19 Images That Defy Explanation (Explained)

Sometimes an image is so awesome to look at that we aren't interested in the story behind it. But then there are images like these -- compiled by our loyal readers -- where the story only enhances the surrealness. The most mind-blowing photo and fact are below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by nameless13

If the shadows in this photo look a bit too soft.. that's because it's actually a pencil drawing by Diego Fazio htoldeololdwatcomarinossuallosonloeall

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CRACKEDGOM Inside an abandoned building in the ghost town of Kolmanskop Namibia site of a German diamond mine that closed in the 1950s

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Entry by kwalish

GRAGKEDo CONT Widespread. and prolonged llooding in Pakistan during 2010 drove millions of spiders into trees to spin their webs. Nould you walk this

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Entry by Ensiferum

CRACKEDcO CoN Taken from the Burj Khalifa, the tallest buidling in the world

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Entry by bazooka

CRACKEDCom on h The drawn was bacteria manipulation scene Living from Steinbach Diego protiens. Paul beach by San with Derived UC This dish Photo Tsie

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F These columns of light are not the result of a beam from the ground below. They are caused by millions of low floating. horizontally oriented ice cr

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Entry by anakedjew

CRACKED This isn't Photoshop, spaghetti, lightning, or a microscopic image. This js what you get when you take a black-and-white (film) camera to the

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In 1990, Carl Sagan asked NASA to turn Voyager 1 around SO he could see what Earth looked like from the farthest distance yet observed, about 4 billio

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Entry by bazooka

CRACKED.COM The FIRE is made of LEGOs. Artist Cole Blag's piece 'The Burn' uses his first name as fuel for the plastic flames.

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Entry by Ensiferum

CRACKEDCO COM They decided to name it the monkey orchid

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Entry by beefybooyawn

Under water crop circle found just off the coast of Amami Oshima, Japan by diver Yoji Ookata in 2012. It turns out that this formation was created b

QUICK QUESTION, WHY WALK ON COALS WHEN YOU COULD HOLD FLAMING ICE CUBES? METHANE HYDRATE A BUNCH OEMETHANE MOLECULES TRAPPED INSIDE ACAGE OF ICE SINCE

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When is a sinkhole not a sinkhole? Unlike the natural geological phenomenon, this 100-foot deep, 66-foot wide hole that swallowed a clothing factory i

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Entry by bohemian

ORACKEDOOM CAUTION I! LASER SHARK A MARINE BIOLOGIST ATTACHED A 50-MILLIWATT GREEN LASER TO A LEMON SHARK OFF THE COAST OF THE BAHAMAS. HE SAID: IT W

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This is just a close up shot of llama's CRACKED.COM a eye.

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This is neither a tumor nor a rare mutation. This is a species known as the honeypot ant. They will drink as much nectar as their bodies can hold. at

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Entry by DoctorWhat

The world's first walk-along roller coaster. Heike Mutter and Ulrich Genth GRACKED COM Tiger E Turte (2011)

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Entry by bazooka

POPULAR SCIENCE FROM MAGAZINE MARCH 1938 Using the barrel for a horn, an Englishman can play bugle calls on a rifle. A trumpet mouthpiece is inserted

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Entry by jmglez

This is a tree It is still alive It was already 2000 years old when the book of Genesis was written CRACKEDCON