Perspective is a wonderful thing. Sometimes you can only truly appreciate something by making all the random thing comparisons with slightly altered parameters, for example of location, age, or time.

These cool photos, compiled by the helpful folk here at Bored Panda, gives the wonderful gift of perspective by doing precisely that. Side-By-Side comparisons of everything from astonishing pictures of before and after in the autumn time to technological advances in street lighting and size comparisons of unexpected things make for a fascinatingly fresh look at things you may have taken for granted. Scroll down below to check these interesting things out for yourself, and gain a newfound appreciation for the changes (or lack thereof) in our everyday lives!

#1

I Did A Half Face Comparison Of Myself And My Daughter Today, It's Kind Of Freaky

I Did A Half Face Comparison Of Myself And My Daughter Today, It's Kind Of Freaky

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Night Owl
Community Member
1 year ago

Wow

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#2

First Day Of Primary School Vs. Last Day Of Teacher Training

First Day Of Primary School Vs. Last Day Of Teacher Training

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Dilly Millandry
Community Member
1 year ago

Are you mad?? Definitely brave. Good luck!

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#3

Last Week Vs. This Week

Last Week Vs. This Week

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

Beautiful!

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#4

4 Paintings Of The Same Sunflower By Each Of My 4 Children, All Painted At The Same Age Of 5

4 Paintings Of The Same Sunflower By Each Of My 4 Children, All Painted At The Same Age Of 5

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Smackiex
Community Member
1 year ago

This is adorable... They all have their own technique. :)

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#5

On The Way To The Lake Vs. On The Way Home From The Lake

On The Way To The Lake Vs. On The Way Home From The Lake

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

It was a good day I believe!

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#6

The Arctic 103 Years Ago Compared To Today

The Arctic 103 Years Ago Compared To Today

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

"Gloval warming is just an invention"...

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#7

Mums Vs. Dads

Mums Vs. Dads

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

Dad enjoys it!

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#8

When I Was Looking Through My Photos, I Realized I Unknowingly Took Two Pictures Of The Same Bull, 5 Years Apart, At A Ranch I Visit In Texas

When I Was Looking Through My Photos, I Realized I Unknowingly Took Two Pictures Of The Same Bull, 5 Years Apart, At A Ranch I Visit In Texas

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Mark
Community Member
1 year ago

Bull says "oh it's you again is it"

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#9

1990 Vs. 2018

1990 Vs. 2018

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Sora Lyra
Community Member
1 year ago

So true.

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#10

Beginning Of Nap Vs. Full Sleep Mode

Beginning Of Nap Vs. Full Sleep Mode

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Dilly Millandry
Community Member
1 year ago

Looks like a great sleep! Hope he remembered to take his glasses off - horrible waking up with them digging into your face.

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#11

Liquor Store Parking Lot Vs. Laser Eye Surgery Parking Lot

Liquor Store Parking Lot Vs. Laser Eye Surgery Parking Lot

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ZombieGirl5591
Community Member
1 year ago

I feel bad for laughing at this lol

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#12

Caught Someone Else’s Camera Flash When Taking This Photo Of Snow Falling At Ginzan Onsen

Caught Someone Else’s Camera Flash When Taking This Photo Of Snow Falling At Ginzan Onsen

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Amy Smith
Community Member
1 year ago

That is an incredible shot

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#13

A Candle Burning On Earth Compared To A Candle Burning In Microgravity On The International Space Station

A Candle Burning On Earth Compared To A Candle Burning In Microgravity On The International Space Station

NASA Report

Sam Stamp
Community Member
1 year ago

Wow, this is awesome!

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#14

The Ceiling Tiles In The Da Nang Airport Smoking Section Vs. Non-Smoking Section

The Ceiling Tiles In The Da Nang Airport Smoking Section Vs. Non-Smoking Section

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boredhuman
Community Member
1 year ago

As well for your lungs. Quit like 5 years ago. One of the best decisions in my life.

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#15

Modern Tomato Vs. One Grown From 150-Year-Old Seeds

Modern Tomato Vs. One Grown From 150-Year-Old Seeds

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Chris Mugea
Community Member
1 year ago

What? I grew up with tomatoes like the one on the right... Had them in our garden, year after year. Perks of being European I guess.

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#16

98% Wolf Vs. 40% Wolf

98% Wolf Vs. 40% Wolf

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Wina Jackson
Community Member
1 year ago

Gorgeous...

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#17

Side By Side Comparison Of The Papal Thrones For Benedict XVI And Francis

Side By Side Comparison Of The Papal Thrones For Benedict XVI And Francis

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Deanna Metts
Community Member
1 year ago

Right on, Pope Francis! After checking out the biopic on his background on netflx, I have alot of admiration for the man. He had lived quite a story before becoming pope

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#18

The Same Street, 71 Years Apart

The Same Street, 71 Years Apart

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Rue Granger
Community Member
1 year ago

This makes me sad and happy at the same time...

