Mistake: Antarctica has no time zones
Jan-Miko/Shutterstock It’s a common misconception that the frozen continent at the South Pole had no time zones. But as we know from the science stations located in various parts of the massive ice shelf, there are nine different time zones in use in Antarctica. This is the United States trivia your teacher never taught you.
Mistake: Russia and Turkey are the only countries on two continents
Andrew-Mayovskyy/Shutterstock You might think that Russia and Turkey are the only two countries that lie in two continents. But according to geologists, the Asia-Europe boundary is the Caucasus watershed, which means the border also cuts through Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Kazakhstan.