15+ Photos That Look More Like Fiction Than Reality

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Now, when almost all of us have a cell phone with internet access, it’s hard to amaze us. But even though we can see an image of a different side of the planet at any moment, there are still things that are hard to imagine until you see them: a geyser a moment before eruption, a dragonfly wing, and even police jet skiing in Venice.

“9 years without a haircut. Yes, this is a guy.”

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Police in Venice get around on jet skis!

This puppy was born with a mustache.

This illusion of an explosion was made by clouds and sunlight.

This pile of excavated fire hydrants

“An actual full rainbow surrounded the shadow of my plane.”

The tip of the needle of a new syringe

mikrofoto / Pikabu

What happens when lightning strikes a flag on a golf course:

“I flew my drone over a field at night with a lamp hanging from it to light the lavender while I took a picture with my camera.”

The annual monsoon ritual of Mumbai’s ocean giving back what has been dumped in it

A new ballpoint pen

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“I took an 81 megapixel shot of the sun today. There are a couple of interesting areas if you zoom into the surface.”

“My parent’s water is hot pink because of a chemical leak.”

“There are donkey nannies in Italy. These grazing animals are moved from high pastures down to the plains.”

“Newborn lambs are unable to make this journey on their own. Instead of walking, they ride in the pouches of a specially made saddle on the back of a donkey or a mule nanny. They are then returned to their mothers after the journey.”

“It’s called Cucamelon and it tastes like cucumber in lime juice.”

Dinosaur footprints in France

“Found a door entering a field in Denmark”

Basketball players standing next to cheerleaders

Do you have similar discoveries in photos that make the world around us a bit more surprising?

Please note: This article was updated in January 2023 to correct source material and factual inaccuracies.
Preview photo credit Heart-Bubbles / Reddit


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I love the cucumelon ☺️and the illusion of the clouds and the sunlight so amazing creation of God


The last one was almost unbelievable. I mean cheerleaders standing next to basketball players. WOW


That last photo is photoshopped. You can tell by looking at the hands of the girl on the far left - her right hand is quite a big bigger than the left hand (on the next girl's shoulder).


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