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#19

Bus For Comparison

Bus For Comparison

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Daria B
Community Member
1 year ago

Who left their Micromachines lying around the road?

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#20

What Humans See Compared To What Birds See

What Humans See Compared To What Birds See

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glowworm2
Community Member
1 year ago

I want to see what the bird sees!

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#21

The Price Of 12 Pieces Of Chalk At Target Vs My College Bookstore

The Price Of 12 Pieces Of Chalk At Target Vs My College Bookstore

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Steve
Community Member
1 year ago

that is just plain criminal...

earringnut
Community Member
1 year ago

Don't get me started on text books...

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Amanda Ford
Community Member
1 year ago

That kind of price gauging should be illegal.

Louise Lister
Community Member
1 year ago

*gouging

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Alan Wilkening
Community Member
1 year ago

Write to Crayola Consumer Affairs and ask them what they think of this? Mail Us Write Crayola, LLC Attn: Consumer Affairs P.O. Box 431 Easton, PA 18044-0431

Chuck Donaldson
Community Member
1 year ago

Mail? A letter? 😆😆😆😆

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Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
1 year ago

I live in a small college town. Our campus bookstore is like that, same with the off campus competitor. No wonder the Walmart looks like a war zone during back to school.

Roger Haywood
Community Member
1 year ago

That is disgusting.

Vlad Horobet
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Someone make the comparison of products at the airport store vs regular market store.. Also movie theater vs market store.

Vilkas
Community Member
1 year ago

Wouldn't chalk be purchased mostly by professors? So they're gouging their own staff.

Anouk
Community Member
1 year ago

The college should be reported to the education authorities. College students are broke ass kids. How dare the college take such disgusting advantage of them?? Outrageous.

Kirk McLoren
Community Member
1 year ago

ALL that I have gone to do that. Lets not mention their pitiful buyback policies either. They exploit the students with their predatory practices.

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Monika Rhodes
Community Member
1 year ago

Someone call the cops!

Karen Westphal
Community Member
1 year ago

Biggest rip off on the planet. No wonder college students have a ruff go of it.

Mya Lugar
Community Member
1 year ago

That is a CRIME! Where is your bookstore?Pluto??

Jordy Star
Community Member
1 year ago

OH hell no!!!

Deanna Metts
Community Member
1 year ago

the sad truth!

Cory James
Community Member
1 year ago

Disgusting..

Pretty Pangolin
Community Member
1 year ago

Ahem RIPOFF! cough.

PJ
Community Member
1 year ago

buyer beware.

Cinnamon Girl
Community Member
6 months ago

wtf

Chuck Donaldson
Community Member
1 year ago

Now study Cost Accounting and you’ll understand why this is.

Chuck Donaldson
Community Member
1 year ago

Why does a college bookstore sell chalk?🤔

Diane Phillips-Herman
Community Member
1 year ago

Or what the Government would charge the Army

Kay Meyers
Community Member
1 year ago

That's just wrong!!!!!!

Michael Steele
Community Member
1 year ago

Towards the end of my college career I discovered that you can buy college textbooks on the internet for about half what most college bookstores charge. This is called margin, and boy do they make it on the little stuff.

M.Maria
Community Member
1 year ago

Yes, and you can also rent them on Amazon. And if you provide your college email address, you qualify for free Prime shipping.

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Janet Robertson
Community Member
1 year ago

Disgusting! Ripping off students like that!

PeachPossum
Community Member
1 year ago

Ripping off professors and student teachers. The classroom students wouldn't need chalk.

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Ashley Fernandes
Community Member
1 year ago

Efff that.

TC
Community Member
10 months ago

Did you say College Bloodstore ?

deanna woods
Community Member
1 year ago

It took me graduating and buying stuff from Wal-mart to realize how freaking expensive college bookstores are.

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
1 year ago

This happens often, shop around !!!

Mark D
Community Member
1 year ago

😱

okpkpkp
Community Member
1 year ago

a dollar a stick?

Aitchilm
Community Member
1 year ago

No wonder they need student loans.

Aneese
Community Member
1 year ago

Same with USA healthcare

Sharon Ingram
Community Member
1 year ago

Yes it is. And the same goes for the cost of the education.

Sharon Madsen
Community Member
1 year ago

Makes me angry

Anna Salerno
Community Member
1 year ago

Beyond obscene!!

Farnaz Khoshbakht
Community Member
1 year ago

where's your collage ??? >:(

Flowergirl Power
Community Member
1 year ago

Just crazy

Kevs Build
Community Member
1 year ago

Robbing bastards, post the picture on the college notice board...

