We often forget what a wondrous world we live in. While getting caught up in our hectic schedules makes us oblivious to things around us, today we're gonna zoom in on the unseen and unnoticed side of things.

So welcome to Bored Panda’s amusing collection of the most fascinating and rarely seen objects, beings, places, occurrences, and everything that will bring out that inner curious child we have inside.

From a macro shot revealing the density of penguin feathers to rainbow cloud spotting, this is something you only see in a video game. Or if you open your eyes and pay attention. Psst! More incredible photos of rarely seen things can be found in our previous posts here, here and here.

#1

When It’s Cold Enough To See The Melody

When It’s Cold Enough To See The Melody

Kathrin Swoboda Photography , Kathrin Swoboda Photography Report

Friday
Community Member
1 month ago

Lol it’s blowing little smoke rings in the second pic

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#2

Spotted A Rainbow Cloud From My Balcony. Not As Beautiful As Aurora But Pretty Rare To See Such Phenomena In India

Spotted A Rainbow Cloud From My Balcony. Not As Beautiful As Aurora But Pretty Rare To See Such Phenomena In India

Readingislove Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
1 month ago

Wow, that's wonderful!!!!

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#3

This Is What Sunset Looks Like From Space

This Is What Sunset Looks Like From Space

Astro_Alex Report

Friday
Community Member
1 month ago

So beautiful!

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Even in times of scientific and technological advancements, our beautiful planet remains full of mysteries. From the incredible bismuth crystal that looks like it came from some sort of sci-fi film to the enchanting glowing forest in Japan with its luminescent mushrooms scattered along the forest floor, there are so many exquisite finds on Earth. They make us question how much about the place we inhabit we don’t really know.

Some of the most standout mysteries that have been captivating the imagination of many throughout the years include Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England. The structure consists of a ring of standing stones, with each stone standing approximately thirteen feet high, seven feet wide and weighing 25 tons. It’s believed to have been built about 5000 years ago, but scholars still do not agree on what its purpose could have been.

Another mysterious object is the stone spheres found in Costa Rica, located on the Diquis Delta and on Isla del Cano. There are over three hundred petro spheres scattered throughout the country that are still considered a great, unsolved archaeological mystery. The heaviest of them weighs many tons, and they’re believed to be made of granodiorite.

#4

Here Are My Removed & Genetically Modified White Blood Cells, About To Be Put Back In To Hopefully Cure My Cancer

Here Are My Removed & Genetically Modified White Blood Cells, About To Be Put Back In To Hopefully Cure My Cancer

This Is T-Cell Immunotherapy

sarahjewel Report

Andrew Irish
Community Member
1 month ago

All my love to you. Good luck!

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#5

Not A Painting - Just An Iceberg Flipped Upside Down

Not A Painting - Just An Iceberg Flipped Upside Down

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Helen Haley
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1 month ago

My berg became flipped turned upside down, I'd like to take a minute just float right here. Big ol iceberg floating with its butt in the air.

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#6

This Albino Peacock I Saw In Malaysia

This Albino Peacock I Saw In Malaysia

PepeTheFRQG Report

Rainbow Panda
Community Member
1 month ago

Beautiful. 🦚

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#7

Finally Got My Prosthetics In

Finally Got My Prosthetics In

Rewster27 Report

IlovemydogShilo
Community Member
1 month ago

Cool. You look like a real life Wolverine.

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#8

Bioluminescent Phytoplankton In The Persian Gulf

Bioluminescent Phytoplankton In The Persian Gulf

hayati.photography Report

Rainbow Panda
Community Member
1 month ago

💙

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#9

Ice Eggs - This Rare Phenomenon Occurs When Ice Is Rolled Over By Wind And Water (Northern Finland)

Ice Eggs - This Rare Phenomenon Occurs When Ice Is Rolled Over By Wind And Water (Northern Finland)

rismatti Report

Stimpy
Community Member
1 month ago

ICE EGG FIGHT!

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#10

Nappies In Sweden Have A Father On The Packaging

Nappies In Sweden Have A Father On The Packaging

caspii2 Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
1 month ago

Is it rare because it's a man and not a woman? Where is it like this? In Spain there aren't women (mothers, aunts, granies) represented in this products, only babies.

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#11

The Forests Of Aspen, Colorado

The Forests Of Aspen, Colorado

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Verena Gitterle
Community Member
1 month ago

So beautiful!

