Sounds Unbelievable, But Gravity Doesn’t Work On These 8 Places On Earth

Planet Earth lives by the laws of gravity discovered by Sir Isaac Newton. But there are gravitational anomalies in some places where this law can’t be applied: there, a car can go uphill with its engine off, a waterfall doesn’t fall, and a very heavy boulder can sit on top of a rock at a very strange angle without tumbling down.

1. The “reverse” waterfall in England

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This waterfall is located not far from Hayfield and has water that goes right up toward the sky, making it look more like a fountain. The secret to the reverse waterfall is in the wind: it’s so strong there that the water that falls down is caught by the wind and pushed back up. Usually, the height of the waterfall is 78 ft. Where does this incredibly strong wind come from?

2. The road at the foot of Mount Aragats in Armenia

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On the border of Turkey and Armenia, there’s a mountain that blows people’s minds. Thousands of travelers come to this mountain every year in order to witness the amazing anti-gravity phenomenon. If you turn off your car engine at the bottom of the mountain, the car will go uphill by itself. There’s a river nearby that goes uphill too. Many people who’ve been here claim that it’s easier to go uphill than to go downhill.

3. Hoover Dam in Nevada, US

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When you climb up to this dam which is 726.4 ft tall, you can do a simple experiment. Try to pour some water out of a bottle. The liquid won’t flow down as usual, but it will fly up! The same thing happens if you try to throw a light object from the same height — it will float because of the strong airflow.

4. Devils Tower, Wyoming, US

Devils Tower, Wyoming. The Black Hills on a summer sunset. © jovannig / depositphotos  

Devils Tower is a formation located in the Bear Lodge Ranger District of the Black Hills. The perfect shape and size of the mound make it the most important sight in Wyoming. Climbers love it too. But for some reason, climbers that have gone up Mt. Everest can’t climb to the top of Devils Tower. It’s only 1,267 feet tall but because of its steep walls, it’s impossible to get to the very top — and it would be even harder to return back down.

5. The mysterious road in South Korea

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Empty bottles and cans left on this road on the Jeju Island usually roll uphill — tourists have tried it many times. Inventive authorities have quickly made this place a tourist attraction and even put a plaque nearby that shows where the gravitational anomaly starts.

6. The golden boulder in Myanmar

KYAIKTIYO, MYANMAR – FEBRUARY 16, 2018: The unique Buddhist shrine with Kyaiktiyo Pagoda on the top of the boulder, balancing at the edge of granite rock, Kyite Htee Yoe Mount, on February 16 in Kyaiktiyo. © efesenko / depositphotos  

This rock is covered with gold and looks like it’s going to fall down at any second. But in reality, it has been sitting in the same place for 2,500 years! The boulder sits at 49 feet high along with the pagoda built on top of it. According to the story, the boulder is held by Buddha’s hair that is inside of it. The boulder is not fixed and anyone could move it but even nature hasn’t thrown it down yet. It’s said that only a woman can move the boulder. So because of this, women aren’t allowed to touch the stone.

7. Stone of Davasko in Argentina


8. A house of mysteries in Oregon, US


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There is a remote cabin in a deep forest built near the mystical Oregon Vortex. Native Americans call the area “Forbidden Ground”, a place to be avoided. It is believed that there is some kind of a spherical force field here — half of which is below ground level and the other, above. It makes people feel reality in a different way. It’s almost impossible to just walk here — you can’t help but want to hold on to the walls to prevent yourself from falling into the sea.

There’s also a broom here that doesn’t fall. Wherever you place it in the cabin, it will continue to stand upright. In this mysterious place, balls roll up on a completely flat surface. There’s no trickery here: tourists have even used special devices to measure the tilt and angle.

20 Incredible Images of the Olympics’ Athletes That Show What the Human Body Is Capable of

Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been the topic of the internet recently. Even though there was a delay due to Covid, a lot of athletes were in excellent shape to bring golden medals to their countries. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games launched on Friday 23 July with the opening ceremony, although the sporting action actually kicked off a couple of days earlier. It all comes to an end on Sunday 8 August, with the Olympics officially lasting a total of 17 days.

I can’t even imagine the joy one experiences when they have that gold medal around their neck. All the hard work, the sacrifice pay off in the best way possible. And this is not just a personal win, you’re representing a whole country that has its eyes on you in that moment of competition.

What we see on the TV are just the results of a long preparation. If the athlete wins we are proud, if they lose, we are quick to judge. However, today we want to give you the real image of what happens behind the scenes. There are a lot of things these athletes go through in order to achieve that shape and get qualified for the Olympics. Therefore, today we are bringing some of that footage that often goes unseen. Scroll down below to check it out. And let us know what you think of this year’s Olympic games.

1. Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz became the first Olympic gold medalist for the Philippines


2. 8 F**king times in Olympics. Take a bow

3. This was Canadian Mark McMorris 11 months ago. Today he is an Olympic Bronze medalist. Amazing.


4. Feet from Dutch Olympic swimming champion Maarten Van der Weijden after swimming 163 km/101 mi in 55 hours to raise money for cancer research


5. After sixteen stages in Tour de France I think my legs look little tired


6. In 2009 J.R. Celski sliced through his entire left quadriceps with his right skate blade at the U.S. Olympic trials


My first major sports injury happened at the 2010 U.S. Short Track Speed Skating Olympic Trials. It was the competition I had to do well at in order to secure a spot on my first Olympic team. The fall happened in one of the last races of the competition, the 500 meters, known for absolute top speed. I fell in the corner and put the front six inches of my blade straight into my quad. I bounced off the pads with the blade still in my leg, looked down, and had to pull it out myself because of the awkward position that I was in.

I completely severed the VMO “teardrop muscle” and luckily barely missed the femoral artery which might’ve been the end. It was one of the most difficult things I’ve ever gone through, especially because in the moments after, I started realizing that I might not be able to achieve the goal I set out for in the first place. If not for the people around me including my family, friends, and medical staff, I wouldn’t have been able to get back on my feet, especially in time to go to the Olympics and win two medals.

7. The Difference Between Gold and Silver in the 15km mass start Biathlon


8. I Was Born With A Condition: Pectus Excavatum. Which I Know Sounds Like A Harry Potter Spell. My Deformity Began Appearing Around Age 10


My name is Cody Miller. I am not a typical Olympic swimmer. Like most sports the taller you are the better… Most swimmers are incredibly tall, well above 6ft… I’m 5’11 and only weigh 170lbs. More often than not, I’m the smallest person in the pool.

My condition puts stress on my respiratory system. Tests have shown that my sunken sternum and odd placement of other bones have caused a reduced lung capacity… To what extent is unknown. Doctors have said my maximum breathing capacity is likely reduced by 12-20%. Also… I’m diagnosed as asthmatic… Which I learned, from studies run on me in college, has nothing to do with my pectus condition. I live with difficult circumstances as a swimmer. Despite my disadvantages, I’ve dedicated my life to swimming… And I’ve never given up. Like a lot of you, I have struggled with body image problems throughout my life. I struggled with my appearance from a young age. I was a kid who was afraid to take off his shirt in gym class… people thought I was weird. At swim meets, I walked around the pool deck awkwardly while people stared and pointed at me.

I was weird and abnormal… However, I’ve realized this: No one is 100% satisfied with the way they look. Everyone has something about themselves they dislike. And that’s OK! Professional athletes, models… everyone has their own insecurities! I’ve embraced the fact that I have a giant hole in my chest! It’s OK! Monday night. June 27th, 2016 in Omaha Nebraska. USA Swimming Olympic Trials took place at the CenturyLink Center live on NBC, in front of a crowd of 17,500 people, I swam in lane 5 of the Finals of the men’s 100-meter breaststroke.

Only 2 athletes per event qualify for the Olympic Games. 2 swimmers to represent the U.S.A in the 100-meter breaststroke… I’d been dreaming about this moment my entire life. One wrong move and it’s over… The pressure of a lifelong dream… Years and years of training. Thousands and thousands of hours of preparation for a race that lasts 59 seconds… 2 lengths of the pool… 1 start… 1 turn… 1 finish… 1 moment… 1 opportunity… I did it… The feeling is still indescribable… I qualified for the Rio Olympics. My new Olympic teammate and I hug. Seeing the Olympic rings next to my name… I try not to cry… I did… like a baby…

9. Never forget that Australia’s first ever winter olympics gold was won because the guy was coming dead last and everyone in front of him fell over.


10. Team USA Basketball Player Deandre Jordan (6’11”) and Gymnast Ragan Smith (4’6″)


11. An x-ray of a gymnast performing an exercise


12. Leg muscles of the first perfect 10 in olympic history, at age 14. Nadia Comaneci


13. Ex-World Champion Cyclist Janez Brajkovic Leg After A Race


14. The hands of Olympic swimming champion van der Weijden after a 163km swim

15. Hungarian weightlifter Janos Baranyai’s right arm gave, ripping apart ligaments and muscle under the weight

He pushed himself to lift 148 kilograms (326.3 pounds) during the men’s 77kg weightlifting competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

16. Acrobatic Gymnastics Elite And Level 10 Training Camp At Karolyis Olympic Training Site


17. USA Men’s Volleyball Player David Lee 6’8″ and USA Gymnast Simone Biles 4’8″


18. Anyone want to hold my hand


19. Verified on the eve of US nationals


20. When you spend every day on a bike vs. When you retire and ride casually


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