Donald Holder*Doc
Community Member
1 year ago

I Will always be reminded of my college days and the exorbitant prices.

Pippa Runs
Community Member
1 year ago

What bullshit

Mark CM
Community Member
1 year ago

Disgusting

clay
Community Member
1 year ago

See if Target can order books.

d bradley
Community Member
1 year ago

it's a much smarter chalk in the college store- same cheep-ass pegboard though

Freya the Wanderer
Community Member
1 year ago

The college price is a freaking ripoff!

JOSEPH GILMORE
Community Member
1 year ago

That's college for you. It's disgusting.

Mikyla McEwen
Community Member
1 year ago

It’s the same for Variety Stores. That’s why I don’t shop at them, since they jack up the prices

Kimberley Thom
Community Member
1 year ago

I'm not surprised

Claire Armstrong
Community Member
1 year ago

Naw, surely that's an error on the part of the shop? That is seriously wrong

spirit wolf
Community Member
1 year ago

That's how they rob you blind.

GeeGee
Community Member
1 year ago

No way!

Valerie Lessard
Community Member
1 year ago

this ought to be illegal

Kirk McLoren
Community Member
1 year ago

So much for comunity. Scalp them coming in the door. Higher education is a con, a rip off.

Id row
Community Member
1 year ago

Colleges gouge you at every turn. They always have.

Pollypocket81
Community Member
1 year ago

Lets just draw a line under it

Analyn Lahr
Community Member
1 year ago

That is wrong on so many levels.

Sandy Utsler
Community Member
1 year ago

Also the cost of text books is outrageous!

Slune
Community Member
1 year ago

Like in Switzerland, crazy prices

OI Loi
Community Member
1 year ago

That College should be sued

Pinky Pop
Community Member
1 year ago

Chalk? people still use Chalk?

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#22

Nova Scotia Tides From The Same Deck 12 Hours Apart

Nova Scotia Tides From The Same Deck 12 Hours Apart

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

For those interested: google Bay of Fundy. The tidal hub can be up to 17 metres (some 55 feet). This is impressive.

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#23

My Dad And I Are A Great Reminder That Genetics Aren’t An Exact Science

My Dad And I Are A Great Reminder That Genetics Aren’t An Exact Science

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Isog Sargent
Community Member
1 year ago

Might wanna have a talk with your mom.

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#24

Women Basketball Players Vs. Cheerleaders

Women Basketball Players Vs. Cheerleaders

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

This looks like a "Honey, we shrunk" movie...

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#25

Elephants Foot Compared To Humans Foot

Elephants Foot Compared To Humans Foot

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Bumble
Community Member
1 year ago

It looks like there are humans inside elephants making them move.

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#26

The Difference Between 31 And 21

The Difference Between 31 And 21

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Ian Carter
Community Member
1 year ago

21 drunk in a toilet,31 looking fabulous taking a selfy,41 at home with a cup of team and the cat or is that just me?

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#27

Easy To Forget How Big NBA Players Are - The Rock Is 6'5, 265 Pounds

Easy To Forget How Big NBA Players Are - The Rock Is 6'5, 265 Pounds

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Týna Ef
Community Member
1 year ago

For those who don't know inches and pounds it is 195 cm and 120 kg ;)

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#28

Led Street Lamp Vs. Traditional Street Lamp

Led Street Lamp Vs. Traditional Street Lamp

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

White light is not a good idea, though. There are modern LED street lights that are bright enough for driving as they give a sharp view but do not bother wildlife so much.

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#29

Michigan. The View At 9am Vs. 11am

Michigan. The View At 9am Vs. 11am

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Daria B
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1 year ago

Loading image, please wait... ....

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#30

Life In Utah. Yesterday Vs. Today

Life In Utah. Yesterday Vs. Today

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Hunter Spencer
Community Member
1 year ago

Same for Illinois

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#31

No Flash Vs. Flash

No Flash Vs. Flash

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Alusair Alustriel
Community Member
1 year ago

Omg I had to look twice to see the actual difference haha :D

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#32

Girls' Life Vs. Boys' Life

Girls' Life Vs. Boys' Life

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Bumble
Community Member
1 year ago

Yup...this is no surprise. "Girls, make sure your hair, face and clothes are perfect. Boys, you can do and be anything you want."

