Let's face it. No matter how hard we try, we're not gonna be around to personally witness all of the world's curiosities. Not only does that involve covering way more ground than we can get through in a lifetime, but new ones are popping up all over the world every day.

So even if we did visit every inch of this planet, something cool would likely happen just after we left a place.

Fortunately, we don't have to visit because we have a lot of other pairs of eyes out there on the lookout for interesting stuff. 

And since they were nice enough to take pictures of their discoveries, we can all enjoy them too.

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1. In Thailand, there's a popular beauty treatment that involves letting snails slither around your face.

1. In Thailand, there's a popular beauty treatment that involves letting snails slither around your face.
Reddit |  bolthead88

This is supposed to help clear up burns, acne, scars, stretch marks, and signs of aging because the slime that comes from snails contains a cocktail of nutrients and antioxidants.

However, dermatologist Dr. Dissapong Panithaporn said there isn't much scientific research on whether that slime actually helps when it's rubbed on the skin like this.

2. Despite how it looks, there's nothing wrong with this French fry. If anything, some folks should be reassured by it.

2. Despite how it looks, there's nothing wrong with this French fry. If anything, some folks should be reassured by it.
Reddit |  Delenelie

After all, this McDonald's fry still has a potato root on it. So if you ever wondered whether the restaurant chain even uses real potatoes, here's your answer.

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3. This isn't actually a skull, but a large crystal shaped to look like one.

3. This isn't actually a skull, but a large crystal shaped to look like one.
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If you like the way this geode looks, the good news is that it's possible to get one for yourself. The bad news is that it's likely to cost you hundreds, if not a couple of thousand dollars.

What can I say? It's not easy being fabulous.

4. Take a good look at this massive figure, because before the day is out, it'll be engulfed in flames.

4. Take a good look at this massive figure, because before the day is out, it'll be engulfed in flames.
Reddit |  mad_hatter_98

That's because this is what happens every year at Ravan Dahan, a cultural event in India where a giant effigy of the demon king Ravan is burned to celebrate the victory of good over evil.

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5. In case there was any doubt over whether the owners of this building know that it looks like a dresser, they even added some giant socks.

5. In case there was any doubt over whether the owners of this building know that it looks like a dresser, they even added some giant socks.
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Still, it's unlikely that it has the full experience where the drawers actually pull out. Getting a crane to do that would probably just break something.

6. It's hard to believe just by looking at it, but this incredible tiger sculpture is made out of a pumpkin.

6. It's hard to believe just by looking at it, but this incredible tiger sculpture is made out of a pumpkin.
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It seems pretty unlikely that we'll see a jack-o'-lantern this year that could ever hope to top this. Nobody better mess with it, though. We don't need more evidence that some things are too good for this universe, thanks.

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7. Step inside this otherwise normal building and you'll be treated to a statue of a nose that stands on its own two feet.

7. Step inside this otherwise normal building and you'll be treated to a statue of a nose that stands on its own two feet.
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Apparently, this can be found in Germany at a building where they perform simple surgeries. Perhaps it's symbolizing the most common procedures?

8. If you run a high voltage current through two beakers of deionized water, a small water bridge will form between them.

8. If you run a high voltage current through two beakers of deionized water, a small water bridge will form between them.
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Although the bridge isn't even an inch long, it's known to stay this way for hours. 

As far as researchers at Iran's Sharif University of Technology have concluded, this happens when the tension caused by the electricity mixes with the tight bonds between water molecules created by surface tension.

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9. What we're looking at here is pretty mysterious, but the photographer can at least tell us that it's a mushroom.

9. What we're looking at here is pretty mysterious, but the photographer can at least tell us that it's a mushroom.
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That may not be much information, but it should be enough to settle any worries that this thing will slither towards us if we come across it.

10. Some trees can find a way to grow pretty much anywhere, and the one sprouting out of this stop sign is no exception.

10. Some trees can find a way to grow pretty much anywhere, and the one sprouting out of this stop sign is no exception.
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It's also apparently not one for following the rules, since we could describe this as pretty much the opposite of stopping.

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11. This aerial view of Sail Amsterdam gives us a good sense of just how big the record-breaking 2015 turnout was.

11. This aerial view of Sail Amsterdam gives us a good sense of just how big the record-breaking 2015 turnout was.
Reddit |  aputhuss

Thanks to some very good weather following a few very dreary days, the boat festival attracted about 2.3 million people. The fact that it boasted more tall ships than usual probably didn't hurt either.

