A myth is a widely known but false belief or idea. You can find myths that have been passed down in traditional stories, especially those concerning the early history of people or explaining a natural or social phenomenon. 

Some of the things we were once taught in school are in fact myths, such as ‘Diamonds are made of compressed coal’ but coal comes from plants and diamonds existed before plants did! 

In this infographic we take a look at 30 myths that are still very popular around the world. Read through and see if you still believe any!