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15 Comparative Photos to Give Us a Reality Check


 We have a tendency not to notice things until they are really brought to our attention and made abundantly clear to us. Some things would be difficult to see otherwise, like the difference between cheap and expensive food. Many basic things when put under a microscope, both literally and figuratively, reveal an unexpected world of difference. These 15 pictures show the uncanny difference in comparison between a great many number of items and incidents of the world.  

 

1. The magic of braces

difference in comparison of random things, two plasters of the same teeth showing before and after braces

(acidcow)

 

2. A doorknob on the inside versus the one on the outside 

difference in comparison of random things, Picture showing two sides of the same doorknob, one new and clean and the other old, worn and dirty

(acidcow)

 

3. Yes, that is a normal-sized car, and yes, that is the Mountain 

difference in comparison of random things, Actor who plays the Mountain in Game of Thrones sitting in an Orange Car

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4. My home, before and after my mother’s arrival

difference in comparison of random things, four framed picture with the two left frames of messy bedroom and living room, and right frames of the same rooms entirely cleaned

(acidcow)

 

5. The same dog at the shelter and after being adopted

difference in comparison of random things, White dog sad and slightly injured in one frame and happy and flayful in a garden in the next frame

(acidcow)

 

6. What's underneath all those wires?

difference in comparison of random things, Blue shelf with switchboards, covered in wires in one frame and without wires in the second frame

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7. A year's difference in honey from the same place

difference in comparison of random things, two jars of honey of different colors, labelled as Summer 2019 and Fall 2018

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8. Blood of a smoker on the right and of a non-smoker on the left

difference in comparison of random things, two bags of blood of different shades of red, one depicting a smoker's blood and the other a non-smoker's blood

(acidcow)

 

9. An Olympic Gymnast and an Olympic Swimmer. Can you guess which is which?

difference in comparison of random things, two women standing next to each other, one tall and brunette and the other shorter and blonde, both olympic winners in gymnastics and swimming respectively

(acidcow)

 

10. The same number of people using public transportation versus driving

difference in comparison of random things, first frame with a bus and next to it the full group of people that the bus can hold, and the second frame with a large number of cars and a similar large group of people

(acidcow)

 

11. A 160-pound rugby player and a 360-pound rugby player

difference in comparison of random things, Calves of A 160 pound rugby player and a 360 pound rugby player

(acidcow)

 

12. Under the right light, you can really see how a store-bought egg compares to a freshly laid one

difference in comparison of random things, person holding up two eggs under light, one with a store label and cracked and the other clean

(acidcow)

 

13. The shoes of a skateboarder. Can you tell which leg does the pushing?

difference in comparison of random things, soles of a pair of shoes, one clean and the other partly worn out in one spot

(acidcow)

 

14. What a difference a little grooming can make…

difference in comparison of random things, man with a dog, full beard and messy hair, and same dog and man clean shaven

(acidcow)

 

15. The sharp end of a needle (gray) next to the stinger of a bee as seen under a microscope

difference in comparison of random things, The sharp end of a needle (gray) next to the stinger of a bee as seen under a microscope

(acidcow

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