We like to think we reign supreme when it comes to creating things and then making obnoxiously, unnecessarily gigantic versions of said creations.

But then in swoops Mother Nature to yet again remind us humans how absolutely pathetic we truly are.

HYPERION IS TALLER THAN THE STATUE OF LIBERTY, THE WORLD'S TALLEST TREE, HYPERION, IS HIDDEN SOMEWHERE WITHIN CALIFORNIA'S REDWood NATIONAL PARK. It s

MICRoBURSTS MAKE TWISTERS LOOK TINY THis GIGANTIG, PHOENIX-BLOTTING MICROBURST THAT MATERIALIZED ABOVE THE CITY IN JULY 2016 IS KIND OF LIKE AN UPSIDE

12 Ludicrously Huge Things Produced By The Natural World

12 Ludicrously Huge Things Produced By The Natural World

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PREHISTORIC MEGA- SLOTHS CARVED MASSIVE pALEOBURROWS. Tourist THESE 000-YEAR-OLD TUNNELS FOUND THROUGHOUT SOUTH AMERICA WERE EXCAVATED NEITHER BY MA

SALAR DE UYUN IS THE WORLD'S BIGGEST MIRROR 40,000 years ago, the site hosted Lake Minchin, which evaporated to reveal a plane SO flat and reflective

THE PACHYCEREUS PRINGLEI CACTUS IS TALLER THAN MOST BUILDINGS. ENDEMIC TO NORTHWESTERN MExico, PACHYCEREUS PRINGLEI IS THE WORLD'S TALLEST CACTUS. Spe

TYPHOON MAysAK IS EARTH'S BELLY BUTTON A TYPICAL HURRICANE'S EYE IS ABOUT 20 MILES WIDE, BUT IN 1960 TYPHOON WILMA SET THE TERRESTRIAL RECORD AT 230 M

ANTARCTICA HAS A CRACK PROBLEM A GIGANTIC, 70-MILE-LONG, 300-FOOT-WIDE CRACK HAS BEEN SNAKING ITS WAY ACROSS ANTARCTICA'S LARSEN C lce SHELF SINCE 201

THE BATAGAIKA CrATer IS PUNCHING A HOLE THROUGH SIBERIA. The Arctic is warming, and pockets of permafrost are thawing and exposing large craters. THE

THE EMPRESS OF URuGuAy DWARFS ALL GEODES. The Empress of Uruguay craps all over your geode paper weight, in terms of both size and sparkle. She's not

12 Ludicrously Huge Things Produced By The Natural World
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