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20+ Striking Comparisons That Make Us Admire This World

Perspective is an amazing thing. In order to really understand some things, sometimes all you have to do is compare them to something else. For example, we all know that glaciers are melting. But few people understand how much the look of the Arctic has changed over the past decades.

Bright Side compared the things we see every day to show them in a new light. Just look at how interesting the world around us is!

A dog’s view of colors vs a human’s view

The behavior of a building during an earthquake: normal vs base isolated

A gorilla skeleton next to a human skeleton for comparison

“Size comparison of my Maine Coon to my American Shorthair”

“We live next to the ocean. Here’s the comparison between the outside and inside doorknobs.”

A 15-minute difference in Seattle weather

“I took this cat off the street. These photos were taken just one month apart.”

A side by side comparison of the cheap eggs vs the fancy ones

The ceiling tiles in the Da Nang airport smoking section vs the non-smoking section

Rainbow Falls’ (Big Island, HI) normal waters vs hurricane floodwaters

“The thickness of my lenses on my glasses vs my contact lenses”

Nike’s size medium in the ’90s vs today’s

Berlin 1890 and today

The way these new bills compare to slightly circulated bills

Polished silver, before and after

It’s easy to forget how big NBA players are. The Rock is 6’5 and 265 pounds!

Kyoto without power lines

A modern tomato vs one grown from 150-year-old seeds

The Arctic 103 years ago compared to today

2 Popes

The watermark face on this counterfeit US $50 dollar bill

2 batches of honey from the same bees — the left jar is from this autumn and the right jar is from this summer.

Which of these comparisons impressed you the most? Tell us your thoughts down below!

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