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The most common misconceptions, debunked

Let me Google that for you.
The Thinker Statue

Let me Google that for you

The thinker, right before he looks up and says "well, actually..."

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hat unassuming search bar offers the answers to so many questions, all without the judgment we risk when asking our know-it-all. These are our greatest myths, verified by the volumes of compatriots who also seek an answer to that eternal question: Does a duck’s quack echo?

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