We can hear about certain things, events, phenomena, and creatures a million times but see them only once to be able to remember them for a lifetime. This is because eyes still stay the most sensitive of all our senses and what we see with eyes is worth more than what we hear millions of times. No wonder why they say it’s better to see once than hear for hundred times.
The photos in this collection are exactly one of those you need to see. The strangest, most amazing and interesting things are compiled in this post to remind you that this world has still got a lot to surprise and amaze us with. Scroll down to get your daily dose of the most incredible discoveries.
#1. This Diamond Ring is made entirely of Diamond and is estimated at $68 million.
#2. Cannabis Bonsai Trees
#3. 139 million-year-old dinosaur footprint looks freshly made
#4. A tree stripped of its entire bark due to a lightning strike
#5. This is natural occurring bismuth
#6. An Agate cameo carving of the Alphonse Mucha painting June. Agate, Sapphire and Silver.
#7. Romanian sculptor Darius Hulea creates astonishing wire sculptures of historical figures. He uses metallic materials to make portraits in the style of a scribble drawing, a three-dimensional sketch.
#8. Quasi Modo. Winner of 2015 World’s Ugliest Dog Competition. He was born with a birth defect that leaves his torso shortened.
#9. This baby dove’s eyes lit up like fibre optic cable when the sun hit its head
#10. Slime mould growing on part of a decayed log
#11. Turtle Rock is one of the most famous geological attractions in Mongolia. The 24m high granite formation is located in Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, just an hour’s drive from Ulaanbaatar. Legend has it that silver and gold were once hidden there, and nowadays the locals pray there for good fortune.
#12. Golden sandals with toe caps from ancient Egypt.
#13. One of twelve giant books written in 18th Century Spanish. Nearly a metre long, made with animal skin, wood and leather caps, containing scripts for religious ceremonies.
#14. “Starry Night” by Van Gogh rendered as an artwork with fur
#15. Frank Lentini, the proud owner of three legs, 16 toes, and two functioning sets of genitals (1884-1966).
#16. The first publicly sold bottle of Coca-Cola (1894), which contained around 3.5 grams of cocaine.
#17. An Ancient Greek Silver Coin Of Zeus, Minted 323 BC
#18. Skull of Arsinoitherium zitteli, a distant relative of Elephants, from the Late Eocene of Africa.
#19. Stone circle “stargate” in England
#20. Tom Noytuna, an Australian Aboriginal, uses his newly installed telephone for the first time. It was 1980 and the photo was taken by Penny Tweedie.