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"


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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