I'm Pretty Much The Dumbest Guy On Earth So These 22 Absolutely Incredible Pictures Put My Brain In A Blender Immediately After I Saw Them

I'm Pretty Much The Dumbest Guy On Earth So These 22 Absolutely Incredible Pictures Put My Brain In A Blender Immediately After I Saw Them

1.This is what Nicolas Cages' father, August Coppola, looked like:

Two men at an event, one in a gray suit with a tie and the other in a red blazer over a white shirt

For some reason, it never occurred to me that Nic Cage could possibly have a dad.

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2.This is how big (or small) France is compared to the United States:

Map highlighting the geographic boundaries of the Midwestern United States

3.This is what store bought strawberries look like compared to strawberries bought at a farmer's market:

Four strawberry halves arranged in a diamond shape on a cutting board

4.This is how big Pluto and its moon Charon are compared to the Earth:

Composite image showing Earth, the Moon, and a second smaller moon against a black space background

You know what? I'm glad that puny little dwarf planet doesn't count as a planet anymore.

NASA Moon: Gregory H. Revera Charon: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI

5.This is what the control panel of the Spirit of Saint Louis, the plane Charles Lindbergh used on his historic flight across the Atlantic Ocean, looked like:

Close-up of vintage machinery with numbered parts, possibly for maintenance or instructional purposes

Truly like what a 3rd grader would draw as the controls of a plane.

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6.And this is the chair Charles Lindbergh sat on for his entire 33 hour flight:

Worn-out wicker chair with a torn black seat, set in a rustic room with vintage objects

Folks, my rear-end would be barkin' after that trip.

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7.While we're at it, here's a diagram of his entire plane, for reference:

Diagram of the Ryan N-X-211 aircraft with labeled parts and specifications

Looks... comfy!

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8.Elephant seals are really, really, really, really big:

Person standing beside a large statue of a seal, which appears to be clapping

This giant boy here is Tristan the sea elephant. Folks, do we stan Tristan?

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9.There are four miles of tunnels 72 feet underneath Tokyo designed to prevent the city from flooding. The whole system is absolutely huge:

Interior of massive underground cistern with towering pillars and people exploring

10.This is what a Fanta from Europe looks like compared to one from the United States:

Two bottles of Fanta, one labeled Taranja and the other Orange, side by side against a black backdrop

Much less orange... or is it?

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11.This is one very, very, very safe example of what a baby's car seat used to look like in the 1950s and 60s:

Folded metal chair lying on a car's back seat
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12.Here it is in action:

Woman feeding a child in a vintage car's front seat with tray

Looks great to me. Totally safe and not making my palms sweat at all.

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13.This is the world's oldest surviving photograph, taken by Nicéphore Niépce in 1827:

"View from the Window at Le Gras" by Nicéphore Niépce

It's called "View from the Window at Le Gras." It's, well, a view from a window.

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14.Here's what the original, un-enhanced world's oldest picture looks like today:

An old photo in a frame

15.This was the scene aboard the ship The Queen Elizabeth as it brought soldiers back home to New York after World War II ended:

A historical photo of a ship's deck crowded with passengers

I hate to say it... but imagine having to use the bathroom? Nightmare.

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16.This is the first prize winning can of string beans from September 1945:

Jar of yellow wax beans with a 'First Prize' ribbon from a 1945 canning fair on a wooden surface

Can we get some dang RESPECT for the first prize beans?

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17.Eleven days in October had to be skipped after the Gregorian calendar was adopted in 1582:

Calendar app displaying the month of October with dates 24 to 31 visible

18.This smiling fellow is a lab technician hired to observe couples kissing in order to gauge the durability of lipstick:

Two individuals sharing a kiss with a smiling person looking on in the background

A real normal job.

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19.Tooth crowns don't shine under blacklight like normal teeth:

Close-up of a person's smiling mouth under blue light

20.This is what a egg that's missing a yolk looks like:

A person cracking an egg into a hot pan for cooking

I miss that yolk already.

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21.This picture straight out of Harold Potter is of the former Cincinnati Public Library, built in 1874 and demolished in 1955:

The old Cincinnati Public Library
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22.And, finally, a lot of things had to go exactly right for you to be here:

Image of a text presentation about ancestry, detailing the number of ancestors over generations and prompting reflection on their lives and challenges