With time, a monotonous daily routine can numb even the most enthusiastic people. Especially now during this lockdown. The world, however, is an amazing place, full of excitement and interesting things in every corner. So why don’t we take this plenty of time we have on our hands to learn some new, interesting things about this world, or just see them from a different perspective?
From the eerie view of a decomposed dead cactus to the intricate pattern below the fur of a lion, these interesting photos shed new light on our surroundings. They remind us that even simple things are extraordinary, and there’s always beauty in the most mundane things.
Let’s pack ourselves with some new knowledge, so when we gather with friends after this quarantine, we’ll share these with them and make the most out of the time together. You know, quality time together XD. Enjoy!
1# Dún Briste (the Broken Fort), a relatively new sea stack that was severed from the mainland, Ireland, in 1393 during an overnight storm. This is a thousand years-worth of picture.
Credits: Mike Searle -Via
2# The true life of a reporter. One in-ear receiver and a transmitter for clip-on microphone.
3# A look inside an empty Boeing 787 which can hold up to 335 passengers.
Credits: Mass1m01973 -Via
4# A close-up look of an elephant tail. It swats away flies and is also a mean of communication.
5# The inside of a salt mine. Mining for salt used to be dangerous and was done by slaves.
Credits: -sUBzERoo- -Via
6# The microbe-handprint of an 8-year-old boy after playing outside.
7# This is a ghost heart after all blood is cleaned and only protein scaffold.
Credits: Doris Taylor -Via
8# An actual processed image of a virus from the phages family under the electron microscope.
9# Two medical students, M.A. Schalck and L.P. Ramsdell, spent 1,500 hours to dissect a cadaver’s nervous system intact. That is more than 4 months long assuming they work 12 hours a day.
Credits: DerekS428 -Via
10# Gorgeous ice crystals in Switzerland.
11# How the tiger skin actually looks like. They do have stripes down to the skin.
Credits: Tigers -Via
12# Inside an astronaut’s suit. They weigh about 280 pounds on earth and takes 45 minutes to wear.
Credits: NASA -Via
13# This is a fossilized footprint of a dinosaur in The Bull Canyon Dinosaur Track Trail, Utah. This is probably a Therapod’s.
Credits: moebius-incal -Via
14# The glass frog is so transparent you can see its internal organs clearly.
15# Agate shell which has minerals forming and replacing the shells itself. Pretty common on West Coast beaches.
Credits: H1ggyBowson -Via
16# Baby flamingos are born white.
Credits: ashiruuu -Via
17# A globe that allows blind people to ‘see’ made in 1837. One of the first maps that blind people could use.
Credits: SamwiseGimli -Via
18# Looking at grains of salt under the electron microscope.
Credits: BunyipPouch -Via
19# An albino raccoon.
Credits: ShakeMango -Via
20# A picture of the dark side of the moon captured by NASA from 1 million miles away.
21# This is a square starfish due to birth defects.
22# Pictures of Aurora seen in different planets.
Credits: nixonico, NASA/Hubble -Via
23# A decomposed dead cactus that left its spines behind. Be careful, they’re still sharp!
Credits: MischiefofRats -Via
24# Sperm whales only have teeth in their lower jaw and sockets for their upper jaw.
Credits: rugbyjames1 -Via
25# The real driver in ‘Baby Driver’ is on top of the car this whole time.
26# The surface of a strawberry.
Credits: BunyipPouch -Via
27# These heads from Easter Island actually have bodies.
Credits: eisp.org -Via
28# This Is How Cyclist’s Legs Look Like After Tour De France
29# This Is What The Traffic Control Room Looks Like In Beijing
30# This Is A Photo NASA Took Of A Space Shuttle Leaving Our Atmosphere