These photos will prove to you that a picture is indeed worth a thousand words. From a jaw-dropping sculpture in the middle of the sea to a mysterious underwater creature, this collection of photos showcases 16 wondrous natural phenomena, curious occasions, and human achievements. Random they may be, but these photos will fascinate you!
1. The queue to the summit of Mt. Everest
2. A closeup picture of kidney stones under a microscope
3. A rare photo of the surface of Venus taken by the Venera 13 probe. The USSR sent the probe in the 1980s, and it had succumbed to the planet's harsh environment after just 127 minutes.
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4. This amazing statue of Neptune (Poseidon) is on the Melenara beach on the island of Gran Canaria, Spain.
5. This strange-looking sea creature is an olm. This cave-dwelling aquatic salamander is from Europe. Olms have no eyes, and they can live as long as 100 years without moving.
6. The extermination of the first nest of the Asian giant hornet in the United States. If several giant hornets were to bite a human, it could be deadly.
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7. This Dutch Supermarket Chain opened a slower ‘Chat Checkout’ as a way to combat loneliness among elderly folks.
8. A pencil shop in Tehran, Iran
9. Stephen King was caught reading a book at a Red Sox game.
10. The Octagon complex is the new headquarters of the Egyptian army. It's the world's largest military building, taking up 50,500,000 square feet (4.7 square km).
11. A portrait of Abraham Lincoln if he were president today
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12. A colorless ladybug is beige.
13. This is the world's largest mailbox. Located in Casey, Illinois, the massive mailbox is 32 feet tall (almost 10 m).
14. Here's what a loofah sponge looks like before and after being peeled.
15. Did you know that the paper of US dollar banknotes is slightly color-coded?
16. The size comparison of a wolf and a husky. Wolves are nearly three times bigger than husky dogs.
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