45 Photos That Are So Poignant And Fascinating

“Last kiss before Korean war. 1950 colorized.”

“Chaser was a Border Collie with the largest tested memory of any non-human animal. Chaser could identify and retrieve 1,022 toys by name.”

“Rainbow Wrasse caught off Christmas Island.”

“A 10 year old girl named Laura Buxton released a balloon with her name and address on it, which floated 140 miles and landed in the back yard of a house where also lived a 10 year old girl named Laura Buxton.”

“Rainbow mountains of Utah…”

“An Australian dust storm that looks like a giant mug of beer.”

“Pretty cool old car repurposed into garden waterfall.”

“Jeff Dabe, a competitive arm wrestler, has the biggest recorded ring size, with his finger measuring 4.78″ around. His wrists and forearms are 12″ and 19″ respectively.”

“A bench in an underwater park.”

“In France, Peyo, a beautiful 15-year-old stallion, often comes to comfort and soothe terminally ill patients at the Techer Hospital in Calais. The horse always chooses which patient he wants to see, kicking his hoof outside the door.”

“There is a tiny monument on the Moon called ‘Fallen Astronaut’ along with a plaque listing the names of eight American astronauts and six Soviet cosmonauts who died in service.”

“This is a picture of South Africa at night.”

“A Peacock in flight.”

“Albino Beagle puppy.”

“This artist’s super detailed diorama of his own room.”

“This rainbow at sunset looks like a giant planet.”

“Well, that’s one heck of an Iguana!”

“4 people from the same town who fought in different wars.”

“Leslie Nielsen was a successful dramatic leading actor for almost 30 years before starring in “Airplane” and then switching to comedy.”

“Times Square (1919) Before All The Renovations And Billboards.”

“Mosaic after the flood at the ancient Hellenistic town in Zeugma.”

“World’s oldest intact shipwreck found 2km deep in the Black Sea, which dates back to more than 2,400 years ago of Ancient Greek origin.”

“In Indonesia, an orangutan reached out to a man who seemed to be trapped in a river, this one was in fact hunting snakes from the waterhole to protect the monkeys from their often fatal bites.”

“When foxes discovered fairy penguins on a small Australian island, they nearly wiped the entire colony out. So, a chicken farmer began sending some of his dogs to protect the birds. The penguin population has since increased and recovered significantly.”

“These Roman Columns Inside a Supermarket in Split, Croatia.”

“Two guide dogs, Salty and Roselle, were awarded the Dickin Medal for gallantry after leading their blind owners out of the World Trade Center during the September 11 attacks.”

“That village in Denmark.”

“News paper article from 1963.”

“Vilnius has put up a statue that offers a “portal” to the Polish city of Lublin, allowing people to see each other in real time.”

“This unique soccer field in Norway.”

“This graffiti in Białystok, Poland.”

“A couple decided to rebuild their deserted piece of land of 600 hectares in Aimorés, Brazil. They planted more than 2 million tree saplings. As a result, the site has 293 plant species, 172 bird species and 33 animal species, some of which were on the verge of extinction. Took 18 years.”

“Enlarged photo of a spider’s paw.”

“Introducing the King’s fire helmet to the public. Germany, 1900.”

“This is a before and after image of a beach in Mumbai after a cleanup hosted by a lawyer named Afroz Shah allowed turtles to lay eggs there for the first time in 20 years. They are not done, but it is great progress.”

“André the Giant sitting in a pub in 1976.”

“Room of Rainbows, Palacio de Cristal, Madrid.”

“Emerald Lake, Canada.”

“Strange Rectangular Iceberg in Antarctica.”

“Ford execs choosing the 1953 automobile colours from 76 scale models.”

“The pattern on this palm frond.”

“Huacachina is one of the only true desert oases in South America.”

“These naturally forming spherical boulders found in New Zealand. It is likely that the Moeraki Boulders first formed from the seafloor mud over 56 million years ago in the Paleocene era.”

“This enormous Victorian glass dome I just bought. Hand blown.”

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