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Cross Sections Can Reveal a New and Unseen Side to Things

 Have you ever wondered what a snake’s rattle or a baseball looks like on the inside? Seems like a childish question, but trust us, cutting things in half can be not just fun but also extremely educational! Don’t believe us? Just look at these 20 fascinating cross-sections of various things found in the world, from flowers to weapons and different mechanisms!

1. A cross-section of a vintage Zippo lighter

Cross Sections vintage Zippo lighter
Image Source: Reddit

2. Here's what a firework shell looks like on the inside

Cross Sections firework shell
Image Source: Reddit

3. A poppy seed capsule cut in half reveals how the seeds are stored 

Cross Sections poppy seed capsule cut in half
Image Source: Reddit

4. A hairdryer cut in half

Cross Sections hair dryer
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5. "'Mark Twain Tree' sequoia section with historical notations from year 550 to 1891"

Cross Sections 'Mark Twain Tree' sequoia
Image Source: Reddit

6. A pink rose cut in half

Cross Sections rose
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7. A sound suppressor of a gun

Cross Sections sound suppressor of a gun
Image Source: thechive

8. Various pearls

9. A telephone wire's cross-section

Cross Sections telephone wire
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10. A split section of a baseball

Cross Sections baseball
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11. A cross-section of a tortoise skeleton

Cross Sections tortoise skeleton
Image Source: Reddit

12. A small section of the Golden Gate Bridge cable

Cross Sections Golden Gate Bridge cable
Image Source: Reddit

13. A pine cone split in half

Cross Sections pine cone
Image Source: thechive

14. The inside of a bowling ball

15. The inside of the camera lens

Cross Sections camera lens
Image Source: thechive

16. An underwater power cable

Cross Sections underwater power cable
Image Source: Reddit

17. Adding machines like this one were used by bookkeepers until the 1970s

Cross Sections Adding machines
Image Source: Reddit

18. The inside of a frag grenade

Cross Sections frag grenade
Image Source: Reddit

19. A rattlesnake's rattle

Cross Sections rattlesnake's rattle
Image Source: Reddit

20. A cross-section of a gun

Cross Sections gun
Image Source: thechive
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