The world around us is full of mystery and wonder, and even though we may think we have seen it all, there is always something new to discover. From the depths of the ocean to the furthest reaches of space, the world is filled with incredible sights that can leave us in awe.
One such example is the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights. These dazzling displays of light in the night sky are caused by charged particles from the sun interacting with the Earth’s atmosphere. They can be seen in the Arctic and Antarctic regions, and are a reminder of the vast and powerful forces at work in our world.
Another example is the Giant Sequoia tree, which can be found in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. These trees can reach heights of over 300 feet and are over 3,000 years old. They are a testament to the resilience and longevity of nature, and remind us of the importance of preserving our planet’s natural wonders. Even in our own backyard, there are things that can surprise us. Take for example, the insects. They are small, but they play a huge role in our ecosystem. They pollinate plants and serve as food for many animals. They also have incredible abilities such as camouflage, mimicry, and even social organization.
The world is full of surprises, and it is important to take the time to explore and learn about the things that make it so unique and special. Our team has put together 18 unique photos to showcase some of the amazing things that can be found in the world, and to remind us that there is always more to discover.
1. Following the volcanic activity on the Cumbre Vieja ridge on La Palma in the Canary Islands
2. Despite its appearance, this object is actually 54 million years old
3. 1947. A woman uses a new innovative crooked back brush, marketed by Los Angeles Brush Manufacture Inc., equipped with front and rear view mirrors so that she may see where she is scrubbing
4. The “Rat King of Altenburg” The terrifying jumble of rodents was discovered in a chimney in 1828. Rat kings are defined as a group of rats whose tails are entangled with the result that the individuals cannot free themselves anymore
5. Breguet BR-1150 Atlantic Anti-submarine
6. An aerial photograph of a tribe in the Amazon that has had no contact with the outside world
7. A view of a news anchor from an alternative perspective
8. The Cavern of Lost Souls, located in Wales, used to be a mine. After it ran out and eventually closed in 1970 the mine was used as a landfill with 100 rusting cars now laying inside the cave
9. Doja Cat covered in 30,000 Swarovski crystals applied by hand at the Schiaparelli Haute Couture show
10. A bat covered in a layer of pollen, possibly collected while foraging for food
11. A photograph of England’s Princess Margaret, wearing her wedding tiara while relaxing in a bathtub, taken in 1962
12. Astonishing mural
13. A photo showing a man’s appearance before and after he received a liver transplant
14. Blue Babe is the nickname given to a fully preserved Steppe Bison discovered in Alaska in 1979. The bison died 36,000 years ago, but its remains were so well-preserved that researchers were able to cook and consume a portion of its neck muscle. The meat was reported to be “tough” but with a taste described as “earthy and delicious.”
15. A group of Xolos, a breed of dog that is considered one of the oldest in the world, with a family
16. This Cadillac paint job cost $383.00
17. Hollywood Bowl venue in 1929, it celebrated the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles and can hold 17,000 people. Remaining strong in 2023 with upcoming performances of Willie Nelson, Game of Thrones, Ricky Gervais and Reba McEntire
18. The skies over Antarctica turned pink due to a volcanic eruption
19. Metros in Iran today
20. Biglerville, Pennsylvania
21. Tree spirit in Devon, UK
22. 1970s Downtown Houston was like 75% parking space!
23. A photograph of the world’s largest dog, named Zeus
24. An image of the first recorded instance of biofluorescence in Tasmanian devils, taken at the Toledo Zoo
25. A statue in Vilnius has been erected that serves as a “portal” to the Polish city of Lublin, enabling people in both locations to see each other in real-time