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Nature, for all its wildness, is supposed to be rational. It's got laws, and a natural order, and stuff. Hold that thought, because we found a bunch of examples of nature flipping a giant bird to physics and doing whatever the hell it wanted to.

And stuff like this happened:

GHOST APPLES These phantasmic ghost apples are the result of icy rain that froze around ripening fruit. But since apples have a lower freezing point

Unnatural Scenes Pulled Straight From Nature

Unnatural Scenes Pulled Straight From Nature

IMMENSE, FLOWING GLACIERS (MADE OF SALT) In the mountains of Iran, gigantic mineral mounds form as tectonic action tears the earth asunder. They take

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HUGE SPINNING CIRCLES OF ICE This spinning 300-foot circle of ice in Maine offers the perfect stage for a video game deathmatch. The right combination

A NATION-S WHIRLPOOL 50 km Whirlpools, vortexes, maelstroms... whatever you call 'em, they bring destruction. But this 90-mile-wide oceanic swirl brin

WATERS THAT PETRIFY ALL THEY TOUCH Mother Shipton's petrifying well in England, named after a 16th-century oracle born the next cave over, seemingly t

A LAKE OF TAFFY This Trinidadian lake may look typical, but that ain't water you're looking at. It's tar. In fact, it's the world's largest tar lake,

AN UNBELIEVABLY GINORMOUS TREE This is the world's widest tree, the 250-year-old Great Banyan, located in India. Is it somewhere in that forest? Nope,

RED LIGHTNING Red sprites are lightning's bigger, angrier brother. They're born when a bolt draws loads of charge from a cloud and sends an electric f

A WATERFALL GUSHING FROM A TREE An old mulberry tree in the village of Dinosa in Montenegro performs a miracle after heavy rains: It continuously spou

Unnatural Scenes Pulled Straight From Nature
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