If you've spent a decent amount of time on the Internet, you've probably developed a healthy skepticism – you shouldn't always believe what you see online, because it's fairly easy to falsify with Photoshop. These images, however, will turn your caution on its head – though all of these images look like they might be fake, each is 100% real!

Some of these images are of unexpected coincidences or exotic locations, but many also involve works of art intentionally designed by artists to subvert our certainty in what is real.

If you've ever seen something in real life that looked like it couldn't possibly be real, we'd love to see it too! Add it to this list and upvote your favorites as well.

#1

Salar De Uyuni, The World's Largest Salt Flat In Bolivia

Salar De Uyuni, The World's Largest Salt Flat In Bolivia

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#2

Boat Looks Like It's Floating In The Air

Boat Looks Like It's Floating In The Air

Domenico Formichella Report

#3

Zhangye Danxia Landform In Gansu, China

Zhangye Danxia Landform In Gansu, China

unbelievableinfo.blogspot.it Report

#4

Trees In Schonbrunn Park

Trees In Schonbrunn Park

imgur.com Report

MichelleKläy
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I remember these. It really looks like that :)

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#6

Frozen Pond In Switzerland

Frozen Pond In Switzerland

dartai Report

#7

Burned-Out Utility Pole

Burned-Out Utility Pole

Игорь Подгорный Report

#8

Hausmannian Building On Georges V Ave. In Paris

Hausmannian Building On Georges V Ave. In Paris

Jaimie Rose Report

#9

Dress

Dress

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EdgarKwasniewski
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

No. 10 is not just a 'dress', it's Anja Rubik in a dress from Viktor&Rolf spring/summer 2010 show

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#10

A Pile Of Timber Reflecting In A Puddle

A Pile Of Timber Reflecting In A Puddle

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SteveLockarboe
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7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I had to look at the picture like 3 times before I saw it.

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#12

Undulatus Asperatus

Undulatus Asperatus

wittap Report

#13

Falling Book Sculpture By Alicia Martin

Falling Book Sculpture By Alicia Martin

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#14

Mammatus Clouds

Mammatus Clouds

Ken Lewis Report

#15

A Guy Dropped A Pair Of Hula Hoops (Potato Snacks) Into Coffee And Saw A Bird

A Guy Dropped A Pair Of Hula Hoops (Potato Snacks) Into Coffee And Saw A Bird

Stuart Rutherford Report

#16

Trees After Toxic Waste Spill In Western Hungary

Trees After Toxic Waste Spill In Western Hungary

Palíndromo Mészáros Report

#17

Glowworms Cave, New Zealand

Glowworms Cave, New Zealand

waitomo.com Report

#18

3d Grass Globe Illusion At Paris City Hall

3d Grass Globe Illusion At Paris City Hall

François Abélanet Report

#20

Sand Dunes In Namib Desert, Namibia

Sand Dunes In Namib Desert, Namibia

Martin Bailey Report

#21

A Team Of Scientists, Engineers, And Two World-Class Balloon Pilots Successfully Launched A House With 300 Weather Balloons

A Team Of Scientists, Engineers, And Two World-Class Balloon Pilots Successfully Launched A House With 300 Weather Balloons

National Geographic Report

#22

Phytoplankton Glowing On Maldives Beach

Phytoplankton Glowing On Maldives Beach

William Ho Report

#23

Funny Dog Perspective

Funny Dog Perspective

Chicagothedog Report

LeslieNeal
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Sunny days sweeping the clouds away. On my way to where the air is clean. Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street?

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#24

Blue Pond In Japan

Blue Pond In Japan

Kent Shiraishi Report

#26

Lake Retba, Senegal

Lake Retba, Senegal

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Jacey Lynn
Community Member
2 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It looks like strawberry milk or bubblegum

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#27

Sinkhole In Downtown Guatemala City

Sinkhole In Downtown Guatemala City

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ApoorvaIyengar
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Do ppl here live in constant fear of falling in that hole? So scary!! :(

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#28

Half-Graffiti Room, Marseille, France

Half-Graffiti Room, Marseille, France

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MichelleEdmundson
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Thus is from a hotel where each room is done by 2 different artists. Very neat!

