Have you ever seen a photo and thought, "Wow, the earth is a magical place." There are so many things in the world that are left to be discovered. We found these fascinating photos that will show you some amazing things on earth. Now, prepare to be amazed.
1. When Lightining Strikes In The Middle Of The Forest
If lightning strikes in a forest and no one is around to see it, does it leave a mark?
The answer is yes. This is what happens when lightning hits a patch of trees in the middle of the forest.
2. Melted Glass In A Building That Caught Fire
This melted glass looks like some kind of surrealist painting.
It is so interesting to see what happens to different materials under high heat.
3. Sand Dunes In Southern California By The Border Of Mexico
The sand dunes in southern California run along the border of Mexico.
Not only can you see the border fence, but you can also ride dune buggies.
4. The Stark Contrast Between Manhattan 400 Years Ago Vs Today
This image shows what manhattan might have looked like 400 years ago. The city has changed incredibly.
Even if you looked back only 100 years, there would still be a significant change in the way the city looks because of how many skyscrapers have been built.
5. When A Sunset And Solar Eclipse Happen At The Same Time
This is a very rare event for an eclipse and a sunset to happen at the same exact time.
Just make sure you don't stare at it too long because eclipses can cause serious damage to your eyes.
6. A Photo That Will Make Perfectionists Cringe
Would you believe that this is one picture and not four separate pictures?
This picture makes our brains hurt from all the chaos.
7. An Aerial View Of A Bridge Over A Frozen Lake
Depending upon where you live in the world, temperatures in the winter can dip into the negatives. That can cause even large lakes to freeze over.
This is what one of those lakes looks like. The ice looks more like salt deposits.
8. A Community of Igloos in Germany
It would be interesting to live in an igloo for a few days. It must get very cold inside, right?
Wrong. Igloos can be 100 degrees warmer than the outside temperature.
9. What A Space Shuttle Launch Looks Like From Space
This picture was taken by a NASA satellite when the space shuttle Atlantis was launched.
The launch looks really cool from the ground, but even cooler from space.
10. A Wolf Made Entirely Of Pipe Cleaners
This wolf looks very realistic, and the details on it are impeccable.
How long do you think it took someone to make this? Hopefully, it is on display for everyone to see somewhere.
11. A Delicately Crafted Eggshell
Eggshells are extremely fragile, so it takes a skilled hand to create a delicate design like this.
This artist managed to drill 20,000 holes into the shell without cracking it, that's incredible.
12. A Man Standing Next To "The Door To Hell"
"The Door To Hell" is located in Turkmenistan, and it has been burning since the '60s.
It was a natural gas field that collapsed, and scientists set fire to it to prevent the spread of methane gas.
13. Firefly Squids In Japan
Firefly squids are filled with bioluminescence, which makes them glow this blue color.
When there are many of them the waters are lit up with the dancing lights of the squids.
14. Someone Kayaking Up To Volcanic Lava
This looks exciting and terrifying at the same time. He is so close to burning hot lava from a live volcano.
If you are a thrill-seeker, you should add this to your bucket list.
15. This Incredible Piece of Art Work
This incredibly intricate artwork is called a Murrine. It is detailed paintings inside of a glass cane.
When it is cut into pieces, the painting is revealed, and you are left with small masterpieces.