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#12

This Huge Tree In Cairo

This Huge Tree In Cairo

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Rainbow Panda
Community Member
1 month ago

Wood you like to hear a story about this tree? 🌳

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#13

Highway To Heaven. 30-Second Long Exposure Of Airliner Departing From Runway

Highway To Heaven. 30-Second Long Exposure Of Airliner Departing From Runway

Jimmy_Scrambles Report

Jonathan
Community Member
1 month ago

stunning photography, even better idea and location.

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#14

My Nails Pushing The Chemo Out Of My Fingertips

My Nails Pushing The Chemo Out Of My Fingertips

llowreyy Report

Carmen Sandiego
Community Member
1 month ago

Yay!

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#15

Truck Door Handle On A Frosty Morning

Truck Door Handle On A Frosty Morning

demanded101 Report

Natalia
Community Member
1 month ago

Oh I see... Elsa was around.

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#16

My Dad Got A Periodic Table With The Actual Elements In It

My Dad Got A Periodic Table With The Actual Elements In It

Thatssomefreakyshit Report

Steve Barnett
Community Member
1 month ago

Goes without saying that not all the elements are actually there. Hence the Ionizing radiation hazard symbols.

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#17

A Pistachio Plant

A Pistachio Plant

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Samantha PandaNotBored
Community Member
1 month ago

Like a beautiful bunch of roses or tulips . I couldn’t cut them down , they’d stay 😁

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#18

The Sun Hit This Freshly-Paved Tarmac Just Right And Made A Real-Life Rainbow Road Through Polarized Lenses

The Sun Hit This Freshly-Paved Tarmac Just Right And Made A Real-Life Rainbow Road Through Polarized Lenses

kenziemonsterrawr Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

Now I'd like to wear polarized glasses wherever just to find hidden rainbows.

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#19

This Butterfly With Transparent Wings

This Butterfly With Transparent Wings

flightoffancy85 Report

Rainbow Panda
Community Member
1 month ago

Wow. 🦋

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#20

Amazing Jimbacrinus Crinoid Fossils

Amazing Jimbacrinus Crinoid Fossils

Tom Kapitany Report

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
1 month ago

They look like those machine things from the matrix.

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#21

What A Piece Of 10,000-Year-Old Glacial Ice Looks Like

What A Piece Of 10,000-Year-Old Glacial Ice Looks Like

landofice Report

Butternut DerpFarts
Community Member
1 month ago

Too bad they’re melting :(

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#22

This Close Up Shot Of A Dragonfly I Took With My Phone The Other Day

This Close Up Shot Of A Dragonfly I Took With My Phone The Other Day

UltraBloodWing Report

Monika Rhodes
Community Member
1 month ago

Gorgeous- love dragonflies.

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#23

Just When You Thought You’d Seen Everything - Here’s Snowball, An Extremely Rare Leucistic Alligator

Just When You Thought You’d Seen Everything - Here’s Snowball, An Extremely Rare Leucistic Alligator

nathan.sweeting Report

Friday
Community Member
1 month ago

Eyeliner game on point!

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#24

My Hair Is Half Blonde Half Brunette. Including Eyebrows

My Hair Is Half Blonde Half Brunette. Including Eyebrows

Sunflowely Report

Meike H
Community Member
1 month ago

You're a chimera!

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#25

Horses On A Plane

Horses On A Plane

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Steve Barnett
Community Member
1 month ago

'The sequel to 'Snakes on a Plane' was not as successful.'

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#26

Certain Fish Skin Can Be Grafted Onto Burns And Diabetic Wounds. The Material Recruits The Body's Own Cells And Is Converted Eventually Into Living Tissue

Certain Fish Skin Can Be Grafted Onto Burns And Diabetic Wounds. The Material Recruits The Body's Own Cells And Is Converted Eventually Into Living Tissue

QueenMuda Report

Gin. No tonic
Community Member
1 month ago

It's tilapia skin. The very common, quite cheap white fish that you can find in the supermarket freezer (at least in Europe)

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#27

This Pencil Store In Tehran, Iran

This Pencil Store In Tehran, Iran

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Marky Mark
Community Member
1 month ago

This is like Ollivanders (from Harry Potter books) but for artists.

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#28

The Density Of Penguin Feathers

The Density Of Penguin Feathers

BaconKoen Report

Andrew Irish
Community Member
1 month ago

Uh. Where is the rest of the penguin...

