the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden was an apple.
Hair and Nails Grow After Death: Post-death, hair and nails appear longer not because they continue to grow, but because the skin around them retracts due to dehydration.