Life is unpredictable and full of surprises. We’ve seen the most extraordinary things throughout history but sometimes even the smallest stuff conceal the most non-ordinary things in them. Here is to a world full of surprises and rare phenomena.
We have prepared 18 unique photos of non-ordinary things happening in our surrounding world to remind you to be more attentive and notice all the amazing stuff that exists very close to us. Scroll down to see the collection and feel free to share with us the things you think are special and unique. Let’s go!
#1. Parisians crossing the flooded street, 1924
#2. A cool art installation. This is actually just a handrail
#3. Women were arrested in Chicago because their swimsuits were too short in 1922
#4. Sound finders were used in World War I to figure out which way enemy planes were coming from
#5. In AD 1200, the Italian city of Bologna had about 180 towers. The tallest at 97m (320 feet) high, still stands today
#6. The “Tilt Test” helped prove that London’s Double-Decker buses were safe and not a tipping hazard, circa 1933
#7. What do you see, a giant hand?
#8. George Washington at Presidents Head Park, Va
#9. The shadows being cast from these water bottles look as if they might be saying, “Come and play with us, Danny. Forever…and ever…and ever.”
#10. Marina Park Aquaronde – Lemmer, Netherlands
#11. Corviale, Rome. The building was created to be a self-sufficient social housing experiment with stores, services, medical clinics, etc.
#12. Firefighters at Sequoia National Park wrapping “General Sherman” (believed to be 2200-2700 y/o) in fire-proof material to protect it from a nearby fire.
#13. An operating room of the VC in the Vietnam War
#14. Is this a miracle or what?
#15. This is what a water tornado looks like. Incredible
#16. Horse diving was a popular attraction in the mid-1880s