My Mind Is Completely Blown After Seeing These 21 Absolutely Fascinating Pictures For The First Time

1.Joe Biden was born closer to the Civil War than today:

Joe Biden smiling

Biden was born almost 80 years ago in 1942, and the Civil War ended in 1865, 77 years before Joe was born.

2.Speaking of which, America hasn't really been around for very long at all:

comment that America has existed for three adult lifetimes

3. Neptune looks like it can grant you mystical powers should you ever visit it:


4.This is what one of the world's oldest pair of Levi jeans looks like:

a torn, slightly faded, and dirty pair of jeans

It's from between 1886 and 1902.

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5. Tokyo is HUGE:

6. Helmets, my boy, helmets do a whoooole lot:

7. The longest road in the world sure looks exhausting:

To be more specific, as redditor TheRIAA put it, this is "the shortest road in the world between the two furthest-apart land/pedestrian-walkable-bridge connected locations."

8. There's a whole lot of garbage in your local dump you don't see:

9. Picasso just might have listened to the song "Sweet Caroline" when he was alive:

10.Wooly mammoth tusks — well, they were really, really big:

a man excavating a woolly mammoth tusk
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11. North Korean bills get bigger and bigger as they get more valuable:

12.Queen Elizabeth had to endure the world before one of its greatest inventions:

comment that Queen Elizabeth II is older than the invention of chocolate chip cookies

13. Sometimes you can actually see yourself being shocked or shocking someone:

14. This is what an ancient Roman road looked like:

15. Jelly Belly sells its "irregular" jelly beans as "Belly Flops":

They're still beautiful to me.

16. Pink lima beans are a thing that exists:

17.This is Daisuke Inoue, the inventor of one of the world's first karaoke machines:

Inoue using a karaoke machine

Hard to imagine a world without your friends badly singing Britney Spears songs.

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18.This is how koalas get weighed:

a koala clinging to a branch and both being weighed on a scale
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19. Some libraries let you rent things other than books and movies:

20.The Sun isn't even old enough to drink:

calculation that the Sun is only 20 years old

21. And, finally, grumpkins exist: