The world is full of beautiful things and through the power of the internet, we can see everything around the world from the comfort of our home. However, there are some things that still remain a mystery to a lot of us. As well as dealing with these mysteries, we will also show you some amazing things from a perspective that you may not have seen before in your life. Let’s get on with it then.
The Easter Island Heads Have Bodies Too
You may have seen the giant Easter Island heads many times before. But did you ever wonder if these heads have bodies as well?
The Surface Of The Strawberry
When eating a strawberry, you may have noticed the grainy feeling that you get when you chew on it. The reason behind this is explained by this close-up picture of the strawberry above.
Driving The Car In Baby Driver
The driving in “Baby Driver” was awesome. There are only a handful of people who would not be impressed by the way Ansel Elgort drove the car. However, while he was behind the wheel, the real driver of the car was on top of the car.
The Teeth Of The Sperm Whale
The sperm whale has teeth only on its lower jaw while the upper jaw contains the sockets in which the teeth from the lower jaw fit into.
The Decomposed Cactus
This is a picture of a decomposed cactus that has left its spines behind. Even though the plant has lost its strength, the spines continue to remain as sharp as ever.
Aurora’s On Other Planets
Have you ever wondered that other planets in our solar system could also have auroras? And the auroras on these other planets are quite unique as well, with the one on Jupiter being the most magical.
Eclipse On Earth
This is how a solar eclipse looks like when it is viewed from Space. The darkened part of the Earth is the place that is experiencing the eclipse.
A Square Starfish
Starfish are not always found with those five pointed star shapes. There are some starfish that have birth defects and are able to form only a square shape.
The Dark Side Of The Moon
This picture was captured by NASA and it shows us the dark side of the moon. The amazing thing is that the picture was captured by NASA from a million miles away.
The Albino Raccoon
At first glance, you might think that this is just a large white rat. However, in reality, it is an albino raccoon. When was the last time that you something like this?
The Grains Of Salt
We have always studied about the composition of salt in our chemistry classes but we have never seen the grains of salt under an electronic microscope.
Globe For The Blind
This globe was made in 1837 and was one of the first maps made for blind people around the world.
A Baby Flamingo
Did you know that when a flamingo is born, it is white? And from the look of the pictures, they stand on one leg right from their birth.
Replacing The Agate Shells
At first glance, it might look like the inside of a woman’s uterus. However, this is just an agate shell that is being replaced by the collection of minerals from the environment.
Seeing What’s On The Inside
The exoskeleton of this frog is translucent and it allows light to pass through the frog’s body, giving it the appearance of being transparent and also putting its internal organs on display.
The Footprint Of A Dinosaur
This is another piece of evidence that dinosaurs walked the Earth millions of years ago. This is a fossilized footprint of a Theropod in the Bull Canyon Dinosaur Park Trail, Utah.
The Inside Of An Astronaut’s Suit
We have all seen astronauts wearing those huge suits. Each suit weighs nearly 280 pounds and it takes an astronaut about 45 minutes to put on the suit.
The Skin Of The Tiger
This picture shows that the stripes of a tiger are on the skin and the fur too. Many people believe that the stripes are only on the fur of a tiger which is not true.
The Ice Crystals In Switzerland
If you thought that a snowflake was pretty, you should take a look at the ice crystals that fall in Switzerland. They look like they came straight out of a science fiction movie.
The Human Nervous System
This is the nervous system of a human being taken out of the cadaver, intact. Two medical students, M. A. Schalck and L.P. Ramsdell, spent nearly 4 months with 12 hour shifts everyday trying to dissect the nervous system out of the cadaver.
Snow On The Roof Net Of An Aviary
This is an aviary from Saint Louis Zoo which was built in 1904. There is a net covering the aviary and every time it snows, there is a coverup of snow on the net and it creates quite an eerie scene.
A Phage Virus Under An Electron Microscope
This is a processed image of a phage virus taken under an electron microscope. The virus looks like a spider with six legs and it’s quite creepy.
A Heart Without Blood
After you clean out all the blood from the heart, this is how the pumping organ looks like. It is basically just a protein scaffold and a ghost of the muscle.
The Large Amethyst Geode
An amethyst geode is a large hollow rock space whose inside lining is covered by amethysts. Most of the amethyst geodes are smaller than the human body but there was this one which was more than twice the height of a normal human being.
