It can sometimes seem as if we’ve seen and heard it all these days – the internet can give you that impression sometimes, don’t you think?

It can kind of be fun to realize the universe still has (and will always have) new mysteries to unravel and little surprises in store – like these 18 images, some of which are bound to surprise you.

18. Now I need to know why.

Can a smart person please explain?

Lemons float, limes sink from mildlyinteresting

17. What 1 gram of gold looks like.

That’s very, very small.

1 gram (~$57) of pure gold. from mildlyinteresting

16. My brain can’t quite grasp this.

It looks like some kind of abstract painting.

A storm literally picked up and moved this road from mildlyinteresting

15. I’m not sure I could eat that.

It looks too much like an onion.

These white apples that grow in my yard. from mildlyinteresting

14. Is this real?

Someone tell me in the comments if it’s a gag (or where I can find them).

These huge blueberries I found. from mildlyinteresting

13. I wonder how much it cost to get there.

Everything is so prohibitively expensive these days.

My grandparents hotel bill from their first night in Hawaii from mildlyinteresting

12. Where can I get one of these?

Talk about a small way to make a big life improvment.

My toaster has "a bit more" button from mildlyinteresting

11. That’s something to see.

The rest of us may as well just give up now.

I stacked 65 jenga blocks on one block from mildlyinteresting

10. So…a spatula.

It makes sense, I’ve just never considered it before now.

The prongs weren’t cut on this fork. from mildlyinteresting

9. This doesn’t surprise me.

Pickles are already amazing!

Pickle under ultraviolet light from mildlyinteresting

8. Well that’s beautiful.

As if we could love pineapples any more than we already do.

This is what pineapples look like when they’re flowering from mildlyinteresting

7. I bet they’re still delicious.

Especially if you’ve got some queso on hand.

My Doritos came with no seasoning from mildlyinteresting

6. Thanks, I hate it.

How do they pick their noses? Pop their zits? Release their anxiety??

Anonychia Congenita – no fingernails from Damnthatsinteresting

5. I would almost agree to have another kid if I got to give birth there.


For anyone curious, this is what a birthing suite looks like in a public Danish hospital from mildlyinteresting

4. This is a fantastic idea.

I think it would drastically reduce road rage.

This traffic light shows how long you have to wait from mildlyinteresting

3. I feel like this is some kind of inside joke.

It’s definitely funny, anyway.

So we got a counterfeit $10 at work… from mildlyinteresting

2. All the better to whack an intruder with.

I’m just saying.

This flashlight contains a block of concrete so it feels heavier and sturdier from mildlyinteresting

1. Leave it to the Germans.

No need to make a mess.

In Germany we have "puke sinks" in some public places that have events like the Oktoberfest. from mildlyinteresting

Honestly, I wish there were more of these to scroll through!

Which of them surprised you the most? Let us know in the comments!