Monday, March 30, 2020

21 Photos That Can Expand Your Knowledge of the World in Just a Few Minutes

We think we’re all well-educated and believe we’ve seen everything in this life. But in fact, we still have a lot of things to learn about this world — and we just love doing it! For example, we recently found out what curly pigeons and emus’ eggs look like.

We are going to show you some pictures that can easily serve as little encyclopedic discoveries.

1. We’ve never seen curly pigeons. Have you?

2. 1 formula, 1 steering wheel

3. This tree was shaped by the wind.

4. “This white fern I found on my hike today”

5. The skulls of a Triceratops and a Centrosaurus

6. This is Ileodictyon cibarium, a fungus.

7. These clown-shaped power lines tower alongside a highway.

8. Skyscrapers look insignificant from the world’s tallest building.

9. A water bottle before being formed

10. Each ball weighs 2 lb (from left to right: magnesium, aluminum, titanium, copper, and tungsten).

11. A tree growing through a stone wall

12. This mushroom looks exactly like a golf ball on a tee.

13. A seesaw for 4 children

14. This is a goldsmith’s toolbox from the Islamic Golden Age (sometime between the 8th and 13th centuries).

15. “This is what my mom’s fence post looks like 3 years after adopting 2 cats.”

16. This is what happens to pizza after 8 hours in a 500-degree oven.

17. The inside of this log rotted away except for in the places where there were once branches.

18. The way this lizard is being X-rayed:

19. Do you know there are microwaves that have outlets?

20. An emu’s eggs, which by the way, weigh around 1 lb each!

21. A typewriter printing sheet music

Which of these items were you seeing for the very first time?