My Dumb Little Brain Just Got Turned To Mush After Seeing These 23 Absolutely Mind Blowing Pictures For The First Time Last Week

1.This is what a living sand dollar looks like compared with a dead one:

A large, brown, flat circular sea urchin and a smaller, white one with small slits

RIP to a real one.

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2.Alaska is big. REALLY big:

On another note, imagine if there were 12 Iowas. Something to think about.

3.This is what a peeled lemon looks like:

Now I have officially seen everything.

Now I have officially seen everything.

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4.This is what the skull of the largest ape to ever roam the Earth, the gigantopithecus, looks like compared to our tiny little human head:

The ape was, well, giant. Like

5.This is what the Roman empire at its greatest extent looks like compared to North America:

I've always called Italy the Kansas of Europe.

I've always called Italy the Kansas of Europe.

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6.This is what the inside of a Coca-Cola Freestyle machine looks like:

A machine with lots of slots showing brands of various beverages

7.American Froot Loops and Froot Loops from other countries are totally different colors:

This is due to regulations in Canada concerning food additives and coloring.

8.There are pants that shine INCREDIBLY bright when hit with light:

They've been called

They've been called "anti-paparazzi pants."

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9.The inside of a pine cone makes me somewhat uncomfortable:

What look like hollow bones or even eyes inside the pine cone

I'm all set!

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10.While we're at it, this is what the inside of a wasp's nest looks like:

Inside of a wasp nest showing what looks like rows of honeycomb

The stuff of nightmares.

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11.This is what the Eiffel Tower looked like while it was being built:

Not sure what I was expecting, but still neat.

Not sure what I was expecting, but still neat.

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12.It snowed a whole lot in Norway last week:

Need any more proof?

Need any more proof?

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13.This is the aftermath of the Great Molasses Flood of 1919, a deadly event that claimed the lives of 21 people in Boston after a container holding over two million gallons of molasses burst, sending a wave of molasses several feet high through the city streets:

It sounds like it's funny, but I assure you: it is not.

It sounds like it's funny, but I assure you: it is not.

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14.Some houses have little metal corners to make dusting easier:

This would change my life more than anything I could ever imagine.

15.This man, Paul Karason, had his skin turn permanently blue after spending years ingesting colloidal silver:

Closeup of Paul Karason

16.A lot of exciting stuff happened in 1889:

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17.Bottles of soda look adorable before they get blown up with compressed air:

Small tubes in the palm of a hand

Ain't that sweet.

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18.Marisa Tomei's name can do amazing things:

"Marisa Tomei" as an anagram for "It's-a me, Mario"


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19.This is what a polar bear's paw print looks like compared with a human handprint:

A polar bear paw print next to a much, much smaller handprint in the snow

20.This is what a $1,000 bill looks like:

It was first put into circulation in 1928. That's Grover Cleveland's big ol' mug on the front.

21.South Korea and Ireland are almost the same size, although South Korea has 10 times Ireland's population:

Side-by-side of South Korea and Ireland (with Northern Ireland)

Just thought it was interesting!

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22.Some vegan chicken wings have little wooden "bones" in them:

Someone holding a vegan chicken wing with the interior visible, showing a wooden bone

23.And, finally, this is what a mustache shaved clean off looks like:

Now you know. Sorry.

Now you know. Sorry.

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