Our 10 Most Popular Videos of 2012
Giant snakes, lost footage, secret histories and more in this wrapup of our most watched videos of the year
- By Caroline Lacey
- Smithsonian.com, December 18, 2012
In this video, one of our favorite videographers, C.G.P. Grey, debunked five of history’s famous misconceptions. Did Vikings really wear horns? How short was Napoleon? Did Lady Godiva really ride a horse naked?
Want more? Here are some other myths we debunked: Myths about the American Revolution
Myths about the Smithsonian
Myths about the United States space program