Pics That Are So Poignant And Fascinating (55 pics)

Posted in PICTURES       27 Apr 2020       5961       12

Blue Whale with a 75-Foot Boat for Scale.

“Bio mechanical tattoo.”

Roof-streets of Masuleh, Iran.

132 year old rifle that was found leaning up against a tree.

Thailand. Pavilion of the Enlightened.

Izismile Video Collection

The peregrine falcon is considered the fastest animal on the planet when it dives, it tucks its wings in and closes its nostrils when it dives towards prey and it can reach up to 240 mph.

The First Global Map of the Seafloor.

LA Policemen disguise themselves as women to catch a purse-snatcher in the 1960’s.

A ~4,000 year old student 'writing board' from ancient Egypt with teacher's corrections. These boards would be reused by 'whitewashing' for each new exercise/test.

Kiwi fruit under UV Light.

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Some pretty cool fossils.

Mauritius Island, Africa.

The very first simulated image of a black hole, calculated using a 1960s punch card IBM 7040 computer and plotted by hand by French astrophysicist Jean-Pierre Luminet in 1978.

19th of August, 1961 in Lysekil, Sweden - very unlikely traffic accident: collision between a car and a submarine.

Chain made of Stone, Ancient India.

Nembrotha Cristata sea slug.

Storm on Saturn.

X-Ray of a Ray.

In 2008, Monster Mike Schultz, a pro snowmobile racer, had his left leg amputated above the knee. Seven months later, he was zooming around on a dirt bike wearing a prosthetic leg that he designed and built himself. X Games 8xgold medalist motocross snowcross and Gold Silver paralympic Snowboarding.

Artwork created by thousands of galvanized nails and single unbroken sewing thread.

“Largest US flag ever made in Hoover Dam (each star = 17ft tall, or 1 George Washington!)”

Enypniastes is a genus of deep-sea sea cucumber, commonly known as the "Headless chicken monster". It's entire digestive tract is in view.

In 1977 NASA launched Voyager 1 and 2 into deep space contain within these spacecraft were gold-plated copper phonograph that contained sounds and images from Earth. The idea was to send something into the universe that demonstrated humanity's wish to join a "community of galactic civilizations".

Moons of our solar system.

This Finnish water tower/ watchtower/ clock tower/ nature museum/ restaurant.

A bridge in Iceland.

Urban planning before autocad circa 1951.

In Tokyo, there exists a perfect replica of Tokyo in Lego.

German method of detecting and visualizing enemy aircraft prior to the invention of radar (photo from 1917) using a combined acoustic/optical apparatus.

The Darvaza gas crater, also known as the Door to Hell or Gates of Hell, is a natural gas field collapsed into a cavern located in Derweze, Turkmenistan. Geologists intentionally set it on fire to prevent the spread of methane gas, and it is thought to have been burning continuously since 1971.

This Street Art in Sweden.

“Recreating the Dinosaur extinction in my kitchen.”

Pigeon with 200 pills of ecstasy in a little backpack.

Pearl Harbor from a Japanese plane during the surprise attack on December 7, 1941.

A Wasps Nest Formed Around A Mask.

When double-decker buses were being rolled out in London there was public fear they'd too easily tip over. A public awareness campaign was launched to assure them they were safe to ride.

An albino raven.

Custom rally sport Porsche 911.

This is the traffic control center in Beijing.

This steamer trunk from 1890 converted to a dresser so the traveler didn’t have to unpack.

This Hawaiian fishing rig from the 40s.

“My girlfriend found a five leaf clover.”

The Markthal - the biggest indoor market, Rotterdam.

How tight a F-22 can turn during a power loop.

Albino Tortoise.

The milky way perfectly aligned with the temple of Karnak Egypt.

150 million year old dinosaur footprints in France.

This is the first Pacific Barreleye Fish ever Photographed alive in 2004. Its existence have been documented since 1939, its eyes are actually the green domes inside the Transparent shell of the head.

Colorful iceberg.

This beautifully crafted banister.

Pillars of fire on the Falcon Heavy.

Painting a "glow" effect on plasma weapons.

Very big cactus.

Bent wood and brass buffet.

Shortest underwater tunnel in the world.


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Ez 3 month s ago
#21 Wow! I didn't know George Washington was 17 feet tall!
       
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Juder 3 month s ago
#55 isn’t a tunnel it’s an aquaduct. A bridge for the water.it is located in Harderwijk, the Netherlands
       
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Edgar 3 month s ago
Juder,
Basically the same comment at the same minute! What are the odds?
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Edgar 3 month s ago
The last pic is called an aquaduct. Basically a bridge for boats so the road doesn't have to be closed with a bridge going open every time. We have more of them in The Netherlands. Fun fact for me; This one is actually at my city. JC_OMG_sign
       
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Isaiah 3 month s ago
#34 pearl harbor wasn't a "surprise" attack
       
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Torie 3 month s ago
Isaiah,

The British had an operating decryption system (Enigma) and they had been eavesdropping Japanese Diplomatic signals. A warning was passed to the highest levels of the US Government who chose to ignore them.
       
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Veda 3 month s ago
Torie,
Enigma was the German encryption apparatus.

Etty,
It´s actually because of "project paperclip" and the Horten Ho229 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horten_Ho_229
       
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Providence 3 month s ago
#39, maybe Beijing should have had a Virus control center instead
       
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Martin 3 month s ago
#37 a white raven? Winter is coming!!
       
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Hal 3 month s ago
The 5 leaf clover doesn’t look like it’s a clover.
       
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Etty 3 month s ago
#6 and that's why the B-2 stealth bomber is shaped like this
       
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Etty 3 month s ago
Etty, https://i.pinimg.com/originals/84/ae/35/84ae354eb716544987d5da5e39146342.jpg
       
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