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As a species, humans seem to love pointing out mistakes – especially on the Internet. We’re no exception. So here’s our collection of false facts, wrong ways, flimsy ideas and assorted inaccuracies that have set up shop in otherwise smart brains all over the world.
When the earliest tornado on record was observed, onlookers called it a "steeple of fire." Technological advancements like the Totable Tornado Observatory have since helped demystify these powerful storms.