The Microbe Handprint
This is a microbe handprint taken from an 8 year old boy’s hand after he was playing outside the entire day. It just shows how filthy everything is outside.
The Inside Of A Salt Mine
It is quite dangerous to mine salt from inside a salt mine, which is why the task was often given to slaves. The inside is quite beautiful even though it is dangerous.
Close Up Of An Elephant’s Tail
We have never seen an elephant’s tail so closely before. This tail serves multiple purposes, swatting away flies as well as serving as a means of communication.
An Empty Boeing 787
Every time that you have been in a Boeing 787, you would have seen it with the seats all in place. However, when was the last time that you saw an empty cabin of a Boeing 787?
You might think that the life of a TV reporter is quite easy since you see them all pretty and ready for the camera. However, did you know that they have to have all the sound equipment on their backs?
The Broken Fort
Dún Briste (the Broken Fort) is a relatively new sea stack which broke off from the mainland of Ireland in 1393 during a storm.
Space Shuttle Leaving The Atmosphere
This picture was taken by NASA and it shows a space shuttle leaving the upper layers of our atmosphere. It’s quite cool to see the single streak of smoke leaving the sea of clouds.
The Inside Of A Guitar
You might think that this is a luxurious apartment. However, it’s actually the inside of a guitar.
Laying Out The Road In Netherlands
While other countries lay out bricks on the roads one by one, Netherlands has a machine that lays out the entire layer of bricks to make things quicker.
The Skeleton Of A Tortoise
One might think that the shell of a tortoise is not a part of its skeleton and can come off at anytime. However, the shell is a part of the skeleton and cannot come off.
The Underside Of A Lilypad
You may have gone your entire life without ever seeing the underside of a lilypad. These veins on the belly of the lilypad provide it with nutrition from the water.
Theatre From Behind The Stage
This is how the people behind the stage see the people in the theatre. It is amazing what the skeleton of the stage looks like from behind.
The Blood Vessels In The Hand
If you ever wondered what the blood vessels in your hand looked like, this picture will remove all your doubts. See how the blood vessels are all collected in one place in your fingertips.
Battleship Without Water Around It
Modern battleships do not have a flat bottom. If you are still not convinced about it, just look at this picture and you will see a battleship that does not have water around it.
The Blowhole Of A Blue Whale
The blowhole of a blue whale is the part of the body from where it takes in the deep breaths and blows out the sprays of water. In retrospect, it looks like the nostrils of a human being.
The Human Embryo
This is a picture of a human embryo on the tip of a needle. It shows us what the small cluster of the cells on the needle look like.
The Top Of Mount Everest
Over the years, many people have climbed to the top of Mount Everest. It used to be clean once upon a time but now it is just full of garbage.
Cutting Open A Pearl
A pearl is not just a block of minerals. There are spiral shapes inside and it shows how each layer of the pearl is formed around the existing pearl in a spherical shape.
A Vault From The 1800s
This is a bank vault from the 19th century. Just looking at all the wheels that turn to safeguard people’s property shows us how advanced engineering was even three centuries ago.
Artichokes are often harvested before they complete their life cycle. If allowed to grow, they produce beautiful flowers as seen in the picture above.
CT Scanner Without The Cover
A CT Scanner is used to map the inside of the brain. Any patient with a head injury is often recommended to have a CT Scan of the brain to see if there is damage inside. This is what a CT Scanner would look like without the cover on top of it.
Cutting A Hedge In Half
Hedges form perfect walls around the garden and they are thick enough to keep small animals like dogs and cats out. This image shows us how a mature hedge would look like if it was cut in half.
After A Cornea Transplant
If you ever wondered what a cornea looks like after it has undergone a transplant, hopefully this image will clarify things. Eye transplants are intricate and delicate work.
Installing A Power Line Tower
It can be quite difficult to install those huge power line towers. This is why they are flown in to the spots where they have to be installed by a helicopter.
The Leaning Tower Of Pisa
Most people would think that the Leaning Tower Of Pisa is an actual building with rooms and everything. However, it is just an empty tower with nothing inside it.
Traffic Control Room In Beijing
Beijing has a very busy airport terminal. There are a number of flights that are coming and going at the same time. This is why there is a need to have such a huge traffic control room in order to save the planes from crashing.
Opening Up A Firecracker
Everyone loves firecrackers. The sounds and the light that they produce are just amazing. However, have you ever opened up a firecracker to see what it looks like from the inside?
