24 Photographs That Showcase The Wonder And Mystery Of Our World

The world we live in is full of awe-inspiring sights that can leave us breathless with wonder and mystery.
Photography is one way we can capture and share these incredible moments with others. Through the lens of a camera, we can freeze a moment in time and preserve it forever, allowing others to experience the same sense of wonder and awe that we felt when we first encountered it.

1. Armour of Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland from 1548-1572

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2. The XM1147 Advanced Multi-Purpose (AMP) 120mm cartridge is the next generation high explosive multi-purpose round for the Abrams M1A2 main battle tank. XM1147 round shown in flight traveling at a muzzle velocity of 1150m/sec

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3. Son noticed this in a tree at school

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4. In 2004, Michael Schumacher’s Schuberth RF 1.5 helmet was a prototype made of multi-layered carbon fiber. It was so strong that they rolled a tank over it, and it stayed intact. The helmet cost around $20,000 at the time

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5. I woke up and saw that my cat was lying right where my sun catcher was casting a rainbow

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6. I’ve had this little guy for almost two years. When I came home today, I found it had sprouted two eyes

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7. Incredibly Rare Black Flamingo

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8. Yosemite, California

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9. Trachyandra Plant

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10. I found a post from 5 years ago from a person who was born without a pinky on their right hand

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11. Dubai’s Futuristic “Downtown Circle” project under the Dubai 2040 plan

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12. A Puma cub admiring his mother

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13. A snow leopard visiting a dentist in Finland

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14. The tail of the Tadpole Galaxy. This phenomenon is known as a Tidal Tail and this one, in particular, is over 280,000 lightyears long

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15. A goat herder and his flock

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16. “Hair Ice” or “Bearded Frost” is caused by a fungus living within the wood of decaying Alder trees, and this fungus “breathes” or releases its spores through the night pushing the moisture harnessed within the wood out of the wood’s pores, causing it to immediately freeze

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17. Black cat auditions for a Hollywood production in 1961

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18. A replica skull of a Deinosuchus, an extremely large, now-extinct crocodile. Credit: Jez Gibson-Harris

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19. Insane snow depth on the Tateyama-Kurobe highway in Japan

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20. This heirloom tomato slice looks like a brain scan

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21. A-line to the summit of Mt Everest

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22. Altocumulus clouds cover the whole sky!

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23. Creative Woodworking

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24. The exquisite stained glass work of Vishma Maharaj

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