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16 People Who Saw Things That They Didn’t Believe With Their Own Eyes

Many of the things we know about from different stories and books don’t quite look like we expected in real life. Some of them turn out to be strikingly different in shape, size, or even color compared to the things we’ve imagined. In fact, some things may open up from a new side thanks to an inconspicuous detail. And other things can completely change the perception of ​​the world as we know it. For example, after learning about where a squid’s teeth are located, or seeing a real elephant skull, you’ll likely perceive these creatures in a whole new way.

In this compilation, Bright Side has gathered photos that allow you to look at familiar phenomena and objects from an unusual perspective.

This is how a rough diamond looks before cutting and polishing begins.

Golf balls that are cut in half look like this.

These are pieces of the moon and Mars.

“My cactus evaporated, leaving an intact ’exoskeleton.’”

“Squids have teeth in their suction cups that need to be cleaned out before cooking.”

Soda vending machines look like this inside.

Some frogs can be quite impressive in size.

If a ram’s horns don’t curl, they’ll look like this.

Now you’ve seen what the freshest cinnamon looks like.

This isn’t a frog with wings. This is just a flying fish photographed in full face.

This is what happens inside a tire when a car is moving.

This is what rice fields may look like from a bird’s-eye view. To create such paintings, Japanese farmers plant different varieties of rice together.

We’re used to the fact that trees usually grow on the ground. But it’s not always the case.

Ripe jalapeño peppers aren’t green at all.

When we talk about meteorites, shiny or shimmering stones appear in our imagination. However, pieces of these stellar objects actually look like this.

“I held a 10-pound meteorite made of nickel and iron in my hands.”

If you look closely at the skull of an Indian elephant, you can finally understand how the ancient Greeks came up with the myth about the one-eyed cyclops.

Have you ever seen familiar things from an unusual perspective? Tell us about your discoveries.

Preview photo credit WhosTR / reddit