An Alive Tumbleweed
We have all seen tumbleweeds rolling around on empty stretches of land. However, not many of us have ever seen a tumbleweed that’s alive. Here is a treat for your eyes.
The 9 V Battery
Apparently, there is no such thing as a 9 V battery. It is just a bunch of AAA batteries that are taped together inside a shell.
Opening Up A Bowling Ball
A bowling ball is not actually a ball that is heavy. It contains a weight inside and a spherical covering around it.
After Tour De France
Covering a distance of nearly 2200 miles, the Tour de France takes about 23 days to complete. This is how the legs of a cyclist look after completing the Tour de France.
Freshly Cut Cinnamon
When Cinnamon is freshly cut from the tree, it looks like this. While it looks quite rusty and raw, it is still just as delicious.
An Offshore Wind Turbine Blade
Offshore wind turbines are quite large. If you want to put it into perspective, just look at the image. This is just one blade of an offshore wind turbine and it covers the entire plaza.
Laying Out The Heated Floors
Before the hardwood floors are laid on top of it, this is what a heated floor looks like. The heat pipes have to be laid out in a particular fashion to dispense the heat evenly.
Opening Up A Camera Lens
Do not try to cut open a lens at home. They are expensive and you cannot put them back together after you saw it apart.
Behind A Bowling Alley
No there are no elfs putting the pins on the alley or sending your ball back to you. This is what the back of a bowling alley looks like. It has complex machinery and is responsible for your enjoyment.
Suppressing Fire In An Airport Hanger
Airport hangers have precious cargo inside them. The airplanes are worth millions and billions of dollars and you cannot afford to have a fire inside the hanger. This is why the airport hangers have such strong fire extinguishing systems installed to put out any fire that might arise.
The Ball Inside The Paint Can
When you shake a paint can, you can hear the rattling of a ball inside. This is what the ball looks like.
Ronald McDonald In The Making
This is the molding cast of Ronald McDonald, the mascot of the food chain company McDonald’s. It is quite an amazing thing that this cast, which looks like a torture device, can bring the happy clown to life.
Golf Balls On The Inside
This is what golf balls look like when they are cut open. The amusing thing is that they look less like golf balls and more like candy on the inside.
An Alien Cave?
At first glance, you might think that this is a picture taken inside an alien cave. It does look extra-dimensional. However, it is just the inside of an air mattress.
World’s Largest Container Ship
This ship is taller than the buildings on the shipyard. The cranes, that look like mammoths from the ground, are just tiny stands holding it upright. It is truly a marvellous sight.
Cutting Open A Pool Table
When you play pool, have you ever wondered how the balls always gather up in one place when they are potted? As it turns out, there is an intricate ball delivery system inside the table that pushes all the balls to one end of the table.
Cutting Open A Cactus
When you see the stump of a tree, you will see the rings that indicate the age of the tree. However, that is not the case with cacti. The next time you are around a cactus, try cutting it open to see for yourself. Be careful of the spines though.
The Inside Of A Toothpaste Tube
As children, many of us have tried to squeeze the toothpaste tube in different ways to get a different color. However, the pattern always remains the same. Well, mystery solved.
The Light In The Lighthouse
If you live near the coast, you might have seen lighthouses around your house. However, did you ever think that you could go up to the lighthouse and see the light at the top so closely? The concentric lens that you can see helps the light to be reflected to long distances.
Removing The Fur Of A Furberry
This is what a furberry looks like without all its fur. Not so cute now, is it? In its core, it is just a mechanical toy with eyes and a mouth.
Inside A Frag Grenade
Everyone knows what a grenade is. But have you ever wondered how taking out the pin activates the grenade? This picture of the inside of the grenade should give you an idea as to how it works.
Behind The Screen Of A Movie Theatre
While you experience the cinematic experience from comfortable seats in the front, there is a whole lot going on behind the screen. Everything that makes your experience so rich is located behind the curtain.
Facebook On A 10-Year Old Phone
If you ever want to complain about your phone not being fast enough to play the latest games, just reflect on the fact that there is someone out there who is scrolling through their Facebook news feed on a 10-year old flip phone.
Condensed Water Bottle
You might be confused as to what this is when you look at it for the first time. This is what a PET water bottle looks like before it is blown out to form the shape that resides in your refrigerator.
