16 Things You Just Don't See Every Day

Diply 2 May 2018

Surprises are few and far between these days. Everything looks like something else you've seen — or is bland, boring or better off ignored.

But there's no way you've seen it all, not in a world as freaking fantastical as this one, where crocodiles swallow their victims whole, where trees survive atomic blasts and where tigers shoot the breeze like gossiping humans in a hot tub.

1. These hot-tubbing tigers look like humans with mortgages and stressful jobs relaxing after another long day at the plant

Reddit | wild-apache

The outstretched arms really make this pic a gem. They're talking sports or shop and letting the suds slowly wash the workday away.

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2. "On second thought, maybe I should start taking the bus to work"

Reddit | Jagerjj

You know you are having a bad day when an ax — an ax! —smashes through the front windshield of your car. Turns out the motorist this driver was following didn't have their tool box sealed shut.

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3. This saltwater crocodile belongs in a Godzilla flick

Reddit | God_is_Goood

Saltwater crocs are the largest of all living reptiles and males can stretch up to 23 feet long and weigh more than 2,600 pounds. It ambushes and — gulp — swallows its prey whole. Stay safe out there!

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4. There's no slacking off in this office

Reddit | blrghh

These stern looking owls will most definitely keep you on task. Unless you find their relentless staring a little freaky and pull a blanket over your head, in which case your productivity will plummet.

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5. If you're going to celebrate labor on International Workers' Day, don't phone it in like you do every other day of the year

Reddi | astralcalculus

This pic was snapped in Berlin on May 1st. I wonder what these folks do on their lunch hour?

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6. The summit of Mount Everest breaking through the clouds

Reddit | parkrangerbill

You need to be in the right place at the right time on a clear day to capture a stunning pic like this. The summit peaks at 29,029 feet and is the world's highest mountain above sea-level.

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7. This baby pigeon looks like it was born to be a Muppet

Reddit | asunflower_exe

Seriously, how can this little guy not grow up and look exactly like Gonzo? Some say this guy even looks a little like Trump — the hair is pretty spot on.

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8. "I don't know about you, but I think it's time we head inside"

Reddit | POSITIVEVIBESONLY1

These Undulatus asperatus clouds pictured here above New Zealand look ready to wreak some weather havoc, but they're all bark and no bite. They usually dissipate without a storm.

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9. Someone tipped a dollar folded up into a collared shirt

Reddit | Endless_Vanity

While that is definitely impressive craftsmanship, we'd rather take the plain old C-Note or even a $20 or $50 bill.

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10. For the divorce photos, they'll use an all-black bouncy castle

Reddit | Faylnx

Look how happy these newlyweds are, jumping up and down without a care in the world. Hopefully, reality won't creep in like its wont to do and deflate their hopes and dreams.

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11. This looks an awful lot like that famous Apocalypse Now movie poster

Reddit | Goal1

This regal buck enveloped by mist and silhouetted by the sun is certainly a stirring, cinematic shot. Cue up "The End" by The Doors!

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12. This ATM switched it up in the bid to beat back fraudsters

Reddit | ianzerotwo

This seems like an odd design choice but it was done to make it more difficult for card skimmers. It's only a matter of time before the scammers crack this code too.

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13. I'd love to see another picture in a few minutes when he's stuffed a few more rows of niblets into those ballooning cheeks

Reddit | AskJ33ves

This chipmunk is all business. He looks like he's gathering food not just for a long winter but for some sort of apocalyptic event. Maybe he knows something we don't.

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14. If those were red rose petals, this could be a scene from The Shining

Reddit | _Kumiho_

This river filled with cherry blossom petals is stunning and would be a great place to pop the question. There's no way they could say "No" with that beautiful backdrop.

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15. "Take it moment by moment, and you will find that we are all, as I've said before, bugs in amber"

Reddit | cabttomar75

Kurt Vonnegut's existential quote is a little frightening, but also sound advice. Live in the now and embrace every day, because we're all ending up like this 99-year-old dinosaur tail preserved in amber.

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16. This tree survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945

Reddit | Bagheera12

The Japanese have a name for the trees that survived that devastating event: Hibakujumoku. The heat emitted from the blast was 40 times greater than the sun, yet some trees endured. Incredible. Life finds a way.

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