Before the Internet, people learned science from the big screen, and over the years we’ve all learned a lot of ‘useful’ things from Hollywood. For example, how to pilot a spaceship through an asteroid belt, or how to pull out the pin of a grenade with your teeth, Rambo-style. But if you really start to delve into what most movies get wrong, you’ll find out the answer is everything. Even the stuff that looks fairly authentic.
Tracing a call in mere seconds to find the bad guy? Better make that one hour. Shooting a lock to open a door. Nope, that’s not going to work in the real world either. [Continue reading below…]
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To separate Hollywood truth from fiction, Lenya Brick from Bright Side created this list. It’s a fully-illustrated, systematic deconstruction of all the stuff you thought you learned from the movies. Have a look below!