Lights On At Space Mountain
There is always a long queue of people wanting to go on Space Mountain at Disney World. However, none of those people would have ever seen the ride with the lights on.
An Unburied Fire Hydrant
Not many people would have ever seen this in their lives before. This is a fire hydrant after it has been installed but not yet buried. As you can see, the entire thing is not red in color.
Beneath A Gas Station
This is what a gas station looks like under the surface. The large tanks that you see are the places where all the fuel is stored and the cuboidal boxes are the places on which the fuel dispensers go.
Deadmau5’s Helmet On The Inside
This is just one of the helmets worn by Canadian DJ Deadmau5. This helmet has many LED lights that go with the music, therefore there is a complex structure of lights inside the helmet.
Slicing Open A Visa Credit Card
If you thought that a Visa credit card could not be sliced in half, you were quite wrong. There is an entire mechanism inside the card that makes each card unique.
Slicing A Zippo Lighter
Zippo lighters come in handy when you want to light a fire on a windy day. However, have you ever opened up a Zippo lighter to see what is inside it?
Cutting Open A Telephone Wire
This is what the inside of a telephone wire looks like. You might think that there are a lot of wires in this but this is just a small bundle of about 100 pairs of 26 gauge wires, while there are more common wires that contain nearly 1200 pairs.
What Is Inside A Missile?
We always thought that the explosive part of the bomb would be centered around one place. However, this picture shows us that the entire missile is full of explosive devices.
Unloading Potato Trailers
This is how they unload the potato trailers at Frito-Lay. It is certainly easier to unload the trailers like this rather than taking out the potato sacks one by one.
An Empty Walmart Warehouse
This is what a Walmart store looks like without all the supplies and the aisles and racks. It is kind of weird and eerie to see Walmart like this.
Before The Escalator Is Built
It can be a lot of fun to ride up and down an escalator. However, most of the escalators that we see are only made after the malls or other buildings open up. We have never seen an escalator before it was built. At least not before we saw the picture above.
Gazing At A Tire From The Inside
Most people would think that a tire on the inside would be just plain rubber. However, there is a skeleton on the inside that keeps the tire in shape.
Inside A Redbox Machine
You may never think twice about the Redbox machines that take your DVDs back. You may be surprised to know that there is an extensive piece of machinery inside the box and it is quite complicated.
Electronic dartboards have a complicated web of sensors inside them that counts and adds up the score every time a dart hits the sensor.
Bungee Cord On The Inside
If you have been bungee jumping, you might not think of this as scary. However, if you are someone who is scared of bungee jumping, this picture will just increase your fears. The cord is actually made up of several thin cords.
Unloading Coal From Freight Cars
No, they do not take out the coal from the freight cars with a shovel. They just tilt the whole car and take out the coal by dumping it into a chute.
Inside A Traffic Controller
The insides of a traffic controller are full of techy stuff and the average man would not understand any of it from a single glance. However, if there is a technician around, you can ask for help with this one.
The Plastic Before Legos Are Made
This is what the plastic looks like before it is processed and created into the lego pieces. These pieces of plastic are known as plastic granules.
Inside A Shaving Cream Can
When you press the knob at the top of a shaving cream can, the foam just comes out. You may never have wondered how the inside of the shaving can works but there is a rubber ring that just keeps on pushing upwards until the can is empty.
No Screen, No Seats
This picture was taken by someone who managed a movie theatre after it was shut down. The seats were taken off and the screen was taken down too. All that remained behind was an empty shell.
The Barebone Of Google Fiber
This is what Google Fiber looks like when it has been stripped down to the last point. In the end, it is just a wire that is covered by insulation.
The Gas Pump Hose
This cannot be safe by any means. Under the rubber of the hose, there is rope and something made out of metal perhaps? If there is gasoline running through the hose, it cannot be safe to have combustible things around it.
Filling Up M&M’s
So, M&M’s are not always mixed up. The company could make M&M’s that are just made up of one single color. For some reason, the red ones are tastier than the others.
Inside A Fuel Dispenser
Take out the shell of a fuel dispenser and you will have this bare skeleton remaining behind. It is just unsafe to have it open like this.
The Huge Size Of The Gasoline Container
If you ever thought about how big the gasoline container was under the station, this picture will give you an idea. Also, they use cranes in order to lay the container in the ground.