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Interesting AF Things That'll Expand Your Horizons

If you're feeling like life is a little dull and it needs some spicing up, there are a number of ways of doing that. Get a crazy new haircut, dedicate yourself to only wearing one color for the rest of your life, try talking without using any vowels. Or, the easiest thing would be to check out our latest collection of memes from r/InterestingAsFuck. They're bound to pique your interest. Don't forget to check out the fascinating content from last week's post. 

interesting intriguing and curious videos photos pics and pictures awesome wow today i learned art history animals archaeology excavation space | /ALL This 230 year old Cork Oak tree is Portugal's most prized tree and most productive one on record. Ever since 1820 s harvested every 9 years wine cork bottles. Stripping bark doesn't damage tree as regenerates naturally, sequestering more CO2 Posted by u/screenshotofdispair 1 day ago 6 2 10 e12 3 12 E 5 process. TEAN 4006 NO 26
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Dwarf Giraffes Exist and They Are Freaking Adorable

Dwarf animals are beyond cute. But did you know that giraffes, the lankiest animals on earth, can also have dwarfism? Scroll down to delight your eyes with the cutest thing you'll see all day. 

These dwarf giraffes are half the size of average sized giraffes.
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Run A Car Over This Beetle and It Will Survive

The diabolical ironclad beetle (yes, that's its real name) was discovered in October 2020 and it possibly the most indestructible creature on Earth. It is an inch long and will easily survive being run over by a car. Now that's tough. 

this is the world's toughest beetle
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Giant Pandas Love Rolling in Horse Poop to Keep Warm

You may know giant pandas for their irresistible cuteness, their love of bamboo and their tendency to roll around in the cutest way possible. But here's something you probably didn't know about pandas: they've got a thing for covering themselves in horse poop. Kinda weird, but there's a scientific explanation for it. Keep on reading to find out why pandas have this strange habit. 

giant pandas cover themselves in horse manure to stay warm
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Apparently the ability to fly wasn't good enough for bats. They just had to go and take swimming too. The one consolation here is that even though they can swim, they don't seem all that good at it. It's just a slow, floating "W".

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Apparently this terrarium was put together back in 2007-2008, which makes it at least 12 years old. Maybe we're all living in some kind of terrarium ourselves. 

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Pictures Worth More Than 1000 Words (20 images)

There are certain pictures that, when you look at, you feel absolutely speechless. Those pictures, a lot of times, are the most incredible ones. They make you think, they make you wonder about all the details that led to that weird, funny, beautiful, or simply wholesome moment. And words, even 1000 words, are not enough to describe them.

Those kinds of pictures are some of our favorites because they truly get our imagination running. So, every single week, we bring you a new collection of pictures like that in the hope that they inspire you as much as they inspire us, that they give you the creative energy that we all thrive on. 

Fun tip for this week's list: not everything that is a leaf is a leaf. 

collection of pictures worth more than 1000 words thumbnail includes two pictures including a deer and a cat snuggling and another of someone's hand covered in insects that look like leaves
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Tumblr Thread: Kudzu Is A Scary Monster Plant

Ah yes, leave it to the brilliant minds of Tumblr to take us down a rabbit hole about how plants can genuinely wage war against the rest of the world. In this case, we're talking about the kudzu. The kudzu plants would fit right into a horror novel. Check out some more gold from Tumblr with this thread about the still-on submarines. 

A funny Tumblr post about how nature can end up being very frightening | inconsequential S linesofreturninggeese Follow just-shower-thoughts Follow Building treehouse is biggest insult tree killed friend, here hold him mojave-wasteland-official "Friend" Its more killed potential enemy. Hold his dismembered corpse victory. theun--sj Follow Plants don't wage war
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Interspecies Encounters: Wholesome Animal Edition

Honestly, there is nothing more adorable than seeing a pair of animals (who are completely different species) get along. 

Why is that? Maybe it's because animals are just better than people and can be friends with almost anyone, regardless of their species. It's a beautiful and pure sight and if this doesn't brighten up your day, we honestly don't know what will. 

Enjoy some major wholesomeness! 

animal interspecies friendship aww friendships adorable cute animals species nature love | dog and deer cuddling together | little monkey petting tiny puppies
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Pictures Worth More Than 1000 Words (18 Images)

A photo that can convey so much emotion, thought, and simplicity. Those photos are worth more than 1000 words. 

All of the following images below capture those elements, some beautifully, and others in a surprising, yet funny way. Even humorous images can say 1000 words without saying anything at all. 

If you want to be left even more speechless, check out last week's photos

1000 words animals photography nature amazing beautiful funny interesting crazy pics emotion | giraffe bending down to hug a person by resting its neck on their shoulder
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Anyone who's spent any time around seagulls will tell you that they're mean, bold, and don't give a rip about no one.. Here's one swallowing a fish like it's nothing.

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All Natural Time Lapse GIFs

Mushrooms growing in an enchanting timelapse as it shows a yellow web slowly sprouting from the bulbs, almost like a protective membraneIf GIF is mispronounced alone in the forest, does it make any sound? 

The answer is no, because GIFs don't make sound. If they do, it's a video, turn back. Or an alien, and turn back quicker.

And if you are not sure how to react to that last one, perhaps these reaction GIFs might help in that department, or these, or these or maybe even these

GIFs of stunning nature timelapses
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Reddit of The Day: What Are The Biggest A**holes in Nature?

Nature is pretty harsh. Kill or be killed, dog eat dog—you get the picture. To live in this desolate wasteland we call Earth, nature has to adapt by taking on some a**hole-ish tendencies. Here are some of nature's biggest a**holes, courtesy of Reddit...

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Social Media Sensation, #BrotherNature, Is Back With Some More Close And Personal Wildlife Videos

Brother Nature, whose real name is Kelvin Pena's, is the internet's answer to a real-life Snow White. Peña, 20, counts nearly 4 million followers across Instagram and Twitter who regularly check in to see him get up close and personal with his menagerie of "pets," including his beloved doe Canela, chimpanzees, squirrel monkeys and goats. Check out his twitter page

brother nature guy who connects with animals
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