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#33

Two Very Different Valentine's Day Nights, 12 Piece Of Fried Chicken & Whiskey Versus 12 Pink Tulips & Cupcakes

Two Very Different Valentine's Day Nights, 12 Piece Of Fried Chicken & Whiskey Versus 12 Pink Tulips & Cupcakes

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Wanda Queen
Community Member
1 year ago

Get you a partner who can do both. ;)

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#34

Comparison Of T. Rex And Emu Feet

Comparison Of T. Rex And Emu Feet

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Louise Stange-Wahl
Community Member
1 year ago

If you have any doubt that birds aren't related to dinos, just spend some time watching turkeys---the bronze kind, not the genetically engineered white ones. My pet turkeys come running when I call, and when they run to me they look like raptors from JURASSIC PARK !

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#35

Size Comparison: Titanic Vs. Modern Ship

Size Comparison: Titanic Vs. Modern Ship

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Chaz83
Community Member
1 year ago

This is cool but Titanic was an ocean liner, not a cruise ship

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#36

Michelin's Biggest Tire Vs. Their Smallest Tire

Michelin's Biggest Tire Vs. Their Smallest Tire

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Misguided Ghosts
Community Member
1 year ago

Use it for workout! Nope jk

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#37

The Difference Between A Small Vs. Medium Orange Juice At Mcdonald's

The Difference Between A Small Vs. Medium Orange Juice At Mcdonald's

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Jorge Guberte
Community Member
1 year ago

that doesn't seem right at all, the glass on the right is filled above the plastic cup, it would never hold all that liquid, obviously

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#38

Russia And Bangladesh’s Sizes Compared To Their Population

Russia And Bangladesh’s Sizes Compared To Their Population

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Daria B
Community Member
1 year ago

Bangladesh is still huge! (Greetings from a Croatian born in Slovenia ♥)

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#39

Tiny Reporter Comparing Hands With NBA Player

Tiny Reporter Comparing Hands With NBA Player

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boredhuman
Community Member
1 year ago

"It's not small, you just have big hands..."

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#40

Crazy Weather In Lumberton: 3rd Of September Vs. 8th Of December

Crazy Weather In Lumberton: 3rd Of September Vs. 8th Of December

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Kaisu Rei
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

As someone who lives in a place that never has floods, this seems insane to me!

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#41

Data Comparison 1995 138.24 MB Vs 2018 128 GB

Data Comparison 1995 138.24 MB Vs 2018 128 GB

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Kjorn
Community Member
1 year ago

remember when we had to install games… insert disk 9 of 21... insert disk 10 of 21... and when you are at 20 of 21... error!!!!!!

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#42

Paying $10 Vs. Paying $25 For Headshots

Paying $10 Vs. Paying $25 For Headshots

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Sky_grimm
Community Member
1 year ago

Omg u get a beard for just 25

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#43

Polar Bear Paw Compared To Human Hands

Polar Bear Paw Compared To Human Hands

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Misguided Ghosts
Community Member
1 year ago

Majestic yet scary

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#44

Seinnheiser Vs. Beats Headphones After Being Subjected To Comparable Activities And Length Of Use

Seinnheiser Vs. Beats Headphones After Being Subjected To Comparable Activities And Length Of Use

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Elizabeth
Community Member
1 year ago

I bet the Seinnheiser gave better sound the entire time too

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#45

My Friend's First Day Of Freshman Year Vs. Last

My Friend's First Day Of Freshman Year Vs. Last

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

Time to clean up :)

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#46

The Difference That Two Days Can Make In Minnesota

The Difference That Two Days Can Make In Minnesota

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Amanda Ford
Community Member
1 year ago

The difference an hour can make anywhere in the snow belt.

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#47

First Three Game Of Thrones Books Vs. Same Books In Braille

First Three Game Of Thrones Books Vs. Same Books In Braille

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Kristy P
Community Member
1 year ago

Can you imagine what a bookcase worth would look like?? If I were blind, I'd probably donate them after I was done rather than keeping the collection I have now!

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#48

Obama's First State Of The Union Compared To His Last, Without The Skin Smoothing On His First Picture Or A Mid-Blink Picture On His Last To Make Him Look More Tired Older Than He Really Is

Obama's First State Of The Union Compared To His Last, Without The Skin Smoothing On His First Picture Or A Mid-Blink Picture On His Last To Make Him Look More Tired Older Than He Really Is

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Grumble O'Pug
Community Member
1 year ago

He took a lot of shit from people and still remains a class act. We miss you!

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#49

Berlin Vs. Berlin

Berlin Vs. Berlin

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

The above slogan reads "Soldiers are murderers" and this is an occupied house.

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#50

The Difference In Lighting Between My Sister’s Room Vs. My Room At The Exact Same Time Of Day

The Difference In Lighting Between My Sister’s Room Vs. My Room At The Exact Same Time Of Day

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Adam Quinney
Community Member
1 year ago

the room on the left has a light on inside though, you can tell by the shadow of the ceiling light. Either that or it has a second window.

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