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#29

Sculptures In The Forest

Sculptures In The Forest

Spencer Byles Report

#31

The Ayam Cemani Chicken Breed

The Ayam Cemani Chicken Breed

EkalbtheElf13 Report

#32

Pink Katydids Are The Result Of A Rare Genetic Mutation

Pink Katydids Are The Result Of A Rare Genetic Mutation

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#33

Red Plants In Panjin Beach, China

Red Plants In Panjin Beach, China

Mjia Report

#34

Floor Art

Floor Art

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KatjanaSchirmer
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Still brilliant. Yet, I would not be able to walk on it. Just looking at it makes me sick to my stomach

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#35

Fishermen Row A Boat In An Algae-filled Lake In China

Fishermen Row A Boat In An Algae-filled Lake In China

Jianan Yu Report

#36

The Left-Hand Side Is A Mirror, And The Right-Hand Side Is Clear Glass, With A Friend Standing On The Other Side

The Left-Hand Side Is A Mirror, And The Right-Hand Side Is Clear Glass, With A Friend Standing On The Other Side

Emily Hughes Report

#37

Glass Gem Corn

Glass Gem Corn

lizardom Report

Benjamin Richmond
Community Member
1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

now, this one is fake. Correct me if l'm wrong, but these are clearly jellybeans

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#38

Artist Turns Her Small Studio Room Into Surreal Dreamscapes

Artist Turns Her Small Studio Room Into Surreal Dreamscapes

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IonelaZugravu
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

=)))) I want to escape there, too!

#39

3d Art By George Rousse

3d Art By George Rousse

George Rousse Report

#40

Hole House Installation

Hole House Installation

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jetmastergames
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

you could actually go in and only just crawl out the other side, but then it was taken down

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#41

Magic Tap Fountain

Magic Tap Fountain

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LokWingHo
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

theres a tube on the area where the water is coming down, the water rushing on the outside covers it and makes it an optical illusion

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#43

Sylvan Lake, Custer State Park, Sd

Sylvan Lake, Custer State Park, Sd

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#44

Body Art By Alexa Maede

Body Art By Alexa Maede

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#45

Setenil De Las Bodegas Town In Spain

Setenil De Las Bodegas Town In Spain

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#46

Life Of Sundarban

Life Of Sundarban

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#47

Photo Made Using Scale Model Sets And Real Models

Photo Made Using Scale Model Sets And Real Models

Julia Fullerton-Batten Report

#48

Banff, Alberta, Canada

Banff, Alberta, Canada

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#50

So Clear Water.. Boats Seems Floating In Air..

So Clear Water.. Boats Seems Floating In Air..

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Sophia Simpson
Community Member
1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Not clear, and you can clearly see the boat is on the water

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#51

Massive Sun, Massive Sunset

Massive Sun, Massive Sunset

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#52

Who Said Women Can't Park!!

Who Said Women Can't Park!!

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#53

Fog In Center Hungary Below Water Tower

Fog In Center Hungary Below Water Tower

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jetmastergames
Community Member
6 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

when I first read this I was looking for the frog...

#54

Noosa Everglades, Australia

Noosa Everglades, Australia

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Squishy Makeover
Community Member
6 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

What’s so cool about this? It’s a normal photo

#55

Field From A Balloon

Field From A Balloon

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CrackrJax
Community Member
7 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

A bunch of people like doing wheelies here! :P

#56

Just An Ordinary Day.

Just An Ordinary Day.

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Squishy Makeover
Community Member
6 months ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Idk what makes this an optical illusion

#57

Moheshkhali Island Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

Moheshkhali Island Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

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#58

Sunset At Pagudpud Beach, Ilocos Philippines

Sunset At Pagudpud Beach, Ilocos Philippines

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