12. This galaxy is called the Large Magellanic Cloud and it's one of our galaxy's closest neighbors, despite being about 200,000 light years from earth.

12. This galaxy is called the Large Magellanic Cloud and it's one of our galaxy's closest neighbors, despite being about 200,000 light years from earth.
Reddit |  ereshkigial

Those brightly glowing parts are called nebulae, and the most likely reason that they look like that is because they're busy making stars. 

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13. If you're wondering why this bubble isn't popping, that's because someone managed to take a screenshot at the moment just before it did.

13. If you're wondering why this bubble isn't popping, that's because someone managed to take a screenshot at the moment just before it did.
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It's also a good reminder that behind every popped bubble is a valiant, but failed effort to try to hold it together.

14. Here we see what happens when somebody electrocutes a piece of wood.

14. Here we see what happens when somebody electrocutes a piece of wood.
Reddit |  speedmaster3000

This shouldn't be too surprising if you've seen the scars someone gets after being struck by lightning, because they look very similar. It's lot less dangerous in this context, though.

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15. Not that most of us would want to, but touching the fish hook ant is a bad idea.

15. Not that most of us would want to, but touching the fish hook ant is a bad idea.
Reddit |  aputhuss

They slice through skin very easily and dig in for long periods of time, but that's not their main defense. They actually use them to hook onto each other when predators attack to make it hard to pull individual ones away.

16. It's a mystery as to why, but it seems like life is treating half of this fern much better than the other half.

16. It's a mystery as to why, but it seems like life is treating half of this fern much better than the other half.
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Perhaps half of it gets blocked from the sun for much of the day, because it seems pretty unlikely that water would totally avoid half of its roots for any reason.

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17. However, we may have a much better answer for why only half of this tree seems to realize that it's fall.

17. However, we may have a much better answer for why only half of this tree seems to realize that it's fall.
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See that little lamp post under the right side? Considering that artificial lights have been found to delay the falling of leaves, it may hold the key to our question.

18. Pisa's famous tower might lean, but that's apparently not true for every part of it.

18. Pisa's famous tower might lean, but that's apparently not true for every part of it.
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No matter what kind of crazy structure it's attached to, it seems that nobody wants to run a flag up a diagonal pole. Yeah, that's still standing straight up.

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19. This may not be the clearest picture, but it's pretty hard to make what's happening here not look cool.

19. This may not be the clearest picture, but it's pretty hard to make what's happening here not look cool.
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What we're seeing is the moon peeking through the clouds on a very early morning. Of course, it'll be a lot easier to take clear pictures when the sun finally shows up.

20. It would be quite the coincidence if this picture was taken in France, but that spider's web should look familiar all the same.

20. It would be quite the coincidence if this picture was taken in France, but that spider's web should look familiar all the same.
Reddit |  doublejw4

The difference between this and the actual Eiffel Tower is that any tourists who stop by this one will find out why they were so welcome here the hard way. Dinner time!

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21. Even though this whale is just going about its business, being this close to something this large must feel a little intimidating.

21. Even though this whale is just going about its business, being this close to something this large must feel a little intimidating.
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Especially when it's probably harder to get it to smile for your photo than even the grumpiest of humans.

22. This thorny dragon may look like a tough customer, but that's really only true if you're an ant.

22. This thorny dragon may look like a tough customer, but that's really only true if you're an ant.
Reddit |  ereshkigial

And unless you're trying to eat it whole, you don't really have to worry about all those spikes, either. It's also known as a thorny devil, but it's hard to live up to its name when it has its tail in its mouth.

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23. You won't find it in the Guinness World Records, but the Beatty Memorial Park is probably in the running for the smallest in the world. 

23. You won't find it in the Guinness World Records, but the Beatty Memorial Park is probably in the running for the smallest in the world.
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And yes, this four square inches of grass is the entire park. Sadly, the park's website says they can't accept picnic or camping reservations.

24. This may be incredibly satisfying to look at, but it would be much different story if someone tried to touch it.

24. This may be incredibly satisfying to look at, but it would be much different story if someone tried to touch it.
Reddit |  FORDY141

Even though it looks like the kind of lush, shiny hair you'd see in a shampoo commercial, this is actually lava.

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