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#29

Astronaut Bruce McCandless Floating Away From The Safety Of The Space Shuttle

Astronaut Bruce McCandless Floating Away From The Safety Of The Space Shuttle

He had nothing but his manned maneuvering unit keeping him from drifting into the unknown. First person in history to do something like this.

nasa.gov Report

Ranch Dressing
Community Member
1 month ago

Urgh this makes me nervous.

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#30

Sendai Daikannon, One Of The Tallest Statues In The World

Sendai Daikannon, One Of The Tallest Statues In The World

ko_ref Report

M Calad
Community Member
1 month ago

I am fascinated by the optical effect of the design. The statue is not at full body length, it's around 3/4, missing the bottom 1/4. This makes the brain believe that the statue goes lower (like if the legs of the statue extended down), therefore it's perceived longer than it actually is. How cool!

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#31

The Color Of My Kitten's Foot Is Split Down The Middle

The Color Of My Kitten's Foot Is Split Down The Middle

TheAbominableRex Report

Friday
Community Member
1 month ago

Mixed beans

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#32

This Red Only Rainbow I Saw At Midnight In Finland

This Red Only Rainbow I Saw At Midnight In Finland

junn0 Report

Rainbow Panda
Community Member
1 month ago

Who stole the rest? 🌈

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#33

This Majestic Emerald Mallard

This Majestic Emerald Mallard

reddit.com Report

Rainbow Panda
Community Member
1 month ago

Jade duck. 🦆

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#34

My Cactus Has Grown A Strange-Looking Flower

My Cactus Has Grown A Strange-Looking Flower

7-methyltheophylline Report

Karl Leaning
Community Member
1 month ago

ahh, a dead rubbish bin plant. my mother used to grow one of these in the bathroom when I was a child. the flower smelt like a unwashed rubbish bin that had been left in sun for a week...

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#35

In Case You Haven't Seen Spider Feet Up Close

In Case You Haven't Seen Spider Feet Up Close

Michael Pankratz , akfinucan Report

Raluca Neacsu
Community Member
1 month ago

Do these kinda look like cat paws? is it just me?

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#36

We Got These Giant Screws In At Work Today For Mounting Solar Panels

We Got These Giant Screws In At Work Today For Mounting Solar Panels

smokeymctokerson Report

ADHORTATOR
Community Member
1 month ago

Imagine the screwdriver! :-)

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#37

The Difference Three Months Of Hardcore Chemotherapy Makes

The Difference Three Months Of Hardcore Chemotherapy Makes

DoYouDestinyBrah Report

Natalie Kudryashova
Community Member
1 month ago

Hope you’re all better!

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#38

The UK Is Full Of Charming Crinkle Crankle Garden Walls

The UK Is Full Of Charming Crinkle Crankle Garden Walls

In England you sometimes see these "wavy" brick fences. And curious as it may seem, this shape uses fewer bricks than a straight wall. A straight wall needs at least two layers of bricks to make it sturdy, but the wavy wall is fine thanks to the arch support provided by the waves.

praxis_builders , GeographBot Report

Giovanna
Community Member
1 month ago

But mowing the lawn inside must be nightmarish

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#39

The Back Of Da Vinci's Mona Lisa

The Back Of Da Vinci's Mona Lisa

rataktaktaruken Report

Troux
Community Member
1 month ago

This is not her best side.

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#40

This Lizard I Found "Standing" On Water In My Pool

This Lizard I Found "Standing" On Water In My Pool

bastard_jon_snoo Report

Skybolt727
Community Member
1 month ago

Lizard jesus

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#41

In Case You Have Not Seen What A Clump Of Dna Looks Like

In Case You Have Not Seen What A Clump Of Dna Looks Like

ssmunif Report

Kubu
Community Member
1 month ago

I'm bit ashamed to admit that online, but I do very well know how a clump of DNA looks like. First hand extracted.

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#42

Giant Puffball Mushroom My Sister Found In The Woods

Giant Puffball Mushroom My Sister Found In The Woods

kfranky Report

troufaki13
Community Member
1 month ago

I thought it was a giant ball of mozzarella!

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#43

Mosaics Of A Roman Villa Were Found Under A Vineyard In Negrar, Italy

Mosaics Of A Roman Villa Were Found Under A Vineyard In Negrar, Italy

ComunediNegrar Report

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
1 month ago

Can't believe how well that pattern has been preserved.

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#44

This Device Is Used To Measure Lengths On Maps. Simply Roll It Along Streets You Want To Use And It Tells You The Distance

This Device Is Used To Measure Lengths On Maps. Simply Roll It Along Streets You Want To Use And It Tells You The Distance

Trizocbs Report

Maiun
Community Member
1 month ago

My grandad worked for British Ordnance Survey in the 1950s and 60s, he went out, measured the landscape and then hand drew maps. When he died, we cleared out his home studio and I found at least 6 of these in various draws, boxes etc. I remember sitting with him as a child running them over maps to see where we were in relation to landmarks etc. I still love looking at maps 30 years after his death as it reminds me of the gentle, kind soul he was.

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#45

Ants Gutted My Almond To Make Their Own Almond Flour

Ants Gutted My Almond To Make Their Own Almond Flour

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Giovanna
Community Member
1 month ago

Ants, and bees, are amazing societies.

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#46

When My Cat Got Spayed, The Shaved Area Grew Back Chocolate Coloured

When My Cat Got Spayed, The Shaved Area Grew Back Chocolate Coloured

arthurdentstowels Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
1 month ago

Mental note: if I have to shave my cat, do it in a nice form.

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#47

A Hand Of A Koala

A Hand Of A Koala

verdachteaugurk Report

Sheila McEnany Markowitz
Community Member
1 month ago

Koalas have human-like fingerprints. They are almost identical, and even under a microscope, it is hard to distinguish the difference between theirs and those of humans.

Julia Atkinson
Community Member
1 month ago

Fortunately for the world's police forces, koalas are unlikely to be present at crime scenes outside Australia

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Monty Is Fiennes
Community Member
1 month ago

Double thumbs...

Susan Green
Community Member
1 month ago

No wonder they’re considered to be very dangerous. Look at those claws.

Monty Is Fiennes
Community Member
1 month ago

yes I have scars...

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Vicky Z
Community Member
1 month ago

Wow i didn't know they are so big!

Josey Griffin
Community Member
1 month ago

Thanks, never seen one

Tahani
Community Member
1 month ago

An enthusiastic two thumbs up!

Chloe *Leah* Pheonix
Community Member
1 month ago

That's kinda scary

Jessica Nametz
Community Member
1 month ago

Nightmare fuel...

Denny Cwiek
Community Member
1 month ago

Time for a manicure?

Hooman
Community Member
1 month ago

Compared to the spider... YIKES!

Ella Blackwood
Community Member
3 days ago

Those fingernails look pretty scary. They could probably do some serious damage.

Mohra Taylor
Community Member
1 month ago

I see a steady relationship with lots of children in your future.

Tresa Day
Community Member
1 month ago

YIkes!

Grace Perez-Grafals
Community Member
1 month ago

It looks like they have two thumbs

Sharon Chang
Community Member
1 month ago

My Ozzie cousin warned me these tree bears can kill you. Looking at those claws I’m now a believer.

Sharon Vaughn
Community Member
1 month ago

Needs his nails clipped.

Johnny Guido
Community Member
1 month ago

Fingerprints or not, those claws look formidable.

Nancy Lynch
Community Member
1 month ago

Wow!!

Community Member
1 month ago

This kinda scared me at first glance.

V33333P
Community Member
1 month ago

#notadropbearlol

Norah Reilly
Community Member
1 month ago

Dang!, those nails!

Lily Stagg
Community Member
1 month ago

EWWWWWWWWWWW

Miss Cris
Community Member
1 month ago (edited)

What? Is not fluffy?/s

Yvette Desmarais
Community Member
1 month ago

Not so cute now is he?

McSydney
Community Member
1 month ago

Nope, still adorable

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#48

This Apple's Flesh Is The Same Colour As It’s Skin

This Apple's Flesh Is The Same Colour As It’s Skin

KirasStar Report

Karl Baxter
Community Member
1 month ago

I made cider from apples like this. It came out bright pink and checked in at a hefty 8.5% abv. We named it “Prider”, put it in a rainbow box and served it up during Pride Week about 6 years ago. 60 pints sold out in about an hour! 🙂

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#49

414-Pound Gorilla On The Exam Table

414-Pound Gorilla On The Exam Table

zoomiami Report

Miss Cris
Community Member
1 month ago

Poor one! I hope she/he gets well soon!

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#50

$12,000 Worth Of Cancer Pills

$12,000 Worth Of Cancer Pills

WITCHFlNDER-GENERAL Report

Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
1 month ago

That's disgusting. Charging so much for life saving medication is sick and twisted.

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